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  1. Bronze statue of Roger Ebert unveiled at EbertfestRead the original story

    21 min ago | Daily Herald

    ... longtime Chicago Sun-Times critic was unveiled Thursday outside the Virginia Theatre in Champaign, which is next to Urbana where Ebert grew up. His wife, Chaz Ebert, described the statue as "interactive art," because it shows her late husband giving ...

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  2. Bronze statue of Roger Ebert to be unveiledRead the original story

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    ... Patton Oswalt leans on a fence as he talks to the crowd at the Ebertfest Reception at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign president's house in Urbana, Ill., on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (AP PHOTO/Robin Scholz/The News-Gazette) Photo: Robin ...

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  3. Two more arrests bring total to five in Danville shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... to the hospital in Danville, where the victim with the chest wound was transferred to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. He was listed in stable condition earlier this week. The other teen and the woman were treated for their injuries and released ...

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  4. Top of the Morning, April 24, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... wearing out her size 81/2 Nikes, however. Irene walks 3 miles five days a week, sometimes at malls in Champaign and Urbana, sometimes at the high school track. An avid softball player growing up - she played first base, probably a lot better than ...

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  5. Updated: Fire extinguished in north UrbanaRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    Fire officials are looking into the cause of a blaze that damaged a piece of equipment at a business north of Urbana Wednesday.

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  6. Reception for retiring Urbana parks director on MondayRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    A public reception to recognize Vicki Mayes, retiring executive director of the Urbana Park District, will be from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Anita Purves Nature Center, 1505 N. Broadway Ave., Urbana.

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  7. Opening jittersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    But after leaving her home in Chicago on Tuesday to head to Champaign-Urbana, she felt so nervous she turned around and went home.

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  8. Triple-murder trial opens with graphic displayRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... of the units. In December 2012, Freddell L. "Freddy Moe" Bryant, of Chicago, was convicted in U.S. District Court in Urbana of three counts of using a firearm during a drug-trafficking crime and causing the death of all three victims. He is serving ...

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  9. Ebertfest Reception 2014Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    Chaz Ebert clutches the peony flower on her dress and watches the crowd as she waits to talk at the Ebertfest Reception at the UI president's house in Urbana on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

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  10. More candor please, Senator WarrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    ... for a post. He says the form, which currently resides in the organization's archives at the University of Illinois-Urbana, requires registrants to list education, experience, and ethnicity. Traditionally used by law schools looking to diversify ...

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  11. Another arrest made in Danville shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... rushed to the hospital in Danville. The victim with the chest wound was transferred to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, where he was listed in stable condition. The other two were treated for their injuries and released Friday night. Police were ...

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  12. Boneyard Creek Community Day 2014Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... over 400 volunteers on April 14, 2014. The community-wide clean-up has expanded to include sites around Champaign-Urbana, as well as additional waterways throughout the community. These photographs were taken by volunteer photographers supporting ...

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  13. Ex-member of 1970s radical group says he's losing his University of Illinois teaching jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Canada.com

    This Feb. 5, 2014 photo shows James Kilgore, a faculty member at the University of Illinois, in Urbana, Ill.

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  14. 4-H youth shine in regional equine knowledge contestRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... Aurora Christian High School in Aurora. The teams were vying for entrance to the state competition April 12 and 13 in Urbana. During the event, 4-H youth answered questions about equine anatomy and care, including diseases, genetics, parasites, ...

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  15. Illinois Fighting Illini Basketball: Darius Paul ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Writing Illini

    ... a brief foot chase after he and another male were seen "acting suspiciously" as they walked across a parking lot in Urbana at 3:20 in the morning. At this point it's unfair to speculate on what may, or may not, take place with regards to ...

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  16. Hult-MaskeRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | Bureau County Republican

    Elizabeth Hult of Urbana and Austin Maske of Urbana were united in marriage July 6 at A Hundred Acres Orchard and Market in Princeton.

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  17. Tom Kacich: Madigan camp in contact with AmmonsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The News-Gazette

    After giving thousands of dollars to her opponent in the Democratic primary last month, there's a sign that House Speaker Michael Madigan's team is trying to make nice with Carol Ammons, the party's candidate in the 103rd House District that includes Champaign-Urbana.

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  18. Gladys Pope reflects on education, arts and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Gazette

    ... of Central Illinois' 23rd annual Women of Distinction award celebration. On the eve of the banquet, the 73-year-old Urbana woman talked about facing discrimination, being a foster parent, her obsession with Thin Mints and much more. A: I was born ...

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  19. Ex-radical group member says university ending jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This Feb. 5, 2014 photo shows James Kilgore, a faculty member at the University of Illinois, in Urbana, Ill.

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  20. UPDATED: UI basketball player Paul arrestedRead the original story

    Yesterday | The News-Gazette

    ... due to NCAA rules, told police he had been drinking in his own apartment. He was taken to the satellite jail in east Urbana, where he posted cash bond and was released. Paul was charged Tuesday with resisting a peace officer and unlawful consumption ...

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