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Katie Fanning of Urbana is one veterinarian who doesn't mind making house calls.
And if you and your pet happen to live in Champaign-Urbana, don't be surprised if she pedals her bicycle to your home.
Fanning, 29, is launching Vet on Wheels, a mobile veterinary practice, on the day after Labor Day.
Cindy Ludwig, who describes herself as "retired Monsanto," moved to Champaign in March for a new job with the American Oil Chemists' Society.
Like other newcomers, she'd like to meet new people.
Holy cow, my dad could work. He worked all week, and then on Saturdays he swept and mopped floors and washed and vacuumed his cars. If someone asked him if he was retired, he would say, "What? Of course not." When he was 80 I heard him say to someone, "I work 40 hours a week. A man has to pull his weight in this old world."
The Champaign County Farm Bureau Young Ag Leaders hosted three speakers with expertise on everything from weather to aerial photography to longterm financial planning. Here's more courtesy staff writer Paul Wood:
1. Chance of early frost nothing to worry about
These applications for assumed business names were filed recently with the Champaign County clerk's office:
Back to the Basics and Beyond, 1913 Scottsdale Drive, C, Tyra Browning, same address.
Champaign Estate Sales, 610 W. Springfield Ave., Unit #4, C, Whitney Pope, same address.
Greg Maxson Illustration, 116 W. Florida Ave., U, Greg Maxson, same address.
We asked this week's panel of 10 to tell us about their social media habits.
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The non-profit Community Center for the Arts in downtown Urbana is expanding, taking over the space formerly occupied by Corson's Guitar Store at Main and Race.