For five years in a row, every state in the U.S. has seen a continuous drop in opioid prescriptions. Still the number of people who die from opioid overdoses continues to climb. This is all part of a national trend captured in a recent report from the American Medical Association.
Lincoln Square Mall and the old hotel adjacent to it were built to attract people and dollars to downtown Urbana. Both buildings have seen better days. But city officials hope to revitalize the Lincoln Square area --- and they’re asking the public for ideas.
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin said President Trump’s executive order ending his family separation policy does nothing to help over 2,000 children already separated from their parents at the US--Mexico border.