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Same-sex marriage licenses now offered in Champaign County

By Bryan Boccelli and Eleanor Black

February 26, 2014

It was 8 a.m., and what began like any other day filled with classes and homework ended with the decision of a lifetime for two University students. Marissa and Laura Meli, both third-year students in the College of Law, were the first couple in line after the Champaign County Clerk’s decision to offe...

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One pedestrian is dead following an accident on Lincoln Avenue on Wednesday morning. Spandana Mantravadi, the other pedestrian injured in the accident, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

By Miranda Holloway and Claire Hettinger

December 17, 2013

1 | Love legalized The state legislature passed the same-sex marriage bill on Nov. 5. Gov. Pat Quin then signed the bill, making Illinois the 16th state to allow a man to marry a man and a woman to marry a woman. 2 | Pension reform passes On Dec. 3, the state passed legislation to reform the pension...