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NPR: Do You Really Need A Flu Shot? Here’s How To Decide

Thanksgiving leftovers are a distant memory, and December's extra travel, shopping and family commitments are already straining nerves, budgets and immune systems....

BBC: Vegans ‘need to be aware of B12 deficiency risk’

Experts are warning that people eating a vegan diet need to make sure they get enough B12 - because the risk of...

NPR: ‘Cats’: Spay It

From the moment Andrew Lloyd Webber decided to set the T.S. Eliot poetry collection Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats to music, Cats has felt like...

CNN: ‘Togo’ tells the heroic dog story you only think you know on Disney+ Brian Lowry byline

Disney has a long history of dog movies -- "Old Yeller" still gets you every time -- and dips back into that...

BBC: World’s oldest fossil trees uncovered in New York

The earliest fossilised trees, dating back 386 million years, have been found at an abandoned quarry in New York.

BBC: Should I delete Tinder? These millennials think so

They’ve facilitated billions of dates and helped pave the way for marriage, children and everything in between. It’s old news that dating apps and online...

CNN: Mariah Carey unveils new ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ music video

Mariah Carey knew what we wanted for the holidays, and she's giving it to us just in time. The singer put a...

How to Afford Animal Therapy

Animal therapy has been proven to divert attention away from stressful situations, and make people feel comfortable and safe. A meta-analysis of...

BBC: The Witcher review: this isn’t the new Game of Thrones

Netflix's The Witcher is a TV show born from the most bitter of marriages. Starring Henry Cavill as grizzled monster hunter Geralt...

NPR: In Uncrewed Test, Boeing’s Starliner Capsule Fails To Reach Space Station

Boeing's new Starliner capsule, on its maiden uncrewed flight to the International Space Station, has failed to attain its proper orbit after...

CNN: Two Carnival cruise ships collided in Cozumel, Mexico

The Carnival Glory and Carnival Legend collided Friday morning while at port in Cozumel, Mexico, leaving one passenger injured.

VOA: The Christian December Dish Nothing to do with Christmas

Stirring a giant vat in a village in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Palestinian Christian Maryam Salem prepares a special festive dish —...

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Urbana Park District hiring head coach and assistant coach for Tiger Sharks swim team!

Urbana Park District is hiring one head coach and an assistant coach for the year-round Tiger Shark swim team. The...

[Champaign] Halloween Masquerade Car Parade and Trunk or Treat on October 27!

We're excited to join with Champaign Park District and Marketplace Mall for this new event. The Halloween Masquerade Car Parade and Trunk...

It’s the Great C-U Pumpkin Hunt, 2021!

ALL OCTOBER You can hunt for pumpkins all over Champaign and Urbana this October during the Great Pumpkin Hunt.

[Champaign] Police Search For Killer Of Champaign Teenager

CHAMPAIGN – Police in Champaign are still searching for the person who shot and killed a Centennial High School student.