UI receives $10 million from ADM, Champaign may tax natural gas, UI considers limiting tuition hike, Urbana purchases block for redevelopment, and private security guards being patrolling UI dorms.
Commercial recycling regulations to be considered in Urbana, UI libraries instate new restrictions, Carle receives research grant from Defense Department, UI combines education departments, and Quinn approves large income tax hike.
UI cracks list of 100 public schools with best value, CU has a record-breaking December, Urbana sprouts raise alarm and Illinois plans to abolish the death penalty.
MTD may break its previous ridership record, UI could see larger class sizes, students investigate UI coal ash issue, and Champaign schools to receive geothermal energy grant.
Mayor Schweighart faces opposition for the first time since 1999, UI closes its Police Training Institute, Champaign County elections are unaffected by additional votes, UI must release presidential search travel records, and UI education programs are deemed insufficient.
UI reacts to recent attacks, city council reviews Champaign's 20-year plan, American Institute for Economic Research declares CU a top college destination, Champaign County asks for resolution on Provena tax money matter, and Quinn says civil unions would help the economy.
Champaign County elections yield few surprises, UI tuition rises due to decrease in state funding, home recycling pickup required for all Champaign residences, UI plans to build wind turbines near South Farms, UIPD installs 200 new security cameras, and AP says it is impossible for Brady to win gubernatorial race.
UI to rehire Kenneth Howell, Champaign could see spending cuts, UI receives B on eco-friendliness report card, MTD property tax increase to pay for higher salaries, UI is awarded $1.5 million green grant, Brady and Quinn disagree on social issues.
Republicans ask Reynolds to drop out of state Senate race, UI faculty say Howell was fired without due process, Champaign County judge pledges to diversify juries, CUMTD and UI awarded clean diesel grants, and Illinois U.S. Senate candidates attack each other as expected.
Early voting center in Champaign fails to make waves, potential lawsuit scares away Chief group, Champaign hopes for further development of East University Ave. area, Hogan's proposals are met with questions, UI's sexual health ranking drops, and Illinois gubernatorial candidates debate over jobs.
UI faculty speaks out in support of Louis Wozniak, Olympian Drive disagreements persist, UI students and faculty protest against administration, Pat Quinn talks civil unions in Illinois, and Urbana Cracker Barrel is robbed at gunpoint.
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