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March 25, 2013

Bad weather cancels meetings

DANVILLE — The inclement weather has resulted in some closings in the area.

-- The Vermilion County Nursing Home meeting set for tonight has been canceled.

--The Village of Rossville's special board meeting set for tonight has been rescheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

-- The work session of the Covington (Ind.) Community School Corporation's board of trustees, set for today, has been canceled.

--The Mental Health 708 board meeting, set for tonight, has been canceled. The board will meet April 22.

-- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Vermilion County is closed today.

-- Danville Area Community College will be closed until noon. There are no classes as it is spring break.

-- The University of Illinois offices in Champaign, Onarga, and Vermilion are closed today.

-- Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center hospital and physician offices in Hoopeston, Cissna Park, Milford, Rossville and Watseka are open today.  Patients may confirm appointments and inform their provider’s offices if they will be arriving late or need to reschedule. 

-- All other Carle locations, including Convenient Care, will be closed until noon. Travel and staffing will be re-evaluated to determine if Carle will open this afternoon. Appointments will be rescheduled. Staff should call 383-3082 for updates and patients should call 383-3371 for updates.

Some businesses and agencies are on a delayed schedule, opening at noon.

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    DANVILLE — City police investigated reports of a shooting in the 1000 block of Moore Street about 6:30 p.m.

    Preliminary reports had as many as three people with gunshot wounds. Ambulances were called to assist two of the people with wounds to the leg and one with a chest wound.

    The investigation continued Friday evening.

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  • Hoopeston Area school staff to see insurance rates increase

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  • Police Report Incidents reported to police include: Danville Tuesday: Theft of $46.70 in gas from Circle K, 121 S. Gilbert St. Theft of a license plate sticker in the 900 block of Hubbard Lane. Wednesday: Possession of alcohol in a vehicle in the 2400 block of Ca

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  • Elementary students to tackle math problems DANVILLE -- First-graders from all eight of Danville's elementary schools will tackle story problems, progressive computation, multiplication, fractions and even algebra at the third annual Danville District 118 First-Grade Math Challenge next week.

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  • Arena sells autographed posters on eBay DANVILLE - Want a piece of history from the David S. Palmer Arena? Several autographed posters are up for eBay auction right now from artists who've performed through the years at the arena. There are posters signed by Jason Aldean, Rodney Carrington

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  • Fire Calls Firefighters responded to the following calls: Wednesday, 10:18-10:39 a.m. -- A false alarm at 1900 E. Main St. Wednesday, 12:02-12:14 p.m. -- A medical call in the 100 block of South Gilbert Street. Wednesday, 7:55-8:02 p.m. -- A medical call

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