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217 Today: Friday, Oct. 1, 2021

Friday Oct. 1, 2021

Today’s headlines:

  • After more than 18 months, Illinois’ eviction moratorium will finally expire on Sunday.
  • Flu season is coming, and it’s expected to be more severe than the relatively mild influenza outbreak seen last year.
  • A Champaign Unit 4 high school student is dead after a fatal shooting near an elementary school in Champaign.

In today’s deep dive, a conversation with Champaign-Urbana Public Health District epidemiologist Awais Vaid.

Reporting today contributed by Hannah Meisel, Tim Shelley and Christine Herman.

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Brian Moline

Brian Moline

Brian Moline is the Managing Editor of Illinois Newsroom and host of Morning Edition for Illinois Public Media/WILL. He's been with WILL since 2015, after a long stint at WDWS-AM in Champaign where he covered both news and sports for more than a decade. If you have story or interview ideas, you can reach Brian at bmoline@illinois.edu.

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