The 217 Today Podcast

217 Today: Mary Chapin Carpenter brings her best with latest music

Mary Chapin Carpenter

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October 12, 2023

Today's headlines:

  • The University of Illinois is condemning the "unspeakable brutality of the Hamas terrorist attacks on Israeli citizens."
  • The University of Illinois' Homecoming race may close streets around Champaign-Urbana on Sunday morning.
  • A traveling exhibit on the history of the Holocaust begins a month-long run at the Vermilion County Museum.
  • Recently retired judge Joe McGraw of Rockford is seeking the Republican nomination in Illinois' 17th Congressional District.

In today's deep dive, we’ll hear a conversation with musician Mary Chapin Carpenter about her career and upcoming performance at Foellinger Great Hall.

217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda. Reporting contributed by Emily Hays, Owen Henderson, Reginald Hardwick, Tim Shelley and Kimberly Schofield.