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University of Illinois police have brought out therapy dogs to campus events and mental health calls for more than two years. Now, the department's four-legged employees are sniffing out more places to help in the surrounding community. 

'The firsts are going to be the hardest. The first day back at school is going to be hard. It’s going to be hard at the visitations and funerals. The first track meet. ... (But) I feel confident to say that Drew and Dylan would’ve, if it was one of their friends, wanted people to move on and continue doing the things we love to do.'

What's up with Castle Mall in Tuscola? Why no sidewalks to the east of Champaign Country Club? Where can I find a CPR class? Who comes up with halftime acts at Illini basketball games? And where can I score kingfisher gear?

Listed are permits for all new single-family and multi-family residences as well as commercial and industrial work and residential remodeling costing over $25,000.Permits are listed by applicant, description, site and cost.

For information about services available to older adults, contact Vicky Welser, site coordinator, or Robbie Edwards, information coordinator, at the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 2102 Windsor Place, C, at 217-359-6500.