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Urbana, Illinois is located in Champaign County. Zip codes in Urbana, IL include 61801, 61803, and 61802. The median home price in Urbana is $110,000 which is roughly $83/per square foot. More Urbana information.

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Local news for Urbana, IL continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

24 min ago | The News-Gazette

Man charged in home invasion

A Champaign man accused of taking part in a violent home invasion last fall has been arraigned on Class X felony charges.

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1 hr ago | The News-Gazette

Arrest may resolve several burglaries of credit, debit cards

Area police believe the arrest of an Urbana woman Tuesday may help them close several residential burglary cases that have cost victims credit and debit cards and a whole lot of hassle.

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5 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Urbana school district mulling taking part in enterprise zone to spur tax growth

The Urbana school district is considering participating for the first time in the city's enterprise zone program as a way to provide additional incentives for new development.

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6 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

On campus: More students, fewer cars

As a newcomer to Champaign, Mark Goldich of Chicago brought his car to the University of Illinois so he could take off whenever he felt like it.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The News-Gazette

Area history, Aug. 26, 2014

In 1914: Champaign police Officer Mitchell arrested three bicycle riders yesterday for riding on the sidewalks.

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The News-Gazette

Plea to gun charge brings 14-year prison term

An Urbana man with a history of violent crimes has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for having a loaded gun in Urbana almost two years ago.

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The News-Gazette

Cause of Urbana apartment fire to be undetermined

The cause of a fire that damaged an Urbana apartment last week will remain undetermined.

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The News-Gazette

Man sentenced to three years on gun charge

A convicted felon who admitted he possessed a loaded gun last winter has been sentenced to three years in prison.

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The News-Gazette

Property taxes due on Tuesday

Next Tuesday, Sept. 2, is the deadline to make the second installment of property tax payments in Champaign County, according to County Treasurer Dan Welch.

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The News-Gazette

Critics target chancellor

Critics of the university's decision to not hire Professor Steven Salaita have ramped up their efforts in recent days, seeking support for a no-confidence vote in the chancellor, soliciting donations for Salaita and adding names to the growing academic boycott.

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The News-Gazette

Top of the Morning, Aug. 26, 2014

On Friday, a crowd of about 100 joined her at Philo Tavern. On Saturday, another 100 celebrated with her at Clark-Lindsey Village in Urbana.

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Illinois 4-H Foundation Awards $7,000 In Scholarships

ILLINOIS 4-H FOUNDATION AWARDS $7,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS Aug. 26, 2014 Source: Univ of Illinois news release Urbana, Ill.

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The Drinks Business

Through a glass, darkly: Branded glassware

Branded pint glasses are now ubiquitous in pubs and bars across the country. Brands have spent millions ensuring consumers drink from the correct glass whether that's a simple branded glass or the increasing popular chalice.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The News-Gazette

Owner of once-popular hotel vows to finish an expensive job

He spent a lot of time sitting on the steps of his father's Shell station at Green and Broadway.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

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Area history, Aug. 24, 2014

In 1914: The Champaign County Fair will open tomorrow with more entries than ever before.

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Norwalk Citizen News

EXCHANGE: Urbana woman talks of husband, nursing

Betty McClurg still has that wallet, pierced through and through by a piece of shrapnel.

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The News-Gazette

13 businesses fail health inspections

Perkins Restaurant at 1214 W. University Avenue in Urbana failed its July 28 health inspection and was required to post a yellow placard until it passed a re-inspection two days later.

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The News-Gazette

UI again near top of Big Ten in costs to students

Incoming freshmen go down the line as they check in to Taft -Van Doren Halls during University of Illinois Campus Move-In Day on Thursday, August 21, 2014.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The News-Gazette

Tom's Mailbag Aug. 23, 2014

Champaign-Urbana community leader Kristin Williamson announces her candidacy for State Representative in the 103rd District at the Atkins Building in the University of Illinois Research Park in Champaign Tuesday September 24, 2013.

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Chronicle Live

Inspirational North East Clown Doctors face funding shortages

Like Patch Adams, the doctor famously portrayed by Robin Williams, the North East Clown Doctors cheer up the wards of hospitals across the region.

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