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.

person under a tree reading

The 21st Show - June 03, 2016

The 21st’s Summer Book List (Summer Books, Vol. 1)

List of Suggested Summer Reading by Liz Kirchhoff, Adult Services Librarian, Barrington Area Library, and Robin Helenthal, Manager of Collection Development Services, Peoria Public Library

Summer Book Covers

photo illustration: travis stansel

The 21st Show - June 03, 2016

Summer Books; Gospel Justice; Food Safety; Bunnies

On the 21st: We asked librarians to recommend their favorite reads for summer and talked to the author of the new book "The Very Good Gospel." Plus, we spoke with a food safety expert about the massive nationwide recall of flour and got tips from ecologists for how to keep bunnies out of your garden.

suicide quote

The 21st Show - June 02, 2016

Combatting Suicide Stigma; The Human Library Project

On the 21st: We spoke with families going public about losing loved ones to suicide. Plus - a project that gives people the opportunity to share their stories about perseverance, discrimination, and adversity.

The 21st Show - June 01, 2016

The 21st: Budget Stakeholders; The Play ‘Long Lost’

June 1 marks the beginning of our 11th month without a state budget. Many haven't felt the affects of this - 90 percent of the budget is being funded, via special court orders, because of federal-pass through money or individual laws. For the 10 percent of those who aren't being funded, however - state universities, many social service agencies, prisons, state parks - it's an entirely different story.

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