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The Champaign News-Gazette
MTD board votes, with dissent, on lease for driver training areaCHAMPAIGN — Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District board members voted Thursday
MTD board votes, with dissent, on lease for driver training area
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
CHAMPAIGN — Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District board members voted Thursday to approve a lease agreement for a 3-acre property near the district's bus garage in Urbana that will be used for driver training. But the vote was a rare instance of... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
cause undetermined in Urbana house fireNEW 4:25 p.m. Friday:The cause of a blaze that damaged an Urbana home on Thursd
cause undetermined in Urbana house fire
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
NEW 4:25 p.m. Friday:The cause of a blaze that damaged an Urbana home on Thursday will remain undetermined. Urbana fire investigator Jeremy Leevey said officials were able to determine that the fire started in the first floor kitchen of the home at... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Stove fire displaces Urbana coupleURBANA — An Urbana couple who went to bed, inadvertently leaving oil heating on
Stove fire displaces Urbana couple
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
URBANA — An Urbana couple who went to bed, inadvertently leaving oil heating on a stove, are out of their apartment for a while. Urbana Fire Chief Brian Nightlinger said the man and woman in the basement apartment at 2011 S. Philo Road had been home... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Area history, Jan. 22, 2016Today is Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 an
Area history, Jan. 22, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
Today is Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago: In 1916: Sam, the next to last of the fire horses in Champaign-Urbana, died yesterday in an unusual accident which some believe was a suicide. The Urbana... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Family awaits answers about jail deathURBANA — The family of Toya Frazier didn't find out that the 45-year-old Savoy
Family awaits answers about jail death
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
URBANA — The family of Toya Frazier didn't find out that the 45-year-old Savoy woman had been found dead in the Champaign County Jail from the sheriff's office, the county coroner or a medical official. Instead, Ms. Frazier's sisters got a call from... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Top of the morning, Jan. 11, 2016When I was assigned to cover the city of Urbana in the early 1980s, my first po
Top of the morning, Jan. 11, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
When I was assigned to cover the city of Urbana in the early 1980s, my first police ride-along was with Jim Page. Our paths crossed from time to time over the ensuing years, as he rose to be assistant chief at Urbana and then became director of the... Read more
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Fire causes $100,000 worth of damage to Country Fair Self-StorageCrews were called to 619 North Country Fair Drive, which is home to Country Fai
Fire causes $100,000 worth of damage to Country Fair Self-Storage
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 1 months ago
Crews were called to 619 North Country Fair Drive, which is home to Country Fair Self-Storage, at 6:50 PM on Friday, January 8. Fire personnel reported seeing heavy smoke coming from building G upon their arrival at the scene. 36 emergency response... Read more

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