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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 $109,900 which is roughly $82/per square foot. More Urbana information.

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6 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

New economic development chief sets sights on budget balancing [The...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 10--CHAMPAIGN _ The new executive director of the Champaign County Economic Development Corp. said he is determined that the group has a break-even budget for the fiscal year that began July 1. On Wednesday, the group's board of directors approved a core budget of $468,000 that calls for a steep increase in ... (more)

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10 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Judge sentences stalker to nine years

A Champaign County judge Wednesday called an Urbana man, convicted of stalking his ex-girlfriend for months, "bright but diabolical."

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13 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Thomasboro board considers yard waste site

The site on North Thomas Street where residents have been dumping their yard waste was the most-discussed topic of the village board's monthly meeting.

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18 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Police: 'We're all working together'

Urbana Police Chief Patrick Connolly said the department is working "literally daily" with Champaign on addressing gun violence in the two cities, especially as the bullets tend to fly more as the weather heats up.

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21 hrs ago | Milling Journal

University of Illinois Research Finds Climate Change Provides Good...

Urbana, IL-With over 100 diseases that can attack soybean crops, why would charcoal rot rise to the top of the most wanted list? University of Illinois scientists cite the earth's changing climate as one reason that more research is needed on the fungus that causes charcoal rot.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The News-Gazette

Teen faces federal gun charge

An Urbana teen on parole for aggravated robbery, who police say had a loaded, sawed-off rifle, faces up to 10 years in federal prison.

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Malter forges ahead as vision trumps low sight

Meirav Malter's life is, like that of most teens, a journey of constant transitions; learning, coping, communicating, adjusting, and jumping into daily adventures without quite knowing how they'll end.

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The News-Gazette

Victim statements describe tragic aftermath of crash

Pedestrians cross Lincoln Avenue in Urbana near the area where two women were hit by a truck on Wednesday Oct. 9, 2013.

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The News-Gazette

Fireworks in courtroom after judge sentences Willie Craft

Chaos erupted in a Champaign County courtroom this afternoon just moments after a judge sentenced an Urbana man to prison for killing a University of Illinois student in a traffic crash on campus last fall.

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The News-Gazette

Guns, drugs found in court-ordered search

Urbana police Sgt. Dan Morgan said his department's street crimes unit had obtained a search warrant for an apartment in the 1000 block of Kerr Avenue, where Kenon Finley, 22, was believed to be living.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The News-Gazette

12-year-old charged in campus fires

A 12-year-old Champaign boy was charged in a juvenile petition in Champaign County Circuit Court Monday after admitting he set three fires on or near the University of Illinois campus Thursday.

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The News-Gazette

Police seek shooters in Urbana

Urbana police were combing neighborhoods in the southeast portion of the city Tuesday afternoon after several people reported hearing shots fired.

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Miami New Times

Life Itself Celebrates Roger Ebert and His Capacity for Joy

To call Roger Ebert one of the great populist film critics is to damn him with faint praise.

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The News-Gazette

County's jail planning delayed a week

A meeting of the county board's facilities committee, which had been scheduled for tonight, has been pushed back a week because of the lack of a quorum of committee members.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The News-Gazette

Tom Kacich: Government transparency? Not everywhere

Three years ago, Illinois lawmakers tried to instill more transparency in local government, requiring many bodies to annually post on their websites compensation packages for employees that exceeded $75,000.

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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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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The News-Gazette

Tom's Mailbag July 4, 2014

"The Second Day of July 1776, will be the most memorable Epocha, in the History of America.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Wave

'Life Itself' reopens the balcony

Roger Ebert, who started writing movie criticism for the Chicago Sun-Times in 1967, once believed that he would morph from a movie critic into a city columnist and then a novelist.

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Ruidoso News

Clinical Counseling: 'Did I Say That!?'

During my preaching days I made my fair share of verbal gaffes. I once introduced a missionary speaker from the Philippines as being from the "Philistines."

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To cast a ballot on Election Day, Illinois voters usually have to be registered three days before, but this November, they can do it the day of.

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