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University students design therapeutic stuffed animal to help Alzheimer's patients

University students design therapeutic stuffed animal to help Alzheimer's patients

By Senait Gebregiorgis

June 27, 2015

Six University students designed a therapeutic stuffed fox to help people with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. In addition to using the prototype to help others, the group submitted it for the 2015 James Dyson Award. The submission, called "TherapAlz," stands for ther...

Police blotter for Dec. 9, 2014

December 9, 2014

Champaign — Arson was reported in the 2400 block of North Neil Street around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. According to the report, an unknown offender put a rag in the victim’s gas tank and set the car on fire. University — Two 19-year-old males were arrested on the charge of possession of cannabis with intent to deliver at 309 E...