217 Today: Friday, June 18, 2021
Friday, June 18, 2021
State government offices, including driver services facilities, will be closed today to observe Juneteenth, which President Joe Biden signed off on making a federal holiday yesterday.
More students will be prepped to enter the cannabis industry thanks to a new class offered at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Uniting Pride of Champaign County is continuing their Pride Month related events this weekend with a queer clothing swap.
All vaccinated Illinoisans are eligible for $10 million dollars in either cash prizes or scholarships in a COVID-19 vaccine lottery the state launched Thursday.
In today's deep dive, we learn about a new book that documents the punk rock scene in Peoria in the 1980s and '90s.
Reporting today contributed by Hannah Meisel, Dana Cronin, Carolina Garibay and Tim Shelley.