217 Today: What’s happening in Champaign-Urbana Sept. 7-10?
September 7, 2023
- Named for its hundreds of labor strikes and scorching heat – the “Hot Labor Summer” is coming to a close – but the writer's strike in Hollywood hasn’t.
- Arab-American groups are applauding a new Illinois law that will add a Middle Eastern or North African box under the “race” category on state forms.
- The Pritzker administration is telling healthcare providers not to charge co-pays to low-income undocumented immigrants who have state health insurance.
- The 2024 campaign season is officially underway in Illinois.
In today's deep dive, we’ll learn more about the art and entertainment events coming to Champaign-Urbana this weekend.
217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda. Reporting contributed by Mae Antar, Mawa Iqbal, Kristen Schorsch, Alex Degman and Owen Henderson.