After four years of discussing how to best publicize restaurant health inspection results, board of health members from Champaign County and the public health district have decided to move forward on a proposed color-code system that would require restaurants to disclose food inspection results.
An old anti-abortion law that's never been enforced was argued before the Illinois Supreme court on Thursday. It would require girls aged 17 and younger to tell their parents 48 hours before ending a pregnancy.
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The Eastern Illinois Foodbank has launched a new program to make healthy food more accessible to low-income students and their families. It gives high school students a say in what goes on the table.
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Congressional candidate Rodney Davis says he’ll work to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and replace it with a plan to that keeps the doctor-patient relationship in place.
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The Rev. Jesse Jackson says he expects his congressman son to take his time in getting back to work.
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Public health officials in Champaign County have spent three years studying how to best publicize restaurant inspection results. Though still under much discussion, the county is now offering Champaign diners a small appetizer of these results on the health district’s website.