The 217 Today Podcast

217 Today: What’s Happening in Champaign-Urbana Mar. 28 – Mar. 31

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Today's headlines:

  • Police say four people are dead and seven others wounded after a man went on a stabbing rampage in Rockford.
  • A firm specializing in hemp and cannabis forecasting is predicting big things for Illinois.
  • As the U.S. Supreme Court determines whether they should limit access to a widely used abortion medication – abortion rights activists in Champaign-Urbana are trying to spread awareness.
  • A dance professor at the University of Illinois wants the arts to have an amplified role across the Urbana campus.

In today's deep dive, we’ll learn about the art and entertainment events in the Champaign-Urbana area this weekend.

217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda. Reporting today contributed by Alex Degman, Mae Antar, Stephanie Mosqueda and Kimberly Schofield.