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CHAMPAIGN — Police said a University of Illinois student who had been reported missing Thursday is not in danger.

Spokesman Tom Yelich said Champaign police investigated the report and learned that the 21-year-old woman is believed to be traveling on her own free will.

The report said no other information would be released out of respect for the woman's privacy.


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