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Daily Illini News Update: June 25

Daily Illini News Update: June 25

By Ryan Wilson, Staff writer

June 25, 2016

https://soundcloud.com/user-6936882/daily-illini-news-update-june-25 TRANSCRIPT: The Illini Union is adding a pretzel chain to its menu of restaurants. Aunt Annie’s is joining the mix for its second location in Champaign. A press release says the new eatery was the top snack request by Illinois...

Chiddy Bang discusses nickname, reasons for success

March 29, 2012

Since its start in 2009, band Chiddy Bang has been bringing a new vibe to hip-hop through its eclectic mixes of indie and alternative music. Consisting of Chidera “Chiddy” Anamege and Noah “Xaphoon Jones” Beresin, Chiddy Bang, in its new album “Breakfast” has successfully reached a huge fan base des...

Fizaa qualifies for Bollywood America dance competition

March 27, 2012

Fizaa, a student-run dance team and registered student organization, qualified for the Bollywood America National Competition on March 17 by placing first at a dance competition in Evanston. Fizaa’s victory adds to a streak of well-received performances at competitions over the past year. Aside fr...

Electric aggregation program up for vote at Urbana City Council

March 26, 2012

Urbana City Council will discuss approving an electric aggregation program at their meeting Monday. The public voted in favor of the program on March 20, and the city can now officially approve it. Charlie Smyth, Ward 1, said he is confident that the council will vote in favor of the program. “I’...

Campus student group, Champaign Park District partner in going green

March 15, 2012

Students in Free Enterprise, or SIFE, has partnered up with the Champaign Park District to work on the Kaufman Lake Boathouse, which the park district rents out for events. The goal of the project is to lower the building’s energy usage by roughly 80 percent as part of an initiative to go green. S...

Mahomet woman found dead in trailer

March 1, 2012

23-year-old Mahomet resident Hannah Prospal was pronounced dead this morning at 7:05 a.m. after police found her body in the trailer of 34-year-old acquaintance Steven Killam's trailer. Police and fire departments were called to Killam's trailer on the property of Carpet Master Carpet One at 1040 W. Bloomi...

Police reports a knife pulled out during an argument.

February 13, 2012

A knife was pulled out on early Saturday morning while the argument was taking place at the parking lot located at 604 N.Cunningham Ave. Urbana Police Department reports that no one was stabbed by the knife and three people are expected to be on court. Bryant Seraphin, Lieutenant of investigation, said the argument fi...

Money missing from MLK scholarship not stolen

January 23, 2012

Money that was previously reported as missing from the Salem Baptist Church's Martin Luther King scholarship was not in fact stolen, according to its Board of Directors. It was originally stated that only 31 of 37 collection baskets that were sent out during the church's fundraiser Jan. 15 were ret...

Police make armed robbery arrest

January 22, 2012

Champaign Police arrested a suspect in connection with an armed robbery that occurred at the Meijer Gas Station, 2201 N. Prospect Ave., on Friday. At 10:50 p.m., officers were dispatched to the gas station for a report of a man armed with a gun. According to the report, the suspect demanded money from the s...

Champaign City Council defers waste hauling code, approves Cove subdivision plans

January 17, 2012

An amendment to Champaign’s municipal code on garbage waste hauling was deferred back to city officials by the Champaign City Council at Tuesday night’s meeting. The bill was one of seven up for vote at Tuesday’s meeting. The ordinance in question would have restored definitions of various terms re...

Urbana City Council approves recycling center

January 17, 2012

Urbana City Council members unanimously approved agreements with Mervis Industries, Inc. and the Illinois Department of Transportation, allowing for the construction of a public drop-off and buy-back recycling center at their rescheduled council meeting on Tuesday. The $1,500,000 project, to be locat...

Woman jumps from bridge over I-74

January 16, 2012

A 46-year-old Rantoul woman jumped from the Neil Street Bridge over Interstate 74 around 1 p.m. Monday. She was pronounced dead at the scene. I-74 Eastbound was closed for about an hour after the incident. After jumping, the victim struck a van traveling east. She then rolled to the south side sho...

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