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217 Today: New sensors to track workplace injuries raise privacy concerns

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Today’s headlines:

  • We remain under a winter storm warning from the National Weather Service until 6:00 p.m. Wednesday in much of east central Illinois.
  • Gun rights advocates have now filed four lawsuits over Illinois’ new law banning assault weapons
  • Plans to construct a CO2 pipeline through 13 Illinois counties have been temporarily halted.
  • The Fighting Illini men’s basketball team defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes on Tuesday night 69-60.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn about research into workplace injuries, how it could help prevent them in the future, and possible privacy concerns.  

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Andrew Pritchard, Mawa Iqbal, Sarah Nardi, Colin Hislope and Eric Stock.

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Sydney Wood

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