Champaign County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Man gets probation for biting infant sonRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... Janes, 27, who listed an address in the 1000 block of Crestwood Drive, Urbana, pleaded guilty Friday before Champaign County Judge Heidi Ladd to a single count of domestic battery, a misdemeanor. Bennett said in August and September 2013, Janes ...

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  2. Man sentenced to three years for slamming door on officer's footRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Terry Cozad, 49, homeless, pleaded guilty Friday before Champaign County Judge Tom Difanis to aggravated battery, admitting that on April 17, he closed a door on the foot of a Champaign police officer.

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  3. Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Economic Development Funding...Read the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | U.S. Department of Agriculture

    ... will teach community developers how to leverage resources to increase the supply of Tribal housing. The Champaign County Regional Planning Commission, in Urbana, Ill., will receive a $71,375 grant to build the capacity of 23 municipal government ...

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  4. Hall quits forest preserve board after not being reappointedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Robin Hall, the former director of the Urbana Park District and for four years a member of the Champaign County Forest Preserve District board, has resigned his position.

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  5. FBI, Champaign police investigate abduction outside mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... better." Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Champaign Police at 217-351-4545 or Champaign County Crimestoppers at 217-373-8477. Information may also be left anonymously online at 373tips.com or by sending a cellphone text ...

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  6. Thomasboro celebrates 150 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... Olympic hero grew up here. There's an amazing old fire truck and a long-ago string of arsons. The northern Champaign County village is celebrating its sesquicentennial, 150 years of history closely related to the railroad that splits it in half, and ...

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  7. Many choosing to wed in ChampaignRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign County has issued 87 same-sex marriage licenses - 10 times more than eight neighboring counties combined - since it became legal in Illinois to do so, a News-Gazette analysis shows.

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  8. 50 years later, Marvin Lee plays Thomasboro againRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... had his own TV show from 1968-75 on WCIA Channel 3. For a decade, he did a show on Sunday nights at the Champaign County Fair. He plays the guitar, accordion and keyboard and received a Pioneer Award from the Illinois Country Music Association for ...

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  9. Area history, June 11, 2014Read the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... passing another car, pass on the left. In 1964: Associate Judge Frederick S. Green won the backing of the Champaign County Republican Party in the 6th Judicial Circuit over attorney Darius Phebus. Attorney Wallace M. Mulliken is the favorite for one ...

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  10. 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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  11. State organization honors Davis for mentoring programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... with Davis to pilot a TALKS Mentoring program in Chicago earlier this year. The expansion comes as TALKS in Champaign County shifts from a grant-based to a donor-based organization. It is being "weaned" from about $66,000 in funding from the Mental ...

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  12. Tom Kacich: Challenging signatures 'a joke'Read the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... to challenge his signature "a joke." He said he signed the petition at a Lions Club meeting where former Champaign County Board Chair Barbara Wysocki spoke about the effort. "We all signed it there," Gordon said. "I think it's a joke the way ...

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  13. No merger for clerk and recorder officesRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    A proposal to merge the Champaign County recorder's office into the county clerk's office died quickly and quietly Tuesday night.

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  14. I-57 traffic stop leads to drug, weapon chargesRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Two men stopped by police on an interstate highway in Champaign County Saturday because children were not in car seats were criminally charged with having a gun and drugs.

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  15. Urbana man receives prison term for home invasionRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... the mother of his child was sentenced Monday to 12 years in prison for his latest actions involving her. Champaign County Judge Harry Clem sentenced Jermaine K. Wilson, 35, who listed an address in the 2400 block of East Illinois Street, for home ...

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  16. Danville teen gets 15 years in Rantoul shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... And he will have to serve 85 percent, or more than 12 years, under Illinois' truth-in-sentencing law. A Champaign County jury convicted Patton in May of aggravated battery with a firearm, a Class X felony, for shooting Artez Winston, 20, at the ...

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  17. Area history, June 10, 2014Read the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... with construction of Interstate 74 from Champaign to Bloomington, said H.I. Gelvin, president of the Champaign County Forest Preserve District. Since the forest preserve board undertook development of the park in 1948, Gelvin said, it has grown from ...

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  18. Champaign asks public not to use illegal fireworksRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... is illegal to use in the city of Champaign." "Leave the fireworks to certified professionals or go to the Champaign County Freedom Celebration," he said. Details on the fireworks, which begin at 7 p.m. July 4 west of State Farm Center, can be found ...

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  19. Family safety fair set for Saturday in UrbanaRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... 18th annual "Playing It Safe" family safety fair will take place Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Champaign County Fairgrounds. The event is hosted by Carle Foundation Hospital and Safe Kids Champaign County. Admission, parking and all of ...

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  20. Carle and Champaign County host family safety fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Safe Kids Champaign County and Carle Foundation Hospital will host their 18th annual Playing It Safe family safety fair at the Champaign County Fairgrounds on Saturday, June 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission and all activities are free.

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