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Ellie Kofoed, 10, sings "Concrete Angel" during the Junior Talent Show at the champaign County Fair in Urbana on Monday, July 21, 2014.
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Nayeli Benitez, left, and Faith Smith, both 12 from Urbana, enjoy their ride on the Cliff Hanger at the opening day of the 2014 Champaign County Fair in Urbana on Friday, July 18, 2014.
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Last month, we gave you the safest hospitals in Illinois as ranked by Consumer Reports.
People who live in an Urbana mobile home park were told in April they had to leave their lots within a year.
Sarah A. Heffelfinger-Taylor, 29, of Potomac was pronounced dead at 4:05 p.m. Wednesday at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, according to Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup.
Urbana Republican Kristin Williamson reports having more than $47,000 in her campaign fund - some $15,500 more than her Democratic opponent, Urbana City Council member Carol Ammons.
An Urbana man who yelled in a courthouse hallway after his father was sentenced to prison has been released from the Champaign County Jail.
A sheriff's lieutenant, an Urbana mom, a principal, a school board member and an alderman walked down the street together Tuesday afternoon.
Although it doesn't mean officials necessarily will go ahead with the plan, the city would use nearly $15,000 in federal grant money to buy Tasers under a resolution for which city council members could cast their formal approval next week.
Whether you like it boiled, grilled or ripped right from the stalk and eaten fresh, now is the time to start loading up on local sweet corn from area roadside stands and farmers markets.
City officials have made $50,000 available to nine families in the Barnes Mobile Home Park who will be forced out after the city bought the land last year.
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Updated: Mon Jul 21, 2014 08:53 pm
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