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The 21st Show

Fast Food ‘No Poaching’ Clauses; Trade Wars & Farmers; Small Town ‘Brain Gain’

On the 21st: We discussed the small clause in an employee contract that prevents fast food workers from moving to different franchise locations. Plus, how this turbulent year in trade policy has affected farmers in the state. And, how some small towns in Illinois and across the country are working to reverse brain drain in their respective communities.

The cover of the report from the Secret Service.

US Secret Service

News Local/State

Terrorism Task Force Takes On School Safety

Last week, the U.S. Secret Service released a guide for preventing school violence. Issued in response to recent massacres in Parkland, Florida, and Santa Fe, Texas, it’s subtitled “An Operational Guide for Preventing Targeted School Violence.”

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, and US Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Ronald Woan, Daniel X. O’Neil (CC BY 2.0)

News Local/State

Illinois AG: DOJ Withholding Money From The State Over Immigration Policies

Champaign Police Sgt. Geoff Coon said he’s waiting on roughly $50,000 in federal grant money that’s due to the central Illinois police department. Another agency that uses the funding to pay for programs that focus on recidivism and re-entry and community-based violence intervention programs in the Rockford area also hasn’t received their funding this year.