217 Today: University of Illinois Japan House to celebrate anniversary with a festival
Friday, May 5, 2023
- A new bill in Illinois would require all public high schools to include lessons on the dangers of fentanyl in health courses by fall of 2024.
- The Illinois House green lights a measure to ensure generic prescription drug manufacturers don’t gouge prices.
- This Saturday, Black University of Illinois students will hold a Freedom Walk to celebrate Black Joy.
- On Thursday, members of the Urbana community had a chance to ask questions to the candidate who’s likely to become the next chief of police.
In today's deep dive, we’ll learn more about a festival happening at Japan House at the University of Illinois this weekend.
Reporting today contributed by Mawa Iqbal, Alex Degman, Reginald Hardwick, Arianna Williams, Luis Velasquez, and Sarah Bond.