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VOA: Australia Plans Electric Car Boost With 50,000 New Home Charging Stations

Australia's electric car industry has criticized the government's new policy to build thousands of charging stations as "far too little, too late."...

REUTERS: Biden pushes $1.75 trillion spending plan, progressives push back

U.S. President Joe Biden said on Thursday he had secured a new $1.75 trillion framework for economic and climate changespending that could pass the Senate,...

VOA: Analysts: Thaw in Sino-US Trade Dispute Would Lift World Supply Chains, Dent Southeast Asia

A thaw in the Sino-U.S. trade dispute, as hinted in Washington this past week, would help restore global supply chains but thin...

REUTERS: Made-from-CO2 concrete, lululemons and diamonds spark investor excitement

What do diamonds, sunglasses, high-end lululemon sportswear and concrete have to do with climate change? They can all be...

REUTERS: U.S. to open program to replace Huawei equipment in U.S networks

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Monday said it would open a $1.9 billion program to reimburse mostly rural U.S. telecom...

NPR: So, You Are Shopping For A Car At A Terrible Time. Here’s What To Keep In Mind

If you want to know why it's hard to buy a car these days, just take a look at all the vacant...

NPR: How A Summer Of ‘Yes’ Is Ending In A Cloud Of Uncertainty For The Economy

It started out as the summer of possibility. Earlier this year, lines outside restaurants were long and bars filled up with noshing...

NPR: A ‘New Yorker’ Editor Dug For Diversity Stats. She Calls The Results ‘Passive Racism’

On Tuesday, journalism and literature Twitter blew up after a user posted a 20-part thread decrying the lack of diversity among writers...

REUTERS: From zippers to glass, shortages of basic goods hobble U.S. economy

For Lauren Rash, it’s the little things that have snarled production at her tent factory here, like the many shades of black Velcro.

VOA: US August Job Gains Fall Far Short of Expectations

U.S. employers added only 235,000 jobs in August, the Labor Department reported Friday, a sign the pace of hiring has slowed considerably...

REUTERS: U.S. pending home sales drop for second straight month in July

Contracts to purchase previously owned U.S. homes declined for the second consecutive month in July in step with limited supply that's been...

REUTERS: Wall St awaits Zoom’s next act as pandemic boom cools

When stay-at-home favorite Zoom (ZM.O) reports quarterly results on Monday, Wall Street will look for details on how the video conferencing platform plans to...

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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...