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217 Today: Thursday, July 22, 2021

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Today’s headlines:

  • The University of Illinois will require all faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated by the start of the upcoming fall semester.

  • Congressman Rodney Davis may not be serving on that January 6 Select Committee after all.

  • A new statewide campaign called “Fully Free” aims to change the laws that restrict those with a criminal record.

  • OSF HealthCare now says it will require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of September.

In today’s deep dive, the Tokyo Olympics officially start Friday. We learn about the physics behind the Olympics.

Reporting today contributed by Sean Crawford, Ryan Denham, Vivian La and Peter Medlin.

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Carolina Garibay

Carolina Garibay is a senior journalism student at the University of Illinois. She’s a senior producer for the Illinois Student Newsroom and regularly covers arts and culture, education, and social justice issues affecting local communities. Along with her work for WILL, she was also the buzz Editor at The Daily Illini and hosts an arts and culture radio talkshow on WPGU 107.1 F.M.

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