Thursday, October 6, 2022
- The two major party candidates for Illinois governor face off in front of a live audience tonight.
- Local homeless shelter C-U at Home has rejected an offer from the City of Champaign Township to buy its building near downtown Champaign.
- According to the Gun Violence Archive, there have been more than 500 mass shootings so far this year.
- Urbana resident John Patterson’s JA Patt Sauces and Rubs started as part of his restaurant. But after it closed, he began selling his seasonings on their own.
In today’s deep dive, we’ll hear about the ever-changing landscape of abortion access in the Midwest.
217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Alex Degman, Sydney Wood, Harrison Malkin, Jacqueline Barba and Aprile Rickert.