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217 Today: Incoming Parkland College president discusses goals for the community college

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • Illinois lawmakers and business leaders have struck a deal to pay back the remaining debt in the state’s unemployment insurance trust fund.
  • Judges in one central Illinois county say they want to be consistent in how they hold bond hearings when cash bail ends in January.
  • The Fighting Illini basketball team won its game in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge last night by beating the Syracuse Orange 73-44.
  • After several extensions, you’ll need to get your expired Illinois driver’s license, learner’s permit or state ID renewed starting Thursday.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll hear from Pamela Lau, who will be taking over as president of Parkland College in Champaign in January.

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Alex Degman, Eric Stock, Colin Hislope and Emily Hays.

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