from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of east-central Illinois adjoining Urbana. Founded in 1855 with the coming of the railroad, it is a commercial and industrial center in a fertile farm area. Population: 73,700.


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  • CHAMPAIGN - Champaign County Crimestoppers and Champaign police are seeking information about an aggravated robbery last month in Champaign.

  • CHAMPAIGN - The Champaign Police Department and Crimestoppers are asking for help solving a reported sexual assault in Champaign last month.

  • CHAMPAIGN - The Skyline Plunge, which had students, residents and members of the media rappelling down Illini Tower on Sunday in Champaign, was less of a plunge and more like a gentle descent with a great view.

  • CHAMPAIGN - Trying to protect U.S. citizens from terrorist attacks, public corruption and the fallout from organized gangs are the top three priorities of the FBI, said an agent who's responsible for most of Illinois. statewide Crimestoppers convention Friday in Champaign, Stuart McArthur, special agent in charge of the Springfield division, discussed what the FBI considers "emerging threats," although he said his talk could have been dubbed "there's nothing new under the sun."

  • CHAMPAIGN - Some city nonprofit agencies could become more energy efficient with help from federal funds passed down through the city of Champaign.

  • CHAMPAIGN - Calling home only made the distance from Champaign to Miami seem greater at times for Illinois' Corey Liuget. - News

  • CHAMPAIGN - Two people were treated for injuries and released following a two-vehicle accident Thursday morning in Champaign.

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  • CHAMPAIGN (AP) - A documentary about hippie life in the late 1960s will kick off the 11th annual Roger Ebert's Film Festival in Champaign next month.


  • CHAMPAIGN - Champaign County is locked in a million dollar-plus dispute with Otto Baum Company Inc. of Morton, but the firm nonetheless won a nearly $700,000 contract from the city of Champaign this week to rehabilitate the brick and stonework at the City Building.

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  • CHAMPAIGN - Police are warning the public about a scam that has been targeting senior citizens in Champaign.

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