217 Today: Wednesday January 20, 2021
A group of U.S. lawmakers announced the reintroduction of the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act.
There are only about nine college-in-prison programs in Illinois. But that number could increase.
Illinois beat Penn State 79 to 65 at the State Farm Center last night. Kofi Cockburn strengthened his position as men’s college basketball’s leader in double-doubles with a game-high 21 points and 12 rebounds.
More than 100 people have died from COVID-19 in Champaign County, according to the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District.
In today’s deep dive, a group of senators led by U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth of Illinois is pushing the incoming Biden-Harris administration to restore a program that promotes the use of biofuels.
217 Today is produced by Olivia Butts. Reporting today contributed by Chase Cavanaugh, Rob McColley, Lee Gaines and Dana Cronin.