The 217 Today Podcast

The 217 Today Podcast

Keep up with news in Central Illinois every weekday with 217 Today. Hear the day's headlines, along with one deeper dive, in just ten minutes. Learn about the people and places that make Central Illinois unique with 217 Today.

Subway riders mask up this month in New York City. Wearing masks in all kinds of indoor settings may be the safest way to slow the spread of the delta variant, many health experts say.
Daniel Slim

217 Today: Wednesday, July 28, 2021

In today's deep dive, Tuesday marked the beginning of the House Select Committee investigation into the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Among the members on the committee is Illinois Republican Representative Adam Kinzinger, who became emotional during his opening remarks.  

217 Today: Friday, July 16, 2021

In today's deep dive, protests last summer fueled a debate over police in schools. In many cities, the conversation about “school resource officers” or “SROs” continues.