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217 Today: Remains of an Illinois man killed in Pearl Harbor are coming home

Friday, Feb. 25, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • Senator Dick Durbin says he’d like to see the Biden administration go even further with sanctioning Russia — specifically President Vladimir Putin and his inner circle.

  • Illinois House Republicans have introduced several measures designed to help Ukrainian refugees and punish Russia.

  • An annual University of Illinois film festival will try to educate the public about insects this weekend.

In today’s deep dive, more than 80 years after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, we’ll hear about the remains of a Central Illinois man killed in the attack that are finally coming home.

217 Today is produced by Farrah Anderson. Reporting today contributed by Ryan Denham, Alex Degman, Luis Velazquez and Jane Carlson.

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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