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  1. Ex-NFL player here on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The News-Gazette

    Former NFL offensive lineman Alan Veingrad will be in Champaign on Sunday afternoon to share his story and reflections on the game, and maybe even pass around his Super Bowl ring for people to try on or see up close. Veingrad will be speaking at 1:30 p.m. at the Chabad Jewish Center at the University of Illinois .

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  2. Police: Missing-persons cases not relatedRead the original story

    Friday | The News-Gazette

    Local police are searching for a second young man who's been reported missing in Champaign-Urbana, but say they have no reason to believe the two cases are in any way related. Vicente Mundo, a University of Illinois junior from Chicago, was reported missing on Tuesday.

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  3. Hooters Named Its 2015 Girl of the Year in St. Louis This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | River Front Times

    ... change, though -- for better or for worse, Hooters is still all about the ladies . Hendrix works at the Hooters in Champaign, Illinois, and has represented it multiple times in the Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant. She was voted Miss ...

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  4. Scholar sues Illinois university for nixing his tenure over anti-Israel tweetsRead the original story

    Friday | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    ... nt and vice president, Robert Easter and Christophe Pierre respectively, the chancellor of the university's Urbana-Champaign campus, Phyllis M. Wise, and seven out of the eight members of the university's Board of Trustees.

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  5. Rauner to UI: Cut Bloat, Then I'll HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Speaking in Champaign, Rauner said he wants to improve the University of Illinois' effect on the state's economy, particularly by providing additional resources to its engineering and applied sciences programs. "I'm a venture capitalist, and I want to see more venture capital here in Champaign, more advanced manufacturing, more driving of impact," Rauner said, "and I want to get the resources here to help the U of I expand its footprint, here in Champaign dramatically, but also around the state."

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  6. Davis: Super Bowl Sunday = Human TraffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTAX-AM Springfield

    U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis says Super Bowl Sunday is the top day for human trafficking worldwide. He says he'll never forget Aubrey Lloyd, a survivor who spoke at a town meeting Davis held in Champaign in 2013.

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  7. Military professors to restore historic U of I flagpoleRead the original story

    Friday | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... of Illinois officials are restoring a flagpole that has been at the school since the 1920s and long unused. The (Champaign) News-Gazette ( http://bit.ly/18zR90H ) reports a flagpole on the school's Armory building fell into disrepair and hasn't ...

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  8. U of I chancellor backs plan to improve Willard AirportRead the original story

    Friday | WAND-TV Decatur

    The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports ( http://bit.ly/1vbc18N ) Wise is endorsing the panel's recommendations for expanding air service, improving marketing of the airport and upgrading ground-travel access. Willard Airport was created by the ...

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  9. Steven Salaita Sues University of Illinois Over Loss of Tenured PostRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Forward

    ... indigenous studies professor in the American Indian Studies program at the University of Illinois campus in Urbana-Champaign and money. "Like any American citizen, I have the right to express my opinion on pressing human rights concerns, including ...

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  10. U of I professor who lost job offer after tweets suesRead the original story

    Thursday | Daily Chronicle

    AP file photo Steve Salaita, a professor who lost a job offer from the University of Illinois after dozens of profane, anti-Israel Twitter messages, speaks Sept. 9, 2014, during a news conference in Champaign.

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  11. Gov. Rauner wants bureaucratic cuts in education, elsewhereRead the original story

    Thursday | Daily Chronicle

    AP photo/Rick Danzl for News-Gazette Gov. Bruce Rauner talks with the media Thursday after a speech at the University of Illinois in Champaign. Rauner said he'd like to put more money into the university, but he said first the university must make cuts in its own bureaucracy.

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  12. Changes ease substitute shortage for Mahomet-SeymourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The News-Gazette

    Director of Instruction Mary Weaver gave members of the Mahomet-Seymour school board an update on how an increase in pay for substitute teachers and aides has affected the district's ability to recruit qualified subs. Pay hikes and policy changes in Champaign and elsewhere lured substitutes to larger districts, leaving smaller districts like Mahomet in the lurch.

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  13. Chicagoan Missing At U Of IRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS Local

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  14. Rauner pledges UI supportRead the original story

    Thursday | The News-Gazette

    After laying out a host of problems in the state of Illinois - high property taxes, poor schools, conflicts of interest, unaffordable pensions, being economically uncompetitive with nearby states - Gov. Bruce Rauner had some encouraging news Thursday for the University of Illinois and Champaign County crowd at the I Hotel and Conference Center. "I want to see more venture capital in Champaign, more advanced manufacturing, more driving of impact.

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  15. Flannery Fired Up: Rauner vs. UnionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | My FOX Chicago

    ... zones. Unions would have far less power in those zones. They also object to something Rauner said in downstate Champaign, that he wants to prohibit public employee unions from giving campaign money to state politicians. The governor called it a ...

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  16. Search on for missing University of Illinois student from ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WGN-TV Chicago

    A family in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood is asking for the public's help to help find their 20-year-old brother last seen on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Vicente Mundo is 6 feet tall and 140 pounds with black hair, brown eyes and of Hispanic descent.

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  17. Yeas and nays in reaction to Rauner speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The News-Gazette

    ... a guy who says, 'Hey, let's fix this thing if we possibly can,' and I'm all behind him 110 percent." John Reed, a Champaign jewelry store owner, said he was glad to hear Rauner offer a plan to repair the state's problems. "As a businessperson who ...

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  18. Rauner wants bureaucratic cuts in education, elsewhereRead the original story

    Thursday | The Daily Gazette

    Gov. Bruce Rauner poses for a selfie with a group from the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday Champaign. CHAMPAIGN – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to generate more money to spend on higher education, he told a crowd at the University of Illinois' flagship campus Thursday, but he wants school administrators to take a first step by better managing finances and reducing costs.

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  19. Unit 4 still hopeful to get Dodds Park for Central High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign Unit 4 School District officials are once again saying that the district remains interested in trying to build a new Central High School at Dodds Park on the northwest side of the city. Superintendent Judy Wiegand and board member Kerris Lee made the comments Thursday on A Penny for Your Thoughts on WDWS.

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  20. With park district out, McKinley center pools to close next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The News-Gazette

    The area's only deep water therapeutic pool will be closed next month after the Champaign Park District decided Wednesday night against leasing or buying McKinley Aquatic Center. But a deep warm water pool could still be included in plans for a new park district facility.

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