Illinois Public Media News

WILL - Illinois Public Media News - September 26, 2012

Immigration Policy Enlists Help of Local Police

By Sean Powers

Listen

(Duration: 7:07)

Immigrant rights groups and community members in LA protest Secure Communities

Some local law enforcement agencies hold non-citizen prisoners on behalf of federal immigration officials. That gives immigration officials time to decide if the prisoner should be transferred to a detention facility and possibly deported. The agreement is designed to help crack down on hardened criminals, but there are concerns that it may go too far.


CU-CitizenAccess - Illinois Public Media News - September 26, 2012

Health Officials Move Forward on Food Inspection Plan

By Pam G. Dempsey

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.

Categories: Business, Health






WILL - Illinois Public Media News - September 24, 2012

Big Development Leaves a Gap in Champaign-Urbana

By Jim Meadows

Listen

(Duration: 5:49)

One marker of the economic slow-down in Champaign-Urbana was when the big development projects stopped. Development has never completely stopped in Champaign-Urbana. But announcements of the really big projects --- ones that expand the borders of the two cities --- pretty much came to an end with the bursting of the housing bubble.

Categories: Business, Economics



Page 474 of 862 pages ‹ First  < 472 473 474 475 476 >  Last ›