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  1. Shots fired in north Champaign early SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign police Saturday were investigating a second report of shots being fired in the same neighborhood within a 25-hour period. Sgt. Bruce Ramseyer said about 12:20 a.m. Saturday, police were called to the intersection of Gates Place and Edgebrook Drive, just south of Interstate 74, after someone reported hearing shots fired.

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  2. New U of Illinois contract gives non-tenured faculty raisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | Daily Herald

    ... a tenure track provides retroactive merit raises, higher minimum salaries and academic freedom protections. The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1TLtnVw ) the minimum salary will increase from $40,000 to $43,000 in 2017 for a ...

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  3. New memorial at GrandviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | The News-Gazette

    Visitors will be placing flags at Grandview Memorial Gardens today to mark Memorial Day, and they'll be seeing a brand-new monument to those who served. There will be a dedication service at 10:30 a.m. Monday sponsored by the local Amvets, 203 W. Hill St., C. Champaign VFW Post 5520 will fire a 21-gun salute followed by the playing of taps, and a performance by Champaign-Urbana Sweet Adelines of the national anthem and other selections.

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  4. Area calendar of Memorial Day eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | The News-Gazette

    Memorial Day observances begin at 9 a.m. Monday with a ceremony at Woodlawn Cemetery conducted by Champaign VFW Post 5520. There will be a guest speaker and a 21-gun salute, followed by the playing of taps.

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  5. Area update: Monticello military signs filled up fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | The News-Gazette

    ... than $1 million to support the national FFA and local chapters and a variety of local agricultural organizations. CHAMPAIGN - The local bike community will wrap up C-U Bike Month in May with a screening of the documentary, "Bikes vs. Cars," at 7 ...

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  6. Champaign Area Realtors Donate Box FansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Association of Realtors is providing the box fans for help families who may not have air condition as the temperatures rise this summer. The fans were given to area shelter including: Restoration Urbana Ministries, Salt and Light, Family Services of Champaign County, Connection and PACE.

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  7. Visit Champaign County hosting virtual tours of Area AttractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | WAND-TV Decatur

    CHAMPAIGN The Illinois Office of Tourism and Visit Champaign County are partnering to bring the experiences of county area attractions to the world's first real-time virtual tour platform. These organizations, in partnership with virtual platform Georama, will be able to bring Illinois travel experiences to travelers through a series of virtual tours.

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  8. Gale pleads guilty in both Piatt and Champaign Co. casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | WAND-TV Decatur

    URBANA Our partners at the News-Gazette report former Champaign Police Officer Jerad Gale has wrapped up his cases in two counties involving aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Reporter Debra Pressey writes that 32-year-old Gale plead guilty to one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in Piatt County court on Thursday, May 26, and plead guilty to the same offense in two Champaign County cases.

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  9. Tom's #Mailbag, May 27, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | The News-Gazette

    ... John streets. Any idea what happened there and its future?" That is the Alpha Delta Phi house at 310 E. John St., Champaign. It was built in 1924 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The building has been vacant but the national ...

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  10. Champaign motorists advised of lane closure on North Neil StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Champaign Public Works Department has announced that a portion of Neil Street will be closed beginning May 31 due to electric work in the area. Officials say the closure will affect one southbound lane of Neil Street, between Hill and Church Streets, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. The work is expected to be completed on June 2, weather permitting.

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  11. Gale pleads in Champaign County casesRead the original story

    Friday May 27 | The News-Gazette

    Former Champaign police officer Jerad Gale, 32, of Champaign, pleads guilty before Piatt County Judge Tim Steadman to committing an unwanted sex act with a former girlfriend in Piatt County. Gale has been sentenced to probation and jail time and will have to register for life as a sex offender.

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  12. Parkland College, IDES hosting "Education to Employment" workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Parkland College is teaming up with the Illinois Department of Employment Security to host several "Education to Employment" workshops throughout the month of June. College officials say these workshops will be held at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., on Mondays and Wednesdays throughout June, at 1307 North Mattis Avenue in Champaign.

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  13. Violations cited at 39 restaurants over 10 monthsRead the original story

    Friday May 27 | The News-Gazette

    Ants on the wall, a live cockroach next to a meat grinder, fruit flies "too numerous to count" and a bucket of bloody juice were some of the worst violations over a 10-month period in Champaign County restaurants. In total, 39 restaurants failed health inspections - several more than once - from June 2015 to April 2016, according to a review of inspection records.

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  14. What's in a name? American Legion Post 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | The News-Gazette

    Had there not been a rash of applications for the American Legion headquarters to sort through in 1919, perhaps Champaign's original post would be known by a different number. But its application was the 24th received from the state of Illinois, so it has been known since then as American Legion Post 24. Post numbers are distributed separately in each state.

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  15. EXCHANGE: Mentor grows as the girl she guides grows with herRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | SFGate

    In this May 4, 2016, photo, Kelly Edwards, right, who has been mentoring Tianna Lee for about the past nine years, enjoys some time with the Centennial High School senior in the school's courtyard in Champaign, Ill. As a fourth-grader at Booker T. Elementary School, Lee entered the C-U One-to-One Mentoring program, where she was linked with Edwards.

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  16. Ihsa Postseason Soccer: Morton advances to sectional championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The Morton girls soccer team stayed alive in the IHSA Class 2A East Peoria Sectional, defeating Champaign Centennial 2-0 on a warm Wednesday afternoon to advance to the sectional championship game. Senior Sami Hall made the most of her opportunities, scoring both goals for the Lady Potters in the first half - one goal in the first minute of the game.

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  17. Facility committee narrows options on school upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | The News-Gazette

    ... vote on whether it should recommend that the board renovate or build new, and opinions were split 50-50. Former Champaign Mayor Dannel McCollum shared his thoughts during the public comment portion of the meeting, telling committee members they ...

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  18. Four arrested in Bradley Ave. shooting Wednesday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | WAND-TV Decatur

    CHAMPAIGN Champaign Police Officers were investigating multiple reports of gunfire in the 1100 block of West Bradley Avenue on Wednesday, May 25. Authorities were on the scene at 7:39 PM. Upon arrival, officers located evidence of a vehicle on scene having been hit by bullets and learned that three people had been inside of the vehicle at the time of the shooting.

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  19. UPDATED: Gale pleads guilty in Piatt County caseRead the original story

    Thursday May 26 | The News-Gazette

    A former Champaign police officer who pleaded guilty to committing an unwanted sex act with a former girlfriend in Piatt County has been sentenced to probation and jail time but will have to register for life as a sex offender. Jerad Gale, 32, of Champaign, will spend four years on probation and six months in the Piatt County jail after pleading guilty Thursday afternoon before Piatt County Judge Tim Steadman to a single count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

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  20. Jury quick to acquit Rantoul manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | The News-Gazette

    A Champaign County jury Thursday acquitted a Rantoul man of having cocaine and heroin in his home intended for sale. Darius M. Erving, 25, of the 1400 block of Eater Drive, had been charged with two drug-related counts charging him with possession with intent to deliver about 16 grams of heroin, a Class X felony, and almost 6 grams of cocaine, a Class 1 felony.

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