Friday, October 22, 2022
- Illinois lawmakers in Washington are renewing calls on Congress to pass protections for Afghan refugees before the end of this year.
- The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District is helping nearby counties strengthen their relationships with refugee, immigrant and migrant service providers.
- The University of Illinois student government is working with other student organizations to increase the number of students who vote.
- A 12-year-old boy is in grave condition at a St. Louis hospital after being shot in the neck in Champaign Wednesday night.
In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn how the pandemic reignited long-standing turf wars in the healthcare field.
217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Mawa Iqbal, Luis Velazquez, Ariyelle Williams and Dan Gorenstein.