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UI sees biggest mumps outbreak in decade

July 30, 2015

A mumps outbreak that started around April at the University has continued to produce cases of the viral illness.According to Rachella Thompson-Brown, communicable disease investigator at the Champaign-Urbana...

Local organizations partner with schools to reduce waste in lunchrooms, offer meals to homeless

Cliff Maduzia packages excess food from Unit 4's Central High School's lunches to bring to the TIMES Center. Maduzia is a volunteer for the Susan Freiburg Memorial Food Surplus program, which provides meals to the homeless.
November 10, 2014

When Cliff Maduzia walks through the hallways of Westview Elementary School in Champaign each day with large, empty containers in tow, faculty, staff and students know what he’s there to do. “Hi, Cliff,”...

First West Nile case reported in Champaign County for 2014

August 26, 2014

The first case of West Nile virus was reported in Champaign County after a mosquito sample pool and a dead bird tested positive for the virus. The infected bird was found on Aug. 8, and the mosquito pool...

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