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217 Today: Jupiter String Quartet prepares for their first performance of the academic year

Friday, October 7, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • The first televised debate for the 2022 Illinois governor’s race took place last night.
  • Education was one of many topics that the 13th Congressional District candidates disagreed on during last night’s debate.
  • An ongoing study done by University of Illinois faculty has found a new and improved COVID-19 test that detects the virus faster.
  • Next Monday, the Allerton Park and Retreat Center will host an informational session for anyone who would like to become a tour guide at the park near Monticello.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll hear from violinist Nelson Lee from the Jupiter String Quartet. The group’s first performance this academic year is tomorrow night at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Urbana.

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Alex Degman, Reginald Hardwick, Luis Velazquez and Ariyelle Edwards.

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