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The 21st Show - May 26, 2020

Family and Fans Remember Illinois Jazz Icon Miles Davis

On what would have been Miles Davis' 94th birthday, The 21st asks family members and musical expert to talk about his childhood in Illinois, his impact on the discussion of race and of course, his legendary musical performances and compositions.

The 21st Show - May 21, 2020

Even Introverts Struggle With Isolation of Pandemic

Each Thursday on The 21st, we discuss a different aspect of mental health, and this week, we discuss loneliness. Whether you identify as an introvert who enjoys spending time alone, or are more extroverted and feel energized being around others -- the coronavirus has magnified the pandemic of loneliness across the personality spectrum.

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The 21st Show - May 21, 2020

Observing Ramadan In a Pandemic

People of the Islamic faith mark Eid this weekend — the end of the holy month of Ramadan. But traditional celebrations will look different this year because of COVID-19. 

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The 21st Show - May 21, 2020

Pritzker to Ease Restaurant Restrictions, Plus an Update on the Legislative Session

Gov. J.B. Pritzker says Illinois will likely ease stay-at-home restrictions more quickly than previously thought,  allowing outdoor dining at restaurants starting in about a week. Plus the Illinois General Assembly is back in session after more than two months away. We’ll have the latest.

The 21st Show - May 21, 2020

The 21st—Thursday, May 21, 2020

Today on The 21st: changes coming to Illinois' stay-at-home orders and an update on the legislative session, introverts thriving (or struggling) at home, and celebrating Eid at the end of Ramadan during the pandemic.

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The 21st Show - May 20, 2020

Environmental Implications Of Staying Home

With billions of people staying home across the globe during the pandemic, we ask Illinois scientists about the positive- and negative- environmental effects that’s had. 

The 21st Show - May 20, 2020

The 21st—Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Today on The 21st: the history of Sears' tax breaks in Illinois, accents from around the state, and the environmental effects of staying at home during the pandemic.

Kiichiro Sato/AP

The 21st Show - May 19, 2020

This Entire Workplace Could Have Been an Email

You know that saying, “This entire meeting could have been an email”? Many of us lucky enough to do our jobs from home during the pandemic have learned most of our offices could have been an email, and some of us are not excited about going back.

The 21st Show - May 19, 2020

The 21st—Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Today on The 21st: COVID-19 and housing, whether remote working is here to stay, and the struggle of addiction-aid organizations during the pandemic.

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