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Hey, hey! Weather can't dampen Wrigley Field experience

CHICAGO – Even the fans in the worst seats, farthest from the field and facing a fierce 20 mph northeast wind off of Lake Michigan, thought the so-called Wrigleyville Classic between Illinois and Northwestern was, yes, a classic.

UI Library praised for efforts at cutting costs, redundancies

URBANA – A Stewarding Excellence report praises the University of Illinois Library for a "new service model" that combines units and eliminates redundancies.

AT&T still working on damaged cable in Urbana

URBANA – AT&T reports it was continuing to work Saturday on a cable damaged Thursday that left   many Urbana customers without phone and Internet service.

Raytheon buys firm with UI Research Park office

CHAMPAIGN – Another Fortune 500 company has come to the University of Illinois Research Park, this time by way of an acquisition.

Raytheon Corp. has acquired Trusted Computer Solutions, a Virginia-based company with an office at 2021 S. First St., C, in the research park.

Four small UI units won't have to merge

URBANA – Four small academic units at the University of Illinois won't have to consolidate for now, but campus administrators are urging them to cut costs by sharing business services with other departments – and consider mergers down the road.

Rose hopes to keep Police Training Institute at UI

SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Chapin Rose, R-Mahomet, said he is renewing efforts to keep the 55-year-old Police Training Institute at the University of Illinois.

Coalition pushes for tuition freeze

CHICAGO – A coalition of 13 campus and community groups is asking the University of Illinois to freeze tuition for the coming school year to keep the school accessible.

Students are taking more precautions, official tells UI trustees

CHICAGO – University of Illinois students, especially women, are taking steps to improve their safety after a sexual assault in a Champaign residence hall last week.

UI police are consulting with the FBI on the Nov. 8 attack in Forbes Hall and exchanging information, UI Police Chief Barbara O'Connor told the UI trustees on Thursday.

Attorney general: UI must release records in presidential search

URBANA — The University of Illinois must release detailed travel records from its recent presidential search, information The News-Gazette and other media outlets first requested last spring, the Illinois attorney general has ruled.

UI police working with FBI on assault in dorm

CHICAGO — University of Illinois police are consulting with the FBI on a sexual assault in a residence hall last week.

UI Police Chief Barbara O’Connor told the UI trustees on Thursday that students, particularly women, have improved their safety habits since the assault.