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217 Today: Monday, Sept. 20, 2021

Monday, Sept. 20, 2021

Today’s headlines:

  • Illinoisans who use smart devices like Amazon’s Alexa are subject to new data protections under a law signed last month.

  • More than 50 artists and local businesses gathered over the weekend for the Champaign-Urbana Black and African Arts Festival.

In today’s deep dive, the University YMCA’s New American Welcome Center has released a plan outlining steps the community can take to better meet the needs of immigrants.

Reporting today contributed by Caroline Kubzansky, Olivia Vamos and Christine Herman.

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Brian Moline

Brian Moline

Brian Moline is the Managing Editor of Illinois Newsroom and host of Morning Edition for Illinois Public Media/WILL. He's been with WILL since 2015, after a long stint at WDWS-AM in Champaign where he covered both news and sports for more than a decade. If you have story or interview ideas, you can reach Brian at bmoline@illinois.edu.

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