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Illinois upsets No. 11 Maryland behind inspired, intense play

Illinois upsets No. 11 Maryland behind inspired, intense play

January 8, 2015

In one play, Illinois senior center Nnanna Egwu personified the toughness and grit his team showed all game in a 64-57 win over No. 11 Maryland on Wednesday night at State Farm Center. It came when the Illini led 52-39 with 5:30 left to play, when no sane Illinois fan could feel completely comfortab...

Champaign City Council moves to ban specific type of bamboo

By Angelica Lavito

September 10, 2014

Residents’ right to grow bamboo in their lawns was up for debate at Tuesday’s Champaign City Council meeting.  Champaign resident Martha Mills complained that her neighbor’s bamboo plant invaded her property and is difficult to manage or remove. In response, the Champaign City Council voted 6-1 to move forw...