Bookshelf filled with children's books

Scott Cameron

The 21st Show - June 17, 2016

The 21st’s Summer Book List (Vol. 2, Children’s Books)

List of Suggested Summer Reading for Children by Diane Foote, Curator, Butler Children’s Literature Center at Dominican University; and Jesse Wyer, Children's Services, Bloomington Public Library

University of Illinois Archives

The 21st Show - June 16, 2016

The Future For Coal In Illinois; In Running, Is Less More?

On the 21st: We discussed the current state of coal in Illinois and learned what the future may hold for the mining, production and use of coal in the state. Plus, when it comes to running, is shorter the new longer? 

Two people hold an American flag and a LGBTQ Pride Flag at a Champaign, IL, Vigil for Orlando

Travis Stansel

The 21st Show - June 15, 2016

List Of Upcoming Vigils Across Illinois To Honor Orlando Shooting Victims

We've compiled a list of upcoming vigils being held across Illinois to honor the 49 victims slain in the Orlando nightclub shooting. If you know of any more upcoming vigils, please email us at talk@21stShow.org, message us on our Facebook page, or tweet to us at @21stshow, and we'll add your submission to this list.

Word Cloud of Search Terms regarding the Orlando Nightclub mass murder

The 21st Show - June 15, 2016

#PrayforOrlando; Asian Dads; Immigration Backlog

On The 21st: We disccussed the role of prayer in response to tragedy. Plus, we heard from a panel of Asian-American fathers about their experiences, and learned about how immigration backlogs are keeping asylum seekers in limbo for years.

The 21st Show - June 14, 2016

Feeding Hungry Children In The Summer; Indiana Man Arrested Near LA Pride Event; Changes To FOIA

On The 21st: One in five children in Illinois have families who worry about how to properly feed them - and this need is much greater in summer. When school is out, the children that depend on school for meals lose access to healthy food - only 14 percent of those who qualify are able to utilize summer food programs. Plus, an Indiana man was arrested with weapons and explosives in his way to a pride event in LA; and Congress requests changes in the access reporters have to government information

Jack Yonoer

Jack Yonover

The 21st Show - June 09, 2016

Child Food Allergies; TSA Lines Getting Shorter?; ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ Turns 30

On The 21st: We spoke with 14-year-old Wilmette resident Jack Yonover, writer and director of the film "That Bites," and discussed child food allergies with the director of the first downstate food allergies program. Plus, the TSA says waits at the nation's airports are getting shorter; and, we celebrate 30 years since the debut of "Ferris Bueller's Day Off."

The 21st Show - June 08, 2016

School Funding In Illinois; Canine Flu

On The 21st: We talked to three school district superintendents from across the state to hear first-hand how the lack of money is affecting students, teachers and programs. Plus, what dog owners can do to avoid canine influenza.

The 21st Show - June 07, 2016

Mindful Parenting; West Nile In Illinois; ‘Flyover Country’ App For Science Info About Your Flight

On The 21st: Shefali Tsabary, a clinical psychologist and author of the new book, “The Awakened Family," joined us to talk about how the challenges of parenting can become an opportunity for spiritual awakening. And a new app gives science information about what you're flying over or driving by on your summer trips. Plus, West Nile virus makes an early appearance in Illinois this year.

The South Side book

Macmillan

The 21st Show - June 06, 2016

21st-Century Segregation; Political Outlook

On the 21st: WBEZ Chicago's South Side reporter and author Natalie Moore joined us to talk about her new book "The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation." We also got a look ahead at what's happening in Springfield this week.

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