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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.

Tough mosquito abatement plan OK?d by council

   CHAMPAIGN ? The Champaign City Council overruled the city staff to opt for an enhanced mosquito abatement program out of concern for an even greater onslaught of West Nile Virus this summer.

Trustees to vote on building design

URBANA - Construction is scheduled to start this summer on a new retail and apartment complex near the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Urbana.

Champaign parking plans win praise

   CHAMPAIGN ? City hall watchers on Tuesday witnessed a rarity in the course of municipal events here, or probably anywhere else, for that matter ? downtown business people heaping praise on city administrators for a parking plan.

UI not alone in reserve proposal

SPRINGFIELD - The University of Illinois was not alone when it answered Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s request to hold back 8 percent of its state operating funds with a counterproposal for a much smaller amount.

UI trustees will weigh Allerton deal

   MONTICELLO ? The future of about 1,800 acres of farmland adjacent to Allerton Park lies in the balance Thursday as University of Illinois trustees consider proposals to sell the ground.

Trustees seek more authority over UI budget

ROCKFORD - University of Illinois administrators would have to prepare a line-item budget detailing how they would spend state and tuition money, under a proposal to be voted on by the UI Board of Trustees on Thursday.

Interested buyer for Chancellor Hotel surfaces

CHAMPAIGN - A potential buyer for the Chancellor Hotel and Convention Center has surfaced, but parties involved say any deal that comes about is weeks or months away.