217 Today: Thursday May 13, 2021
Thursday May 13, 2021
One of Illinois' most influential business associations says the state is facing a severe labor shortage because of enhanced unemployment benefits. Gov. JB Pritzker disagrees.
As the state introduces a new tourism campaign, advocacy groups say tourism recovery will help Illinois stay competitive in the national and global economies.
Local health departments are working with the Asian Health Coalition to raise awareness about Hepatitis B infection.
Children as young as 12 could start receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as soon as Thursday in Champaign County.
In today's deep dive, the pandemic is forcing colleges in central Illinois and elsewhere to reconsider ways they can support student parents as they return for in-person classes this fall.
Reporting today contributed by Hannah Meisel, Christine Hatfield, Christine Herman, and Carolina Garibay.