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The Music and Movement of People with Parkinson’s Disease

The Music and Movement of People with Parkinson’s Disease

By Stephanie Kim

February 24, 2014

Gretchen Potter was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at the age of 39 — the earliest onset of Parkinson’s disease Carle Foundation Hospital had witnessed at that time. Now, at the age of 66, she said she has found a way to forget she has Parkinson’s at all.  On the third Friday of every mon...

Urbana City Council leaves property tax open to increase

By Eli Murray

November 20, 2013

An ordinance passed by the Urbana City Council on Tuesday leaves open the possibility to increase property taxes by nearly .05 percentage points. The possible tax hike would compensate for the budget deficit created by the tax exemption of two major hospitals. The ordinance set the levy amount at $7...