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Amy Hatch began her career as a print journalist, and now works as a freelance writer and editor.
A former Urbana resident who admitted breaking in a home in that city has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Radio dispatchers who worked at the Illinois State Police headquarters in Pesotum have moved to Pontiac.
Janet Knesek, a cook and gardener, tends the Hendrick House rooftop garden on Tuesday July 29, 2014.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 04:37 am
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