217 Today: Thursday, January 7, 2021
Thursday January 7, 2021
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin says he blames President Trump for the violence that desecrated temple to democracy that is the nation's capitol building.
Champaign County has administered close to 6,000 initial doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. That represents about 3.5 percent of the county’s total vaccine-eligible population.
Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, which serves several counties, reports 68 COVID-19 patients yesterday, and 12 of those patients are in the ICU.
Downstate Illinois Congresswoman Mary Miller has come under fire for quoting Adolf Hitler at a pro-Trump Washington DC rally.
In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn about a mural on the southwest side of Chicago that honors essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
217 Today is produced by Olivia Butts and hosted by Brian Moline. Reporting today contributed by Charlie Schlenker, Brian Mackey, Jim Meadows, and Judith Ruiz-Branch.