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Youth Mental Health First Aid training set Sept. 10 in Danville

DANVILLE — The next Youth Mental Health First Aid training for any adults who work with young people, either professionally or as a volunteer, or anyone who knows young people, is coming up Sept. 10.

Fitness trackers not the safest route

If you use a fitness tracker and post your wor

Entertainment listings, Aug. 23-30, 2018


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Once part of sports' dark era, Patrick Arnold is on new quest

SEYMOUR — If it were up to Patrick Arnold, he wouldn't have risen to fame for his role in Marion Jones' three Olympic gold medals at the 2000 Sydney Games or Barry Bonds' transformation from a wiry, all-around player into a hulking home run hitter who broke major league records.

The Health Reporter Is In, Aug. 16, 2018

Q: How did East Central Illinois hospitals do in U.S. News and World Report's 2018-19 rankings of the nation's best?

A: Just one hospital in Illinois, Chicago's Northwestern Memorial, made the magazine's honor roll of the 20 highest-performing hospitals in the nation.

Entertainment listings, Aug. 16-23, 2018


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C-U's first shareable bikes expected to hit streets at start of UI semester

URBANA — With agreements almost finalized, VeoRide is set to become the first dockless-bike-share service in Champaign-Urbana.

Lily Wilcock, active transportation coordinator at the University of Illinois, said the Indiana-based company gave her serial numbers for 500 bicycles — the biggest fleet size allowed. The goal, she said, is to roll them out around the start of the semester.

Cyclist completes century ride around London

Brenda Mehnert had hoped her 2018 race plans w

To Your Health | Try a new twist on roasted vegetables with turnips

If you are looking for a way to prepare vegetables that enhances their natural flavor, roasting is a winning strategy.

Vegetables brown and caramelize while roasting, giving them a crispy texture on the outside and a sweeter flavor. A great vegetable for roasting that can be often overlooked is the turnip.