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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 $100,000 which is roughly $80/per square foot. More Urbana information.

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10 min ago | The News-Gazette

Woman stabbed during hours-long standoff in Urbana

A 26-year-old woman was expected to recover from stabbing injuries she received after being held against her will for hours in an southeast Urbana apartment.

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4 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Novel marker discovered for stem cells derived from human umbilical cord blood

The development of stem cell therapies to cure a variety of diseases depends on the ability to characterize stem cell populations based on cell surface markers.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Live-Streamed Panels Announced For 16th Annual Ebertfest

The panel subjects and panelists for the 16th Annual Roger Ebert's Film Festival have been announced, including Patton Oswalt, Brie Larson, Steve James, and more.

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The News-Gazette

Woman, 60, pleads to aggravated DUI, sent to prison for second time

A 60-year-old Champaign woman was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for her fourth driving under the influence conviction.

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The News-Gazette

Danville man charged in Urbana break-in

A Danville man has been charged with residential burglary and aggravated battery as a result of an incident at an Urbana home Wednesday morning.

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The News-Gazette

Man must pay cabbie $7,000 as part of DUI plea

An Elmhurst man will have to repay a local cabbie $7,000 for the van he wrecked last summer while driving drunk.

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The News-Gazette

Champaign ups energy incentives

The city will begin tacking on to Ameren Illinois programs designed to help people make their homes more energy efficient.

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The News-Gazette

UI trustees to appoint committee on Easter successor

Members of a committee that will play a major role in choosing the next University of Illinois president will be appointed on Good Friday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The News-Gazette

Harrison is new Champaign County GOP chairman

Harrison, a 38-year-old Champaign real estate broker, replaces Habeeb Habeeb, who is stepping down after two years as party chair.

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Great Bend Tribune

Sandra Marie (Lamb) Miller 1948 - 2014

GEORGETOWN, Ill. - Sandra Marie Miller, 66, of Georgetown. Ill., died April 13, 2014 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Ill.

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The News-Gazette

Officers renewing request for Tasers

Police Chief Patrick Connolly thinks it's time to let Urbana officers carry Tasers, and city officials are anticipating that not everybody in the community will be on the same page.

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The News-Gazette

Man sent to prison for possession of stolen firearm

A Champaign County Judge sentenced an Urbana man who admitted he possessed a stolen gun to 3 1/2 years in prison.

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The News-Gazette

Tom Kacich: The movie that wouldn't play in Urbana

It was billed as "the most remarkable film ever produced," which wasn't saying much in 1914 since the motion picture industry wasn't even 20 years old.

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The News-Gazette

Klein: More errors in county's primary results

New accusations of errors in the official results of the March 18 primary election in Champaign County have been leveled by Al Klein, head of the county's Democratic Party.

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Gpgpu.org

Workshop on GPU Programming for Molecular Modeling, Urbana, IL, July 22-24, 2014

The GPU Programming for Molecular Modeling workshop will extend GPU programming techniques to the field of molecular modeling, including subjects such as particle-grid algorithms , particle-particle algorithms with an emphasis on non-bonded force calculations, radial distribution functions in GPU histogramming, single-node multi-GPU algorithms, and ... (more)

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Northwest Herald

Review shows improved finances at University of Illinois

URBANA – The University of Illinois has brought in about $300 million a year more than it has spent since 2010 but has put off more than a billion dollars in maintenance, according to a new review of the schools' finances.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The News-Gazette

Work at State Farm Center sends UHS graduation back to school

After four decades of holding graduation ceremonies at the former Assembly Hall, Urbana High School is returning its cap and gown ceremony to the home of the Tigers.

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The News-Gazette

Man sentenced to prison in drug case

An Orland Park man who took part in peddling drugs to fans attending a concert at an Urbana nightclub last year is headed to prison.

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The News-Gazette

Introducing the Nike models ...

Front Row: L-R-Jaylon Tate, Ahmad Starks, Aaron Cosby. Middle Row: Kendrick Nunn, Malcolm Hill, Jon Ekey.

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The News-Gazette

Calls involving mentally ill on rise, police say

With community resources for the mentally ill in decline statewide, local police say they are trying to fill gaps they are not equipped to handle.

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