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Champaign (Champaign, Illinois)

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  • Jimmy John's accused of labor violations

    Jimmy John's accused of labor violations
    Two Brookfield residents have filed a legal complaint against Jimmy John's, accusing the Champaign-based sandwich giant of making them work "off the clock" for no pay. Karolis Kubelskas, a former delivery driver for a Hillside, Ill., franchise, and...
  • State police take over security in Ferguson, Mo., with 'softer' stance

    After several nights of tense street confrontations, state and federal authorities stepped in Thursday to curb the aggressive tactics of local police against demonstrators protesting the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager. Missouri Gov. Jay...
  • PayPal co-founder Max Levchin on a quest to outdo his own success

    SAN FRANCISCO For Max Levchin, the once-shy and at times off-putting whiz kid who co-founded PayPal, his early success has become his biggest burden. The entrepreneur and investor says he will rest only when he has another startup that matches the...
  • Public libraries in Chicago, suburbs offering online streaming

    Public libraries in Chicago, suburbs offering online streaming
    Try to check out a hot new book or movie at your local library, and you're likely to get put on a long waiting list. Libraries in the Chicago area are trying to change that by offering a new online checkout service. Instead of having a limited number...
  • Sev Seveer is a beatmaking name you should know

    Sev Seveer is a beatmaking name you should know
    Troy Brundidge's education as a DJ and beatmaker is an incredibly well-rounded one. Performing live in improvised sets, he pulls samples and sounds from his drum machine, taking his his years of hip-hop knowledge and fandom and propelling them forward...
  • If grads stay or go, it's win-win* for U. of I. (*Football: still uncertain.)

    If grads stay or go, it's win-win* for U. of I. (*Football: still uncertain.)
    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has a terrific reputation, even if it has suffered some administrative lapses in recent years (not to mention that underachieving football team). But with strong engineering and business programs and a...
  • Birds lovers take on towering task for chimney swifts

    Birds lovers take on towering task for chimney swifts
    Sometimes on summer evenings, Marion Miller likes to sit in her lawn chair and enjoy the air show happening overhead. With soft and rapid twittering, small smudge-gray birds known as chimney swifts gather at sunset and with amazing precision whip in...
  • Quinn gets backing from both statewide teachers' unions

    Quinn gets backing from both statewide teachers' unions
    Gov. Pat Quinn today formally received the backing of the Illinois Federation of Teachers, which joined the Illinois Education Association in endorsing the Democratic governor over Republican challenger Bruce Rauner. The IFT’s endorsement was not a...
  • U. of I. evolves as it adjusts to huge increase in international students

    U. of I. evolves as it adjusts to huge increase in international students
    Linda Fotzler bought the Armory House, a private dorm on the University of Illinois campus, in 1973, the year after she graduated. The students who lived there were predominantly men, and there was quite a bit of partying. Her current challenge is...
  • U. of I. builds an Illini presence in China

     U. of I. builds an Illini presence in China
    When Larry Zhao returned here to China's largest city in 2005 after getting a master's degree in business from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he wanted to connect with other Illini. He invited them for tea to discuss business...
  • U. of I. reaches out to 600 freshmen from China

    U. of I. reaches out to 600 freshmen from China
    The hotel elevator doors opened and Yiwei Huang stepped out, ready for his college orientation. He held his mother's hand as he approached the registration table. He pored over the rows of name tags, each belonging to a future classmate, until he...