217 Today: Tuesday March 9, 2021
Tuesday March 9, 2021
A suburban congressman is pushing for a government crackdown on toxic heavy metals in baby food.
Governor JB Pritzker has signed a sweeping bill aimed at expanding access to education for low-income and minority Illinoisans.
The National Weather Service says efforts continue to get their weather radio station for Champaign and Piatt Counties back on the air --- more than a year after it went silent.
Champaign County reported 14 new and 236 active cases of COVID-19 Monday. Both numbers are at their lowest point in several months.
In today’s deep dive, the story of Mayra Ramirez, in her own words. The 28-year-old was the first U.S. COVID-19 patient to receive a double lung transplant.
217 Today is produced by Olivia Butts. Reporting today contributed by Dave McKinney, Hannah Meisel, Jim Meadows, and Christine Herman.