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Urbana man wins civil suit against the city

URBANA - A federal jury awarded an Urbana man $373,000 in a civil rights suit against Urbana police, finding that an officer violated the man's civil rights when he broke the man's neck during an arrest in 2000.

UI board votes to sell Allerton farmland

ROCKFORD - Despite last-minute pleas not to sell its farmland near Allerton Park, the University of Illinois Board of Trustees approved a resolution Thursday for the sale of the land.

16-year-old found guilty of murder

   URBANA ? Hattie Paulk misses her brother and is sick about the horrible death he experienced on Aug. 8, 2002.

Officials cite huge impact of returning funds

ROCKFORD - UI officials spelled out the exact cost of giving back money to the state this late in the fiscal year.

UI project flies high

When their professor told them to go fly a kite, a group of University of Illinois graphic and industrial design students never suspected it would land in the Smithsonian Institution.

Urbana may liberalize rules on sidewalk cafes

URBANA - Two Urbana tavern owners say they're pleased that the Urbana City Council is on the verge of liberalizing its sidewalk cafe regulations to allow them to sell beer and alcohol.

Governor wants to help business startups

SPRINGFIELD - In his first State of the State speech, Gov. Rod Blagojevich lauded the University of Illinois for its technology breakthroughs and said he would create the state's first entrepreneurship center at the Urbana-Champaign campus to help turn those discoveries into successful businesses.

UI sophomore is semifinalist in Cosmo search

   URBANA ? A University of Illinois sophomore is a reluctant beauty who is about to make the national scene.

Argus lays off more employees

SAVOY - Employees at Argus Systems Group have been going without paychecks for more than a month. This week, they learned half the staff has been laid off.

Traffic court details nowon information superhighway

URBANA - Want to know when your next date is in traffic court or how much you owe on that speeding ticket? Good news for those with computer access.