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217 Today: What’s behind the huge cost increase for eggs?

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Today’s headlines:

  • Sixteen Illinois state lawmakers are standing up for a new assault weapons ban that has received fierce opposition from sheriffs across the state.
  • A state Senator in central Illinois plans to introduce a bill to require voters to provide ID at the ballot box.
  • Gas stoves are known to release harmful emissions into the air, which has raised questions about their safety.  
  • The Fighting Illini women’s basketball team will do something on Wednesday night that it hasn’t done in 23 years: host a game between two ranked teams.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll take a closer look at the huge increase in the cost of eggs.

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Mawa Iqbal, Eric Stock, Sarah Nardi and Kendall Crawford.

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Sydney Wood

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