Friday, November 18, 2022
- Local healthcare providers are dealing with a big surge in severe childhood respiratory infections.
- Urbana High School students are learning remotely again Friday as part of a continued investigation into threats made against the school on Wednesday.
- Former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is still a fundraising force even while facing federal corruption charges.
- The University of Illinois Pakistani Student Association is encouraging fellow students to donate to relief efforts in Pakistan, where flooding has put nearly one-third of the country underwater.
In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn about the widespread drinking water contamination caused by a 3M manufacturing plant along the Mississippi River.
217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Ariceli Gomez-Aldana, Emily Hays, Dave McKinney, Hannah Lonergan and Juanpablo Ramirez-Franco.