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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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.

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.