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217 Today: Champaign Police say automated license plate readers are a tool to help officers’ investigations

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • The state of Illinois is chipping away at its unemployment insurance debt.
  • Immigrant advocates in Champaign-Urbana are preparing to receive migrants from Texas. 
  • A University of Illinois student group committed to selling donated clothes to students at low prices has had its first thrift event of the school year.
  • Archer-Daniels-Midland has opened a new Science and Technology Center at the University of Illinois Research Park. It’s an expansion of a more specialized center that the food processing company opened 15 years earlier.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll hear an update on the automated license plate readers being installed in the City of Champaign.

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Alex Degman, Luis Velazquez, Miranda Zanca, Madison Holcomb and Sydney Wood.

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