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Jury finds protester guilty

URBANA - A rural Champaign man arrested following his protest of Chief Illiniwek at a University of Illinois women's basketball game a year ago was convicted Friday of resisting arrest.

Area project hanging on dealership move

URBANA - It's been about two years since the owners of O'Brien's University Auto Park unveiled their plans to pack up the dealership on University Avenue and expand it into a regional auto mall at a new location on the city's north side.

Democrats question Piland´spurchase

URBANA - While Champaign County was in the closing days of a budget year that would produce a $1.05 million general corporate fund deficit, Champaign County State's Attorney John Piland was purchasing a $600 dishwasher for his office.

Fastest transistor made at UI

University of Illinois researchers have muscled aside IBM and other electronics industry giants to create the fastest transistor yet, and they aren't planning to stop there.

Firm picked to oversee nursing home construction

URBANA - A Champaign construction management firm has been awarded another county contract to oversee the planned construction of the new $20 million Champaign County Nursing Home.

UI to review travel, other expenses

The University of Illinois will review what its trustees and administrators spend for travel and other expenses and it will set new policies for spending, after records showed thousands of dollars spent on perks.

County housing director suspended from job

CHAMPAIGN - Champaign County Housing Authority head Elawrence Davis, who was convicted of a felony last summer for obstructing justice, has been suspended from his job and proposed for debarment by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Roberts man receives 73 years in prison

PAXTON - David Hari will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars for the attempted murder of his estranged wife and the murder of her boyfriend.

No skating yet on park ponds

CHAMPAIGN - It has been cold seemingly for weeks now. Temperatures are expected to dip below zero tonight.

Area domestic violence issue highlighted

URBANA - At least twice a week, pediatrician Kathleen Buetow estimates, a child walks into her office who's seen - or experienced - violence at home.