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217 Today: Norman Rockwell inspires an Illinois art exhibit through a modern lens

Friday, June 17, 2022

Today’s Headlines:

  • The Illinois Department of Public Health is confident there will be plenty of COVID vaccines available for children under 5 once the CDC recommends them.
  • Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker has signed a pair of measures into law that will give sexual assault victims more recourse.
  • Police departments across the U.S. are facing staffing shortages. That includes Champaign.
  • Former President Donald Trump announced that he will stump for Congresswoman Mary Miller in the Quincy area next weekend.

In today’s deep dive, we head to Princeton, Illinois for a closer look at an art exhibition inspired by Norman Rockwell.

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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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National Weather Service forecast map for June 13, 2024

Severe storms possible Thursday afternoon, evening and overnight

From the National Weather Service in Central Illinois: A line of t’storms will affect the area late Thursday afternoon into the overnight hours. Some severe storms are in the forecast, with damaging wind gusts and large hail. Stay weather aware and be ready to take shelter when storms approach.