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Illinois urban planning professor awarded NEA research grant

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Jennifer Novak-Leonard, an urban and regional planning professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts research...

An upcoming Illinois museum exhibit will create nostalgia for a particular group of people

SPRINGFIELD — One generation is dubbed the last of the analog age. An Illinois museum is highlighting this group with its first...

UI study explains positive impacts from child tax credit program to vulnerable families

A University of Illinois research team has published a study on the impact of assistance programs on vulnerable families.

Carle delays non-emergency procedures amid record COVID-19 wave

URBANA – As COVID-19 hospitalizations reach a pandemic high, Carle Health has decided to delay non-emergency procedures. This time,...

Warming centers open as bitter cold descends on Central Illinois

CHAMPAIGN – Many Central Illinois communities are opening warming centers so people without regular shelter are not exposed to subzero temperatures settling...

Illinois just experienced one of its warmest Decembers on record

URBANA – If you felt like December’s weather was mild – you’re right. According to provisional data, December 2021...

New state laws taking effect Jan. 1

SPRINGFIELD – Minimum wage workers in Illinois will see a boost in their hourly pay to $12 per hour starting Jan. 1,...

Forecasters: winter storm to bring snow & cold for New Year

Story updated Friday at 8:00 am. – this story will be updated as the National Weather Service issues new forecasts.

Where to get COVID testing and vaccines in Central Illinois

Updated: December 29, 2021 As the state of Illinois increases resources at local health departments to provide mass vaccinations,...

Models predict optimal airplane seating for reduced viral transmission

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — As airline ticket sales have soared during the holiday season and the omicron variant causes surges of COVID-19 cases,...

Study: Brain mechanisms involved in learning also drive social conformity

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Some of the same brain systems known to play a role in learning from trial and error also are...

Champaign shootings spread to westward neighborhoods over years, fueled by recent surge in gun violence

CHAMPAIGN — Gun violence in Champaign has steadily marched westward over the past three years as shootings have increased in neighborhoods north...

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[Urbana] Check out the new sculpture at Meadowbrook Park!

Be sure to head out to Meadowbrook Park and the Timpone Family Tree Grove, and check out Suzi's Garden.  The sculpture was fabricated...

[Champaign] RESTAURANT WEEK

JAN 28 - FEB 5The Champaign County Area Restaurant Week is back! Discover local flavors at over 25 restaurants across the county...

[Urbana] Free injury screenings this winter and spring

Have nagging pain? Tweak something shoveling snow or working out? You have the chance to get a free injury...

[Champaign] ALL ABOUT MOVIES

AT THE VIRGINIA THEATRE January Is All About Movies at the Virginia Theatre. Here's what you can catch on...