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Talking with Chaz Ebert

Chaz Ebert touches the hand of the statue of Roger Ebert that was unveiled at Ebertfest last year.

April 14, 2015

When Roger Ebert considered potential films to show at Ebertfest, there was one person in particular who he loved to discuss movies with: his wife, his supporter and his closest friend Chaz. We spoke with Chaz via email and asked her a few questions about her connection to the Champaign-Urbana communi...

Champaign named third fastest-growing city in Illinois

By Abrar Al-Heeti

July 7, 2014

Champaign is the third fastest-growing city in Illinois, according to a report published by Nerd Wallet finance. Rankings for the fastest growing cities were determined based on data regarding income growth, employment growth and population growth between 2009 and 2012 from the 2012 U.S. Census Ameri...