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  1. U of Illinois accepts more in-state students for fall 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Northwest Herald

    University of Illinois students cross Fourth Street on campus Monday in Champaign. A school spokeswoman says the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has increased the number of in-state residents being accepted for fall 2015.

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  2. Uber ride-booking launches in 6 new Illinois citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Northwest Herald

    CHAMPAIGN – The ride-booking service Uber has expanded in Illinois to Champaign-Urbana, Bloomington-Normal, Rockford and Aurora in addition to its Chicago and Springfield operations. "I look forward to doing everything I can as governor to make sure that Illinois is welcoming to your company and innovative high-tech companies like yours from all over America," Rauner told Taylor at the University of Illinois Research Park.

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  3. Man accused of causing wreck during freeway confrontationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Northwest Herald

    URBANA – A Rantoul man is jailed on $150,000 bond after being accused of running a car off of a central Illinois freeway and ramming it. The News-Gazette reported 53-year-old Brian McStay of Rantoul was arrested Saturday on an aggravated battery count.

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  4. Business leaders' wish list for Bruce Rauner notes revenue needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    In this July 25, 2012 photo, University of Illinois ironworkers replace the bronze bust of Abraham Lincoln in the main entrance to Lincoln Hall during renovations on the University of Illinois campus in Urbana, Ill. Now that venture capitalist Bruce Rauner is governor Illinoisi business community has a wish list of what it would like to see the Republican do.The construction industry says it would like to see another state construction-spending bill soon.

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  5. Illinois woman sentenced for allowing boyfriend to sexually abuse kidsRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    An eastern Illinois woman who admitted she knew her boyfriend was sexually abusing young children has been sentenced to eight years in prison. The Champaign News-Gazette reports that 37-year-old Kristy J. Wines of Thomasboro was sentenced Tuesday in Urbana after pleading guilty last month to one count of permitting the sexual abuse of a child.

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  6. Illinois economic index shows growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    URBANA – A University of Illinois index that tracks the state's economy indicates steady growth since early this year. The Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the university said Monday that its Flash Index was at 106.6 in November.

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  7. Urbana man charged with sexually assaulting young girlRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    Champaign County authorities have charged a maintenance man for an Urbana apartment complex with sexually assaulting a girl who often visited the building. The News-Gazette reports 65-year-old Norman Simpson was charged Thursday with three counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child and one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

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  8. Fox River Grove sets property tax levy amountRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    McDonald's Corp. says that a key global sales figure slipped 0.5 percent in October, with weakness in the U.S. and ongoing diffi ... Dr. Dano is not only trained and skilled in caring for dental patients with neuromuscular problems , he understands the pain and frustration ... CASEYVILLE - A judge has reinstated a southwestern Illinois police chief after village officials fired him three times in three months.

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  9. Champaign, University of Illinois police warn of robberies after campus attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    Champaign and University of Illinois police are urging people to travel in pairs following a string of attacks on campus. The News-Gazette reports Champaign Police Lt.

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  10. Grant gets group closer to opening McHenry County co-op grocery storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A local group is closer to opening a community-owned grocery store in McHenry County after getting a $20,350 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture's Local Food Promotion Program . The Food Shed Co-op will use the money to pay for a market study, financial analysis and preliminary store design to help expedite its plan to open a store, said Doug Close, a member of the cooperative's steering committee.

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  11. Three Illinois professors receive 'genius grants'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    CHICAGO – Three college professors in Illinois are among the 21 winners of this year's MacArthur Foundation “genius grants.” Mark Hersam of Northwestern University, Tami Bond of the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and Tara Zahra of the University of Chicago were each awarded $625,000 grants that they can spend however they want, the Chicago-based foundation announced Wednesday. Hersam, 39, was recognized for his work as a materials scientist.

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  12. 2014 MacArthur Foundation awards 21 'genius grants'Read the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    In this Sept. 6, 2014 photo provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, environmental engineer Tami Bond, is seen at the University of Illinois in Urbana, Ill., where she is a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

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  13. U. of Illinois trustees won't hire anti-Israel professorRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    Steve Salaita, a professor who lost a job offer from the University of Illinois over dozens of profane Twitter messages that critics deemed anti-Semitic, speaks to students and reporters during a Tuesday news conference at the University of Illinois campus in Champaign. URBANA – University of Illinois trustees on Thursday voted not to hire a professor whose anti-Israel Twitter messages were deemed anti-Semitic by some, raising the likelihood of a lawsuit or a financial deal with the professor and further campus protests.

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  14. Professor who lost U of I job offer wants positionRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    Students tape their mouths shut in support for Steve Salaita, a professor who lost a job offer from the University of Illinois over dozens of profane Twitter messages that critics deemed anti-Semitic, during a rally Tuesday at the University of Illinois campus in Champaign. CHAMPAIGN – A professor who lost a job offer from the University of Illinois over dozens of sometimes-profane Twitter messages that critics deemed anti-Semitic demanded Tuesday that he be given the position and threatened to take legal action otherwise.

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  15. Woman accused of allowing child sex abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    URBANA – Officials have arrested and charged a woman who lived with a man convicted in April of repeatedly sexually abusing three boys left in his care. The News-Gazette reported a 37-year-old Thomasboro woman was arrested Thursday at the Champaign County Courthouse.

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  16. Illinois colleges to be smoke-free indoors and outRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    CHICAGO – Smoking will be banned indoors and out on all Illinois public college and university campuses starting next summer under legislation signed Sunday by Gov. Pat Quinn.

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  17. Car crashes into bedroom of Urbana homeRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    URBANA – An Urbana man has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after he crashed his car through the wall of a home.

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  18. University of Illinois suspends Sierra Leone programs over EbolaRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    URBANA – The University of Illinois announced it has suspended study-abroad programs in Sierra Leone and plans extra screening for students arriving from West Africa in response to the ongoing Ebola outbreak.

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  19. Urbana sets rules for marijuana growth, salesRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    City Council members in Urbana set up rules governing where and how marijuana could be grown and sold in the city.

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  20. LITH hires new finance directorRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village has a new finance director. The Village Board on Thursday hired Rich Hentschel to replace Robert Miller, who resigned from the job in May for personal reasons.

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