The 217 Today Podcast

217 Today: Monday, Sept. 13, 2021


VA Illiana Health Care System

Monday, Sept. 13, 2021

Today's headlines:

  • The Illinois Senate returns to Springfield Monday in hopes of wrapping up a last-minute energy deal.

  • People across Central Illinois spent part of the weekend remembering the Sept. 11 attacks 20 years ago.

  • The Run to Remember brought hundreds of runners and walkers to the streets of Champaign-Urbana over the weekend.

  • Sentencing is scheduled Monday for the leader of an anti-government militia group convicted of bombing a mosque in Minnesota.

In today's deep dive, a conversation with the acting medical center director of the VA Illiana Health Care System in Danville.

Reporting today contributed by Hannah Meisel, Reginald Hardwick, Jim Meadows and Christine Herman.