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217 Today: Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021

Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021

Today’s headlines:

  • Time is running out for lawmakers in Springfield to agree on a massive energy and climate plan.

  • It’s been two weeks since anyone saw Illinois State University graduate student Jelani Day, a Danville native.

  • The Illinois Flash Index dropped slightly for a second straight month, but the economist who compiles it isn’t worried.

  • Parkland College in Champaign has expanded its hours for community COVID-19 testing.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll meet the Undocumented Student Resource Liaison at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus.

Reporting today contributed by Hannah Meisel, Reginald Hardwick, Jim Meadows and Farrah Anderson.

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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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