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On campus: More students, fewer cars

"There has definitely been a big push, and this is not just through the university, but throughout the community, for people to be more active and seek alternative forms of transportation." 

On campus: More students, fewer cars
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Homeless center closes

Homeless center closes

"It's a question as to how do we, as a people who believe in the obligation and commitment to the poor, as individuals and as well as the Catholic Worker movement, how do we live out that life?"

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Area plot 'best' for pot

Chicago firm wants to locate cultivation center in Monticello 

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Urbana school district mulling taking part in enterprise zone to spur tax growth

Urbana city officials are asking the school district to consider offering property tax abatements, perhaps for five to 10 years, on projects that provide increased valuation in a new enterprise zone. 

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Police release picture of suspected bank robber

Police release picture of suspected bank robber

Danville police want to know: Have you seen this man?

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Wed., Aug 27

Tom Kacich: She's worth how much?

If she was in Congress today, Ann Callis probably would rank among or close to the 50 richest members of the House, based on a recent Roll Call study of congressional wealth.

 


Wed., Aug 27

42,582

Preliminary enrollment figures from the first day of classes are in, and they show fewer newbies and a slightly smaller student body than a year ago.


Wed., Aug 27

Petitions start to go out for Champaign council, mayor

Election season is officially underway in Champaign as prospective candidates have begun circulating petitions to get their names on the spring 2015 ballot.


Wed., Aug 27

Centennial, Central tours start next week

"There are so many perceptions of high schools, students, education and school facilities; we want to help people ensure their perceptions aren't misperceptions."


Wed., Aug 27

Top of the Morning, Aug. 27, 2014

From a website redesign to what promises to be a lively session on "Penny" to your 2014 high school football preview, Jim Rossow's got you covered.


Tue., Aug 26

For AC-less students, the heat is on ... again

"They have fans in the windows trying to blow the hot air out of the room, but to me, it's just circling around and coming right back in."


 

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All's well that ends well

With about 10 weeks to go before the Nov. 4 election, local Democrats have finally landed a candidate for the Champaign County clerk's post.

 

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Burger King buying Tim Hortons for about $11 billion

Burger King says it struck a deal to buy Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion, a move that creates the world's third-largest fast-food company and could accelerate the international expansion of the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain.