217 Today: As days get shorter, Seasonal Affective Disorder worsens in Northern states

Monday, December 5, 2022 Today’s headlines: Illinois’ economic growth rate held steady in November. People detained in Illinois state correctional facilities could soon have access to free menstrual hygiene products and underwear. The Fighting Illini football team announced Sunday that they will play in the Reliaquest Bowl against the Mississippi State Bulldogs. Despite a heroic effort […]

Flash Index reports a pause in the decline in Illinois economy’s growth rate

Illinois’ economic growth rate held steady in November, according to the University of Illinois Flash Index. The economist who compiles the index says that’s good news after seven months of decline. The Flash Index was at 103.7 for a second month in a row in November.  The pause comes after the index fell from a […]

Illinois to face Mississippi State in ReliaQuest Bowl Jan. 2

CHAMPAIGN — The Fighting Illini football team is headed to Florida. The team announced Sunday afternoon that it has accepted an invitation to play in the ReliaQuest Bowl in Tampa on Jan. 2. They’ll face the Mississippi State Bulldogs from the SEC. Both teams finished with 8-4 regular season records. Illinois head coach Bret Bielema […]