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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 from point guard Makira Cook, the Illinois women’s basketball team lost 65-61 Sunday at fifth-ranked Indiana.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn more about Seasonal Affective Disorder, which can impact many people as the days get shorter each year.

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Jim Meadows, Mawa Iqbal, Colin Hislope and Hannah Lonergan.

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Sydney Wood

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