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The 21st Show - June 25, 2018

Why Is Illinois Shrinking?; 911 iPhone Location Tracking; The Divide At SIU; State Politics

On the 21st: This fall, some iPhone owners in Chicago will automatically share their location data with first responders if they call 911. Plus, we discussed the divide at Southern Illinois University between its Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses, and we got the latest in state politics. But first: what's really causing Illinois to lose residents?

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The 21st Show - June 19, 2018

Eddie Russell Jr.‘s Family Sues Peoria; Helping Veterans Graduate; Inmates And Mental Health Care

On the 21st: We discussed the case of Eddie Russell Jr., a 25-year old black man who was shot and killed by Peoria police last September—and why his family is now suing the city and the six officers involved in the shooting.  And, how some Illinois community colleges are helping veterans to get their degrees and reintegrate into society. Plus, what county jails are doing in effort to connect inmates with proper mental health care in an effort to keep them from coming back.

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The 21st Show - June 18, 2018

Pediatrics For Transgender Kids; ‘Pay What You Can’ Yoga Studio; Illinois Politics

On the 21st: We recap the latest in Illinois politics with WBEZ's Dave McKinney and Natasha Korecki with Politico. Plus, what does it look like to operate a business where customers can pay whatever they want? But first, we heard from a transgender teen about what it was like to come out to her entire school, and what effective pediatric care looks like for trans youth.  

The audience and speakers at the Illinois Newsroom community event News and Brews

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The 21st Show - June 15, 2018

Trauma And Our Kids: A Community Conversation

On the 21st: Earlier this week, we hosted a conversation in front of a live audience at Riggs Brewery in Urbana. We focused on the issue of trauma—what it is, how it's affecting kids, and what all members of the community should do about it. Today, we're bringing you that conversation in a special hourlong broadcast.

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The 21st Show - June 13, 2018

Illinois Rivers; Visas and Foreign Doctors; Sending Aid to Guatemala; World Cup Without US

On the 21st: How the Trump Administration could slow down the visa process for foreign doctors. Plus, we spokewith the Consul General of Guatemala regarding the latest on a volcano eruption in his home country. And, we heard from from some of Illinois’ most passionate soccer fans about which World Cup bandwagon to jump on. But first, the current state of Illinois' waterways -- and how their health can affect ours.

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The 21st Show - June 12, 2018

Breast Cancer Breakthrough; State Budget Healthcare; Illinois Tornado Safety

On the 21st: The impact of the budget crisis on Illinois health care providers. Plus, we discussed how to recognize tornadoes and what to do in the event of one. But first, we talked with Dr. Kathy Albain and two women with breast cancer about a breakthrough chemotherapy study.

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