Pritzker orders vaccinations or testing for day care workers

CHICAGO — All licensed daycare workers in Illinois must receive COVID-19 vaccine shots by early January or undergo weekly testing under an order issued by Gov. J.B. Pritzker. His office said Friday the mandate applies to more than 55,000-daycare staff at nearly 2,900-daycare centers. Workers must get either the first dose of the Pfizer or […]

Newstown is coming to WILL-TV Thursday, Oct 28, at 8pm

When Northwestern University professor and video journalist Craig Duff heard that the 150-year-old Youngstown Vindicator was closing, he resolved to go back to the area where he grew up in northeast Ohio and document how the community was coping with the loss of its newspaper. What the veteran of CNN, and The New York […]

217 Today: Friday, Oct. 22, 2021

Friday, Oct. 22, 2021 Today’s headlines: Representative Adam Kinzinger was the only Republican member of Congress from Illinois who voted to hold Trump ally Steve Bannon in contempt for defying a subpoena from the committee investigating the January 6th attack on the US Capitol. African-American enrollment in the University of Illinois system has inched up in […]