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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 $105,000 which is roughly $80/per square foot. More Urbana information.

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23 min ago | The News-Gazette

Critical test: A quiz about Roger Ebert

The 14th annual Roger Ebert's Film Festival starts Wednesday. How much do you know about the Urbana native? Take our quiz and find out.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

A Complete Film Guide to the 16th Annual Ebertfest

"Bears" could have used a lot more science; more substantive information in the place of wacky one-liners.

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The News-Gazette

Second person arrested in Danville shooting

Police have arrested a second person in connection with a shooting incident in Danville on Friday that sent three people to the hospital.

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Sunherald.com

Ex-radical group member says university ending job

This Feb. 5, 2014 photo shows James Kilgore, a faculty member at the University of Illinois, in Urbana, Ill.

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The News-Gazette

Man sentenced in robbery after DNA in glove links him to crime

An Urbana man who admitted entering an elderly man's home to rob him has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

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The News-Gazette

UI basketball player Paul arrested

Darius Paul, 20, who listed an address in the 0-100 block of East Healey Street, Champaign, was arrested about 3:20 a.m. by UI police after they say he ran from them.

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The News-Gazette

Electricity pricing program may fizzle

Unsure about whether they can actually offer a better deal for residents, city council members tonight could decide to discontinue Champaign's electric pricing program when it expires in June.

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Urbana track available to public

Six days before the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon passes through town, Urbana High School announced its track will be available to the public starting this week.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Urbana Property Tax Rates To Increase In May

Property taxes in Urbana are about to jump by an average of 10 percent. This increase is caused by legislation that was approved in 2012, which allows not-for-profit hospitals a property tax exemption equal to the value of the charity care that hospital provides.

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Christian Science Monitor

John Houbolt made vital contributions to Apollo moon landing

John C. Houbolt explains the size of different rockets required to launch various methods for landing on the moon at Grainger Engineering Library in Urbana, Ill., in 2003.

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Brooklynvegan

American Football reuniting, playing NYC's Webster Hall

We already knew that influential emo veterans American Football would be reissuing their sole LP via Polyvinyl on May 20 , and now like related band Owls are currently doing , they will reunite to play live too! They'll play Champaign/Urbana, IL's Pygmalion Festival in September and then will play NYC on October 11 at Webster Hall .

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The News-Gazette

Steam leak closes part of Main Street in Urbana

Main Street in Urbana between Goodwin and Harvey will remain closed to through traffic through Monday morning due to a steam leak.

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Two dead, three others injured in rural Homer crash

Two people were killed and three others injured in a fiery two-vehicle crash north of Homer on Easter Sunday.

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Daily Kos

The Cat as Naturalist: A Tribute to An Esteemed Colleague

In the fall of 2005 my wife and I were living in Urbana, Illinois. If you've never been there, Urbana is a pleasant college town, filled with trees, quiet streets, and left-wing university types.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Newest Urbana Public Arts Project Dedicated

The newest addition to Urbana's public arts program was officially dedicated Saturday.

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The News-Gazette

State law on hospital exemption sends property taxes up in Urbana

Memo to Urbana residents: better hold on to any state and federal income tax refunds.

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Tom Kacich: Cost-per-vote winners and losers

Carol Ammons, with son Amir, 12, is greeted by Phyllis Clark, far right, while enjoying her moment as the Democratic nominee for the 103rd House District at Brooken Administrative Building in Urbana on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

NASA: Engineer vital to moon landing success dies

File-This Oct. 9, 2003, file photo shows John C. Houbolt explaining the size of different rockets required to launch various methods for landing on the moon at Grainger Engineering Library in Urbana, Ill.

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The News-Gazette

Woman cited for DUI after driving through restaurant wall

No one was apparently injured Friday night when a woman drove her car through the wall of an Urbana fast-food restaurant.

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Danville man in custody for shooting that injured three

A release from Danville Public Safety Director Larry Thomason said Cordario Townsend, 25, was arrested about 10 p.m. Friday for aggravated battery with a firearm.

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