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217 Today: End of Roe v. Wade increases out-of-state abortion patients in Illinois

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • On Tuesday, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed changes to the SAFE-T Act into law.
  • The Urbana school board has decided not to merge its two Spanish dual-language programs into one school.
  • The University of Illinois’ McKinley Health Center is partnering with Champaign-Urbana Public Health District to combat opioid overdose deaths in the community.
  • The Illinois men’s basketball team knocked off No. 2 Texas Tuesday night at the Jimmy V Classic in New York City 85-78 in overtime.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll take a look at how the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision has affected abortion access in Illinois.

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

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