By DRACY PENDLETON
I am is writing this article because my son cannot. He was killed by police last spring.
The editorial in the Nov. 30 News-Gazette about transparency in Mahomet regarding my son's violent and tragic encounter with police is one part truth, one part not all of the facts and one part baloney.
By ANDREW WILK
Most articles about making one's life happier and healthier follow a fairly predictable track: lose weight, sleep, exercise, and eat well. Others focus on the importance of cultivating relationships, hobbies, and pets. A few are more directly prescriptive, suggesting specific books to read, yoga poses to practice, or destinations to visit.
By DENNIS MURASHKO
It's long past time for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union to accept the result of the agreed-upon process and work with our administration to implement a contract that is fair to both employees and taxpayers.
By DONNA REED
There was a time when I thought that an "awe-inspiring experience" could only mean looking out over the precipice of the Grand Canyon, or capturing photographs of Earth from outer space, or reaching the mountain's summit and taking in the vast beyond.
By SHEILA FERGUSON
Many of you have heard and read about local efforts to establish an emergency men's shelter this winter in Champaign County. This community is known for coming together when a need arises, and some of the publicity has focused on the TIMES Center, which is owned and operated by Rosecrance (formerly known as Community Elements).
By TRUDY LIEBERMAN
Rural Health News Service
Will patients benefit from the passage of the 21st Century Cures Act? After listening to politicians and reading the headlines, most people might think it's the best thing ever to come along for patients.
By KRISTA VANCE
There's nothing like being alone in your house when the phone rings and caller ID displays your home number.
I immediately thought of the movie where the babysitter gets numerous calls from a creepy guy asking, "Have you checked the children?" and, of course, the guy's upstairs waiting for her to check so he can kill her.
By MICHAEL T. CARRIGAN
"Governor Rauner, don't dictate, negotiate!" That was the message sent by thousands of public-service workers who recently took part in more than 120 demonstrations all across Illinois.