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  1. Ebertfest particularsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    Passes to all 12 movies and two shorts are sold out for the 15th annual Roger Ebert's Film Festival, taking place April 17-21 at the Virginia Theatre and the University of Illinois. The Virginia has a waiting list in case a pass holder cannot attend.

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  2. Probation for man who gave bank robbers a liftRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    A Joliet man whose lawyer said he merely gave a ride to a couple friends, initially unaware they had robbed a bank, has been sentenced to a form of probation for his role in the crime. Timothy Foster, 28, pleaded guilty Thursday before Judge Tom Difanis to a single count of concealing a fugitive in connection with the Sept.

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  3. Area history, March 10, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    In 1916, a fire caused about $300 damage to the Park Theatre building, 124 W. Church St., last night. The fire is blamed on a defective electric transformer for the electric signs used by the theater.

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  4. Exhibit at Art Institute explores interwoven histories of Picasso and ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    The new exhibition "Picasso and Chicago" at the Art Institute of Chicago weaves together the famed artist's 80-year career with holdings from the museum and other collections. It also tells the story of Chicago, which, like Picasso, exemplifies the bold and modern, curator Stephanie D'Alessandro said at the media preview.

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  5. Ebertfest particularsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    Passes to all 12 movies and two shorts are sold out for the 15th annual Roger Ebert's Film Festival, taking place April 17-21 at the Virginia Theatre and the University of Illinois. The Virginia has a waiting list in case a pass holder cannot attend.

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  6. After Danville rejection, Vermilion officials look elsewhere for land bank partnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    Vermilion County officials now plan to invite towns in Champaign County to partner in forming a land bank after Danville aldermen rejected the concept, which other states and Chicago suburban cities have successfully used to "flip" dilapidated properties. "I certainly would like to have the city on board as a partner but this will happen one way or the other," said Vermilion County board Chairman Mike Marron, whose 27-member board has already approved forming a land bank.

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  7. Ebertfest particularsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    Passes to all 12 movies and two shorts are sold out for the 15th annual Roger Ebert's Film Festival, taking place April 17-21 at the Virginia Theatre and the University of Illinois. The Virginia has a waiting list in case a pass holder cannot attend.

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  8. Exhibit at Art Institute explores interwoven histories of Picasso and ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    The new exhibition "Picasso and Chicago" at the Art Institute of Chicago weaves together the famed artist's 80-year career with holdings from the museum and other collections. It also tells the story of Chicago, which, like Picasso, exemplifies the bold and modern, curator Stephanie D'Alessandro said at the media preview.

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  9. Cost for team travel: $228,643Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    As much as the Edison Middle School volleyball team likes competing on their home turf, away games can have their advantages. On any given game day, no matter whether the destination is across town or out of town, the team's travel vehicle is a total toss-up.

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  10. Exhibit at Art Institute explores interwoven histories of Picasso and ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    The new exhibition "Picasso and Chicago" at the Art Institute of Chicago weaves together the famed artist's 80-year career with holdings from the museum and other collections. It also tells the story of Chicago, which, like Picasso, exemplifies the bold and modern, curator Stephanie D'Alessandro said at the media preview.

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  11. Champaign native to lead UI's government relations effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    The University of Illinois has selected Lindsay Anderson - a former advisor to state agencies, lawmakers and Illinois' last governor - to serve as its executive director for governmental relations, President Tim Killeen said Thursday. The 37-year-old Anderson is a native of Champaign, a UI graduate and an attorney with Chicago-based McGuireWoods.

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  12. Exhibit at Art Institute explores interwoven histories of Picasso and ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    The new exhibition "Picasso and Chicago" at the Art Institute of Chicago weaves together the famed artist's 80-year career with holdings from the museum and other collections. It also tells the story of Chicago, which, like Picasso, exemplifies the bold and modern, curator Stephanie D'Alessandro said at the media preview.

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  13. Ebertfest particularsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    Passes to all 12 movies and two shorts are sold out for the 15th annual Roger Ebert's Film Festival, taking place April 17-21 at the Virginia Theatre and the University of Illinois. The Virginia has a waiting list in case a pass holder cannot attend.

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  14. Exhibit at Art Institute explores interwoven histories of Picasso and ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    The new exhibition "Picasso and Chicago" at the Art Institute of Chicago weaves together the famed artist's 80-year career with holdings from the museum and other collections. It also tells the story of Chicago, which, like Picasso, exemplifies the bold and modern, curator Stephanie D'Alessandro said at the media preview.

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  15. Women face Class X charges over counterfeit credit cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    Two women from northern Illinois who allegedly tried to use counterfeit credit cards at two Champaign businesses Wednesday have been criminally charged in Champaign County. Fanta Johnson, 35, of Aurora, and Lynette Richardson, 30, of Chicago, were each arraigned Thursday on two counts of burglary and one count of possession of counterfeit credit cards.

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  16. Guilty plea brings 12 years for bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    A man with only one conviction in his past is headed to prison for 12 years for robbing an Urbana bank. Jonathan Wiley, 24, who listed addresses in the 1300 block of Hanover Drive, Champaign and in Chicago, pleaded guilty Thursday before Judge Tom Difanis to aggravated robbery.

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  17. Police ID suspect in Steak 'n Shake shootingRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign police are looking for a man believed to be involved in the shooting at the Steak 'n Shake in north Champaign earlier this week. A Champaign County judge Wednesday issued a warrant charging Robbie Patton, 18, with aggravated discharge of a firearm, a Class 1 felony.

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  18. Protesters march to city buildingRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    A group of about 20 people participated in today's "die-out" outside the Champaign County Courthouse, organized by members of Black Lives Matter Champaign-Urbana. Staff writer Johnathan Hettinger reports that a crowd of 150-200 marched through downtown Champaign to attend tonight's city council meeting, where they were expected to protest the employment of Matt Rush, a Champaign police officer who has been named as a defendant in three separate excessive force lawsuits.

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  19. Steak 'n Shake incident leads to arrestRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    A man who allegedly fled a Champaign restaurant where shots were fired Monday night has been charged with possession of a stolen vehicle. Champaign police reports said Antonio S. Wright, 19, who listed an address in the 4800 block of West Windsor Road, Champaign, was present at the Steak 'n Shake, 2010 N. Prospect Ave., Monday evening when shots were fired in the parking lot although no arrests have been made in connection with the gunfire.

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  20. 'Die-Out' plays out in Urbana; Champaign rally to close streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Police will close some streets to accommodate a pedestrian rally marching from the Champaign police station to the city building for the city council meeting. The march is scheduled to go from the police station on North First Street through the Main Street viaduct, along Main to Neil Street and then south to the City Building.

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