A New Committee Will Look For Champaign County Jail Solutions

URBANA – A special Champaign County Board committee has three months to come up with a plan to resolve the county‚Äôs jail issues. Meanwhile, the sheriff plans to send some inmates to jails in other counties, due to a shortage of correctional officers. County board members meeting as a Committee Of The Whole Tuesday night […]

Right To Repair Mandate From Biden Might Help Farmers Fix Their Own Equipment

ROLLA, Mo. — In the mounting battle between manufacturers trying to protect their technology from intellectual theft and customers who want more freedom to fix things when that technology breaks down, the Biden administration has won some gratitude in farm country. Early last month, President Joe Biden issued an executive order telling the Federal Trade […]

217 Today: Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 Today’s headlines: A Northwestern University expert is working with Illinois teachers to make them clear on core aspects of media literacy. That’s ahead of a new law that takes effect next year. Students and teachers in Illinois are heading back to the classroom beginning this week. A top teachers union has […]