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217 Today: A Supreme Court case from Indiana could prevent Americans from suing state agencies

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • Urbana School District 116 canceled classes at its high school and middle school on Monday in response to a shooting threat. No one was hurt, according to district officials.
  • In Illinois, Election Day is a state holiday to give voters every opportunity to cast a ballot, and state officials said people should be able to do it safely.
  • The Champaign County Clerk’s office will have a full staff for Election Day after reaching an agreement with a county board member who had sought to keep an election worker off the job.
  • The Fighting Illini men’s basketball team won its season opener against Eastern Illinois on Monday night 87-57.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn how millions of Americans could lose the right to sue when state agencies don’t provide services people are entitled to.

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Jim Meadows, Emily Hays, Reginald Hardwick, Colin Hislope and Farah Yousry.

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