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  1. Champaign man sentenced to 10 years for 2012 shootingRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... but mentally ill to aggravated battery with a firearm for shooting his now ex-wife, Femi Fletcher-Washington, 33, of Urbana, in the side several times. Under the terms of a plea agreement negotiated by Assistant State's Attorney Stephanie Weber and ...

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  2. A complete history of the rise and fall -- and reincarnation! -- of the beloved a 90s chatroomRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... Woolley, wrote in his 1994 history of the program . "Many online personalities developed a Many people traveled to Urbana to see the lab and meet those of us who worked there a Over the years, PLATO has affected many lives in profound ways." Of ...

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  3. In his own words: William WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... I WENT TO LANIER HIGH SCHOOL. YES I AM A LANIER BULLDOG. FROM THERE I WENT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, CHAMPAGNE- URBANA. I WENT FROM THERE TO ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL. I COULD HAVE STAYED THERE AND DONE A GOOD JOB. I HAD OFFERS FROM ALL ...

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  4. Health Alliance plan available for some in state, but not hereRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    State retirees in the midst of open enrollment for Medicare Advantage plans are finding an HMO option through Health Alliance Medical Plans, but it isn't available to those in Champaign County and most others in Central Illinois. Urbana-based Health Alliance - which was eliminated in bidding last year for multi-year Medicare Advantage contracts to cover state retirees - was awarded a contract this past summer through a supplemental bidding process to offer a state-sponsored Medicare Advantage HMO in 48 counties.

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  5. Area history, Oct. 30, 2014Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... Champaign County Circuit Court Thursday as the University of Illinois continued to move to acquire property in west Urbana for construction of the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. More condemnation suits will follow, according to chief UI ...

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  6. Financial plan: Urbana med school would need $235 millionRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    A new college of medicine at the University of Illinois' Urbana campus would require a commitment of $135 million from donors and more than $100 million from Carle Health System to get up to full speed, a new financial plan shows. The document lays out a financial plan through 2024-25.

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  7. Election Q&A: Gary Maxwell, Champaign County Board District 1Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... tter how worthy a program might seem. 10. Do you think food service establishments in the county outside of Champaign-Urbana should abide by the same public health placard system that establishments in Champaign-Urbana

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  8. Maxwell, Watson seek Champaign County Board seatRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... on a number of issues, ranging from the public health food service placard system that is in operation in Champaign-Urbana but not in the rest of the county, to their view of the county nursing home and its operation. They also disagree on whether ...

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  9. Live in Chicago? Capone has seats to a screening of FOXCATCHER, with director Bennett Miller Q&ARead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Ain't It Cool News

    Hey everyone. Capone in Chicago here. Back in late April, I had the great pleasure of catching a screening of a gorgeous 35mm print of director Bennett Miller's first film CAPOTE at Ebertfest 2014 in Champaign/Urbana, Illinois.

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  10. Victim in first of two Saturday shootings diesRead the original story

    Wednesday | The News-Gazette

    An Urbana man has died after being shot over the weekend, the second fatality in Champaign from gunshot incidents separated by less than two hours. Champaign County Coroner Duane E. Northrup said Yojevol Sturkey, 35, of Urbana, died at 8:16 a.m. Wednesday at Carle Foundation Hospital.

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  11. Robbery plea lands Champaign man 15-year sentenceRead the original story

    Wednesday | The News-Gazette

    ... a UI police sergeant spotted a man matching the robber's description in the 400 block of West Springfield Avenue in Urbana. Moore, who was sweating, surrendered. Banach said Moore, who has prior convictions for rape, battery and violation of sex ...

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  12. Tom Kacich: Rauner out-raises Quinn in much of areaRead the original story

    Wednesday | The News-Gazette

    Only Mike Frerichs, the hometown state senator running for state treasurer, has raised more money in Champaign-Urbana this election cycle than Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner. Frerichs has raised $50,470 from Champaign and $12,905 from Urbana since Jan. 1, 2013, according to the State Board of Elections.

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  13. Petrie, Jackson compete for county board seatRead the original story

    Wednesday | The News-Gazette

    ... differed on both the future of the county nursing home and whether the county's 35-year-old jail in downtown Urbana could be salvaged. They also disagree on whether the county needs its own building code, but agree that food service providers ...

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  14. Election Q&A: Pattsi Petrie, Champaign County Board District 6, DemocratRead the original story

    Wednesday | The News-Gazette

    ... Should this be the final decision then I would argue that the county ought to join the ongoing conversation with Urbana and the MTD concerning the design and use of the proposed Urbana transportation hub. It might be worth building a sufficiently ...

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  15. Countdown to Nov. 4: 6 daysRead the original story

    Wednesday | The News-Gazette

    ... retiring state Rep. Naomi Jakobsson, Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz, Champaign Mayor Don Gerard, Urbana Mayor Laurel Prussing and state House candidate Carol Ammons. Scott Hays, the Democratic candidate for Champaign County clerk, ...

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  16. United States v. SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | FindLaw

    Before POSNER, ROVNER, and TINDER, Circuit Judges. Jason M. Bohm, Office of the United States Attorney, Urbana, IL, Kirk Schuler, Office of the United States Attorney, Rock Island, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

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  17. Man Charged with Drug Possession After ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... d inside a truck in front of the house early Saturday morning. He was pronounced dead at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. Police obtained a search warrant for the home; several hours later, they say they found cocaine and heroin under a mattress.

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  18. Scary stuff: Halloween hazards not just for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Palladium-Item

    ... Prevention of Cruelty to Animals go up at Halloween, says veterinarian Tina Wismer, medical director of the center in Urbana, Illinois. Chocolate contains a compound that can cause vomiting, diarrhea and even seizures and death in dogs, she says. ...

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  19. Spilled package at UPS brings cannabis chargeRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | The News-Gazette

    ... cannabis. State's Attorney Julia Rietz said on Nov. 7, 2013, officials at the United Parcel Service facility in Urbana notified police that a package fell off a conveyor belt, was damaged and smelled of cannabis. Police learned that it contained two ...

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  20. Revolver found during traffic stop brings prison sentenceRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | The News-Gazette

    ... Tom Difanis to aggravated unlawful use of weapons and was sentenced to 15 months in the Department of Corrections. An Urbana police report said Hubbard was a back seat passenger in a car pulled over for an alleged traffic violation on University ...

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