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  1. UPDATED: Funeral director dies in parachute accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    A Champaign funeral home operator with an appetite for adventure and a larger-than-life personality died Tuesday during a parachute jump in Oklahoma, according to authorities in that state.

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  2. SDSU hires 4 new people in athletic departmentRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    Tortellini and fresh spinach cook directly in a broth perked up with white wine and garlic.

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  3. Champaign teen to be tried as adult on gun chargesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    A Champaign County judge Wednesday decided that a Champaign teen arrested earlier this month for allegedly having a loaded gun in a city park should be prosecuted as an adult.

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  4. 'Big picture' thinking doesn't always lead people to indulge less, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... Journal of Consumer Research. The above story is based on materials provided by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign . Note: Materials may be edited for content and length. Ravi Mehta et al. When Does a Higher Construal Level Increase or ...

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  5. Local energy initiative meeting goalsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... and officials are hoping for even better results going forward. Sixty-two buildings are registered for the Urbana-Champaign Energy Star Challenge, and 28 have submitted documentation of their benchmark energy performance. The goals for the ...

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  6. Radio Frequency ID Tags on Honey Bees Reveal Hive DynamicsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

    Champaign, IL - Scientists attached radio-frequency identification tags to hundreds of individual honey bees and tracked them for several weeks.

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  7. U of I trustees consider increasing arena budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News Observer

    ... in Chicago they will consider adding $4.5 million to the budget for the renovation of the State Farm Center in Champaign. The agenda for the trustees' meeting includes the potential increase in the basketball arena's renovation budget from $165 ...

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  8. Funeral director dies in parachute accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    A Champaign funeral home operator with an appetite for adventure and a larger-than-life personality died Tuesday during a parachute jump in Oklahoma, according to authorities in that state.

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  9. Wisch: Illini (Coaching) Standards Out Of WhackRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CBS Local

    Does the University of Illinois need to loosen its stringent admissions standards for athletes in order to compete at football's highest level? Based on more than two decades of watching Illini teams play largely subpar football since coach John Mackovic left Champaign in 1991, I tend to vote for the latter.

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  10. Ex-1970s radical buys George Will's Champaign homeRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... the University of Illinois has been bought by former 1970s radical James Kilgore and his wife. Will is from nearby Champaign. He sold the home to the foundation for $10 so it could sell it and raise money. Will's father owned the home. Kilgore ...

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  11. University Of Illinois Speeds Up Its Presidential SearchRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | 101.5 CIL-FM

    The News-Gazette in Champaign reports the presidential search committee wants to name a successor to President Robert Easter before Thanksgiving.

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  12. Area history, July 23, 2014Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... looks but will do nothing about pollution, said members William Childers and Donald Hansen. In 1999, the city of Champaign has lost the applications of 13 people who have sought appointment to the city's human relations commission. Phyllis Gehrt, ...

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  13. David Reisner and Samuel Harlib Days Until Illinois Fighting Illini Season OpenerRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Writing Illini

    Oct. 27, 2012; Champaign, IL, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini marching band performs before the game against the Indiana Hoosiers at Memorial Stadium.

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  14. First Busey's second-quarter earnings up 12.5 percentRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... a 12.5 percent increase in earnings for the quarter that ended June 30, compared with the same period a year ago. Champaign-based First Busey Corp. on Tuesday revealed that second-quarter net income totaled $8.19 million, up 10 percent from $7.44 ...

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  15. Area public works officials stymied in search for road saltRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... for the Illinois Department of Central Management Services. In the immediate area, it looks like at least Champaign County, the city of Champaign, Champaign Township, Savoy and Danville were all left out of the road salt bidding. "It's a concern," ...

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  16. Video: Illini mourn death of Shawn AfrylRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | ClipSyndicate

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The Illinois football program is mourning the loss of one of it's own.

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  17. Quinn: Landfill's PCB approval may be withdrawnRead the original story

    Yesterday | Northwest Herald

    ... gave to the landfill did not include the potential storage of toxic PCBs the facility's owner now wants to store. CHAMPAIGN – Gov. Pat Quinn believes the state of Illinois may be able to withdraw its approval of a plan to store toxic waste in ...

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  18. Tim Beckman's Coaching Seat Ranked Fourth Hottest By NFL.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Writing Illini

    Apr 12, 2014; Champaign, IL, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini head coach Tim Beckman looks on during the first quarter of the spring game at Memorial Stadium.

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  19. VIDEO: Harness Racing in ChampaignRead the original story

    Tuesday | The News-Gazette

    Photographer Rick Danzl used a GoPro camera to capture the speed involved in harness racing at the Champaign County Fair on Tuesday.

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  20. Illinois Fighting Illini Ranked 85th In College Football By NFL.com For 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Writing Illini

    Nov 16, 2013; Champaign, IL, USA; An American Flag covers the field during halftime in a salute to veterans during the game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and Illinois Fighting Illini at Memorial Stadium.

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