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217 Today: Mary Davis Home moves toward compliance with new state standards

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Jane Carlson / Tri States Public Radio

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Today's headlines:

  • People across central Illinois are cleaning up from yesterday's high winds and heavy rains.
  • An organization that helps out-of-state women get abortion care in Illinois is waiting to see how the U.S. Supreme Court rules on a federal law that requires hospitals to accept Medicare for emergency abortions.
  • Illinois House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch is trying to get a lawsuit against him thrown out.
  • Illinois now has a new state agency, called the Department of Early Childhood.

In today's deep dive, we’ll learn about the Mary Davis Home in Galesburg and the progress being made to comply with the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice’s standards.

217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda. Reporting today contributed by Reginald Hardwick, Elissa Eaton, Mawa Iqbal, Alex Degman and Jane Carlson.