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  1. Champaign leads Illinois cities in 5-year growthRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    Recent figures from the U.S. Census Bureau indicate that no city in Illinois with 50,000 or more people has grown as fast the past few years as Champaign. The eastern Illinois city that is home to about half of the University of Illinois' flagship campus grew 4.2 percent since April 2010.

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  2. Champaign leads Illinois cities in 5-year growthRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Recent figures from the U.S. Census Bureau indicate that no city in Illinois with 50,000 or more people has grown as fast the past few years as Champaign. The eastern Illinois city that is home to about half of the University of Illinois' flagship campus grew 4.2 percent since April 2010.

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  3. PERFORMANCE: The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, May 22-28Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    ... plays her first of two gigs within a week, while on break from graduate studies at the University of Illinois (Champaign). On the Bridge Series, it's the quartet with Kristin on piano and vocals, backed by Mike Krajewski (guitar), Graydon Peterson ...

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  4. Legislation Helping Mahomet Aquifer Goes to GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WYMG-FM Springfield

    The legislation works to protect the Mahomet Aquifer from contamination - the primary water source for 14 Illinois counties including Champaign and Vermillion. State Senator Scott Bennett says the measure would keep something out of things like the Clinton Landfill that could potentially ruin that supply.

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  5. Tom's Mailbag May 22, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... Rauner's oddly timed campaign contributions to Republican lawmakers, an old house across from West Side Park, Champaign's portion of Windsor Road, a former local TV anchor, a tree waiting to be planted and a board that seldom meets. "What has ...

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  6. Walter Dean McNeillRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Breeze Courier

    Walter Dean McNeill, 86, of Witt, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at the Nokomis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Nokomis. He was born July 16, 1928 in Champaign, IL the son of Ralph and Bertha McNeill.

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  7. Champaign police investigating incidents involving fights and shots firedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Champaign Police Department is continuing its investigation into two incidents at the High Dive Bar that involved fights and reports of shots fired. Authorities say the first incident happened on February 28 at 2:33 a.m. Champaign police officers responded to a report of a fight involving 20 to 30 people in the parking lot behind the High Dive Bar.

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  8. #SundaySneak: Pizza joint coming to Green StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    Business partners Blake Kollker, left, and Brad Niemeier plan to open Azzip Pizza in Champaign's Campustown in August. The restaurant will be at 505 E. Green St., C the former site of Jersey Mike's Subs.

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  9. Police investigating vandalism of U of Illinois' Alma MaterRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    Police at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign say they're investigating after someone sprayed either paint or chalk on the campus' Alma Mater statue. Police spokesman Pat Wade tell the News-Gazette that they received a report Monday afternoon that someone sprayed the front and marble base of the statue.

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  10. U. of I. Alma Mater statue vandalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Police at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign say they're investigating after someone defaced the Alma Mater statue with paint or chalk. Police spokesman Pat Wade told the News-Gazette that they received a report Monday afternoon that someone sprayed the front and marble base of the statue.

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  11. Area history, May 22, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... Mrs. Wheeler and children will move to their former home in Kankakee at the close of the school year. In 1965: Champaign Properties Inc. has signed a contract with a Memphis, Tenn., firm to build the Downtowner Motor Inn at Randolph and University ...

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  12. State budget: Same as it ever wasRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... that to get a reasonable cut that doesn't run our institutions into a different direction." Sen. Scott Bennett, D-Champaign, said "this is a time where we're going to have to see some reduction. I think the (UI) administrators have acknowledged that ...

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  13. Area history, May 21, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The News-Gazette

    In 1915: Champaign probably will in the near future approve an ordinance banning high-powered headlights on motor vehicles unless properly dimmed. The fine for violating the ordinance would be between $5 and $50.

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  14. Judge candidate interviews will come after bar pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The News-Gazette

    All 25 applicants for a vacant associate judgeship in Champaign County will be interviewed after all, following complaints by some members of the Champaign County Bar Association that interviews were scheduled before the results of a bar poll on the candidates' qualifications were in the hands of the judges making the selection. Champaign County Presiding Judge Tom Difanis said after consulting with the other circuit judges in Champaign County, he winnowed the list of applicants to 14 and scheduled interviews for this week for the position being vacated June 30 by Chase Leonhard.

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  15. Gladys BeckRead the original story

    Thursday | The Daily Gazette

    CHAMPAIGN – Gladys Beck, 90, of Champaign, passed away at 11:16 p.m. Monday, May 18, 2015, at her home. Gladys was born Sept.

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  16. Seven families protest handling of Illinois women's basketball probe: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    ... Ten freshman Chatrice White, and Scott Kirkpatrick, the father of recruit Jaelyne Kirkpatrick also told the Champaign News-Gazette they supported Bollant and Divilbiss. The university is using the law firm Franczek Radelet to review similar claims ...

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  17. MTD puts brakes to Air Bus lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The News-Gazette

    Twelve years after it went into service, the Air Bus route from downtown Champaign to Willard Airport is being discontinued. Originally, the route was designed primarily to carry University of Illinois Institute of Aviation students back and forth from campus to the airport.

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  18. Casey Woodruff of Woodruff, Johnson & Palermo Celebrates 25 Years of Legal PracticeRead the original story

    Wednesday | Release News

    Casey Woodruff is a long-time local resident and graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law, the Illinois Institute of Technology and the University of Illinois-Champaign. He is a member of many professional bar associations, holds memberships across the state and has published articles on the subject of workers' compensation law.

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  19. BIG Tournament: Nebraska vs Illinois GamethreadRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Corn Nation

    After a disappointing 5-10 end to the regular season the Nebraska Baseball team starts postseason play against the Illinois Illini. Illinois has won 26 consecutive contests and swept Nebraska in a rain shortened two game series last weekend in Champaign Illinois.

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  20. Illinois Edges Nebraska 3-2Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    ... day, his fourth extra-base hit off Illini pitching in the last week after he produced two doubles and home run in Champaign, Ill., during last week's conference series. Two-time All-Big Ten pitcher Chance Sinclair made his 31st career start on ...

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