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Two Urbana residents arrested for armed robbery of a pizza

By Marijo Enderle

November 2, 2015


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Two Urbana residents were arrested Saturday on the charges of armed robbery after robbing a victim of a pizza, according to an Urbana Police report.Urbana police were dispatched to the intersection of Springfield Avenue and Birch Street in Urbana around 7:30 p.m. after receiving a report of the robbery. A...

CUMTD to add new buses to fleet

CUMTD to add new buses to fleet

By Lilly Mashayek

October 13, 2015


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Any student who has ever missed the 22 Illini before an 8 a.m. class will appreciate the addition of new buses to the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District’s fleet.CUMTD was granted $7.8 million from the Federal Transit Authority, FTA, to purchase up to 42 new buses over the next five years, said ...

MCORE project unveiled

MCORE project unveiled

By Marijo Enderle

September 21, 2015


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Major construction is scheduled to begin on campus next fall, as Green Street will see the addition of a protected bike lane, a new entrance to the Illini Union and a transit boarding island.The cities of Champaign and Urbana, the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District and the University unveiled the...

MTD adds new campus route, proposes changes for the fall

MTD adds new campus route, proposes changes for the fall

By Mariah Schaefer

May 25, 2015


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The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District has proposed changes to many of its bus routes and is looking to increase fares for this fall.On Wednesday, MTD held a public hearing at the Illinois Terminal where interested community members could give the company input on the proposed changes.Seven rout...

Rauner’s budget cuts began making dents since its proposal

By Fatima Farha

May 10, 2015


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By fatima farhaassistant news editorShortly after being sworn into office, Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed a new budget for fiscal year 2016, which would cut state funding for many programs, including a major cut in state appropriations for higher education.Rauner proposed to cut state funding for higher...