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  1. Digital billboards considered again in UrbanaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | The News-Gazette

    The issue of digital billboards has made its way to the forefront again in Urbana. Digital billboards aren't currently allowed in the city, but the city plan commission on Thursday night will consider creating rules that would allow the billboards to come to town.

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  2. Man sentenced in meth ingredient caseRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | The News-Gazette

    A Park Forest man who recruited young people in Urbana to buy pseudoephedrine so he could sell it to a methamphetamine producer has been sentenced to five years in prison. Eric Manson, 46, pleaded guilty Monday before Champaign County Judge Tom Difanis to unlawful possession of a methamphetamine precursor, admitting that on Feb. 19, 2013, he had 15 to 30 grams of pseudoephedrine in the home where he was living in the 2200 block of Country Squire in Urbana.

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  3. UPDATED: Urbana firefighters at house fire in southeast part of cityRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | The News-Gazette

    Urbana firefighters do not think they will be able to determine the cause of a fire that heavily damaged a home in the southeast part of the city Wednesday afternoon. "There were a lot of items in the house," said Division Chief Kyle Hensch.

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  4. Champaign man charged in heroin caseRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | The News-Gazette

    A Champaign man who allegedly had heroin for sale at an Urbana hotel earlier this year was criminally charged with that on Wednesday. Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz said her office filed a single count of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance against Lamarcus D. Townsend, 36, who listed an address in the 1000 block of South Duncan Road.

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  5. REIT Focus: First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... earned his Masters of Business Administration and Masters of Architecture from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana and his Bachelor of Science in architecture from the University of the Philippines. Scott Musil, 46, Chief Financial Officer. ...

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  6. House of the Day: Oh Look, Someone Already Restored This 1967 Home for YouRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Curbed

    ... House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Location: Urbana, Illinois Price: $296,000 The Skinny: Thanks to the glass walls surrounding the courtyard of this late-'60s dwelling, you can ...

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  7. Tom Kacich: Candidates for Frerichs seat include ministerRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... the 52nd District Senate seat for two years, but will run for election in 2016. But she said she has encouraged an Urbana minister, the Rev. Robert Rasmus, to join the 10 or so Democrats already in the mix. "He's very interested," she said of the ...

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  8. Strobel won't seek reappointment to UI boardRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    University of Illinois Trustee Pam Strobel at a town hall meeting at Beckman Institute in Urbana Wednesday June 25, 2014. A trustee who led the University of Illinois through two presidential searches during her term is stepping down when her appointment ends in January.

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  9. Top of the Morning, Dec. 17, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... always my favorite. 2. Kennedy's . Luke Kennedy (above) for me was one of the first to bring fine dining to Champaign-Urbana. Starting with the Lamplighter, tableside cooking and Mushroom Explosion soup always worked for me. I do remember the first ...

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  10. Robert CortelyouRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

    Robert Dean Cortelyou, 72, of Urbana, Ill., formerly of La Harpe, Ill., died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at his home.

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  11. Family's war story told in two parts in I.P. Aspinall's new fictionRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... Ayrshire, Scotland. Her husband's work has led her around the world to live in Manchester, England; Swansea, Wales; Urbana, Illinois; and Xi'an in the People's Republic of China. She is a mother of three and a grandmother of three. Lulu empowers ...

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  12. Escaped Indiana prison inmate captured in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | My FOX Chicago

    Police say an inmate who escaped from a minimum-security federal prison in Indiana has been arrested on the University of Illinois' campus. Campus police say an officer doing a routine walk-through of the school's undergraduate library in Urbana, Illinois, found 61-year-old Michael Ward there and arrested him Monday night.

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  13. Man sentenced to 20 years in apparent drug deal interrupted by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Gazette

    An Urbana man who tried to take the gun of a police officer who apparently interrupted a drug deal has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Bennet Eiermann, 22, of the 1900 block of Oliver Street, pleaded guilty Monday before Champaign County Judge Tom Difanis to attempted disarming of a police officer and possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, both of which happened on June 3 in the parking lot of the Tennyson Apartments in the 1700 block of East Florida Avenue in Urbana.

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  14. Indiana prison escapee captured at U of IRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    Police say an inmate who escaped from a minimum-security federal prison in Indiana has been arrested on the University of Illinois' campus. Campus police say an officer doing a routine walk-through of the school's undergraduate library in Urbana, Illinois, found 61-year-old Michael Ward there and arrested him Monday night.

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  15. Federal escapee found at Undergraduate LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Gazette

    An Indiana man who escaped from a federal prison in that state over the weekend was arrested Monday night on the University of Illinois campus, thanks to an alert UI patrol officer. UI police spokesman Pat Wade said an officer walking through the crowded Undergraduate Library on Gregory Drive in Urbana spotted Michael A. Ward, 61, about 6:45 p.m. and thought he looked out of place.

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  16. Railers seeded for Schnuck's Holiday ClassicRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lincoln Daily News

    ... two seed. The defending tournament champions will begin that defense Saturday, December 27 at 1:00pm against the Urbana Tigers. A victory will put them into a Monday, December 29 matchup at 2:30pm against the winner of Quincy and Belleville East. If ...

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  17. UI won't join Urbana meeting on CarleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Gazette

    Urbana Mayor Laurel Prussing plans to convene a public meeting to discuss how Carle's taxation and billing practices affect the community, but the University of Illinois will not be an official participant. Prussing met Friday with Chancellor Phyllis Wise and invited the UI to co-host a community forum on Carle, which is embroiled in a battle with the city over tax exemptions.

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  18. Urbana City Council approves cable TV franchise agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Gazette

    The Urbana City Council voted 5-0 Monday night to approve a 10-year cable-televison franchise agreement with iTV-3, a company owned by the same family - the Hoogland family - that operates the Family Video chain of video stores. The company plans to provide Internet, telephone and cable-TV services in both Champaign and Urbana.

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  19. Area history, Dec. 15, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The News-Gazette

    ... a forest preserve district in Ford County. In 1999: More than 300 students who normally attend Leal School in Urbana will attend classes next year in a former grocery store on Philo Road. The 43,000-square foot former Jewel-Osco building will be ...

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  20. Dozens attend medical cannabis forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The News-Gazette

    ... medical cannabis law of 2013. "There are more flavors of cannabis than there are of coffee," said Anthony Burkert of Urbana, a potential investor who had several questions about how marijuana would be grown in a sustainable manner - with ...

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