Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021
Governor JB Pritzker signed an executive order Monday banning employers with state contracts from paying sub-minimum wage to workers with developmental disabilities.
Northern Illinois University administrators say they’ve avoided COVID-19 outbreaks so far, even with the rise of the Delta variant.
After two months of slight declines, the Flash Index to the Illinois economy rose in September to 106-point-zero. That’s the sixth straight month of economic growth in the state.
Champaign County public health officials say a man in his 70s is the 193rd person in Champaign County to die of COVID-19.
In today’s deep dive, a new study from the Indiana University School of Public Health finds that there is more than a 16-year gap in how long people live in Indianapolis.
217 Today is produced by Farrah Anderson. Reporting today contributed by Hannah Meisel, Peter Medlin, Jim Meadows and Farah Yousry.