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217 Today: Redistricting puts some Vermilion County voters in the same congressional district with part of Chicago

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Anne Burke will retire from the bench later this year, court officials announced today.
  • Millions of Illinoisans will see money show up in the mail or in their bank accounts over the next six to eight weeks.
  • Faculty unions at five public Illinois universities held coordinated rallies last week to push for higher wages and small faculty-student ratios.
  • Urbana Middle and High Schools were on “soft lockdown” for a short period late yesterday after a traffic stop went wrong.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll take a closer look at new congressional districts in Vermilion County.

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Hannah Meisel, Alex Degman, Emily Hays and Harrison Malkin.

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Sydney Wood

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