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217 Today: Tuesday Sept. 14, 2021

Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021

Today’s headlines:

  • The Illinois Senate passed major energy and climate legislation Monday. It now goes to the governor, who says he will sign it.

  • Illinois recently became the first state to require high schools to offer media literacy courses.

  • An Illinois State University professor says President Biden’s vaccine mandate is in line with federal law.

  • Champaign County health officials reported two additional deaths Monday from COVID-19, a woman in her 60s and a man in his 40s.

In today’s deep dive, we look at new carbon capture research for farmers.

Reporting today contributed by Hannah Meisel, Peter Medlin, Jim Meadows and Jonathan Ahl.

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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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