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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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3 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Area history, April 19, 2014

In 1914: Urbana police raided the home of Fay Evans at the corner of Wright Street and University Avenue Sunday evening and arrested her on a charge of running a disorderly house.

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8 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Woman kept positive spirit after being hit by drunk driver

The next order of business: "Just sit out on the ramp on my big, wide porch and let that wind blow through my hair."

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8 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Party games, ice cream ... and horses

Katrina Olson jokes that her rural Urbana family decided to start a horse party business as a way to "subsidize their horse habit."

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

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Researchers question published no-till soil organic carbon sequestration rates

URBANA, Ill. For the past 20 years, researchers have published soil organic carbon sequestration rates.

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The News-Gazette

Strobel will chair UI presidential search

Pamela B. Strobel during the University of Illinois Board of Trustees meeting in the Illini Union in Urbana on Thursday, March 15, 2012.

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The News-Gazette

Tom's mailbag April 18, 2014

Sadly, no questions about hockey, but plenty of comments and questions about athletic uniforms, Bruce Weber, constitutional amendments, restaurant needs, holidays, political punching bag Gordy Hulten and what may be the highest point in a town that was named for its flatness .

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The News-Gazette

State funds to pay for widening of High Cross Road

The mayor of Urbana said nearly $8 million in funding from the state for a road project on the far east side of town is an important part of trying to develop the area.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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