217 Today: Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
The University of Illinois plans a return to mostly normal class schedules in the fall, but vaccinations for COVID-19 will be a requirement for students.
One of Governor J.B. Pritzker’s top advisors is leaving his administration. Former Illinois Comptroller Dan Hynes has served as Deputy Governor for Budget and Economy for 2 1/2 years.
In Rockton, concerned residents packed a local banquet hall Monday night to discuss the ongoing chemical fire at the Chemtool facility.
Champaign County officials reported just two new cases of COVID-19 Monday, and the current number of active cases fell again to 56, including six county residents in the hospital with the virus.
In today's deep dive, we hear from a resident of Rockton, Illinois a week after an explosion and fire at a chemical plant displaced residents of the small Northern Illinois town.
Reporting today contributed by Jim Meadows, Sean Crawford, Juanpablo Ramirez-Franco and The 21st Show.