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Illinois Public Health Dept. proposes plan for medicinal marijuana program

By Alex Swanson

May 14, 2014

Over the past few months, significant changes have been made to the proposed regulations for Illinois’ Medical Cannabis Pilot Program. On Jan. 21, the Illinois Department of Public Health posted a 48-page draft of the proposed regulations to show the public how the system may be implemented. Since the...

Champaign City Council changes rules for honorary street designations

Champaign City Council changes rules for honorary street designations

By Angelica Lavito

January 30, 2014

When driving through the city of Champaign, people can see street signs honoring those who have made an impact on the community. The Champaign City Council passed an ordinance at its Jan. 21 meeting that revises the application policy and implements more selective criteria for honorary street designati...

Lower temperatures raises pothole risks

Lower temperatures raises pothole risks

January 29, 2014

With colder temperatures and extreme winter weather comes a greater risk for potholes to form. “If something’s worse, it’s because we’re having a worse winter,” said Kris Koester, Champaign Public Works public information officer. “Also with that, us taking people off the streets more and put...