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U of Illinois Student Charged with Stealing Cab

A University of Illinois student is being accused of punching a taxi driver, stealing the cab and then crashing it into another car.


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Washington University 14th in ‘Best Colleges’ Rankings

The University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign at 41, University of Missouri – Columbia at 97, Saint Louis University at 101, and Maryville University at 161.



Illinois Scientists Part of ‘Dark Energy’ Project

The expanding universe is being driven by some kind of force. Scientists call that mystery force dark energy but don’t know what it is.


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Anheuser-Busch Opens ‘Bud Lab’ at U of Illinois

The world’s largest brewer is setting up a data analytics shop at the University of Illinois.



University of Illinois Student Arrested For ‘Terrorist-Like Threats’

The Champaign News-Gazette reports Dany Sammak was arrested Saturday after he made what authorities said were “terrorist-like threats” and made shooting gestures with his hands.


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Ravens Cut Illini Alum Cornell

Team announces roster moves ahead of preseason game against Rams


The University of Illinois pep band plays during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament  on March 22, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (Getty/Ronald Martinez)

Illini Band Director Resigns Under Fire

Robert Rumbelow is accused of selling band instruments and depositing proceeds in personal accounts.



2 Hit by Blowgun Darts on U. of Illinois Campus

Police said Wednesday that both victims were shot Tuesday night in the same area in the central part of the campus.


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Moody’s Downgrades Debt of 7 Illinois Universities

Illinois now has the lowest credit rating of any state in the country, largely because of its unpaid bills and $100 billion in unfunded retirement plans for state employees.


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U of I Canine Cancer Drug To Be Tried On People

The drug has helped many of the dogs involved in the research, Chemistry Professor Paul Hergenrother said.




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