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217 Today: A preview of Sinfonia da Camera’s Saturday night concert

Friday, January 27, 2023

Today’s headlines: 

  • A state government task force is recommending Illinois lawmakers create ways for people serving long prison terms to get resentenced.
  • The Natural Land Institute is filing another federal lawsuit against Chicago Rockford International Airport because their planned expansion includes building a road through a prairie that’s home to an endangered species. 
  • A proposed wind farm for northern Piatt County is generating some controversy. 
  • The Fighting Illini women’s basketball team lost at home Thursday night to Purdue 62-to-52.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn more about tomorrow night’s concert from Sinfonia da Camera at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Champaign-Urbana. 

217 Today is produced by Farrah Anderson. Reporting today contributed by Shannon Heffernan, Katie O’Connell and Jim Meadows.

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Farrah Anderson

Farrah Anderson is a 2024 graduate of the University of Illinois. At Illinois Public Media, Anderson works as a general assignment reporter focusing on police and investigative stories.

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