Chickenpox Reported in Champaign County

Chickenpox cases reported in Champaign County

At least two Champaign County children have chickenpox, a very contagious disease most children are now vaccinated against.

Champaign Girl Makes Waves with Letter to DC Comics


Eleven-year-old Champaign girl gets national attention after venting frustrations over a lack of female superhero characters.

5 Facts To Know About PARCC (and How to Opt Out)

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FIVE FACTS ABOUT ILLINOIS AND PARCC 1. Only nine states plus the District of Columbia are participating in PARCC testing this year: Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Rhode Island, Massachusetts. That’s out of more than 20 originally involved in the consortium of states piloting the project as part of a federal […]

Radio Station Hacked; Could “Urpaignvoymoms” Follow?

92.5 the Chief gets demands from "hackers"

This morning we heard the bizarre news that the 92.5 the Chief, the oldies radio station on the FM dial, has been hacked. And one of the demands may affect directly.

PARCC Standardized Test Raises Questions

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Champaign-Urbana parents are questioning the PARCC test’s importance and their right to refuse it.