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  1. On or Off Duty, You Are Still A Firefighter/ParamedicRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    ... profession is never far away. GARY LUDWIG , MS, EMT-P, a FirehouseA contributing editor, is the fire chief of the Champaign, IL, Fire Department. He has a total of 37 years of fire, rescue and EMS experience, including St. Louis, MO, and Memphis, ...

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  2. Updated: snow blankets East Central IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    UPDATE 2:45pm Sunday From the city of Champaign: The City of Champaign Public Works Department continues to address the snowfall that fell overnight and this morning. NOAA snowfall totals this morning showed 9.5" of accumulation.

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  3. Fans remember Leonard NimoyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CNN

    ... me to appreciate compassion and empathy, logic and art, both as Spock and as himself," says Kathleen Siegmun of Champaign, Illinois. "He inspired me to go boldly through life and truly experience every moment I will have." Gwynne Siak from Seattle ...

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  4. Top 5 Illinois Basketball and Football Recruiting Classes in the Last 15 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Writing Illini

    Oct 25, 2014; Champaign, IL, USA; The stadium during pregame between the Illinois Fighting Illini and the Minnesota Golden Gophers at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports Over the past fifteen years Illinois basketball and Illinois football has had some of their best recruiting classes in the history of the respective programs.

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  5. Storm dumps at least six inches of snow in areaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    UPDATE 12pm Sunday A winter weather advisory remains in effect for DeWitt, Piatt, Champaign, Vermilion and Macon countied until 6 p.m. Sunday. A winter storm warning remains in effect for Moultrie, Douglas, Coles, Edgar and Shelby counties until 6 p.m. Sunday.

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  6. SUNY Orange presidential finalist stresses prepping students for collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Times Herald-Record

    ... The last set of meetings will be with Kristine Young, vice president for academic services at Parkland College in Champaign, Ill. Those will be March 4 in Middletown and March 5 in Newburgh. The chairwoman of the college's board of trustees, Helen ...

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  7. Storm dumps at least 6 inches of snow in areaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 6pm Sunday for the counties of Champaign, DeWitt, Macon, Piatt, and Vermilion. A winter Storm Warning is in effect for Coles, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie, and Shelby Counties until 6pm Sunday.

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  8. 'I promised my little brother'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... tell parole authorities they cannot fathom one of their brother's killers being released. Ronald "Ronnie" Dees, a Champaign native, was a 27-year-old railroad worker living in Excelsior Springs, just north of Kansas City, Mo., when he was fatally ...

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  9. Top of the Morning, March 1, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    I called her for a photograph from Friday's annual United Way of Champaign County banquet at iHotel, where Liz was honored as a Difference Maker. If you know Liz, you know she photographs everything.

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  10. After two months missing, family remains hopeful for man's safe returnRead the original story

    Yesterday | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... night and that's where his family and friends gathered Saturday to renew the search effort for their loved one. Champaign police have been leading the investigation into his disappearance, but have had no luck with leads so far. They're hoping a ...

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  11. Fans near and far salute Leonard NimoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CNN

    ... me to appreciate compassion and empathy, logic and art, both as Spock and as himself," says Kathleen Siegmun of Champaign, Illinois. "He inspired me to go boldly through life and truly experience every moment I will have." Gwynne Siak from Seattle ...

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  12. University of Illinois GLIS honors Orland Park Library for Intellectual FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Travelin' Librarian

    The Orland Park Public Library's Board of Trustees and staff were recently honored with the 2014 Robert B. Downs Intellectual Freedom Award by the Graduate School of Library and Information Science's faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Libraries Unlimited. This national award recognizes exceptional contributions in defending intellectual freedom.

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  13. Missing man's mother: 'I just pray every day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The News-Gazette

    ... let them do their work," said Elaine Olson, the recently retired pastor of St. Andrew's Lutheran Campus Center in Champaign, when asked how she's been able to help them. "May the bonds of love and concern we build reach out to him," she said. "As we ...

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  14. Champaign man shot outside downtown nightclubRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The News-Gazette

    Sgt. Dave Griffet said a 22-year-old Champaign man was taken to Carle Foundation Hospital with a single gunshot wound. Hospital officials had no information on him and Griffet was unaware of the man's condition.

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  15. New SJ-O principal has area rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The News-Gazette

    ... family being a part of our community, which is very important in my opinion," Brooks said. Bottenfield Elementary, Champaign. Midway through his second year at the newly renovated school, Savoy native Bill Pritchard announced Friday he's resigning ...

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  16. Camera system was out of commission on bus that hit pedestrianRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The News-Gazette

    A bus camera system that might have provided clues about a serious bus-pedestrian accident in downtown Champaign Wednesday had been out of commission since the previous Saturday, Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District Managing Director Karl Gnadt said. The malfunction wasn't discovered until MTD employees went to pull out the video recorder after the accident, and discovered there wasn't power to the system, he told The News-Gazette on Friday.

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  17. Area history, Feb. 28, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The News-Gazette

    In 1915: What might have been a bad fire was averted at the Henness residence, 1210 W. Park Ave., Champaign, when several passersby, using a garden hose, extinguished a blaze in the chimney. Sparks had fallen on the roof of the home and had started a small fire.

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  18. Doctor: Local heroin may be laced with additiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The News-Gazette

    ... addicts at Recovery Options in Urbana, says fentanyl has shown up in some urine samples submitted by intakes. Champaign Police Deputy Chief Troy Daniels said law enforcement has been concerned about powerful additives to heroin since a dozen ...

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  19. Black Enrollment Is Low At UIUCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... the University of Illinois say there isn't enough being done to make that happen. They held a press conference in Champaign on Friday. "We're going to ask that the Board of Trustees not renew Chancellor Phyllis Wise's contract," said community ...

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  20. Glenbard North, Montini ready for one last day of wrestlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    ... a dramatic takedown against Oak Park-River Forest sophomore Jason Renteria in the waning seconds last Saturday in Champaign to win the individual state championship at 113 pounds. Kirk Johansen, third at 106 pounds, and Patrick Augustyn, state ...

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