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  1. Police checking on connection among robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    In the wake of charges filed against two Urbana men for the holdup of an Urbana gas station early Tuesday, area police are looking to see if there's a connection with other recent business armed robberies. Champaign police Lt.

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  2. In Focus BlogIs a Third Mumps Vaccine Useful in Outbreaks?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The American Journal of Managed Care

    ... college, ever recommended? A CDC review of an outbreak of mumps last year at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign offered insight into a little-known reality: sometimes immunity wanes, leaving those in close quarters at risk. On May 1, 2016, ...

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  3. UPDATED: Man charged, bond set at $5 million over shots fired at deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    An Urbana man charged with shooting at Champaign County sheriff's deputies early Tuesday morning remains jailed in lieu of $5 million bond. A tip to Crime Stoppers played a role in the arrest of Kelvin Hartfield, according to Chief Deputy Allen Jones of the Champaign County Sheriff's Office.

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  4. Intuition led to arrest, convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    A 27-year-old wife and mother who tipped authorities to the existence of a child molester in her church has been recognized by the Champaign County Crime Stoppers organization for her courage. On Thursday, Moore received the second annual Dave Benton Crime Fighter of the Year Award, given by Crime Stoppers in honor of their late board member and WCIA-TV anchor, who died of cancer in May 2015.

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  5. Dear Abby: Sweet man sours marriage by calling his wife fatRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... but he just shrugs his shoulders. He sees nothing wrong with calling me fat. What do you think? -- BIG GIRL IN CHAMPAIGN, ILL. DEAR BIG GIRL: If you call yourself fat, then it's possible your husband didn't think his doing so would hurt your ...

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  6. Profiles in Teaching: William Woods veterinarian treats horses, teaches students commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Tribune

    ... from the Chicago area," he said, adding he attended Loyola University-Chicago and then the University of Illinois-Champaign. After school, he and his wife moved 2,400 miles to western Washington state where he practiced at a veterinarian firm for ...

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  7. Sweet man sours marriage by calling his wife fatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Brunswick News

    ... but he just shrugs his shoulders. He sees nothing wrong with calling me fat. What do you think? - Big Girl in Champaign, Ill. Dear Big Girl: If you call yourself fat, then it's possible your husband didn't think his doing so would hurt your ...

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  8. Decatur Ruby Tuesday Closes Along with 11 Other Franchises in Central IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... Said Ragsdale. 11 restaurants in central Illinois closed all together. Of those that closed Decatur, Effingham, Champaign Quincy, and the Mortan stores were all confirmed to have closed. Several citizens in Decatur are upset that the store is ...

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  9. Women charged with robbery, aggravated batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The News-Gazette

    Leondra Hopkins, 19, of the 1000 block of East Kerr Avenue, and Danasia Burnside, 21, of the 900 block of Country Squire Drive, remain free after appearing in court Monday on charges of robbery and aggravated battery. A Champaign police report said a 23-year-old Urbana woman told them she and other friends were planning to attend a party in the 0-100 block of East Armory about 2:15 a.m. on Sunday.

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  10. Weapon plea brings 10-year prison termRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The News-Gazette

    A Champaign County judge sentenced a Champaign man with several prior felony convictions to 10 years in prison for carrying a gun into an Urbana grocery store. Jonathan Brumfield, 26, who listed an address in the 600 block of East Bradley Avenue, pleaded guilty in June to unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon for having a gun in his waistband Sept.

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  11. Big Ten Football: New coaches look to shine Part IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Isportsweb.com

    ... unique situation as an assistant who had stepped in as head coach when Kill had his health problems. Apr 16, 2016; Champaign, IL, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini head coach Lovie Smith observes his team in the Illinois Spring Game at Memorial Stadium. ...

