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Urbana, Illinois is located in Champaign County. Zip codes in Urbana, IL include 61801, 61803, and 61802. The median home price in Urbana is $112,900 which is roughly $83/per square foot. More Urbana information.

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4 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Top of the Morning, Aug. 1, 2014

It was supposed to be a short stop in Champaign-Urbana. Two or three years, then move on to a bigger paper.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

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I quit my job because I couldn't afford to work

Amy Hatch began her career as a print journalist, and now works as a freelance writer and editor.

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Seven-year sentence issued in burglary case

A former Urbana resident who admitted breaking in a home in that city has been sentenced to seven years in prison.

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Area history, July 31, 2014

In 1914: A strike of 50,000 engineers and firemen on 98 railroads operating west of Chicago has been set for Aug. 7. President Woodrow Wilson has made plans to appeal to the patriotism of the managers and employees in an effort to avert a strike.

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Third suspect in Champaign murder captured in Arkansas

A Champaign man wanted for a murder that happened in the northwest part of the city in June has been captured in Arkansas.

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Doctor opens urgent care center on campus

The Campustown Urgent Care at 631 E. Green St., C was planned to open last fall, but asbestos abatement in the building slowed down the construction, said owner/operator Dr. Tom Pliura.

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Five big issues for voters

Election Day is less than 100 days away and although things are quiet now, the political season will begin to percolate around Labor Day.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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Plea in weapons case brings 3-year prison sentence

A Champaign man who admitted he had a loaded gun in a vehicle in Urbana last spring has been sentenced to three years in prison.

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Updated: Shooting victim out of surgery, still in critical condition

Urbana police are not ready to say why they think a 22-year-old woman was shot in the northwest corner of the city early Wednesday.

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Updated: Super Pantry chain sold

The number of CIrcle K convenience stores in Champaign-Urbana could jump from 13 to 21, if all stores remain open after the acquisition of the Super Pantry chain by Circle K's owner.

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Pesotum state police dispatchers complete move to Pontiac

Radio dispatchers who worked at the Illinois State Police headquarters in Pesotum have moved to Pontiac.

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Hendrick House hopes food on the roof plants a seed

Janet Knesek, a cook and gardener, tends the Hendrick House rooftop garden on Tuesday July 29, 2014.

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Woman shot outside Urbana housing complex

Lt Bryant Seraphin confirmed that there was a shooting about 4:30 a.m. that happened on the sidewalk in front of Hamilton on the Park, located at the northeast corner of Wright and Eads streets on the western edge of Urbana.

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Tom Kacich: Would-be 13th District candidate's chances fading

It's not looking good for Josh Dill's effort to get on the ballot as a third-party candidate in the 13th Congressional District, which includes Champaign-Urbana.

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Back to school means back-to-school physicals, too

Chris Burton, center right, 17, an incoming junior, greets Skully, a student relations services staffer with Urbana Middle School, during the first day of an all-in-one registration at Urbana Middle School in Urbana on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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When it comes to maternity leave, always have a plan

Amy Hatch began her career as a print journalist, and now works as a freelance writer and editor.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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K-12 teachers gain experience with nanotechnology research

Nanotechnology, as a word, tends to enter the vocabulary late. High-school students have "heard the term and have a sense of it being about very tiny things," said Terry Koker, a chemistry teacher at Mahomet-Seymour High School.

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Three charged with intimidating witness in Champaign murder case

Three people have been criminally charged with threatening a witness in a Champaign murder case, two of them while in custody at the county jail.

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UI plans to open office in India

The University of Illinois plans to open an office in India, possibly by the end of the year or the start of the 2015-16 school year.

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Area history, July 29, 2014

In 1914: Franklin H. Boggs of Urbana has been elected to the 6th Judicial Circuit bench to fill the vacancy left by the death of Judge Solon Philbrick.

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