The 217 Today Podcast

217 Today: Norman Rockwell inspires an Illinois art exhibit through a modern lens

Maggie Meiners' piece

Maggie Meiners' piece "Selfies." Yvonne Boose/WNIJ

Friday, June 17, 2022

Today's Headlines:

  • The Illinois Department of Public Health is confident there will be plenty of COVID vaccines available for children under 5 once the CDC recommends them.
  • Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker has signed a pair of measures into law that will give sexual assault victims more recourse.
  • Police departments across the U.S. are facing staffing shortages. That includes Champaign.
  • Former President Donald Trump announced that he will stump for Congresswoman Mary Miller in the Quincy area next weekend.

In today's deep dive, we head to Princeton, Illinois for a closer look at an art exhibition inspired by Norman Rockwell.