217 Today: Monday March 22, 2021
Monday March 22, 2021
Governor JB Pritzker’s administration announced expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility in the next three weeks to certain groups of workers.
The Illinois House last week approved extending the use of electoral drop-boxes and curbside voting indefinitely. However, critics say the proposal could lead to election security issues.
The Fighting Illini men’s basketball team is out of the NCAA Tournament. Eighth-seeded Loyola-Chicago knocked off top seed Illinois 71-58 on Sunday in the second round.
In today's deep dive, Anti-Asian violence has been building over the past year. We find out how this is affecting the Asian-American community in central Illinois from Illinois Newsroom's Christine Herman.
217 Today is produced by Olivia Butts. Reporting today contributed by Hannah Meisel, Derek Cantu, Rob McColley, and Christine Herman.