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  1. Incoming University of Illinois president sees university as economic assetRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    ... Associated Press in an interview looking ahead to when he takes office in 2015. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File) CHAMPAIGN – Incoming University of Illinois President Timothy L. Killeen says he wants to build the school into a stronger ...


  2. Prepare for the inevitable now, not laterRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

    ... in office. Note to readers: Brian Gaines is a political science professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a member of the faculty at the University of Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs.


  3. 2 men accused of paying others to shop on North Prospect for meth precursorRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    Two Danville men who allegedly recruited Daily Bread soup kitchen clients to buy cold medication to make into methamphetamine have been charged with a Class X felony. Jason T. Tools, 33, of the 1100 block of Fairchild Street, and Vinson R. Swift, 42, of the 500 block of Chandler Street, were arrested Thursday by Champaign police.


  4. A Video Tribute to the Best Film Festival In the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    ... festival founded by legendary film critic Roger Ebert. Like the festival itself, which takes place every year in Champaign, IL at the Virginia Theater, Luke Boyce has directed an intimate, rich, and heartwarming short film. It features many of this ...


  5. Missouri's Anderson matches wits with Illinois' GroceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    Illinois' Rayvonte Rice lays up a shot between Hampton University's Brian Darden and Deron Powers in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at the State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill., on Wednesday Dec. 17, 2014. Illinois won 73-55.


  6. Champaign's IHSA bid is inRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    The head of Visit Champaign County said the bid committee is very confident that it did the best job it could in trying to bring the high school boy's basketball state tournament back to Champaign. President and CEO of the agency Jayne DeLuce made the comments after the tournament bid was hand delivered Friday to the Illinois High School Association office in Bloomington.


  7. Illinois Basketball: Pull the Reins Back on Malcolm HillRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Writing Illini

    Feb 26, 2014; Champaign, IL, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini guard Malcolm Hill is defended by Nebraska Cornhuskers guard Ray Gallegos during the first half at State Farm Center. Mandatory Credit: Bradley Leeb-USA TODAY Sports According to ESPN's Jeff Goodman, Illinois basketball guard/small forward Malcolm Hill is one of the top 20 breakout players so far this season.


  8. UT Dallas Professor Elected to National Academy of InventorsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Newswise

    ... his bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in electrical engineering from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the 1970s. At that time, semiconductor lasers were only about a decade old and impractical. Coleman spent several years ...


  9. Man pleads guilty in UI Library incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    A Champaign man accused of touching himself in a lewd manner at a University of Illinois library Tuesday night pleaded guilty to that offense Friday in Champaign County Circuit Court. David M. Murphy, 57, who listed an address in the 1200 block of Parkland Court, was sentenced to a year of probation and four days in jail with credit for time served.


  10. Tom's Mailbag Dec. 19, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... one-year period. According to the Chicago Motor Club's fuel gauge report, the highest average per gallon price in Champaign-Urbana was $4.196 on June 10, 2013 (the highest in Chicago was $4.678 in March 2012). That record C-U gas price is about half ...


  11. IYB sneak peek: New Cage up and runningRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    Tanner Russell, of Parkland College, practices his batting skills as Storm Joop, far left, of University of Indianapolis, and Jake Cribbett, of Lake Land College, wait their turn, at the new business, The Cage, in Champaign on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. The Cage is gearing up for its peak season at its new location in the Bicentennial Center at 2212 Sangamon Drive, C. "We have six full-size batting cages that open up into a big, open turf space so people can use it for adult softball, girls' fast-pitch softball and baseball," said owner Shawn Tabeling.


  12. Board OKs Champaign-Champaign County enterprise zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    Champaign County Board members have approved a proposed joint city of Champaign-Champaign County enterprise zone that now will go to the state Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for certification in 2015. The proposed Champaign-Champaign County zone - an economic development tool - covers an area mostly north of Springfield Avenue and extends into unincorporated areas that include the Wilber Heights and Dobbins Downs areas north of the city.


  13. How Meijer shoppers are paying it forward after retailer buys 213 cartloadsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    ... and we continue to pay it forward," King wrote on Meijer's Facebook page. Mary Satterwhite, a Meijer winner in Champaign, Ill., shared on the retailer's Facebook page how she paid her good fortune forward. "We were so impressed with the generosity ...


  14. UT Dallas professor elected to National AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    ... his bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in electrical engineering from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the 1970s. At that time, semiconductor lasers were only about a decade old and impractical. Coleman spent several years ...


  15. IAITC Volunteers of the YearRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Illinois Farm Bureau

    Agriculture literacy leaders and volunteers with the Calhoun, Champaign, and Kane County Farm Bureaus were named Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom volunteers of the year for 2014 at the Illinois Farm Bureau annual meeting last week in Chicago. The honorees were Ruth Johnson, Calhoun County Farm Bureau; Judi Stierwalt, Champaign County Farm Bureau; and Alyce Konen, Kane County Farm Bureau.


  16. Area history, Dec. 19, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    In 1914: Mrs. Miner, attendance officer for Champaign schools, and Miss Frances North, the school nurse, report that they have found 600 children in need of shoes and rubbers. This condition seems pitiful at this time of the year with the cold weather and snow approaching.


  17. Apartment complex considered for downtown ChampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    One Main Development is considering building a five- or six-story apartment complex on the northeast corner of Neil and Washington streets, company President Dave Jones said Thursday. The company, which previously developed the One Main Plaza and M2 on Neil buildings in downtown Champaign, is still studying the feasibility of the project.


  18. Caldwell Heritage Museum's new director ready to take overRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Lenoir News-Topic

    ... at the museum, promotion, building of displays, caring for and cataloguing artifacts and more. Originally from Champaign, Ill., Foust earned his bachelor's degree in history from Eastern Illinois University, but his interest and fascination with ...


  19. Marty Maciaszek After Christmas, Kittner will focus on home gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    ... from home an additional 12 weekends every fall became less appealing. Trying to go to a few games as a family in Champaign wasn't easy on Leila once Kurt had to leave and head up to the Memorial Stadium broadcast booth. "In the big picture, I had ...


  20. Video: O'Toole named starter for bowl gameRead the original story

    Yesterday | ClipSyndicate

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - It probably comes as no surprise to those who have watched the last couple Illinois football games, but Reilly O'Toole will start for Illinois in the Heart of Dallas Bowl.


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