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The 21st Show

Democratic National Convention; New Zika Virus Research; 17-Year-Old Fashion Designer

On the next 21st: We'll talk about the Democratic National convention and get an overview of politics in Illinois. Plus, we'll talk with researchers about a new research out today that could help with diagnosis of the Zika virus. And, a teenage fashion designer will tell us how she turned her passion into a business.

n this July 14, 2016, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks at a rally at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Va. Clinton has chosen Kaine to be her running mate
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News Local/State

Hillary Clinton Picks Tim Kaine As Her Vice Presidential Running Mate

Virginian Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton's choice for her vice president, giving her a running mate with experience at all levels of government to round out the Democratic ticket. Clinton told supporters the news in a text message and a tweet on Friday evening just after 8 p.m. ET.

Police officer secure the Stachus hotel after a shooting was reported at a nearby shopping mall in Munich,
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News Local/State

Deadly Shooting At Munich Shopping Mall Called “Suspected Terrorism”

Police in Munich, Germany, say 10 people were killed, including the likely attacker, in Friday morning's shooting rampage in the Bavarian capital. They say the deceased suspect is an 18-year-old German-Iranian from Munich. The gunman opened fire in a crowded shopping mall and at a nearby McDonalds. Investigators say the shooter killed himself, and acted alone.