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Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - September 22, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Callis Fights Back On Residency Question

By Charlie Schlenker

Ann Callis campaigns in Bloomington.

Congressional candidate Ann Callis is lashing out at her opponent’s contention that she doesn’t live in the 13th District.  At a campaign appearance in Bloomington Monday, the Democrat from Edwardsville called those comments from GOP incumbent Rodney Davis ‘an absolute lie.’

Categories: Government, Health, Politics


NPR - Illinois Public Media News - September 22, 2014

All Eyes On Obama, World Leaders At Climate Change Summit

By Scott Horsley

Demonstrators in New York Sunday.

The forecast calls for picture-perfect weather Tuesday in New York City as world leaders gather to discuss the challenge of a changing climate.  More than 120 leaders, including President Obama, are expected to attend the one-day climate summit, sponsored by the United Nations.




CU-CitizenAccess - Illinois Public Media News - September 18, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Champaign-Urbana, Countywide Restaurant Inspections Online

By Pam Dempsey

After five years of discussion, the Champaign Urbana Public Health District launched a new tool this week that allows the public to see health inspection reports online.

Categories: Food, Health, Public Health


Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - September 16, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

E-Cigarette Industry Prepares For New Federal Rules

By Wayne Pratt

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The rapid growth of e-cigarette stores in the St. Louis area and throughout the country might be about to hit a bump. The federal government is considering regulations for the industry. It could have sales of $10 billion by 2017, according to Wells Fargo Securities.

Categories: Government, Health

NPR - Illinois Public Media News - September 16, 2014

Obama To Announce Large Ramp Up Of Ebola Fight

By Scott Neuman

Workers unload medical supplies from a USAID cargo plans in Liberia in August.

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is already the deadliest on record, having killed more than 2,400 people, and it could get much worse, according to health officials. That alarm has President Obama meeting today with experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.

Categories: Government, Health

WILL - Illinois Public Media News - September 15, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Presence Health Places Visitor Restrictions For Minors At 2 Hospitals

By Jim Meadows

Presence Health has initiated temporary visitors’ restrictions at its hospitals in Urbana and Danville, joining Carle in taking measures to to protect young patients from two viral outbreaks.

Categories: Health

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