Urbana leaves positions vacant, SEC accuses Champaign money manager of fraud, Christie Clinic to remodel, Champaign considers redistricting, and unemployment rates drop across Illinois.
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SPews: April 29, 2011
UI’s new administrative construction draws concern, Champaign school board to search for temporary superindendent, Institute of Aviation dodges closure and CU’s employment rate higher than most Big Ten cities.
SPews: April 15, 2011
SEUI continues picketting, Urbana city council to vote on Olympian Drive, UI wants hold of federal court ruling, Health Alliance and Humana protest insurance contract awards, and UI pension issues continue.
SPews: March 25, 2011
UI police chief apologizes for alert system blunder, Securities and Exchange Commission targets Urbana money manager, UI approves tuition hike, and legislators warn UI of impending budget cuts.
SPews: March 18, 2011
UI dorms ranked among the worst nationwide, Urbana school board lays off 66 employees, UI food service workers get ready to strike, Champaign city council decides against pension obligation bonds, and UI to raise tuition to counter inflation.
SPews: March 11, 2011
UI owes back taxes to the IRS, Boneyard Creek and Scott park awarded, UI grad assistants to receive emergency grants, UI inventor wins award for gear-shifting wheelchair, and Quinn approves online sales tax law.
SPews: February 25, 2011
Indiana Democrats retreat to Urbana to avoid anti-union vote, Urbana sees low voter turnout, UI worker protests continue, tuition waiver proposal introduced to Illinois senate, and C-U home to first American case of cowpox.
SPews: February 11, 2011
Urbana faces extended defecit, UI service employees picket, electronics recycling outfit plans to go permanent in Champaign County, UI looks to establish lobbying office in D.C., UI ranks 14th on Peace Corps’ top colleges list, and the search for a high school location continues in Champaign.
SPews: February 4, 2011
UI aviation program nears closure, unemployment falls in Champaign County, UI declines opportunity to host presidential debate, turbine project searches for funding, and UI asks students in Egypt to return to campus
SPews: January 28
MTD case to go to the Supreme Court, UI service union protests wages, Champaign city council pursues budget cuts, student-run investigation of Abbott power plant continues, and Illinois tax hike may not drive businesses out of the state.