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First medical cannabis dispensary in Champaign ready for business

By Joseph Longo, Assistant News Editor

May 27, 2016

The first medical cannabis dispensary in Champaign, Phoenix Botanical, officially opened Monday, May 2.  The dispensary located at 1704 S. Neil St. previously hosted a soft opening Friday, April 29 by appointment only. For Dan Linn, manager of Phoenix Botanical, the soft opening allowed h...

Champaign medical cannabis dispensary prepares to open, eight conditions pending approval from Rauner

Champaign medical cannabis dispensary prepares to open, eight conditions pending approval from Rauner

By Joe Longo

January 28, 2016

Twenty-two body bags were sprawled out in front of the Abraham Lincoln statue at the Illinois State Capitol Building on Wednesday.The body bags represented the estimated number of veterans who commit suicide everyday, according to the United States Department of Veteran Affairs; Medical Cannabis Outr...

Illinois soccer’s Breece uses ‘flip throw’ as secret weapon

Illinois soccer’s Breece uses ‘flip throw’ as secret weapon

September 23, 2014

Throw-ins are a norm in soccer, and an often unexciting facet of the game. However, throw-ins are certain to be more exciting than usual when Illinois junior midfielder Nicole Breece takes them. Enter the “flip-throw.” Breece has been utilizing the flip-throw as an effective weapon to turn half-chances...