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  1. Preservationist says he's up for challenge of moving Burnham Mansion ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    Planning and moving a 134-year-old sprawling landmark one block in one month's time isn't Chris Enck's most daunting career challenge. The Winnetka preservationist has been here before - for one, when he was tasked with hauling a home from one Chicago suburb, Wilmette, to another, Evanston.

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  2. UI law school clinic attorney becomes third candidate for Hartke's seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    Tracy Douglas, a supervising attorney at the University of Illinois College of Law's community preservation clinic, is the third candidate for the District 6 vacancy on the Champaign County Board. Douglas joins Pattsi Petrie and Charles Young as applicants for the seat that had been occupied by Josh Hartke, a Champaign Democrat.

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  3. Champaign County's results for 2018 primary are certified - and historicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    The counting of the ballots in the March 20 primary election was completed, and the results were certified Tuesday at the office of Champaign County Clerk Gordy Hulten. An additional 344 ballots, most of them vote-by-mail ballots received after Election Day, were tabulated.

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  4. Historic Burnham mansion has shot at new lot in lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    A University of Illinois architecture graduate who specializes in historic preservation is looking for a property large enough to become the new site of the historic Burnham mansion, if he's successful in securing it from its current owner, the Champaign school district. Christopher Enck of Wilmette contacted local real-estate broker Todd Salen about finding a lot for the Burnham house, which is now at 603 W. Church St., C, and set to be demolished by the school district to make way for a Central High School expansion project.

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  5. Area history, March 24, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    In 1918, University of Illinois baseball players were to take a southern training trip, beginning the next week, for a period of 10 days, including stops at the University of Mississippi, Mississippi A&M, the University of Alabama and Southern Presbyterian University in Clarksburg, Tenn. In 1968, Jack Burmaster's mighty Evanston Wildkats broke the back of a speedy Galesburg quintet to take the 1968 Illinois High School Association basketball title.

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  6. Gubernatorial candidates in C-U todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    Two of the Democratic candidates for governor have scheduled events here Monday, as well as at least one of the eight Democratic candidates for attorney general. - Chris Kennedy, the Kenilworth businessman and onetime chairman of the University of Illinois board of trustees, will hold a "meet and greet" from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Big Grove Tavern, 1 E. Main St., Champaign.

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  7. Top of the Morning, March 5, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    With the March 20 primary about two weeks away, we're updating a key part of our website to help you do your homework. Our election page, at news-gazette.com/election, is your one-stop shop for all the news, questionnaires and endorsements you see in print and online before each major election.

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  8. Biss brings progressive message to rally on UI campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    Buoyed by polling that shows him running well ahead of Gov. Bruce Rauner in a potential head-to-head battle, Democratic state Sen. Daniel Biss had an energetic message for University of Illinois students Thursday afternoon: They have a chance to change Illinois. But only about 30 students were at the midafternoon event on the UI Quad that was billed as a "March to the Polls Rally."

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  9. Chaos in 1968? Not so muchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    A horrible year of assassinations , riots during the Democratic National Convention in August and antiwar protests on campuses tore apart the country and the state in 1968. After the death of the civil rights leader on April 4, riots erupted in Chicago, where over the course of three violent days nine people were killed, 500 people were injured and entire blocks on the west side of the city were torched.

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  10. Tom Kacich: Biss, Rauner piling up local endorsements, donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    There's little question about who the most passionate Republicans and Democrats in East Central Illinois - those who are willing to write a check - support for governor in the primary election this March. For the Democrats, it's state Sen. Daniel Biss of Evanston.

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  11. Jim Dey: Big-bucks Dems bare some income sources, but not allRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    Two wealthy Democratic gubernatorial candidates - the obscenely rich J.B. Pritzker and the merely staggeringly rich Chris Kennedy - borrowed a page from Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's playbook this week on the issue of their personal wealth. That prompted some reporters and at least one other Democratic gubernatorial candidate - the well-to-do pauper Daniel Biss, a state senator from Evanston - to borrow a page from the Democrats' attack plan on Rauner and aim it at his upper-income party rivals.

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  12. Jim Dey: Pritzker faces tough tax, spending issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    With the March 20 primary election just four months away, the multi-candidate race for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination is up for grabs. But if conventional wisdom is correct - it's often wrong - Chicago businessman and Democratic candidate J.B. Pritzker holds the whip hand.

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  13. Dems vying for governor outline views on college funding at UI forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    From left, Democratic gubernatorial candidates state Sen. Daniel Biss of Evanston, former University of Illinois Board of Trustees Chairman Chris Kennedy, former CeaseFire Illinois Director Tio Hardiman and Madison County Regional Superintendent of Schools Bob Daiber participate in a forum Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, organized by the Illini Democrats at Gregory Hall on the UI campus in Urbana. URBANA - Four of the five Democratic candidates for governor are all offering different visions for making college more affordable in Illinois.

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  14. After health code violations, UI frat passes reinspectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    The Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at 211 E. Daniel St., C, failed its routine inspection in September from the Champaign-Urbana County Health Department. The local Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter has passed its reinspection, with an adjusted score of 99 and no critical violations.

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  15. First frat to fail kitchen test replaces chef, pledges to passRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    The Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at 211 E. Daniel St., C, failed its routine inspection in September from the Champaign-Urbana County Health Department. For the first time since the local health department began inspecting Greek houses earlier this year, a fraternity has failed an inspection.

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  16. Biss joins in for energy of Quad DayRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    Daniel Biss, the college math professor turned gubernatorial candidate, couldn't think of a better place to celebrate his 40th birthday than in the center of campus at the state's flagship university. "Look at the incredible number of people here and the incredible energy," the former University of Chicago professor said Sunday at the "Biss For Governor" booth during Quad Day, where UI students presented him with a birthday cake.

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  17. UI Quad Day: Energy in the airRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    Daniel Biss, the college math professor turned gubernatorial candidate, couldn't think of a better place to celebrate his 40th birthday than in the center of campus at the state's flagship university. "Look at the incredible number of people here and the incredible energy," the former University of Chicago professor said Sunday at the "Biss For Governor" booth during Quad Day, where UI students presented him with a birthday cake.

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