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CHAMPAIGN — The CUDO Pro Show will open with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and remain on view through Oct. 29 at the Indi Go Artist Co-Op, 9 E. University Ave.
The awards ceremony will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 25. The best "creative type" will be voted on by people who visit the gallery during the run of the exhibition — one ballot per person.
CHAMPAIGN — A solar farm considered a key part of the University of Illinois' transition to renewable energy has been delayed because of state questions about the project.
CHAMPAIGN — The proposed solar farm would be the first major project completed under the University of Illinois Climate Action Plan, which pledged that 5 percent of campus energy needs would come from renewable sources by 2015, and 25 percent by 2025.
Champaign County residents get another chance to recycle residential electronics items free of charge on Saturday morning.
The collection event will be from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the The News-Gazette Distribution Center, 3202 Apollo Drive, C. Motorists can get to the building by way of North Market Street east to Olympian Drive.
CHAMPAIGN — Bird strikes cause an estimated $400 million a year in damage to U.S. aircraft.
But if Soon-Jo Chung is successful, those who deal with airplanes will have a novel way to strike back.
Chung, an assistant professor of aerospace engineering at the University of Illinois, wants to develop robotic falcons to scare birds away.
Pop stars "twerk;" technology quirks. Here's a quirky question:
"I have two televisions, one with a digital converter box, the other without.
A roundup of agricultural news:
URBANA — Fair warning to those on the hoof: What happens in the cow barn won't necessarily stay there.
The University of Illinois has installed video cameras in the cattle barn at the Dixon Springs Agricultural Center in southern Illinois.