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Elissa Johnson, regional director for the U.S. Census Bureau, presents to Illinois Rural partners.

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Rural Illinois Prepares For 2020 Census

Illinois is in a precarious position when it comes to the 2020 census. The count determines congressional representation, and the state is at risk for losing up to two seats.

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The 21st Show

Dancing For People With Parkinson’s

There’s a growing body of research that suggests dance and the arts can be beneficial for both the mental and physical health of people living with Parkinson’s. That’s a disease that affects the central nervous system, which can make certain movements difficult. 

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The 21st Show

Stressed Out By Politics

Keeping up with the news can feel ... overwhelming. And recent research actually backs this up. According to the latest ‘Stress in America’ report from the American Psychological Association, Americans say various issues in the news, like health care, mass shootings and the upcoming election, are significant sources of stress.

n this Sept. 15, 2015 file photo, lead grower Dave Wilson cares for marijuana plants at the Ataraxia medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Ill.

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The 21st Show

What Can Illinois Learn From Michigan About Marijuana; Stressed Out By Politics; Dancing For People With Parkinson’s

Today on The 21st: Research shows roughly 40% of Americans are stressed out by politics. We spoke with the political scientist behind that new study and got tips from a psychologist on how to protect your emotional health as you engage with the news. We’ll also learned how dance classes can help people living with Parkinson’s disease. But first, Illinois is set to become the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana. We explored how legalization is playing out across the Midwest.

House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., hears testimony from constitutional scholars on Dec. 4.

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WATCH/LISTEN: House Judiciary Impeachment Hearing Day 2

Democrats are set to press ahead with their impeachment program on Monday by reviewing the findings of their earlier investigations — likely with Republicans battling every step of the way.

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Legal Issues In the News

Deal or No Deal - Brexit Edition

In this week's Legal Issues in the News. the University of Illinois College of Law's Catherine Stahl takes a looks at the options of a deal or no deal Brexit.

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