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In C-U, 'What's your sign?' is a political question
A day before the Illinois primary election, you can't drive down a main road in Champaign-Urbana without seeing at least a few political signs.
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Sun Mar 16, 2014
UI police investigate armed robbery
According to a police report, a man was walking on the south side of the Transportation Building at 104 S. Mathews Avenue, Urbana, at about 12:45 p.m. when another man approached him and asked to use his cellphone.
Jim Dey: Racing against the legislative clock
As he struggles with budget woes in the city's fire department, Danville Mayor Scott Eisenhauer fears he's racing against the clock - the legislative clock in Springfield where members of the House and Senate are considering bills Eisenhauer fears would tie his hands.
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For three hours every Monday and Wednesday, Virginia finds a ride to Urbana where she helps out at a hospital and library.
Sat Mar 15, 2014
County, Urbana drug detectives seize large amount of cocaine in Friday arrest
A Champaign man who allegedly had about three ounces of cocaine intended for sale on him and in a hotel room where he was staying was arrested Friday night.
Man arrested in campus mugging
A Champaign man was arrested for allegedly robbing a man of his phone as he walked on an Urbana street early Saturday.
C-U townships: Health care overhaul freeing up budget room
Champaign-Urbana's township supervisors say the Affordable Care Act is going to free up a significant portion of their budgets - which ultimately means more services will be available to the poorest people in the two cities.
UI student proposes statue of female engineer on campus
Sakshi Srivastava, a University of Illinois junior studying electrical and computer engineering, is shown outside what will be the new Electrical and Computer Engineering Building on Friday on the UI campus in Urbana -- one potential location for her proposed statue depicting a female engineer.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Alma Mater sculpture may return to campus in April
In this July 10, 2012 file photo, the iconic University of Illinois statue Alma Mater, created in 1929 by artist Lorado Taft, is seen on campus in Urbana, Ill.
Engineering Open House 2014
Students from all over Illinois descend on the Engineering Quad and elsewhere on campus during the first day of Engineering Open house in Urbana on Friday, March 14, 2014.
Ex-Douglas principal admits hitting wife, gets conditional discharge
Brian L. Hatfield, 42, of St. Joseph pleaded guilty Friday before Champaign County Judge Richard Klaus to misdemeanor domestic battery in connection with an incident that happened in the early morning hours of Jan. 18 in Urbana.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Cocaine possession yields prison sentence
An Urbana man who had cocaine intended for sale in that city last fall has been sentenced to three years in prison.
Minnesota man arraigned on sex assault charge
A Minnesota man is due back in court next month to face charges that he sexually assaulted a Tolono woman two years ago.
Urbana man who didn't report for prison arrested
An Urbana man arrested late Tuesday night for tussling with police has been ordered to begin serving a prison sentence imposed on him a year ago by a Champaign County judge.
Two candidates facing off again in District 11
Lorraine Cowart is seeking to extend her 30-year run on the Champaign County Board while Brent West is trying for the second time to get on the board.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Strip-till improves soybean yield
Crop yield can be improved by ensuring adequate nutrient availability. But how should you place the fertilizer and what cropping system gives the best yields? Research conducted by University of Illinois assistant professor of crop sciences Fabian Fernandez, professor of crop sciences Emerson Nafziger, and graduate student Bhupinder Farmaha looked ... (more)
Woman in drug-selling group sentenced to probation
A 20-year-old Westmont woman who joined a group of suburban Chicago men intent on selling a veritable smorgasbord of club drugs in Urbana a year ago was sentenced Wednesday to four years of probation.
County board District 9 candidates differ mostly on endorsements
Politically, there's not much difference between veteran Champaign County Board member Ralph Langenheim of Urbana and his challenger, Shana Jo Harrison of Savoy.
Franchise Players: A Pet Care Franchisee Changed Her Life at 21
Franchise Players is Entrepreneur's Q&A interview column that puts the spotlight on franchisees.
Tom Kacich: Harold's campaign faced many obstacles
The Urbana attorney announced in June that she would challenge freshman Rep. Rodney Davis, D-Taylorville, in the 13th Congressional District Republican primary set for Tuesday, saying she believed she would "be the best candidate to represent this district."