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The 21st Show - December 08, 2016

Arts And Supercomputing; Illinois Politics; Chicago Band Grandkids

On the 21st: University of Illinois researchers are teaching computers to imitate subtle human movements - like that of a music conductor. Plus, we discussed whether or not lawmakers will reach a budget agreement before Dec. 31, and the Chicago band Grandkids talked about their latest album.

The 21st Show - December 05, 2016

21st-Century Segregation; NPR Podcast Explores Human Behavior

On the 21st: A rebroadcast of our interview with WBEZ Chicago's South Side reporter Natalie Moore - about her book "The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation." Plus, we discussed NPR's "Hidden Brain" podcast with host Shankar Vedantam.

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The 21st Show - December 01, 2016

Illinois Politics; K-12 Education Report; World AIDS Day; Author Discusses ‘Make Someone Happy’

On the 21st: We talked Illinois politics with two reporters and discussed a new report that reveals that many low-income students lag behind their wealthier peers. Plus, we spoke with an infectious disease physician about the progress made in treating HIV. Plus, Chicago-based author Elizabeth Berg joined us to talk about her latest book, a collection of her writings from Facebook.

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The 21st Show - November 29, 2016

What’s ‘Run, Hide, Fight’?; Overtime Rules; Scholarship Donation; Reporting Sexual Assault Via App

On the 21st: We discussed what the slogan "Run Hide Fight" means and we heard how companies in Illinois are dealing with the back-and-forth on the new overtime pay rules. Plus, we discussed a scholarship donation to the University of Illinois and learned about a new app that aims to help students report sexual assault on campuses.

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