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217 Today: Expert says not all policies to erase medical debt are equally effective

Monday, November 14, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • We could see the first snow accumulation of the season starting tonight.
  • Last summer’s demolition of the Cannon school building in Danville destroyed a notable reminder of Joe Cannon, the longtime Danville congressman and House Speaker. Now there’s a campaign to name another Danville building after him.
  • The Fighting Illini football team lost to the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday afternoon 31-to-24.
  • The Fighting Illini women’s basketball team used the three-point shot to blow out Alcorn State 90-to-59 on Sunday in Champaign. 

In today’s deep dive, we’ll take a closer look at healthcare debt and some different policies that aim to fight it.

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Andrew Pritchard, Jim Meadows, Colin Hislope and Dan Gorenstein.

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Sydney Wood

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