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  12. The Health Reporter Is In: July 27, 2016Read the original story

    Wednesday | The News-Gazette

    Q: Whatever happened to the campaign to try and make all the parks and apartments in the Champaign-Urbana area smoke-free? A: Tara McCauley, special projects coordinator for the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District, said the smoke-free/tobacco-free movement in Champaign County is ongoing. This year, there's been more focus on gaining cooperation to ban electronic cigarettes in public places, she said.

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  13. Area history, July 27, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The News-Gazette

    In 1916: Elmer Dahlenburg, a street car motorman, and three boys - Dwight Williamson, Charles Markland and Franklin Wingard - all residing in the south part of Champaign, are suffering from severely inflamed eyes as a result of chloride of lime being in the water of the indoor pool at Champaign High School. It is presumed that the lime was used in cleaning the pool and that some was left in the water by mistake.

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  14. Gas prices lower everywhere, but especially hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The News-Gazette

    ... Tuesday for regular gas was $2.15 a gallon, according to the AAA. In Illinois the average was $2.17 a gallon. In Champaign-Urbana the average was $1.99 a gallon, although prices were substantially less in Urbana than Champaign - as much as 16 cents ...

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  15. Rod Bailey Joins Beatitudes Campus as Senior Vice PresidentRead the original story

    Wednesday | PRWeb

    ... his M.S.W. in social work with an emphasis on policy, planning and administration from the University of Illinois-Champaign, and a B.S. in business administration and social welfare from Olivet Nazarene University. About Beatitudes Campus: Founded ...

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  16. In the Classroom - University of IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Times

    The following local students made the dean's list for the spring semester at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Noel Brindise, Ryan Finley and Brian Luc, of Deer Park; Joseph Banks, of Dwight; Sarah Sensenbrenner, of Earlville; Marshal Herrmann, of La Salle; Jennifer Nugent, Michael Pihl and Nicholas Reynolds, of Marseilles; Amy Devitt, of Mendota; Ricardo Del Toro and Mark Lincoln, of Morris; Brittany Peterson, of Newark; Justin Hunter, of Oglesby; Zachary Boaz, Jackson Evensen, Taylor Jansen, Kiley Johnson, Gabrielle Lundy, Meghan McNamara, Lawrence Sheridan, Simon Tiffin, Kevin Walsh and Thomas Wolfe, of Ottawa; Tiernan Ebener, Claudia Szczepaniak, of Peru; Mora Novey, of Sheridan; Nicole Caputo, Madelynn Craft, Alison Kerestes and Nolan Sokol, of Streator; and Mathew Halm, of Utica.

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  17. Illinois Football: Lovie Smith Hangs with Chicago Fans Before Big Ten Media DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Writing Illini

    ... over the years, and many of them (Tillman, Briggs, Urlacher, possibly?) have expressed interest in coming down to Champaign to check out some games this year. Hey, they all have the time on Saturdays now. As far as coaching? All we got was a wink ...

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  18. Man charged with having vehicle that shooting victim used to get to hospitalRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The News-Gazette

    A Champaign man who police found early Sunday in a car that had been shot at less than 24 hours earlier has been charged with possession of a stolen vehicle. Kytiece Frazier, 20, who listed an address in the 1500 block of North Willis Avenue, remained in the county jail Tuesday in lieu of $20,000 bond after being arraigned on the Class 2 felony charge Monday.

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  19. Wounded Murder Witness Will TestifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... KyJuan Dorsey to resume Aug. 15. The trial ended in a mistrial last month when witness Demetrius Lane was shot. Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz said Lane is expected to testify when the trial resumes. Lane was shot in the chest while ...

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  20. Poster Children reissuing 'Daisychain Reaction' on vinylRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Brooklynvegan

    ... at St. Vitus . Tickets are still available. All dates are listed below. POSTER CHILDREN - 2016 TOUR DATES 09/23 - Champaign, IL - Pygmalion Festival 09/29 - Brooklyn, NY - St. Vitus 09/30 - Washington DC - DC9 10/1 - Philadelphia, PA - Johnny ...

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