Consumers who missed the first big deadline to get insurance through the Affordable Care Act have another chance to get coverage soon. Anyone signed up by Wednesday -- that is Jan. 15 -- will be covered starting the first of next month.
University of Illinois students will return to a smoke free campus after their holiday break. The Urbana campus officially banned smoking on all campus property Jan. 1, as well as the littering of tobacco products.
The placement of inspection signs in restaurant windows is a standard practice in many communities, but it only starts in Champaign-Urbana next week. That effort began about six years ago through U of I journalism students.