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WEATHER ALERT: Hurricane Beryl’s to bring heavy rainfall and potential flooding to Illinois

New event encourages C-U Latino community to celebrate Mexican Independence Day

After three months of planning, two local groups have created a safe space for Latinos to celebrate Mexican Independence Day. University YMCA and Champaign-based restaurant Maize collaborated to commemorate El Grito. El Grito, or the “Cry for Dolores,” is the battle cry and the start of the liberation of Mexico from Spain on September 16, […]

217 Today: Sinfonia da Camera prepares for season-opening concert

Friday, September 16, 2022 Today’s headlines: Democratic Illinois U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth is condemning Republican Senator Lindsey Graham’s recent proposal for a nationwide abortion ban. The Champaign County League of Women Voters is recommending the county do away with its elected executive just four years after its first county executive was elected. After three months […]

New climate law injects billions into agriculture conservation programs

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois State Conservationist Ivan Dozier is happy to explain the reasons why $18 billion has been set aside for United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) farm conservation programs within the bipartisan Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, a $740 billion climate, tax and healthcare spending package signed into law by President Joe Biden this summer. […]