217 Today: Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 Today’s headlines: Governor JB Pritzker has signed a new law aimed at actually removing guns from Illinoisans with revoked gun licenses. The new school year approaches, just as the COVID-19 Delta variant is surging. That has led schools to rethink mask-optional policies in place from earlier this summer. The University of […]

Small Dip In Flash Index Suggests Illinois Economy’s Plateau

URBANA – The University of Illinois Flash Index reading of 105.8 in July showed the Illinois economy growing at a slightly slower pace, compared to June’s reading of 106.0. But the economist who compiles the index doesn’t think the state’s economic growth rate is going down. “I think it’s more like, not a real decline, […]