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  1. Area history, April 25, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The News-Gazette

    ... about to be lowered. In 1965, a University of Illinois proposal to build a co-recreational activities building on the Urbana campus was on shaky ground Friday after the UI board of trustees moved to drop its search for state funds for the project. ...

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  2. Day at Center gives students peek behind Krannert's curtainsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | The News-Gazette

    Since Krannert Center opened nearly 50 years ago, some of the world's most famous classical musicians have performed on its Foellinger Great Hall stage. Recently, 22 fifth-graders from Yankee Ridge in Urbana took the world-renowned stage to sing the introductory song to "Into the Woods."

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  3. Bountiful bloomsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    ... can make the design process easier,” said James Schmidt, a horticulturist for the University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois. “Whether entertaining or for relaxing and hanging out with your family, you need to think about what the ...

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  4. 'He's in the house'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    An Urbana man who allegedly broke into his former girlfriend's home in Fisher and threatened her with a shotgun early Thursday - then returned later and fought with the Fisher police chief - is in the Champaign County Jail on a variety of charges. Justin R. Dial, 34, who listed an address in the 2400 block of East Barr Avenue, was charged Friday with home invasion, residential burglary and unlawful restraint.

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  5. Tom's mailbag April 24, 2015Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... come from a combination of things, including charges to recycle, reduced trips to (Landscape Recycling Center in Urbana) also saves on personnel costs and fuel costs," he said. Mike Brunk, Urbana's city arborist, said he was "disappointed" to hear ...

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  6. Champaign man gets probation over gun chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... Assistant State's Attorney Matt Banach said police had gone to an apartment in the 1300 block of Brookstone Court in Urbana looking for Lindsey's brother. Lindsey told police that no one was home. While police waited outside for a search warrant to ...

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  7. Sunday Sneak Peek: Black Dog aiming for summer openingRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... yet. When it opens, the Champaign Black Dog will have room for about 140 people, more than double the capacity of the Urbana location, which will remain open. Heller said plans are to add outdoor seating, "but not right away," he said. "At the ...

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  8. The Best of Hubble: NASA marks telescope's 25th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... Bresolin (University of Hawaii), J. Trauger (Jet Propulsion Lab), J. Mould (NOAO), Y.-H. Chu (University of Illinois, Urbana), and STScI

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  9. [Guest Post] Richard Knaak (Dutchman) on Why He's not Writing the Great American NovelRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | SF Signal

    Richard A. Knaak was born in Chicago on May 28, but now splits his time between Chicago and Arkansas. Originally a chemistry major at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, he switched to Rhetoric, graduating with a Bachelor's Degree.

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  10. Texas expert: Leadership key to good jail-diversion programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Gazette

    ... 100 people crammed into the county board meeting room. Among those present were Champaign Mayor-elect Deb Feinen, Urbana Mayor Laurel Prussing, Champaign City Manager Dorothy David, Champaign police Chief Anthony Cobb, Champaign-Urbana Public Health ...

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  11. Area history, April 24, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Gazette

    ... sit-in," he said. "I look at Selma and I see segregation and discrimination and prejudice. I look at Champaign-Urbana and I see segregation and discrimination and prejudice." In 2000, the Douglas County Board will send a letter this week endorsing ...

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  12. Biden addresses sex assault prevention at U of IRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Chronicle

    URBANA – Vice President Joe Biden brought the White House campaign to reduce college sexual assaults to the University of Illinois on Thursday, urging students to force the cultural change he said it will require. Biden took an almost evangelical tone when telling about 1,500 students who gathered in a campus gymnasium to live by a code that would make sexual assault unacceptable.

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  13. V.P. Biden Addresses Sexual Assault Prevention at U of IRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTAX-AM Springfield

    He addressed a crowd of roughly 1,500 people on Thursday at the University of Illinois in Urbana. The White House says he's highlighting the "It's on Us" campaign President Obama kicked off last year.

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  14. Biden, Davis speak out against sexual assault at U of IRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Y 103

    Congressman Rodney Davis joined Vice President Joe Biden in Champaign on Thursday afternoon to speak to University of Illinois students about sexual assault. Davis and Biden traveled from Washington DC to Champaign-Urbana on Thursday to promote the It's on Us campaign, which is aimed at making college and university students more aware of sexual assault.

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  15. 2013 Scientific Sessions Sol Sherry Distinguished Lecture in...Read the original story

    Thursday | Circulation

    Correspondence to James H. Morrissey, PhD, Department of Biochemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 323 Roger Adams Lab MC-712, 600 S Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801. E-mail Polyphosphate is a highly anionic, linear polymer of inorganic phosphates that is found throughout biology, including in many infectious microorganisms.

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  16. Biden addresses sexual assault prevention at U of IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KFVS12

    Vice President Joe Biden has brought the White House's efforts to reduce college sexual assaults to the University of Illinois. Biden used an emotional, almost evangelical tone on Thursday to urge about 1,500 students who gathered to listen to him on the Urbana campus to do their part to stop sexual violence.

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  17. Fire damages east Urbana mobile homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The News-Gazette

    A fire in a mobile home in east Urbana was put out quickly late Thursday morning, but not before doing moderate damage. Edge-Scott Fire Protection District Capt.

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  18. Allerton woman agrees to repay church $10,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The News-Gazette

    ... prepared to participate in the county's "Second Chance" diversion program. But because her attorney, Baku Patel of Urbana, did not show up, Judge John Kennedy continued Ingram's case to May 7. Assistant State's Attorney Matt Banach said he offered ...

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  19. Urbana woman facing charges in 3 casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The News-Gazette

    An Urbana woman wanted by police for a 2014 drug offense was arrested early Thursday for allegedly having a stun gun in her purse and for drunken driving that allegedly occurred earlier this month. TempesttLawrence, 23, who listed an address in the 1400 block of Stout Drive, was arraigned Thursday on charges stemming from all three cases.

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  20. Survey says: Economic seminar attendees optimistic about year aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The News-Gazette

    ... County will reach $2.9 billion in 2015, up from $2.72 billion in 2014. - Single-family home starts in Champaign, Urbana and Savoy will number 212 in 2015, up from 204 in 2014. About 520 people registered to attend the economic seminar, conducted by ...

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