Snow that began late Sunday has covered most roads in East Central Illinois.
Little additional snow is forecast for today, but roads are reported as snow or ice-covered throughout the area, and throughout the southern two thirds of Illinois.
Here is a link to the state transportation department's road conditions site.
CHAMPAIGN – Getting back to everyday life after a heart attack requires some adjustment.
But Jim Doyle of Champaign didn't have to tackle it alone.
The eight weeks he spent in cardiac rehab after his November 2008 heart attack boosted not just his physical recovery, but his mental and emotional states as well, he says.
Free food will be distributed in four Champaign County communities this month to help alleviate hunger during the holiday season.
The United Way of Champaign County, the AFL-CIO Central Labor Council and other labor organizations are sponsoring mobile food pantries for the next three Saturdays in Rantoul, Mahomet, Champaign and Urbana.
CHAMPAIGN – Three years after Frances Nelson Health Center moved and expanded with the help of a community fund drive, this Champaign clinic for those in need is facing some serious financial challenges.
And they're being fueled by more than the recession.
MAHOMET – The food industry has long been savvy about combining narrative, visually pleasing images and positive emotions to attract children to certain foods – say Froot Loops, Pop-Tarts and McDonald's Happy Meals.
HIGHLAND PARK – Solo Cup Co. reported a net loss of $27.9 million in the third quarter, largely as the result of taking a $17 million charge to reflect the decreased value of its European operations.
That compared with a net loss of $8 million during the same quarter a year ago.
CHAMPAIGN – When Kay Elmer had breast cancer, she relied on more than traditional medicine to help her.
She also sought the help of an aromatherapist.
CHAMPAIGN – Sniffles, sore throats, coughs, earaches: Don't they just seem to follow your kids home from school sometimes, like a stray dog?
Every year, millions of kids miss school due to just colds and flu alone. But parents can help fight off those illnesses and others by promoting healthy habits at home.
URBANA – There was a time when Suzi Walthall couldn't go anywhere without feeling everyone was staring at her.
When she feared strangers were ridiculing her so much that she dreaded every time she had to leave the house.
CHAMPAIGN – The recession may be having an unhealthy effect on more than your bank account.
It's making a lot of people sick, too. Doctors are seeing more stress-related illnesses these days, and from what many patients are telling them, a lot of the stress is coming from lost jobs and money worries.