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Local news headlines for Monday, May 14

Happy Monday to you and yours.

UCIMC has a report on C-U Citizens for Peace and Justice’s forum on the proposed new county jail, held in Urbana City Council chambers:

·         CCUPJ Forum On Jail Draws a Packed House” (UCIMC)

The News-Gazette had a multi-part examination of the U of I’s use of search firms to help fill openings for both academic and athletic positions:

·         UI has spent millions on search firms” (N-G)

·         Faculty: Secrecy hampers searches” (N-G)

·         List of search firm expenses at UI” (N-G)

·         Search firm helped hasten coach’s hiring” (N-G)

There was a forum for Republican congressional candidates this weekend, accompanied by several articles:

·         Voters Weigh in on 13th Congressional Race” (WCIA)

·         Champaign Republicans Hold Forum to Find Candidate” (WICD)

·         Republican hopefuls state their case at forum” (N-G)

·         Republican Congressional Candidates Square off in Forum” (WILL)

·         Republican finalists speak at public forum held for Johnson’s congress chair” (DI)

Some obligatory U of I graduation coverage:

·         2012 U of I Graduates” (WICD)

·         University of Illinois Graduation” (WAND)

·         Illinois graduates reflect, look to future at commencement ceremonies” (DI)

And some odds ‘n sods:

·         Treehouse or forest? Help pick a pool theme for Crystal Lake” (N-G)

·         Urbana woman delights in creating children’s games; 2 win national acclaim” (N-G)

·         Urbana Youth Summit” (WAND)

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