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Urbana turns 182 years old

By Daily Illini Staff Report

June 22, 2015

The city of Urbana turned 182 years old on Sunday. Urbana was founded on June 21, 1883, after Isaac Busey and Thomson Webber donated 40 acres of land to establish the town. Urbana became the county seat of Champaign County.The town was named after the city of Urbana, Ohio, located in a county a...

Facebook Lite app gives access to users in developing countries

Facebook Lite app gives access to users in developing countries

February 4, 2015

Some users of the Facebook mobile app know the frustration of inconsistent Internet connections and running out of storage. But for users in developing countries, accessing the app can be nearly impossible. However, this is now changing in certain developing countries because of Facebook’s newest developmen...