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Plans being made for school health center

URBANA - A school health center that would provide on-site medical care for Urbana students could be in place as early as next fall.

Smoking, dining no longer mix at Urbana cafe

URBANA - For years, Allen Strong has been refereeing the conflicts between smokers and nonsmokers at his Urbana restaurant, Courier Cafe.

UI project is simply buggy, on purpose

Kids at Washington Elementary School in Park Ridge want to know if Daniel Weber's job is dangerous, and while he wouldn't exactly put it that way, it has its moments.

Carle, ?Y´ work out wellness center pact

CHAMPAIGN - The Champaign County YMCA and Carle Foundation Hospital plan to join forces in a far-reaching agreement built on the mission of improving community health.

Group says tram´s benefits worth Europe trip

A clean, quiet tram ride from downtown Champaign to Lincoln Square - or through it to the federal courthouse - could revitalize businesses all along its path.

Taking aim at history´s ?lies´

Just over the state line near Danville, there's a historical marker titled ?Thy Wondrous Story, Illinois? that goes on at length about how the fertile prairie attracted French traders, blah, blah, blah.

Jury finds protester guilty

URBANA - A rural Champaign man arrested following his protest of Chief Illiniwek at a University of Illinois women's basketball game a year ago was convicted Friday of resisting arrest.

Democrats question Piland´spurchase

URBANA - While Champaign County was in the closing days of a budget year that would produce a $1.05 million general corporate fund deficit, Champaign County State's Attorney John Piland was purchasing a $600 dishwasher for his office.

Area project hanging on dealership move

URBANA - It's been about two years since the owners of O'Brien's University Auto Park unveiled their plans to pack up the dealership on University Avenue and expand it into a regional auto mall at a new location on the city's north side.

Agency´s funding is frozen

SPRINGFIELD - Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich has blocked a $1 million Illinois FIRST grant Republican former-Gov. George Ryan approved in his final days of office to fund the Illinois Research Park Authority, a state agency that had been dormant for almost a decade.