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Mahomet, Illinois is located in Champaign County. Zip codes in Mahomet, IL include 61853. The median home price in Mahomet is $229,900 which is roughly $98/per square foot. More Mahomet information.

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19 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

UPDATED: Funeral director dies in parachute accident

A Champaign funeral home operator with an appetite for adventure and a larger-than-life personality died Tuesday during a parachute jump in Oklahoma, according to authorities in that state.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The News-Gazette

Quinn moves to block PCB disposal

The Illinois EPA is asking DeWitt County officials for more information in order to block the disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls at a Clinton landfill.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The News-Gazette

Champaign County Fair Rodeo

Phoebe Truax, 7 years old of Mahomet checks out the hires before the start of the rodeo.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The News-Gazette

Area history, July 16, 2014

In 1914: Henry Hickman Harris, for 44 years the president of the First National Bank of Champaign and one of the oldest active businessmen in this section, died last night at his home at Elm and Church streets in Champaign.

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The News-Gazette

You want fries with that?

Editor's note: Leading up to opening day, Tim Mitchell will introduce you to some of the faces of the Champaign County Fair.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

More Opposition to Toxic Chemicals Above Mahomet Aquifer

The Mahomet Aquifer supplies water to more than 800,000 people in Illinois. And now, it's under the threat of severe contamination.

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The News-Gazette

Aquifer meeting stresses public participation

The focus turned to public participation on Saturday as local officials once again gathered to discuss remedies for a chemical landfill in DeWitt County, which they think threatens the natural resource on which it sits.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The News-Gazette

Residents turn to federal EPA for help in Champaign neighborhood

Fed up with the state agency, Champaign residents are now looking to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to address their concerns about toxic waste in their neighborhood.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The News-Gazette

Top of the Morning, July 10, 2014

"Cullers fries: I get them for life," SHELBY SIMMONS said. "All I have to do is show them my bracelet at any fair I'm at."

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The News-Gazette

Urbana looks at whether to regulate short-term room rentals

That's essentially the premise for travelers looking for off-the-beaten path accommodations, and it has Urbana city officials reconsidering how they regulate bed and breakfasts.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Lawmaker Wants Consumer Fireworks Sales In Illinois

But in Illinois fireworks are illegal. If you want to buy fireworks you have to cross the border into another state, make the purchase, and then sneak back into Illinois.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The News-Gazette

Brookhill finances not up to par

But Jack Anderson the taxpayer has bigger concerns after learning the golf course lost $883,110 from 2010 to '13 and spent about 80 percent of the annual budget on subsidizing its losses.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Area high school bands to march in VP parade Friday

Six high school bands from the metro-east will march in the annual Veiled Prophet parade at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Louis.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

The News-Gazette

Nearly five years after her daughter's brutal murder, Toni Cassano still wants answers

Toni Cassano, at her home in Villa Grove Thursday June 26, 2014. Cassano is the mother of Holly Cassano, whose gruesome 2009 murder at Candlewood Estates in Mahomet remains unsolved.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

The News-Gazette

Mahomet rejects bid to build salt storage

Trustees rejected the sole bid for construction of a salt shed at the village's new public works facility on Lake of the Woods Road.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

$12 Million Project Completed In Clinton

Syngenta has completed its $12 million expansion of its corn & soybean research and development facility.

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The News-Gazette

Champaign, McLean, Moultrie counties' populations grow

Only three area counties are estimated to have gained population since the 2010 census, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today.

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