Champaign Co. Humane Society needs new cleaner to help

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA)–Champaign County Humane Society is asking the community to help buy a needed kennel cleaner.

Society officials said the new facility will open in 2023 off Kerns Drive in Champaign. They said they are in need of $5,000 to buy the “Kennel-Vac.”

The new center will have two buildings, one dedicated entirely to education and the other specifically

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Up from the Ashes: Dauphin-Middle Paxton Historical Society

Vintage business signs, gone.

Doctor bags and portraits of Dr. and Mrs. Heck themselves, gone. Original paintings from local artists, gone. Military uniforms, gone. A schoolroom, with old wooden desks, staged to welcome children ready to dip their pens into the inkwells, gone.

All went up in flames in the early morning of Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021. The home of

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The Prosecution of Russian War Crimes in Ukraine

“All right,” Svitlana said. “I’ll come back tomorrow with my son and a wheelbarrow. Please don’t shoot.”

The next day, Svitlana and Serhii retrieved Konstantin’s body and rolled it for several blocks. They took the long way, which was paved. Konstantin’s body was hard to fit in the wheelbarrow—his arm kept swinging out. Serhii had spent the previous day digging

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4 Million Users Played Fortnite on Xbox Cloud Gaming as


During Microsoft’s financial conference call, CEO Satya Nadella and CFO Amy Hood talked about the Xbox business.

Microsoft is hosting its quarterly financial conference call for investors and analysts and chief

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Meet Rashawn Merchant From the Climate and Society Class of

Meet Rashawn Merchant From the Climate and Society Class of 2023

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Rashawn Merchant starts in the MA in Climate and Society Program this fall. He hopes to explore new ways to communicate about climate change.

This fall, the Columbia Climate School welcomes a new class of students into the M.A. in Climate and Society program. The 12-month interdisciplinary program trains

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Opera and YoYo Games launch a mobile games publishing

The popular web browser Opera teams up with GameMaker’s creator YoYo Games to create a new version of, this time for mobile devices. The idea is to let video game developers publish mobile games across iOS and Android for free.

The new and free mobile games publishing platform will allow game creators that use GameMaker to publish their works

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Building society to withdraw from new lending on second

A building society is withdrawing from new lending on second homes, except in certain circumstances, to focus more on helping people on to and up the housing ladder.

econd homes reduce the number of properties available for people to live in at a time of wide consensus that the supply of housing is not enough to meet demand, Leeds Building

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Elizabeth Strout, Leila Mottley up for Booker fiction prize

LONDON (AP) — Best-selling American writers Karen Joy Fowler, Elizabeth Strout and Leila Mottley are among 13 authors in the running for the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction.

Fowler’s novel about Abraham Lincoln’s assassin, “Booth,” Strout’s symphony of everyday lives “Oh William!” and Mottley’s Oakland-set debut “Nightcrawling” are among six books by Americans on the longlist for the 50,000 pound

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