Champaign County Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. More tree planting coming to GiffordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    An official in the Village of Gifford said the next step in the village's rebuilding efforts will happen in the next few months. Gifford Board Trustee Dustin Ehler made the comments in reference to the continuation of the Champaign County Farm Bureau's "Let's Get Growing" tree drive.

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  2. Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 4 things to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... City, Paxton, Mahomet and Rossville. Ditto for most area restaurants and retailers. Will Kyles, of the Champaign County Black Chamber of Commerce, said it'd send a powerful message if today was a paid day off everywhere, but thinks King would be ...

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  3. Tom Kacich: Bambenek puts Petry in sightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... the Downstate GOP organization ($30,300), followed by the House Republican Organization ($26,021) and the Champaign County Republican Party ($22,100). Of the three new area state legislators sworn in last week, state Rep. Tom Bennett, R-Gibson City, ...

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  4. 4 things to know on Martin Luther King Jr. DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... City, Paxton, Mahomet and Rossville. Ditto for most area restaurants and retailers. Will Kyles, of the Champaign County Black Chamber of Commerce, said it'd send a powerful message if today was a paid day off everywhere, but thinks King would be ...

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  5. Illinois World Labor Hour: Cathy Mannen & Kevin Farrell - 1/17/15, Segment 1Read the original story

    Jan 18, 2015 | A-Infos Radio Project

    President of the Champaign Federation of Teachers and Kevin Farrell - Rank and file member of the Champaign Federation of Teachers / Delegate to the AFL-CIO of Champaign County.

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  6. Woman who took drugs to jail indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | Peak Of Ohio

    ... and illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia related to an incident on July 31st of last year. A Champaign County Municipal Court statement filed by the Mechanicsburg Police Department stated officers were sent to the jail in reference to ...

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  7. King speaker: Work for change in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... change in the world. "I can take the shoes I've got. You can take the shoes you've got," he urged Friday at Champaign County's 14th annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. The keynote speaker at the celebration held at the Hilton Garden Inn, ...

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  8. Pondenis new Broadlands mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... what their village is doing." Pondenis said he hopes to work with the board of trustees to make the small Champaign County village an even more attractive and enjoyable place to live. "The town is quiet and safe," he said. "In good weather, numerous ...

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  9. Concealed carry, one year laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... for its population of 5.2 million-plus. In December alone, its total grew by 1,301, just 29 permits shy of Champaign County's total for all of 2014. - Of the 175 Illinoisans to have their licenses revoked less than a year after getting them were two ...

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  10. County holiday campaign about $25,000 shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    The red kettles are gone until next year, but the Salvation Army of Champaign County still needs help boosting a sagging holiday fundraising campaign. The organization launched its annual red kettle campaign this past November with a goal of raising $418,000.

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  11. UPDATED: Man dies in Urbana house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Urbana Fire Marshal Phil Edwards said Dale Glissendorf was found in a room on the second floor of a home at 1106 Mitchem Drive not long after firefighters were called there at 2:36 a.m. Because the stairway to the second floor was burned out and because of the amount of items in the house, firefighters had to take Mr. Glissendorf out a second-story window and down a ladder. According to Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup, Mr. Glissendorf was pronounced dead at 3:31 a.m. at Carle Foundation Hospital.

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  12. Work on family shelter in Champaign progressingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Officials at the United Way of Champaign County aren't committing to an opening date of the agency's family shelter., but they said significant progress on the project is being made. The United Way's Director of Community Impact Beverly Baker said officials with the Housing Authority of Champaign County are getting started with maintenance work on the property in the 300 block of East Park Street in Champaign.

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  13. Champaign County concealed carry permits top 1,300 in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... guns to be carried in public a year ago. That includes 1,330 people who were approved for permits in Champaign County, while 20 were denied and two were revoked. Boch said those figures are a good start. Boch added that he would like to see the $153 ...

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  14. UHS athletic director pleads guilty to batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    The Urbana High School athletic director has been sentenced to a year of conditional discharge after pleading guilty to misdemeanor domestic battery. Gregory Hall, 41, who listed an address in the 2800 block of Heritage Drive, Champaign, admitted to Champaign County Judge Richard Klaus Friday that he pushed his girlfriend and pulled her clothing, causing it to rip.

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  15. Man dies in fireRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... Mitchem at 2:36 AM. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire in 20 minutes. The victim, identified by Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup as Dale Glissendorf, was removed from the 2nd floor through the window because the stairway was burned ...

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  16. Gifford housing proposal draws oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... north of U.S. 136. The proposal came to the board at last month's meeting by the Housing Authority of Champaign County and local developers Justin Fullenkamp and Gary Duden. The concerns of the residents ranged from not wanting multifamily ...

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  17. Plea in weapon-drug case brings probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    A Champaign man arrested Monday with a gun and drugs in his car pleaded guilty Thursday to having a firearm without a firearm owner's identification card and to possessing a small amount of cocaine intended for sale. Avery Falconer, 25, who listed an address in the 700 block of South Duncan Road, was sentenced to two years of probation, ordered to pay fines and costs of more than $2,150 and forfeit the gun to the Champaign County sheriff's office.

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  18. Frerichs tips hat to Gifford during inaugural speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Mike Frerichs, sworn in Monday as Illinois' 74th state treasurer, referred to his roots in Champaign County in his inaugural speech Monday afternoon. Frerichs is the first statewide constitutional officeholder from Champaign County in more than 50 years and the first Democrat from the county to hold any constitutional office in the state's 196-year history.

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  19. Updated: Bennett chosen for 52nd seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Scott Bennett, left, hands his son Sam back to his wife Stacy as he is introduced at his swearing-in ceremony to be the new State Senator of the 52nd District at the Champaign County Courthouse on Monday Jan. 12, 2015. NEW 1:20 p.m. Monday: The area's newest state senator said there's a lot of work to be done, and he'll be getting down to it very soon.

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  20. Bennett chosen for 52nd seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Scott Bennett of Champaign will replace Mike Frerichs as the state senator for the 52nd District that includes most of the population of Champaign and Vermilion counties, officials said today. Bennett, 37, an assistant Champaign County state's attorney, is expected to be formally selected this morning and later sworn at the Champaign County Courthouse.

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