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217 Today: Monday, Nov. 1, 2021

Monday, Nov. 1, 2021

Today’s headlines: 

  • Illinois’ legislature is the only one in the country to ever back off a Parental Notice of Abortion law.

  • The Centers for Disease Control is evaluating “test-to-stay” as a way to keep students in class, even if they come in contact with someone who tests positive.

  • Pumpkin farmers in the Midwest say they’ve had a really good harvest this year, and that consumers should have plenty to choose from.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn how, and why, a mummy came to a high school in Naperville back in the 1940s.

217 Today is produced by Farrah Anderson. Reporting today contributed by Maureen McKinney, Dana Cronin and Peter Medlin.


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Farrah Anderson

Farrah Anderson

Farrah Anderson is a Sophomore studying journalism at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Aside from working as an intern with WILL, she is an investigative reporter and editor at The Daily Illini. Farrah started reporting for the Commercial-News and the News-Gazette while in high school in Danville, Illinois.

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