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Champaign (Champaign, Illinois)

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  • Palatine man killed in Afghanistan remembered fondly during funeral

    Palatine man killed in Afghanistan remembered fondly during funeral
    Gary J. Gabel was so taken with his role as a grandfather that he traveled to Afghanistan to be with his beloved granddaughter on her first birthday, family members said Friday as they gathered at an Arlington Heights church to say goodbye. While he was...
  • Flaw in pension law sparks university retirements

     Flaw in pension law sparks university retirements
    Albert Valocchi, a University of Illinois engineering professor, recently recruited new graduate students to join his research team. He is scheduled to teach two classes this fall. He has several grant proposals pending. But Valocchi, 60, may not be...
  • State Senate OKs bill to bar U. of I. lecturer

    State Senate OKs bill to bar U. of I. lecturer
    SPRINGFIELD --- Less than a week after a University of Illinois lecturer with ties to a 1970s radical group pleaded his case to keep teaching, the Illinois Senate passed a measure that would ban him from teaching regardless of whether the university rules...
  • Palatine father, son killed in Afghanistan 'wanted to give back'

     Palatine father, son killed in Afghanistan 'wanted to give back'
    Services have not been set yet for the Palatine father and his son killed in Afghanistan last week. A spokeswoman for the Orchard Evangelical Free Church in Arlington Heights, where Gary Gabel was a longtime active church member, said services have...
  • New Trier takes state science title

     New Trier takes state science title
    Thirty seconds may seem like a short duration for a flight, but the feat helped New Trier High School's Science Olympiad team claim an overall first place finish at the Illinois State Science Olympiad Tournament at the University of Illinois at Urbana...
  • 9 mumps cases at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    9 mumps cases at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Nine students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus have been clinically diagnosed with the mumps since returning from spring break, officials said. Dr. Robert Palinkas, director of the U. of I. McKinley Health Center, said the...
  • Wife of Palatine man killed in Afghanistan attack recovering in Germany

    Wife of Palatine man killed in Afghanistan attack recovering in Germany
    A woman with Chicago-area ties is recovering from injuries in Germany after she was wounded in an attack that killed her husband and father-in-law in Afghanistan last week. Teresa Gabel was with her husband, John Gabel, and father-in-law Gary Gabel,...
  • Downers Grove school band picked for state contest

     Downers Grove school band picked for state contest
    A stream of hyper teenagers bounded into Tom Tedeschi's band room at Lakeview Junior High School in Downers Grove for daily rehearsal. The room soon filled with the combating sounds of trumpets, trombones, percussion and woodwinds warming up. Then a...
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  • Biking improvements planned this summer for Highland Park

    Biking improvements planned this summer for Highland Park
    Bicycling enthusiasts in Highland Park can look forward to trail and sidewalk improvements this summer, as the city continues working on its 18-year plan to improve biking and walking paths. Eventually, Highland Park is hoping to be considered a...
  • 2nd strike looms, UIC says it can't meet union's demands

    2nd strike looms, UIC says it can't meet union's demands
    As faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago consider another strike later this semester, school officials said they are unable to meet the faculty’s demands because of uncertainty in state funding. UIC Provost Lon Kaufman said it would...