Monday, May 16, 2022
- In the race for Illinois Governor, Darren Bailey is trying to put some distance between himself and the rest of the Republican primary field.
- Some parents are turning to donated breast milk as a substitute amid a major baby formula shortage.
- Black farmers in the U.S. lost more than $300 billion worth of land in the 20th century, according to a new study.
- Champaign County public health officials report just over 800 active COVID-19 cases in the county.
In today’s deep dive, we’ll take a closer look at the grain, kernza, and why some people think it could be a solution to feed more people in a warming climate.
217 Today is produced by Farrah Anderson. Reporting today contributed by Alex Degman, Tim Shelley, Dana Cronin and Rachel Yang.