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  1. Need to Know: Americans don't see their issues as legal matters, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABA Journal

    ... L. Sandefur, a faculty fellow at the ABF and a law and sociology professor at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, presented the findings (PDF) during a program at the 2014 ABA Annual Meeting. The findings are based on interviews of ...

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  2. Exercise makes kids think better, study showsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... said Charles Hillman , a professor of kinesiology and community health at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and lead author of the paper. The study involved a total of 222 elementary-school-age children. Half of them were accepted to a ...

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  3. Volo to Provide Urbana-Champaign Region with Gigabit Fiber ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | TMCnet

    The metropolitan area of Urbana-Champaign will soon receive gigabit-speed fiber optic broadband service as Internet service provider Volo Broadband continues to expand its services throughout the state of Illinois. According to a report from local Urbana-Champaign news source News-Gazette.com, Volo recently announced that it would be rolling out broadband service throughout the area and would soon be providing residents with the ability to get upload and download speeds up to 1 Gbps.

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  4. Ballot question would strengthen crime victims' rightsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... by standing in a court to remedy that," Poskin said. At Rape Advocacy, Counseling & Education Services, or RACES, in Urbana, staff members see about 125 victims from Champaign, Douglas, Ford and Piatt counties for counseling, criminal justice ...

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  5. UI College of Medicine Proposes New Intercampus Ties to Strengthen BioengineeringRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Newswise

    The University of Illinois College of Medicine has presented to the university's Board of Trustees a white paper with a series of recommendations that would integrate engineering and technology into medical training programs, develop a new bioengineering institute, and build upon research that would attract more federal dollars to the four regional College of Medicine campuses at Chicago, Peoria, Rockford and Urbana-Champaign. The initiative would draw upon the strengths in engineering and medicine that exist across all campuses of the University of Illinois.

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  6. An hour of physical activity a day helps kids think better, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    ... said Charles Hillman, a professor of kinesiology and community health at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and lead author of the paper. The study involved a total of 222 elementary-school-aged children. Half of them were accepted to a ...

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  7. Race against racism set for FridayRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    The YWCA at the University of Illinois will host its 10th annual Race Against Racism 5K Run/Walk on Friday at the UI Arboretum on South Lincoln Avenue in Urbana. Registration for the race begins at 5 p.m.; the race starts at 6 p.m. The advance registration fee is $25 and race-day registration is $35.

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  8. From apartment complexes to strip malls, video gambling machines draw more and more customersRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    The electronic gambling machines are coming down the stretch of their third year in Illinois, and the numbers continue to increase. The first few machines lit up in fall 2012 - the American Legion post in Urbana was one of the first places to get them - and more than 18,000 machines have gone online throughout the state since then.

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  9. Expiring Cash Poses Problems for PE FirmsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... FINRA Series 7, 8, 24, 64 and 79 licenses, and earned B.S. in accounting from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, and a J.D. from the Northwestern University School of Law. Picture this: someone gives you $1,000, with the catch that you ...

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  10. Inmate found hanging in cell in Ford County jailRead the original story

    Monday | The News-Gazette

    An inmate at the Ford County Jail was rushed to an Urbana hospital after he was found Monday morning hanging by the neck from a bed sheet in his cell. The inmate, whose identity has not been released, remained in Carle Foundation Hospital's critical care unit as of 2 p.m. Monday, Sheriff Mark Doran said in a news release.

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  11. Forbes 400: Khan movin' on upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The News-Gazette

    ... - so as of this morning, Khan was ranked 114th, with an estimated net worth of $4.4 billion. Besides heading up the Urbana-based auto parts company, Khan owns the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars and Premier League soccer club Fulham, The Forbes website ...

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  12. Technology in the gym at Urbana High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The News-Gazette

    When Urbana High School sophomore Javon Jackson first heard about the new toy his teacher was about to make a part of gym class, he couldn't believe his ears. "It's actually surprising they let us use iPads in P.E.," Jackson said.

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  13. Five employees - and 196 years - getting off the busRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The News-Gazette

    From left, longtime MTD employees Dave Moore, 36 years of service, Tom Costello, 40 years, Robb Patton, 38 years, Jim Dhom, 38 years and Rena Lenz, 43 years, sit in the Yellow bus, a 1971 GMC Coach at the MTD garage in Urbana on Monday Sept. 22, 2014.

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  14. 9 Reasons I Don't Care Where My Kids Go To CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Forbes.com

    ... price tag at Sarah Lawrence, or even $23,000 for in-state students at University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, my alma mater. To pay for these crazy fees, 7 out of 10 students in the class of 2012 graduated with student loans. On average, ...

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  15. No trans fat cake for U. of I. prof about to turn 100Read the original story

    Sunday | Chicago Tribune

    ... problem is funding to keep the small lab that he dedicated in 1963, the Burnsides Research Laboratory on campus in Urbana, up and running. And then there is the pressing need for money for a lipid research center at U. of I. that would ensure his ...

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  16. Area history, Sept. 28, 2014Read the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 | The News-Gazette

    ... in Carbondale, Centralia, Effingham, Mattoon, Champaign, Decatur and Peoria. In 1999: City council members in Urbana have agreed to pay Champaign contractor Bob Spencer $27,230 for removing fragments of the historic Jaques House after a failed ...

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  17. Curbing 'the oldest profession'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | The News-Gazette

    ... observations from officers about prostitution are both down considerably from a decade ago. It's the same story in Urbana, says police Chief Patrick Connolly: "We certainly would address it if it was as visible as it has been in Danville ... or if ...

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  18. Top of the Morning, Sept. 28, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | The News-Gazette

    Urbana Superintendent Don Owen gives a tour of Urbana High School to the UHS Class of 1964, celebrating its 50th reunion.The Urbana High School Class of 1964 celebrates it's 50th reunion with a tour of Urbana High School Saturday, September 27, 2014. Urbana High School's Class of '64 is celebrating its 50th reunion this weekend.

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  19. Engineering at Illinois to Induct Six to Hall of FameRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | ECNmag

    ... at the Grainger Auditorium of the newly opened Electrical and Computer Engineering Building (306 North Wright Street, Urbana). The 5th Anniversary class includes physicist George Craford , the inventor of the first yellow light emitting diode ...

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  20. Police: Youths responsible for multiple theftsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign County sheriff's police have identified three boys believed responsible for stealing electronics and other items from a county office building and an Urbana school in the last couple of months. On Monday, Aug. 18, just before noon, he said, two boys entered the Brookens Administrative Center, 1776 E. Washington St., U, went in a Champaign County office and stole a purse, an electronic tablet, and a cellphone.

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