217 Today: C-U’s Restaurant Week features cuisines from around the globe
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
- The Illinois State Board of Elections yesterday voted to keep Donald Trump on the state’s primary ballot in a case, officials say, is highly unusual.
- Illinois Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton has launched the state’s first-ever “Healing-Centered Task Force.”
- For the first time in over 200 years, two specific broods of cicadas will be emerging from the ground at the same time.
- Advocacy groups are reporting a dramatic increase in antisemitic incidents in the U.S. since the Israel-Hamas war started, as well as an overall rise in anti-LGBTQ+ sentiment.
In today's deep dive, we’ll learn about two local restaurants that are part of this year’s eighth annual Restaurant Week in Champaign-Urbana.
217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda. Reporting contributed by Mawa Iqbal, Alex Degman, Eric Stock, Owen Henderson and Elissa Eaton.