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217 Today: Donations and demand are increasing for groups that help pay for abortions

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • Google is expanding In Chicago – it’s taking over the Thompson Center.
  • The state’s largest solar project could be up and running in Fulton County by 2025.
  • Illinois Congresswoman Mary Miller met in April with the head of a group called Iranian Americans for Liberty.
  • The second probable case of monkeypox has been reported in Champaign County, according to the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn how groups that help pay for abortion services are playing a bigger role than ever after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last month.

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Alex Degman, Tim Shelley, Harrison Malkin and Dan Gorenstein.

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