October 04, 2012

Sustainable Farming Brings Producers, Customers Together

Consumers are becoming very savvy when it comes to their food. They want to know about the origins of food, chemicals that may have come in contact, and the level of freshness. This interest in more information has resulted in a growing interest in locally grown food from a type of consumers known as “locavores.”


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October 04, 2012

Danville Synagogue To Close

Danville’s only synagogue will close later this month, but its congregation will continue to meet.


October 03, 2012

Poor Health Care Reported at State Prisons

Illinois pays a private firm millions to take care of the medical needs of prisoners, but evidence suggests the care is terrible and painful for prisoners.


October 03, 2012

Mentors Foster New Generation of Farmers

Through the years, American farms have grown a variety of crops, from corn to soybeans to cotton and more. Perhaps the most important crop of all is a new generation of farmers. 


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