As Champaign's school district asked residents to accept millions of dollars in cost overruns for needed building renovations, dozens of district employees charged pricey staff dinners, flowers and more to taxpayers.

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Staff writer Ben Zigterman pored over all 2,547 warrants that were set aside by Champaign County's presiding judge earlier this year. Here's what he found.

The decisions were prompted by a complaint sent by UI Professor Emeritus Stephen Kaufman and student body President Raneem Shamseldin to BTN and administrators at all 14 Big Ten universities after a flag with the logo was shown during the Illinois-Indiana football game.