Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the University of Illinois geologist who is part of a team that has developed new computer models to help researchers better forecast volcanic eruptions.

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Three recently opened businesses will intravenously provide hydrating fluids to clients — sometimes with medications, vitamins and/or nutritional supplements added — and vitamin shots without fluids. And if you want a breath of fresh air, they've got oxygen to enjoy too.

Listed are permits for all new single-family and multifamily residences as well as commercial and industrial work and residential remodeling costing over $25,000.

This week’s stop in our video series on local businesses with stories to tell: The Courier Cafe in Urbana, a newsroom-turned-restaurant run by a former paperboy.

Democratic Treasurer Laurel Prussing said a staffing shortage has been keeping her from supplying certain reports demanded by Republican Jim Goss, the board’s finance committee chairman, who said he hasn’t received bank-account reconciliation reports since February and state-required financial reports since March.

Linda Hewerdine's Society for Hooved Animal Rescue and Emergencies houses as many as 72 of them at a time at her farm outside Dewey. Many will find safe, new homes.

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the UI chemistry professor, who is leading a team that is inventing new ways to break down the polyurethane that makes up close to 10 percent of our landfills and repurpose it in useful ways, such as adhesives.

Listed are permits for all new single-family and multifamily residences as well as commercial and industrial work and residential remodeling costing over $25,000.