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WEATHER ALERT: Hurricane Beryl’s to bring heavy rainfall and potential flooding to Illinois

UI Student Organizations Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

URBANA – Fraternities and campus organizations at the University of Illinois are hoping to educate the public about Hispanic history and culture during Hispanic Heritage Month. Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity, Inc. are two Latino fraternities that have been working on events this month. Jorge Vasquez is […]

Peas, Beans Gain Momentum In Midwest

LINCOLN, Neb. — For years, consumers have been eating more and more dry peas, chickpeas, lentils and beans. Bags of lentils or canned chickpeas aren’t a surprising sight in a grocery store, but a closer eye may reveal some surprising bean and pea products on the shelves. There’s PeaTos, which are similar to Cheetos but […]

217 Today: Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021

Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 Today’s headlines: An audit of the Illinois State Police’s firearm owner identification and concealed carry license program shows an increase in wait times even before the pandemic. More than 750 University of Illinois students have requested a religious exemption from the university’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement. The parent organization of WBEZ has […]