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Despite changes, ARC scuba clinic floats on

Brad Knop, scuba instructor at the ARC and the Midwest SCUBA Center in Champaign, is gearing up to lead the three two-week sessions for scuba diving offered this spring.

By Susan Szuch

February 9, 2015

 As a three-year-old boy watching the TV series, “Sea Hunt,” Brad Knop became fascinated with breathing underwater. “It was on every week, and Lloyd Bridges was the diver in it, he was whom the plot was about,” Knop said. “I knew I wanted to be a diver, and he was my inspiration. ... That’...

Eating bugs? Truth is, you may already be

Eating bugs? Truth is, you may already be

January 26, 2015

Bugs. Insects. Arthropods. Regardless of the terminology, these creepy, crawly critters wriggle their way into homes, end up splattered on windshields and can be found in the everyday foods people eat (within FDA standards). While many cringe at the idea of eating bugs, which is called “entomophag...

Police blotter for Nov. 5, 2014

November 5, 2014

Champaign — A 22-year-old male was arrested on the charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and improper parking on a roadway near the intersection of Sixth and Green streets around 1 a.m. Sunday. According to the report, the suspect was pulled over and served a DUI arrest. — Burglary was ...