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The 21st Show - November 16, 2016

“The Art Of Yellowstone Science” Combines Science And Artwork; Illinois Budget Update

On the 21st: We talked with an Illinois scientist and a photographer who collaborated on a new book about the crossover of science and artwork found at Yellowstone National Park. Plus, we followed up on the state budget post-election and how it's still affecting people in Illinois.

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The 21st Show - November 15, 2016

How Trump’s Presidency Affects DACA; Police-Community Relations; Elissa Altman’s New Memoir

On the 21st: We discussed concerns regarding the possible loss of protections from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy, which president-elect Donald Trump has said he would rescind. We also talked with a retired police officer about building trust with the community, and spoke with the author of the memoir "Treyf: My Life as an Unorthodox Outlaw."

EU Center Illinois

The 21st Show - November 14, 2016

Transatlantic Relations In The Aftermath Of U.S Elections

On the 21st: As the country and world reacts to the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, we talked with a panel of experts about how this will affect not just transatlantic relations, but future elections upcoming in Europe.

President-elect Donald Trump shakes hands with Vice President-elect Mike Pence as he gives his acceptance speech during his election night rally, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in New York.

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The 21st Show - November 09, 2016

Illinois Reacts To Election 2016; Recap of Statehouse Races

On the 21st: Donald Trump will become the 45th President of the United States, Illinois has a new Democratic Senator and state Republicans picked up six seats in Springfield. We looked at how the vote for Donald Trump went in Illinois and had listeners join the conversation.

Photo: flickr/U.S. Department of Agriculture

The 21st Show - November 04, 2016

Rep. Duckworth Talks Elections; Same-Day Voter Registration; Cielito Lindo Family

On the 21st: We talked with Rep. Tammy Duckworth. Plus, we answered voter registration questions with a Chicago lawyer and two Illinois county clerks. Also, we heard from the Cielito Lindo Family, who performs at the Folk and Roots Festival in Champaign-Urbana this weekend.


Photo: Becky McCray/flickr

The 21st Show - November 02, 2016

Unopposed Races in Illinois; Coalition Seeks To Change Illinois Bail System; Cubs Force Game 7

On the 21st: The Cubs are one game away from ending a century-long World Series Championship drought. We talked about that, plus we learned why more than 60 percent of Illinois state house races are going uncontested this election year. We also spoke with members of an Illinois coalition seeking to change the state's bail system.

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The 21st Show - November 01, 2016

New Book About Al Capone; Cook County Increases Minimum Wage

On the 21st: We talked with author Deirdre Bair about her new book that takes a closer look at Al Capone's life. Plus, Cook County plans to gradually increase its minimum wage to $13 an hour by July 2020. We spoke about how that's affecting workers, especially in surrounding areas.

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