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  1. N-G Exclusive: Driver was in earlier MTD bus-pedestrian crashRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District is being sued for a bus/pedestrian accident last year, and the bus driver in that accident is the same one who was at the wheel of the bus that struck a pedestrian in downtown Champaign last week. The pedestrian in last week's accident, Patricia Marxmiller, 59, of Mahomet, remained at Carle Foundation Hospital Monday.

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  2. No excuse needed for absentee, early voting in April 7 electionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... The Champaign County Clerk's Office is located at the Brookens Administrative Center at 1776 E. Washington Street in Urbana. It's open from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. weekdays. For more information, you can call the County Clerk's Office at 384-3724. Or ...

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  3. Updated: New driver's facility will be in Round Barn CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    Champaign-Urbana finally will get a new drivers service facility this summer, about eight months after the old office in west Champaign was closed after a series of employee complaints. The new, larger facility, also in west Champaign, is at 2012 Round Barn Road, a former True Value hardware store.

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  4. Just Show Up: Creating Collaborative CommunitiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Connect.educause.edu

    ... Institutional Research, Graduate College, and Thomas Kunka, Senior Application Specialist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign People collaborate in many different ways, from localized to cross-institutional to large collaborative ...

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  5. In like a lion...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Gazette

    ... if at all possible. We just need to put all the pieces together," Clark said. John Collins, operations manager for Urbana public works, said his staff had 14 trucks out since 6 p.m. Saturday. By Sunday morning, they began clearing residential ...

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  6. Eyesores coming downRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Gazette

    The top properties on a list of dangerous structures to be razed in Champaign County are adjacent homes on a cul-de-sac in the upscale Yankee Ridge neighborhood south of Urbana. They're owned by Henri Merkelo, a one-time University of Illinois professor of electrical engineering who is now believed to live in Pennsylvania.

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  7. Area history, March 1, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The News-Gazette

    In 1915: The Urbana City Council last night devoted much of its meeting to discussing eyesores on vacant lots, including a lot on North Race Street which has been made the dumping ground for everything from a traction engine to tin cans. As soon as the weather permits, there will be a campaign in each ward of the city to clear empty lots.

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

    Saturday | WAND-TV Decatur

    It's been 59 days since Cristian Zamora went missing in Urbana and his family is making sure the search for their loved one is not forgotten. For Sandra Carrion, the unknown is just as terrifying as it is comforting.

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

    Saturday Feb 28 | The News-Gazette

    ... Street in Champaign. No arrests have been made in his shooting death. That shooting was one of seven that occurred in Urbana and Champaign between late Feb. 13 and 16. No one was hurt in any of those. "Some of these problems occur when people go to ...

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

    Saturday Feb 28 | 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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  11. Doctor: Local heroin may be laced with additiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | The News-Gazette

    Heroin being shot up locally in recent weeks may have a much more potent and deadly drug added to it, a local recovery expert says. Dr. John Peterson, who works with recovering heroin addicts at Recovery Options in Urbana, says fentanyl has shown up in some urine samples submitted by intakes.

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  12. Prosecutor seeks to charge 17-year-olds as adults in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz has taken steps to prosecute as adults two teens accused of shooting into a crowd on Valentine's Day. Rietz filed motions to transfer the cases of Shamario Brown, 17, of the 400 block of West Bradley Avenue, Champaign, and Joshua Young, 17, of the 200 block of Dodson Drive, Urbana, to adult court.

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  13. Tom's Mailbag Feb. 27, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The News-Gazette

    ... Did you ever know about this or could you tell me how to go about finding out something?" According to a story in the Urbana Daily Courier, 7,000 students took part in the "Father of the Land We Love" pageant at Memorial Stadium. Overall 30,000 ...

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  14. 5 Things: App threatens college dining, students protest at Indiana and a very special bdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Food Management

    ... Dining app could take a bite out of your business There's a new app in town at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. The Hooked app provides real-time discounts on food and beverage within walking distance of the campus. The app, which is ...

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  15. Cubit sentenced to court supervision in DUI caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The News-Gazette

    The director of student athlete development for the University of Illinois football team who pleaded guilty to driving under the influence was sentenced Friday to two years of court supervision and ordered to wear an alcohol monitoring device for three months. Ryan Cubit, 32, who listed an address in the 2400 block of Sticker Lane, Urbana, will have no record of a conviction if he successfully completes the period of supervision that his attorney, Mark Lipton of Champaign, sought for him from Judge Richard Klaus.

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  16. Police still seek witnesses to bus-pedestrian accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign police continue to seek witnesses to the bus accident earlier this week in downtown Champaign that left a pedestrian critically injured. The injured pedestrian, 59-year-old Patricia Marxmiller, 59, of Mahomet, was struck by a Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District bus at the corner of Logan and Walnut Wednesday afternoon.

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  17. IYB sneak peek: New Blind Pig about to openRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The News-Gazette

    ... architecture may recognize the double doors. Knight said they're from the interior of the old Jumer's Castle Lodge in Urbana (now the Urbana Landmark Hotel). The Dandelion vintage clothing store, which occupied the Taylor Street building for 20 ...

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  18. Hickory Creek students vote for favorite book through state programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Patch.com

    ... to read for personal satisfaction. The award is named in honor of author Rebecca Caudill who lived and wrote in Urbana, Illinois for 50 years. The award is given in recognition for her literary talent and the universal appeal of her books. The list ...

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  19. Mahomet man arrested on child porn chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign County sheriff's Lt. Curt Apperson said a joint investigation by the Urbana police department and his office led police to the computer address for James B. Visocky, 49, who lives in the 900 block of South Trailside Drive.

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  20. Two UI officers return to duty; no charges from New Year's incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The News-Gazette

    ... attorney that the officers involved were authorized to use deadly force," Rietz told The News-Gazette. Meanwhile, an Urbana man arrested following the incident - after allegedly firing a gun into a group of people - is due back in court Tuesday. ...

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