Monday, Jan. 3, 2022
Former President Donald Trump is getting involved in an Illinois Congressional primary contest, endorsing the state’s newest Republican over a ten-year veteran in Washington, D.C.
Today marks the start of Chicago’s new COVID-19 vaccination policy – businesses like gyms and restaurants are now required to ask patrons for proof of vaccination.
Despite a spike in COVID-19 cases over the holidays, the Champaign and Urbana school districts plan to resume in-person classes this week as scheduled.
In today’s deep dive, we’ll hear the first story in a three-part series from Side Effects Public Media on the search for answers about how COVID-19 swept through the nation’s meat processing facilities.
217 Today is produced by Farrah Anderson. Reporting today contributed by Hannah Meisel, Adora Namigadde and Natalie Krebs.