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Raising Roosters: A Lucrative Business with Controversial Consequences

BySamantha Johnson

Mar 18, 2024
Raising Roosters: A Lucrative Business with Controversial Consequences

Today’s headlines include a proposal in Springfield to ban the sale and distribution of products containing “forever chemicals” next year. Also, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker’s office has announced plans to demolish and rebuild two rundown prisons. Additionally, the Muslim holy month of Ramadan has begun, with a Palestinian activist in Champaign noting the impact of Israel’s war in Gaza.

The Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball team has returned to Champaign-Urbana with a win and a tournament title. In a deep dive segment, we will explore the efforts of people from game fowl and animal rights groups to address Oklahoma’s recent move to lessen penalties for cockfighting.

217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda, with reporting from David Schuster, Mawa Iqbal, Jade Marceau, Kennedy Vincent, and Anna Pope.

By Samantha Johnson

As a content writer at newszkz.com, I delve into the realms of storytelling, blending words to paint vivid narratives that captivate and inform our readers. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for research, I craft compelling articles that resonate with our audience. My love for words drives me to explore diverse topics, ensuring that each piece I create not only educates but also entertains. Join me on this journey as we navigate the ever-evolving landscapes of news and knowledge together.

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