217 Today: Friday, August 6, 2021
Friday, August 6, 2021
Educators are reacting to the state's mask mandate for schools.
New bills signed into law by Governor J.B. Pritzker today will help provide feminine hygiene products to poor women as well as order public colleges and universities to offer the items in campus restrooms in Illinois.
Illini Football and Basketball fans will hear a new fight song joining the traditional music during the upcoming season.
Public health officials reported 86 new COVID-19 cases in Champaign County Thursday, the most since April 14.
In today's deep dive, FarmFED Coop is a new cooperative that’s trying to help produce growers in Illinois scale up their operations.
Reporting today contributed by Peter Medlen, Maureen McKinney, Reginald Hardwick and Dana Cronin.