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  1. FireKing President and CEO Receives Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of IllinoisRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... leading designers, manufacturers, and software providers of cash management solutions, has been recognized by the -Champaign. He is an avid supporter and donor to the College of Business including service on the Dean's Business Council since 1995. ...

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  2. Area history, Feb. 20, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    In 1917, although the polls weren't yet closed the Champaign Daily News reported that the commission form of government was approved by Champaign voters. "As the News goes to press the detailed figures are not in," it reported, "but enough have been reported to make the results certain."

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  3. Youngsters prep for 'Lion King Jr.' performanceRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    Champaign Park District Youth Theatre Director Patty Zosky Dudley could have gone with makeup for the 60 cast members in the coming-of-age musical "Disney's Lion King Jr." Instead, she went through the time-consuming process of having more than 100 masks made for the popular musical, which opens Thursday evening at the Virginia Theatre. "I was patterning it after the beauty of the Broadway show," she said.

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  4. Do girls see themselves as less smart than boys? Study says yesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deseret News

    ... on activities boys and girls are interested in," said lead author Lin Bian, from the University of Illinois at Champaign, who co-authored the study with researchers from New York University and Princeton. Published in the journal Science , the study ...

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  5. Assault reports prompt UI police to issue letterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Gazette

    Police at the University of Illinois campus in Urbana-Champaign have issued a letter about sexual assaults after three were reported in recent weeks. The News-Gazette reports that university police posted the letter Friday on the department's blog.

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  6. Spring Cleaning With Help From Builders ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... company of a tow truck operator who was hit on February 9 says they are now looking for a different kind of car. CHAMPAIGN -- A banner weekend for central Illinois wrestling wrapped up Saturday night with eleven wrestlers in the WAND coverage area ...

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  7. Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce Attributes Stores Closing to Increase in E-CommerceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... company of a tow truck operator who was hit on February 9 says they are now looking for a different kind of car. CHAMPAIGN -- A banner weekend for central Illinois wrestling wrapped up Saturday night with eleven wrestlers in the WAND coverage area ...

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  8. The Big 10: On Ebert's typewriters, 50 years of Chief Illiniweks, fish at The DeLuxe and moreRead the original story

    Sunday | The News-Gazette

    ... having people around to commiserate about Illini basketball and football. No one's interested here." Hello from Champaign, Illinois, where Lou-Do's Flyin' Illini will do battle with The General's Hoosiers from Indiana. Harry Combes' 1940s dynasty ...

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  9. Free smoke detectors serve as tribute to fire victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The News-Gazette

    As friends of Laura Wills prepared to pay their last respects Saturday evening to the woman who perished in a fire at her home, Champaign firefighters chose to honor her their way. They handed out smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to approximately 30 of her neighbors Saturday morning.

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  10. The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Feb. 19, 2017Read the original story

    Sunday | The News-Gazette

    ... having people around to commiserate about Illini basketball and football. No one's interested here." Hello from Champaign, Illinois, where Lou-Do's Flyin' Illini will do battle with The General's Hoosiers from Indiana. Harry Combes' 1940s dynasty ...

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  11. U of I sexual assaults prompt letterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WYMG-FM Springfield

    Police at the University of Illinois campus in Urbana-Champaign have issued a letter about sexual assaults after three were reported in recent weeks. University police posted the letter Friday on the department's blog.

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  12. Area history, Feb. 19, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The News-Gazette

    In 1917, more and more voters in Champaign were announcing their support for the commission form of government. The Loyal Women's Class of the University Place Church expressed its preference for the commission form, which was to be on the Feb. 20 ballot in the city.

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  13. Scientists develop humanlike biological robotsRead the original story

    Sunday | Nerve News

    ... age and the ability to heal if there's an injury, Taher Saif, a professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, said in a statement. Now that we have got them working, we are beginning to look back and try to understand how the cells ...

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  14. Glenbard North's Gomez completes the 3-peatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Herald

    ... Glenbard North wrestling. He is always offensive. He tries to score in every position." Gomez, whose only loss in Champaign the last four years came as a freshman in the semifinals, is the third three-time state champion in program history. Tony ...

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  15. University of Illinois police issue letter about sexual assaultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Northwest Herald

    Police at the University of Illinois campus in Urbana-Champaign have issued a letter about sexual assaults after three were reported in recent weeks. The News-Gazette reported that university police posted the letter Friday on the department's blog.

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  16. Elizabeth PopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Weirton Daily Times

    Pope, 85, of Savoy, IL, formerly of Toronto, OH, passed away Feb. 15, 2017 in the Champaign Urbana Nursing & Rehab Center in Savoy.

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  17. Fire on the 400 block of Grove Street in Champaign leaves homes unlivableRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... of a wind driving a fire, it can actually make it go in different directions and move faster," says Randy Smith, Champaign Deputy Fire Marshal. The occupants of both homes were outside when the fire department arrived. Fire crews had the fire out by ...

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  18. Inside the newsroom: When we learn to see, all things are possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Deseret News

    ... so many factors and we're failing to figure this out," lead study author Lin Bian of the University of Illinois at Champaign told Lois. Each reporter brings his or her own experience to the table when they begin covering a beat. In the worst of ...

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  19. 'I heard a boom'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The News-Gazette

    A woman who apparently set fire to a mattress in her backyard Saturday morning sparked a blaze that displaced her from her home and heavily damaged her neighbor's house. Champaign firefighters were summoned to Michelle Thomas' home at 403 E. Grove St., just east of the intersection of Fourth and Grove streets at 9:35 a.m. They found the detached garage at Thomas' house and the garage next door to it to the east ablaze.

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  20. Champaign businessman charged with fraud in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The News-Gazette

    In 1993, the city of Champaign gave a $350,000 loan to businessman Jack Hayes so he could buy and repair the parking garage at Church and Randolph streets. "You can nail my carcass to the side of that deck if this doesn't work," Hayes told the city at the time.

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