Champaign County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Urbana man faces multiple chargesRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    An Urbana man is being held at the Champaign County Jail following his arrest for allegedly trying to enter a house over the weekend.

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  2. Ex-auditor challenging incumbent in Champaign County District 6 Dem primaryRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    A former Champaign County auditor, dissuaded from running for another term after reports that he seldom showed up for work, is running to get back on the county board in District 6. The incumbent is being criticized for proposing an increase in the county's public-safety sales tax and for being part of what her opponent called a "dysfunctional" ... (more)

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  3. History class: Ex-teacher Barbara WysockiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... history in a variety of ways to benefit the community - be it her three decades of teaching, chairing the Champaign County Board or leading the Champaign County League of Women Voters. On Saturday, she received the Women in American History award ...

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  4. Newcomer, veteran facing off in 103rd House Dem primaryRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... a longer history in the community. She ran for the Urbana school board in 2003, served five years on the Champaign County Board and was elected to the Urbana City Council in April 2013. But her resume also is more controversial, including a degree ...

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  5. Champaign man charged with crack cocaine possessionRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... aggravated driving under the influence and driving under revocation. On Wednesday, Gill was sentenced by Champaign County Judge Brian McPheters to two years in prison for fleeing and eluding stemming from a December 2012 arrest. He was supposed to ...

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  6. Updated: Former Champaign teen killed in car crashRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... his 17th birthday today was killed in a single-vehicle accident west of Champaign Thursday night. Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup said Kenneth M. McNeill II, of Tuscola, formerly of the the 3700 block of Summer Sage Court, Champaign, was ...

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  7. Gifford hoping for share of state tornado relief fundRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... board members Thursday night reviewed a list of $2.6 million in projects and costs facing the northeast Champaign County community in the aftermath of a Nov. 17 tornado. The same outbreak affected several other communities in the state, including ...

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  8. Updated: Champaign teen killed in car crashRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... his 17th birthday today was killed in a single-vehicle accident west of Champaign Thursday night. Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup said Kenneth M. McNeill II, of the 3700 block of Summer Sage Court, was pronounced dead at 8:35 p.m. An autopsy ...

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  9. 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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  10. Group: Number of children in poverty up 43 percent in five yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    The number of kids living in poverty in Champaign County grew by nearly 43 percent in five years, according to a new report released Thursday by the statewide organization Voices for Illinois Children.

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  11. Area history, March 6, 2014Read the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... of a bust of Abraham Lincoln or the purchase of an electrical scoreboard for Illinois Field. In 1964, Champaign County officials have begun preparing real estate tax bills that will give property owners one of the biggest jolts they've experienced ...

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  12. Top of the morning, March 6, 2014Read the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Marge Probasco already has her outfit picked out for this year's Relay for Life of Champaign County: black poodle skirt, polka dot cardigan and, of course, a set of bunny ears.

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  13. DeKalb County Clerk will wait to issue same-sex marriage licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    Jaelyn Paulsen and partner Darla Cook, of DeKalb, are hoping to get legally married by their civil union anniversary date of March 17. The DeKalb resident believed her marriage could happen after Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan issued a letter Tuesday encouraging county clerks across Illinois to start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex ... (more)

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  14. Q&A: Ralph Langenheim, Champaign County Board, District 9Read the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    All of this during a time when the future of health care is so uncertain? The Champaign County Nursing Home is the only one who takes Medicaid patients in any number.

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  15. 258 same-sex marriage licenses issued in Cook CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | ABC7 Chicago

    ... said "before long, it will be a regular occurrence." He added: "That is equality." Because of the ruling, Champaign County has also begun issuing licenses. McLean County is to start March 24, and other counties may follow suit. Among those applying ...

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  16. 258 gay couples get Cook County marriage licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    ... said "before long, it will be a regular occurrence." He added: "That is equality." Because of the ruling, Champaign County has also begun issuing licenses. McLean County is to start March 24, and other counties may follow suit. Among those applying ...

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  17. Urbana man arrested on warrant charging him with sex crimesRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... him with three counts of criminal sexual assault and one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Champaign County sheriff's investigator Jody Ferry said the case came to the attention of his department in mid-February when the alleged victim ...

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  18. AG Madigan gay marriage advice to county clerks expected todayRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... marriage licenses to same-sex couples as soon as late next week - a decision that comes just a day after Champaign County Clerk Gordy Hulten announced he would, under the court ruling, begin issuing such licenses. "I got ahold of our state's ...

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  19. Woman sentenced to probation in theft caseRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Jodi Lane, 40, pleaded guilty Monday before Champaign County Judge Harry Clem to a single count of felony theft, admitting that in November, she stole jewelry from the Champaign home of a woman for whom she cleaned.

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  20. Schools foundation to honor alumsRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... aign-Urbana Kiwanis Club, he helped establish the Key Club at Centennial in 2000. He serves on the board of Champaign County Crimestoppers and has coached basketball at the Champaign Park District, Edison Middle School and Centennial.

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