Champaign County Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Deputy's retirement turns out to be 'go, go, go, go, go'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... up people that he chafes at the notion of sitting still in retirement. Although he retired in 1997 as a Champaign County sheriff's deputy, Jarrett, 76, continues to farm with his son and works two or three mornings each week ferrying customers of ...

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  2. Cities want to keep enterprise zone incentivesRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... Development Director Libby Tyler. "So we want to be able to compete." Erik Kotewa, deputy director of the Champaign County Economic Development Corp., said his organization has been a heavy user of the program as it seeks to draw economic activity ...

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  3. Treasurer hopefuls look to boost office's imageRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | The Daily Gazette

    ... in Springfield. The 41-year-old Frerichs claims he has more financial expertise after serving previously as Champaign County's auditor.

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  4. Sessions to offer information on help with Medicare premiums, prescriptionsRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Attention local seniors: You could be missing out on two financial help programs that cover the cost of Medicare premiums and lend a hand with prescription drug costs, according to two local organizations. For those who would like to learn more about that and other details about the upcoming Medicare open enrollment period starting next month, Champaign County Health Care Consumers is offering a free public information session at 10 a.m. today at the Champaign Public Library.

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  5. Top of the Morning: From the archivesRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... An unusual sight in central Illinois. Allerton Park is a good location for a fall color drive as are the Champaign County Forest Preserve District parks. "This fall trees are going into the autumn in a healthy condition and, if weather cooperates by ...

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  6. An asset for area law enforcement, military gear has its critics, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... and where they are getting their gear. But a glance at the numbers locally shows law enforcement in Champaign County deploy SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) teams in limited sets of circumstances, and they are operating on relatively thin budgets ...

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  7. SWAT deployments, 2009-2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... for emergencies within the city limits, and a group of six police agencies (Urbana, University of Illinois, Champaign County Sheriff, Rantoul, Mahomet and Parkland College) maintain the Metro SWAT team for everything else. The vast majority of calls ...

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  8. List of military equipment to Illinois police agenciesRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... that inventory under the Freedom of Information Act. Here's a sampling of the list: Distributed to: Champaign County Sheriff (25); Champaign (24); Danville (25); Mattoon (8); Monticello (1); Parkland College (2); Urbana (10); Vermilion County ...

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  9. Loans can fund Ludlow water main projectRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Mayor Pete Walker said that Champaign County Regional Planning Commission officials told him funds are available at 2 percent interest. The project would cost about $350,000.

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  10. Realtors to collect blankets for winter programRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    The Champaign County Association of Realtors will hold a blanket collection drive Oct. 9 for its "Bundles of Warmth" program. "We are asking members of the community to join us in helping to provide those in need with a little extra added warmth this winter through the collection of new blankets," said association spokesman Phil Trautman.

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  11. Local farmer, United Way partner to help harvest hunger awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    A combine operated by Pete Sage sits in a field in Champaign Friday. Sage is harvesting to fight hunger in partnership with the United Way of Champaign County.

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  12. Farmers Invited to Meet the BuyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Illinois Farm Bureau

    Illinois Farm Bureau, along with Champaign County Farm Bureau, is hosting a "Meet the Buyer" event next Tuesday, September 30, from 2:00-3:30 pm at Farm Bureau office in Champaign. Farmers who would like to meet with buyers for retail grocery stores, caterers, restaurants and foodservice distributors are invited to attend.

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  13. 2 from northern Illinois die of West Nile virusRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Two people from northern Illinois who got sick from West Nile virus in late August have died, the state's first fatalities related to the virus this year, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. West Nile Virus, transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito, has been reported in 47 Illinois counties this year, including Champaign County.

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  14. Field trip takes students to fieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... a thorough demonstration of the process. For the second year in a row, Earth Partners, Parkland and the Champaign County Soil and Water Conservation District teamed up this week to teach nearly 900 eight- and nine-year-olds about the ins and outs of ...

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  15. Website now details restaurant inspectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... not included in the ordinance. Board of health member Al Kurtz also said Monday that he, as chairman of the Champaign County Board, has decided to "resurrect our county vote" on mandatory restaurant health compliance placards, thus requiring food ...

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  16. Champaign County ordering less road saltRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Higher prices for road salt mean at least one central Illinois county will try to make do with a smaller supply. Champaign County ordered 2,300 tons of road salt this year, county engineer Jeff Blue told the Champaign News-Democrat .

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  17. Private-pay charges at nursing home riseRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign County Board members approved by voice vote Thursday night an increase in charges for private-pay residents at the county nursing home. The cost for one day of skilled care at the home will increase from $184 to $191, beginning Dec. 1. Charges for dementia care, private suites, adult day services and transportation services also will increase.

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  18. Man jailed for contempt after outburst at arraignmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    An Urbana man who allegedly cursed at a Champaign County judge Thursday afternoon has been sentenced to four months in jail for contempt of court. Damien Dominique Davis, 37, who listed an address in the 1400 block of West Bradley Avenue, was about to be arraigned for driving under the influence of drugs for allegedly hitting four vehicles in less than 10 minutes Wednesday when he had an outburst in front of Judge John Kennedy.

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  19. Officials hope winter is easier on the budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    After last year's brutal winter, Champaign County officials are hoping for a milder season, one that won't be so rough on the county's pocketbook. The high cost of road salt and budget constraints mean the county was able to order only 2,300 tons of road salt this year, said County Engineer Jeff Blue.

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  20. Maggio seeks to defend self in retrial for murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    A former Savoy man whose guilty plea to first-degree murder was rescinded now wants to represent himself as he's prosecuted again for the fatal shooting of his younger brother. Brian Maggio, 46, was returned to Champaign County on Wednesday from the Menard Correctional Center, where he has been serving a 35-year prison term for the 2010 murder of Mark Maggio, 32, of Tolono.

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