Champaign County Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Habitat for Humanity to repair storm damaged homesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... Humanity will make the home ownership dream a reality for three Gifford families. Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County starts a two-week blitz build on Monday. Volunteers will build three new homes; Habitat will also manage storm damage repairs ...

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  2. Area history, May 29, 2014Read the original story

    May 29, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... its new home later this year. In 1964: Gerald Weiss, a University of Illinois student and chairman of the Champaign County NAACP housing committee, has signed a complaint charging Champaign Mayor Emerson Dexter with battery. "When I looked back, the ...

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  3. First half of property taxes due MondayRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    The first installment of Champaign County property tax payments is due next Monday, according to a reminder from County Treasure Dan Welch.

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  4. Police, coroner investigating death of infant girl in RantoulRead the original story

    May 25, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... athing. The child, 11-week-old Tinsley R. Kohr, was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:11 a.m., according to Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup.

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  5. Two fundraising events set for Relay for LifeRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Champaign County has two fundraisers coming up: one Saturday and the other next Sunday.

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  6. Summer '14: Parks aplentyRead the original story

    May 25, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... on a spider web, weaving around boulders and climbing over a 40-foot fallen tree. Lisa Sprinkle with the Champaign County Forest Preserve District says Homer Lake is a place where kids can truly get into nature. But bring towels, because your kids ...

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  7. Tom Kacich: Same-sex couples flocking to UrbanaRead the original story

    May 25, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    But Champaign County Clerk Gordy Hulten's decision to issue same-sex couples marriage licenses in February - instead of waiting until June 1 when a new state law goes into effect - has created a small same-sex marriage industry in Urbana.

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  8. Crimestoppers hosts shredding eventRead the original story

    May 24, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign County Crimestoppers is hosting a shredding event on May 31, in the parking lot immediately west of the State Farm Center in Champaign.

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  9. State wants Mahomet trail to conform to accessibility guidelinesRead the original story

    May 24, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... gave trustees some background on the project. It's meant ultimately to connect the properties of the Champaign County Forest Preserve District and provide river-centric recreation opportunities in the county. Plans for the Greenway have been drawn ...

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  10. Man on probation in drug case charged in new drug caseRead the original story

    May 23, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance in connection with his arrest Thursday. Champaign County sheriff's Lt. Curt Apperson said Powell was arrested in north Urbana for allegedly having heroin for sale. Apperson said sheriff's ...

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  11. Man arrested for molestationRead the original story

    May 23, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... address in the 1900 block of Nancy Court, was arrested Friday afternoon and is awaiting arraignment at the Champaign County Jail. The girl reported being approached by a man in a green car around the area of Washington Street and Miller Avenue on ...

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  12. Loan to beef up security at complexRead the original story

    May 23, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Security improvements at the Hamilton on the Park housing complex will cost the Housing Authority of Champaign County - at least temporarily - after board members on Thursday agreed to loan the owners up to $200,000.

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  13. United Way commits funds to 53 programsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    More than 50 programs run by dozens of local nonprofit agencies have received a two-year funding commitment from the United Way of Champaign County.

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  14. New housing appointees share mayor's visionRead the original story

    May 23, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... of course for redevelopment. Like many other housing authorities in the state, the Housing Authority of Champaign County has demolished older-style public housing and developed new mixed-income apartment complexes, like Oakwood Trace and Douglass ...

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  15. Mayor's goal: Drop property tax rateRead the original story

    May 23, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... one year, Urbana's total taxable property value dropped from $569 million to $520 million, according to the Champaign County Clerk's office. Despite the drop-off in assessed value, some government agencies decided they could not afford to collect ...

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  16. Same-sex marriage measure heats up meetingRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    A proclamation recognizing the start of same-sex marriage in Illinois in June created controversy at an otherwise routine Champaign County Board meeting Thursday.

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  17. Gazette stories about abandoned newbornRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... abandoned at a cemetery east of Urbana: MAYVIEW - Acting on an anonymous tip, a cable-repair supervisor and Champaign County sheriff's deputies found a baby girl wrapped in a bloody blanket at Mount Olive Cemetery west of Mayview on Saturday ...

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  18. Fire damages vacant farm houseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign County sheriff's Sgt. Dave Coffey said a neighbor reported at 9:13 a.m. that the house at 2268 County Road 1300 E was on fire.

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  19. Assistant attorney appointed as city deputy managerRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... e replaces former Deputy City Manager Craig Rost, who left in April to become the executive director of the Champaign County Economic Development Corp.

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  20. Top of the Morning, May 22, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    On May 10, Greg Lambeth and Evan Glynn made Champaign County history by recording 147 species of birds.

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