Champaign County Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. IHSA dispute growing in UrbanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Urbana Mayor Laurel Prussing's proclamation Friday that the city won't chip in cash to lure the IHSA basketball tournament back to Champaign County has two city council members questioning her judgment, while the unapologetic mayor fired back that the city simply cannot afford it. "I was just shocked.

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  2. Food delivery man robbed in UrbanaRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... ask and a winter hat. Anyone with information should call Urbana police at 217-384-2320 or Crimestoppers of Champaign County at 217-373-8477.

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  3. Benton honored with Crimestoppers awardRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign County Crimestoppers and area law enforcement on Wednesday announced an award to honor a WCIA-TV anchorman for his work in fighting crime. The Champaign County Sheriff, police chiefs, other officers and with Crimestoppers board members announced creation of "The Dave Benton Crime Fighter Award."

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  4. Cross concedes to FrerichsRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... Tuesday - 14 days after Election Day. Frerichs, a state senator seeking to become the first Democrat from Champaign County elected to any statewide constitutional office, started the day trailing Cross by more than 500 votes. But as dozens of small ...

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  5. Frerichs: 'Great support from downstate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... and making sure we're ready to hit the ground running on day one," he said. As the first Democrat from Champaign County to be elected to a statewide constitutional office, Frerichs said he was pleased to make some history. "We had great support from ...

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  6. Frerichs jumps in frontRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    In a stunning, one-day turnaround, Champaign Democrat Mike Frerichs grabbed the lead in the race for state treasurer from Republican Tom Cross on Tuesday - 14 days after Election Day. Frerichs, a state senator seeking to become the first Democrat from Champaign County elected to any statewide constitutional office, started the day trailing Cross by more than 500 votes.

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  7. Neighbors: Recognizing accomplishments throughout our communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... since then. This year the Junior League distributed $1,500 in grants to four area agencies. Two Greater Champaign County (GCC) AMBUCS members were recognized by the National AMBUCS organization for their work with the local club. Insurance agent ...

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  8. Tom Kacich: Dem leaders ponder successor for Frerichs in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... though, two local Democratic officials - party chairmen Frank Wright in Vermilion County and Al Klein in Champaign County - at least have to think about the possibility of appointing someone to serve the remaining two years of Frerichs' term in the ...

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  9. Champaign man found dead in mobile home park was shot to deathRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Champaign County Coroner is releasing the name of the man police found dead in a Champaign mobile home park Tuesday morning, while confirming how he was killed. Champaign police discovered 27-year-old Damien Henderson dead in a car on Forsythia Drive in the Shadowwood Mobile Home Park a litle after 8 AM, killed by an apparent gunshot to the head.

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  10. Urbana earns honors from national biking organizationRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... I do more miles on a bike than I do in a car." For Jeff Yockey, president of the advocacy organization Champaign County Bikes, the distinction helps to recognize the work that people in Urbana have put in to promote biking through infrastructure, ...

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  11. Coroner identifies man found dead in ChampaignRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... with information on any of the crimes is asked to call Champaign police at 217-351-4545 or Crimestoppers of Champaign County at 217-373-8477.

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  12. Salvation Army short on bell ringersRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    The days are getting colder, but the need for Salvation Army bell ringers this year is greater than normal. The Salvation Army of Champaign County said only 10% of its bell ringer positions have been filled in the area, and there's still plenty of time to give some of your time this holiday season.

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  13. Frerichs takes lead in treasurer raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign Democratic Mike Frerichs this afternoon grabbed the lead over Oswego Republican Tom Cross in the race for state treasurer. In Champaign County, for example, nearly 500 provisional and late absentee ballots were counted this morning and Frerichs netted 162 votes.

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  14. Overwhelming feeling of those who weathered disaster is 'appreciation'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... have been introduced in Springfield to help Gifford recover from the tornado that raked the northeastern Champaign County village a year ago, causing extensive property and economic damage. The bills were drafted and filed earlier this month by ...

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  15. Man, stopped for speeding, arrested for drugsRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    An Urbana man who was pulled over for speeding landed in the Champaign County Jail after police found suspected heroin on him. Jakeem Nelson, 22, who listed an address in the 2000 block of Philo Road, was charged on Monday with manufacture of delivery of a controlled substance.

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  16. No major injuries reported in train vs. truck accident in Champaign CountyRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    No major injuries were reported Monday after a pickup truck collided with an Amtrak train about halfway between Champaign and Thomasboro. Champaign County Sheriff's Lt.

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  17. I-TEAM: Rebuilding Gifford One Year LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | WAND-TV Decatur

    One year since a devastating tornado tore through the middle of Gifford in Champaign County and the town continues to rebuild. Others are in various stages of construction.

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  18. Road crews out in Champaign, UrbanaRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... f seven trucks began working on the streets at 3 p.m. Sunday. Tracy Wingler, maintenance supervisor for the Champaign County Highway Department, said he did not have anybody at work on county roads on Sunday evening.

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  19. One year later: Margie LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... she drove to work six days a week. But Lewis wanted to rebuild on the same spot. Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County and scores of volunteers built Lewis a three-bedroom, two-bath, ranch-style house with a full basement in a few weeks, and she ...

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  20. One year later: Cooper the dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... Fork Forest Preserve in Penfield, so I suspect that stuff from our home ended up all over northeastern Champaign County," Katie said. "I was sitting on a pile going through a small keybox from our kitchen and was pulling out our spare car keys," ...

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