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217 Today: Survivors of gun violence struggle with long-term physical and emotional health issues

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • Republican Illinois gubernatorial candidate Darren Bailey supports an ad that shows a woman getting attacked in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood.
  • The state’s utility watchdog is rolling out a new guide to help buyers considering an electric vehicle.
  • Seven community colleges in Illinois have won a total of $5 million from the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • For nearly a decade, the University of Illinois student newspaper “The Daily Illini” has provided a database showing salaries for all university employees.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn how survivors of gun violence deal with physical and emotional health consequences that can last for years.

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Alex Degman, Tim Shelley, Emily Hays, Chris Evans and Farah Yousry.

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