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The Sacramento Bee
What’s the buzz? Research could help bumblebees as well as California farmslove,” she said. Driven by her enchantment with bugs, she started work on a do
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
love,” she said. Driven by her enchantment with bugs, she started work on a doctoral degree at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, in entomology, the study of insects. Around that time, there were many reports of colony collapse disorder,... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
National Tractor Pulling Championships draw thousands to Bowling Greenas his father meticulously cut grooves in the tires and roughed their surface t
The Toledo Blade / Posted 3 days ago
as his father meticulously cut grooves in the tires and roughed their surface to provide more traction. Kyle Michael of Urbana, Ohio, drives his Chevy ‘Climax’ to a third-place finish in the 7,500 pound Super Stock Diesel 4x4 Truck class during... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, Aug. 18, 2017Confederate-related monument I'm aware of is the grave of a Confederate soldier
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Confederate-related monument I'm aware of is the grave of a Confederate soldier — J. Newton Shaw — in a cemetery outside of Urbana. "On the MCORE project underway on Green Street in Champaign, why are so many (at least three) colors of concrete... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
What you need to know about these 3 big Civil War monuments in DaytonRobert E. Lee surrendered his army just five days before Lincoln’s murder, endi
Dayton Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Robert E. Lee surrendered his army just five days before Lincoln’s murder, ending the Civil War. Sculptor Michael Major of Urbana created this bronze sculpture of President Abraham Lincoln as he looked in 1859 when he spoke on the steps of... Read more
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Swissinfo
Portugal asks for help from Europe to fight firesLISBON (Reuters) - More than 3,000 firemen struggled to put out forest fires ac
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
LISBON (Reuters) - More than 3,000 firemen struggled to put out forest fires across Portugal on Sunday, after the country requested assistance from Europe to fight blazes that threaten to spread with more hot weather in the coming... Read more
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Reuters
Portugal asks for help from Europe to fight firesLISBON (Reuters) - More than 3,000 firemen struggled to put out forest fires ac
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
LISBON (Reuters) - More than 3,000 firemen struggled to put out forest fires across Portugal on Sunday, after the country requested assistance from Europe to fight blazes that threaten to spread with more hot weather in the coming... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Portugal asks for help from Europe to fight firesLISBON: More than 3,000 firemen struggled to put out forest fires across Portug
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
LISBON: More than 3,000 firemen struggled to put out forest fires across Portugal on Sunday, after the country requested assistance from Europe to fight blazes that threaten to spread with more hot weather in the coming days. Exceptionally dry and... Read more
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The Star
Portugal asks for help from Europe to fight firesLISBON (Reuters) - More than 3,000 firemen struggled to put out forest fires ac
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
LISBON (Reuters) - More than 3,000 firemen struggled to put out forest fires across Portugal on Sunday, after the country requested assistance from Europe to fight blazes that threaten to spread with more hot weather in the coming... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, Aug. 11, 2017song, what's up with an unsightly home on University Avenue, what can be done a
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
song, what's up with an unsightly home on University Avenue, what can be done about long trains that block streets, how Urbana hopes to protect University High students while Green Street is closed, eclipse safety glasses, Champaign school buses... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, August 11, 2017song, what's up with an unsightly home on University Avenue, what can be done a
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
song, what's up with an unsightly home on University Avenue, what can be done about long trains that block streets, how Urbana hopes to protect University High students while Green Street is closed, eclipse safety glasses, Champaign school buses... Read more
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Daily Mail
New spectral analyzer uses a smartphone to detect diseaseArmy knife of biosensing,' said Brian Cunningham, director of the Micro and Nan
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Army knife of biosensing,' said Brian Cunningham, director of the Micro and Nanotechnology Lab at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, who worked on the study. 'It's capable of performing the three most common types of tests in medical... Read more
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Business Standard India
Contentious memo strikes nerve inside Google and outwomen are underrepresented in key engineering ranks and are often underpaid whe
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
women are underrepresented in key engineering ranks and are often underpaid when compared with their male peers. Google fired Mr Damore on Monday and said that he had violated the company’s rules by “advancing harmful gender stereotypes.” In a... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Fired Google engineer’s memo adds fuel to Silicon Valley diversity debatewomen are underrepresented in key engineering ranks and are often underpaid whe
The Seattle Times / Posted 13 days ago
women are underrepresented in key engineering ranks and are often underpaid when compared with their male peers. Google fired Damore on Monday and said that he had violated the company’s rules by “advancing harmful gender stereotypes.” In a... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Altgeld chimes won't serenade UI Quad until at least January (w/video)URBANA — The Altgeld chimes won't be able to serenade students on the Quad agai
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
