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Johnson hurt in Champaign car accident

URBANA - U.S. Rep. Tim Johnson, R-Urbana, was in Carle Hospital today for treatment of a punctured lung and fractured rib as a result of a two-car accident Sunday night.


City staff presenting parking changes

CHAMPAIGN - The way you park, do business and have fun in and around downtown Champaign is about to change.


Mosquito control to be discussed

CHAMPAIGN - Last year's West Nile Virus outbreak is causing city administrators to rethink abatement strategies in advance of the mosquito season.


It's your business: New business aimed at store-shy guys

   Lisa MacIntosh and Laura Shaw know most men would rather do just about anything than go shopping for clothes.


Serious crimes in Urbana fall during 2002

URBANA - Urbana's serious crime rate was down again last year, but an increase in violent crime has Urbana Police Chief Eddie Adair concerned.


Crime in the country

It was a Monday that went from the mundane to the tragic for Champaign County Sheriff's Deputy Brian Mennenga on Feb. 17.


Patient privacy act to bring changes

Patients will be noticing lots of subtle changes at hospitals and clinics as they meet the deadlines of a federal patient privacy act.


Blagojevich seeking full say on panels

SPRINGFIELD - Gov. Rod Blagojevich's plan to streamline the state's numerous boards and commissions includes a clause that allows him to wipe out all of the members of those panels and start fresh with his own appointees, an opportunity not available to past or future governors.


It´s been a great winter - for potholes

This winter was absolutely perfect.


Local medical missionaries to Haiti find poverty, smiles

CHAMPAIGN - Bumping down back roads heading for the Haitian countryside, Garron Lukas realized he was leaving the orderly world of modern medical practice far behind .