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  1. Danville woman dies following crashRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup said that Carol J. Miller, 70, of Danville, was pronounced dead at 5:53 a.m. Sunday at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

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  2. Top of the Morning, March 29, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    Mary Susan Britt, associate director of Roger Ebert's Film Festival, works in her office in Gregory Hall in Urbana on Thursday March 26, 2015. Britt was responding to media requests and organizing Ebertfest materials.

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  3. Dr. Donald J. Wuebbles on severe weather in changing climateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WGN-TV Chicago

    Dr. Donald J. Wuebbles, Harry E. Preble professor of atmospheric sciences at the Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, discusses severe weather in a changing climate.

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  4. Area history, March 28, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The News-Gazette

    In 1915: Miss Julia Hickman of Williamsport, Ind., is the champion of the Hoosier state when it comes to aging rapidly. On Saturday, she jumped from 17 years to 18 years when riding the interurban from Danville to Urbana.

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  5. Group's endorsements omit mayor pickRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The News-Gazette

    ... an community the most: job creation, equal access to education, social justice and economic equality in Champaign and Urbana.

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  6. Top of the Morning, March 28, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The News-Gazette

    The University of Illinois Black Chorus under the direction of Ollie Watts Davis performs the closing at the 10th anniversary of the ACE Awards on Tuesday October 14, 2014 at the Canopy Club in Urbana. The University of Illinois Black Chorus prepared for Sunday's performance alongside Foreigner much like the Illini's basketball team ahead of a Big Ten game.

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  7. Tom's Mailbag March 27, 2015Read the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | The News-Gazette

    This week's bag o' mail comes with a legal opinion about a Champaign park board member, a trip to the oldest continuously operating eatery in Champaign County, a batch of applications for a popular job, queries about a corner lot in downtown Urbana, a billboard in north Champaign, a restaurant in downtown Champaign and why no Central High School in south Champaign, plus a hearty welcome to just what the world needs, another Kacich. "The N-G editorial board came down very hard on Jane Solon for not recusing herself from Dodds Park land swap vote.

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  8. New flight planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The News-Gazette

    ... earlier - 9:49 a.m. rather than the current 11:29 a.m. - which should accommodate travelers flying in to Champaign-Urbana for business, Wanzek said. Two other arrivals were pushed up by 15 minutes, but the final two will be later, with the last ...

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  9. Days of service just ahead, looking for volunteersRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | The News-Gazette

    National Volunteer Week is coming up next month, and volunteers will once again be out doing service projects throughout Champaign-Urbana at the two community service days that kick off and end the week: Community and Campus Day of Service on April 11, and Austin's Day on April 18. Hundreds of volunteers are still needed to sign up for the big event of Community and Campus Day of Service, which will be packing 148,000 meals at University of Illinois Memorial Stadium. Volunteers are being asked to sign up for hour-and-a-half shifts running between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., doing the meal packing and such tasks as set-up, labeling, transporting supplies and clean-up.

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  10. Buck-ing The Trend: What The U.S. Dollar Will Buy In 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | 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. Think of the economy like a sale. In the same way that last ...

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  11. Area history, March 26, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The News-Gazette

    ... Pratt, engineer on the Hooterville Cannonball of TV's "Petticoat Junction," recently hosted Mrs. Alyene Prehn of Urbana and her son, Paul Prehn Jr. of Lafayette, Calif., on the set of the TV show. Burnette began his show business career as a radio ...

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  12. Ideas to revamp Bunny's vicinity soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The News-Gazette

    If you have an idea to redevelop the North Crane Alley area of downtown Urbana, the city wants to hear from you. Wednesday afternoon, the city's Office of Community Development Services, in conjunction with property owner Robert Venable, issued a request for proposals to redevelop a 1.4-acre area that includes the current Bunny's Tavern, the former Jolly Roger Restaurant and three parking lots.

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  13. Workshops for the educational program "An Artifact Speaks" presented...Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... Initiative Grant. The grant funds a partnership between Extension and the Spurlock Museum, a world cultures museum in Urbana that is a department of the U of I's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The grant's primary investigator is Kim Sheahan, ...

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  14. Truck wreck closes part of Interstate 74 near UrbanaRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Illinois Department of Transportation says Interstate 74 near Urbana has been reopened after inspections found the damage to an overpass caused by a semitrailer was cosmetic. Illinois State Police say the truck carrying an oversized load ran into the overpass at Champaign County Road just after noon Wednesday.

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  15. Updated: Illini need a new P.A. announcerRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The News-Gazette

    ... on the Challenger level. He is starting to earn more assignments, which will potentially take him away from Champaign-Urbana more often. Maybe he is the next Bud Collins. "That would be the idea, to be one of those guys that is on the Tennis ...

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  16. Updated: I-74 overpass structurally safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The News-Gazette

    ... only one lane, there is "considerable backup on I-74 Westbound for traffic heading to and traveling through Champaign/Urbana," state police report. The lane reduction is expected to last at least until 4:15 p.m. Take U.S. 150 west into Urbana and ...

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  17. Interstate 74 near Urbana open after truck wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Daily Herald

    Illinois State Police say they've closed part of Interstate 74 near Urbana after a semitrailer crashed into an overpass. State Police say concrete fell on several vehicles after the truck crashed Wednesday.

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  18. New technique paints tissue samples with lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Science, Industry and Business

    ... cal practice," Bhargava said. The National Institutes of Health supported this work. The Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Illinois, and the University of Illinois Cancer Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago were partners in this work.

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  19. Champaign mayor candidate Q&A: Karen FosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The News-Gazette

    ... finance: $8,968 on hand on Dec. 31, 2014. Largest contribution is $5,000 loan from her father, David Anderson, of Urbana. Has raised $9,032 since Jan. 1, 2014. My highest priority is to continue the improvements to our stormwater and flooding issues ...

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  20. Greater-than-additive Management Effects Key In Reducing Corn Yield GapsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Scientific Blogging

    ... during the 2009 and 2010 growing seasons at two sites: the Crop Sciences Research and Education Center in Champaign-Urbana (CU), and the Dixon Springs Research Center in southern Illinois (DS). In addition to determining simple yield effects, the ...

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