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Former preschool art teacher produces series of children’s books on artists

Judy Lee, author and illustrator of

By Earn Saenmuk

June 16, 2014

When Judy Lee, a 28-year-old freelance graphic designer in Urbana, got a job offer to become a preschool art teacher, she didn’t know what to do. She was terrified — she wasn’t sure if she could actually work with children or not. She planned to reject the offer; however, all her friends encourage...

Champaign-Urbana health officials promote smoke-free apartments

By Chris Radecki

April 9, 2014

Champaign-Urbana Public Health District officials are hoping to persuade landlords in Champaign County to ban smoking in apartments. Officials have been in ongoing discussions with multi-unit housing property owners regarding the benefits of smoke-free housing. Nationally, there is a trend toward multi-unit ...