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March 27, 2019 - The 21st Show

Cannabis And Business; Bill Would Ban Private Immigrant Detention Centers; Spring Gardening Tips

What would doing business with cannabis look like in Illinois? We'll talk with State Treasurer Michael Frerichs and the Mayor of Delevan, which is already home to a medical marijuana facility. Plus, the controversy over a proposed immigration facility in Dwight is not over yet. A group of Democratic House members want to ban private immigration detention centers in the whole state. And we’re finally getting our first glimpse of Spring. If you have concerns about your garden- don't worry. We talk to experts who can answer your questions. 


February 23, 2019 - News Local/State

Immigration Activism Focus Of Upcoming Symposium In Champaign

A symposium at the University YMCA in Champaign aims to equip people with tools to better support immigrants in the community. The Inaugural Symposium on Local Immigration Activism will feature discussions about sanctuary communities and the unique challenges undocumented students face in higher education.


File photo of The White House.

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February 15, 2019 - News Local/State

Illinois Lawmakers React To Shutdown Vote, Emergency Declaration

Reaction is coming in from lawmakers representing all corners of the state as it pertains to the vote to avoid another government shutdown as well as President Trump's announcement Friday to declare a national emergency to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.


President Trump is speaking about border security at the White House.

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February 15, 2019 - News Local/State

WATCH LIVE: Trump To Address Situation At Southern Border

President Trump is speaking about border security at the White House. Congress passed a compromise spending measure Thursday to avert a government that includes some funding for the border barrier.


President Trump speaks to the nation in his first-prime address from the Oval Office of the White House on Tuesday.

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January 09, 2019 - News Local/State

FACT CHECK: Trump’s Oval Office Pitch For A Border Wall

President Trump used his first prime-time address from the Oval Office to make the case for his controversial border wall. The president's demand for $5.7 billion in wall funding — and Democrats' opposition — has led to a partial shutdown of the federal government.


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