URBANA — The Altgeld chimes won't be able to serenade students on the Quad again until at least January, and possibly later. Repair work on the chimes tower in Altgeld Hall, which started last spring, will continue for another six months or more,... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Area veterans' photos sought for virtual Vietnam memorial wallshe said. There are 461 veterans in Illinois with missing photos, several from
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
she said. There are 461 veterans in Illinois with missing photos, several from this area, including: — Walter L. Glass, Urbana, Aug. 5, 1923, to Feb. 28, 1964. — Allen B. Goyne Jr., Champaign, Aug. 6, 1944, to Oct. 2, 1969. — William C. Helm,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Springfield commission rejects new roof fees for homeownersan affidavit for each project, Gaver said, at a cost of $32. But no city inspec
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 18 days ago
an affidavit for each project, Gaver said, at a cost of $32. But no city inspections are performed. RELATED: Springfield fire station reopens after push from union leaders The inspections would act as a protection for homeowners, he said. “We... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Those Who Served: Well-acquainted with crisesinto the woods. Phipps says the tense work helped prepare him to be an attorne
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
into the woods. Phipps says the tense work helped prepare him to be an attorney. "You learn to make decisions under fire," he says. "I'm glad I served, but I wouldn't want to have to do it again." After active duty, he served in the Air... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
How many public workers make $100K in Clark, Champaign counties?Bodenmiller said the city has lost employees recently to equally sized cities b
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 22 days ago
Bodenmiller said the city has lost employees recently to equally sized cities because they pay more. No employee in Urbana or New Carlisle made more than $100,000 last year, according to records. The year before, a fire captain and a police... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
'Our citizens deserve transparency'Urbana businessman George Amaya struck a few nerves last week when he told the
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
Urbana businessman George Amaya struck a few nerves last week when he told the Champaign County Board that the "county has, in effect, crippled its position by exposing its weaknesses" in attempting to sell its financially troubled nursing home and... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Accident derails Villa Grove family's vacationeverybody in one spot," she said. Because the SUV was still running after it f
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
everybody in one spot," she said. Because the SUV was still running after it finished flipping, he feared it might catch fire, she said. At the Marion hospital, Karlee said all of them except Shauna received treatment. A CT scan revealed the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
UC Davis’ Linda Katehi returns to teaching, but she’ll be paid like a chancellorDeVry Education Group while it was under federal investigation for allegedly mi
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 24 days ago
DeVry Education Group while it was under federal investigation for allegedly misleading students. She later came under fire when The Sacramento Bee reported she spent heavily on image-enhancing firms to boost her reputation after the 2011... Read more
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Daily Star
Train crash horror in Barcelona station at rush hour– 48 casualtieshas activated its Multiple Victims Performance Protocol. Up to the point of the
Daily Star / Posted 25 days ago
has activated its Multiple Victims Performance Protocol. Up to the point of the accident, 11 donations of the Barcelona Fire Brigade, several patrols of the Guardia Urbana, and nine patrols of the Mossos d'Esquadra have been moved. "The Center... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Experts spar over claim of taxi malfunctioning in fatal crashsparking. There were skid marks on the ground and a gathering crowd. A crumpled
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
sparking. There were skid marks on the ground and a gathering crowd. A crumpled taxicab had flipped and rolled and caught fire. It was a startling scene, but the personal horror would come later. Janko learned soon afterward that her husband,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Strength of tectonic plates caused the Tibetan Plateau's strange shapethe east - results in a topography similar to what is seen today According to
Daily Mail / Posted 28 days ago
the east - results in a topography similar to what is seen today According to researchers at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Tibet region is one of the most seismically active areas in the world, so understanding the plateau's... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Law enforcement reports for Cambridge and Guernsey CountyNew Gottengen Road; United, Quaker City EMS/FD and deputies. 7:32 p.m., verbal
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted a month ago
New Gottengen Road; United, Quaker City EMS/FD and deputies. 7:32 p.m., verbal dispute, Clay Pike Road. 4:09 p.m., stove fire, Institute Road; Lore City and Old Washington FDs. 3:59 p.m., auto accident, Interstate 70; Ohio State Highway... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, July 21, 2017the old Steak 'n Shake on Green Street, the really old Mumford House, the site
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
the old Steak 'n Shake on Green Street, the really old Mumford House, the site of the old Bradleys, a recording studio in Urbana, solar panels on new construction and more. We even received two Mailbag questions ... in the mail (left). What a... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
165th Champaign County Fair to have several new additionsrides Wednesday, July 19, 2017, for the 165th Champaign County Fair, which begi
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
rides Wednesday, July 19, 2017, for the 165th Champaign County Fair, which begins at 5 p.m. Friday at the fairgrounds in Urbana. URBANA — When the 165th edition of the Champaign County Fair begins on Friday, patrons can expect a few new twists,... Read more

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