October 01, 2012

Immediate Future Uncertain for Farmers

The agriculture industry has had a rocky year, highlighted by a vicious drought and oppressive Midwestern heat. Farmers in Illinois and elsewhere are trying to make the best of the harvest, while bracing for what lies ahead. However, their immediate future is clouded by gridlock in Washington.


September 27, 2012

Champaign Teachers to Take Strike Vote

The union representing more than 800 teachers in the Champaign School District plans to take a vote to authorize a strike. The union is in the middle of contract negotiations with the school district.


September 26, 2012

Davis Unveils Jobs Plan, Edgar Endorses

Congressional candidate Rodney Davis says an extension of current tax rates and removing government regulation will mean the the survival of small employers.


September 26, 2012

Reserved Housing Vouchers Raise Questions Among Community Members

Several community members plan to voice concerns Thursday over a set of housing vouchers that are being held in reserve while 400 low-income households are kept on a waiting list.The Housing Authority of Champaign County said earlier this month that it had 233 “housing choice vouchers” in reserve to provide assistance for those households displaced by redevelopment projects.


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