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NPR: Bob Ross Documentary Filmmakers Ran Into Some Happy Little Legal Hurdles

Bob Ross — the artist known for his calm voice, poofy hair and unflappable demeanor — spent 31 seasons gently encouraging at-home...

NPR: COVID Booster Shots Are Coming. Here’s What You Need To Know

Health officials are preparing to roll out COVID-19 booster shots in the United States this September. According to a plan announced Aug. 18, all...

AP: Will athletes’ new college cash flow impact team chemistry?

Ohio State freshman Jack Sawyer already has a new truck thanks to an endorsement deal under new rules that allow him to...

BBC: Michael Knighton: The man who could have bought Man Utd for £10m but walked away

On 19 August 1989, a 37-year-old man walked on to the Old Trafford pitch before the first game of the new league...

AP source: Bills’ Beasley, Davis in COVID-19 reentry process

Buffalo Bills receivers Cole Beasley and Gabriel Davis must spend at least five days away from the team facility after having close...

AP: Gig apps for a pandemic economy: Part time, no commitment

For months, Gabrielle Walker had been looking for a part-time job. She applied to restaurant chains and retailers like Nando’s and Primark,...

NPR: Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID Vaccine Gets Full Approval From The FDA

The Food and Drug Administration has formally approved Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. The widely anticipated decision replaces the emergency use authorization granted by...

NPR: EPA Will Ban A Farming Pesticide Linked To Health Problems In Children

A pesticide that's been linked to neurological damage in children, including reduced IQ, loss of working memory, and attention deficit disorders, has been banned by the...

NPR: The FDA Suspects Tainted Pet Foods Poisoned Hundreds Of Dogs

The Food and Drug Administration says more than 130 deaths and 220 illnesses in dogs may have been caused by the dog...

VOA: US Investigating Tesla Autopilot Accidents

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) has opened an investigation into auto manufacturer Tesla’s autopilot system after 11 accidents have been reported...

VOA: NASA’s Mars Helicopter Completes 12 Flights

The U.S. space agency NASA reports the Ingenuity helicopter, the tiny aircraft that landed on Mars with the agency’s Perseverance rover earlier...

NPR: Why A Push For Boosters Could Make The Pandemic Even Worse

In September, the U.S. will start offering a third COVID-19 shot to all adults vaccinated with Pfizer and Moderna, even though these vaccines still...

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Hundreds Run Through Streets Of C-U In ‘Run To Remember’

CHAMPAIGN – Hundreds of runners and walkers turned out for the inaugural Run To Remember on Saturday morning in Champaign-Urbana. The 8K run and...

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY RELEASES IMMIGRANT WELCOMING PLAN

First-ever plan in Champaign County has recommendations for better integrating immigrants into the local community, economy, and workforce Champaign...

[Urbana] Enjoy jazz music at Meadowbrook Park on September 10

It’s the most original jazz event in town. Walk through Meadowbrook Park’s Wandell Sculpture Garden and listen to local jazz music on...

CHAMBANA WELCOME CREW

New to Champaign-Urbana? Get connected to community through the Chambana Welcome Crew., our new ambassador program designed to help you feel right...