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URBANA - A homeless man found dead in north Champaign last summer had been strangled and repeatedly struck, a pathologist testified Wednesday.
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.
URBANA ? A University of Illinois sophomore is a reluctant beauty who is about to make the national scene.
SPRINGFIELD - The University of Illinois was not alone when it answered Gov. Rod Blagojevichs request to hold back 8 percent of its state operating funds with a counterproposal for a much smaller amount.
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.
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.
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 ? 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.
CHAMPAIGN - Stratton Elementary School has a problem, one that earned it a special citation by the federal Office of Civil Rights.
In three years volunteering for the University of Illinois Engineering Open House, UI computer science student Nicole Pakiz kept hearing the same thing from many visitors.