217 Today: Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker is calling for stricter ethics measures as the Democratic incumbent mounts his re-election campaign.
U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth says Congress needs to get the National Guard reimbursed for the half billion dollars it spent responding to the January 6 insurrection on Capitol Hill.
The Urbana Park District culled over 100 geese at Crystal Lake Park last year. This past June, a subdivision in Urbana did the same. Some activists and experts are advocating for non-lethal means of controlling the goose population.
Champaign public health officials reported 35 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday. The current number of active cases has been rising since late June, when the county saw an all-time low of 43 cases.
In today's deep dive, prisons often provide a variety of job training programs. Now, one is turning to beekeeping.
Reporting today contributed by Maureen McKinney, Tony Arnold, Farrah Anderson and Katie Peikes.