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The 21st Show - October 29, 2020

Spooky Places in Illinois

The 21st explores the history behind some of Illinois’ spookiest places, from mysterious sightings in Galena to the superstitions behind the very bizarre design of a house in Bull Valley. 

The 21st Show - October 29, 2020

Author Explains How Group Therapy Saved Her Life

The 21st was joined by Christie Tate, author of the book, "Group, How One Therapist and a Circle of Strangers Saved My Life."  She talked about her journey through mental health and finding restoration through group therapy. If you or someone you know is in need of help, you can text “HELLO” to 741741, the national crisis text line which provides free and confidential crisis intervention. 

Left: Quentin Fulks, right: Larry Ivory

Left: Twitter/quentinfulks, right: Taylor Media

The 21st Show - October 29, 2020

Graduated Income Tax Pros and Cons

Illinois voters are deciding whether to approve a graduated income tax for the state — where wealthier people pay a higher rate. The 21st talked with a proponent and opponent of the proposal that's on the November 3 ballot.

AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast

The 21st Show - October 28, 2020

Interview: Governor J. B. Pritzker (D-IL)

The 21st talks with Illinois Governor J. B. Pritzker about the growing number of COVID cases in Illinois, the graduated income tax proposal and other topics.

Thad Zajdowicz

The 21st Show - October 27, 2020

Halloween Safety Guide

The 21st spoke with an epidemiologist and an assistant professor of preventive medicine to discuss strategies to celebrate Halloween safely this year as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

The 21st Show - October 27, 2020

How Early Was COVID Spreading in Illinois?

Some recent studies indicate that COVID-19 may have been circulating around the country earlier than we previously thought, and much earlier than when lockdown measures were put in place. The 21st spoke with two scientists about how early coronavirus may have started spreading in Illinois. 

The 21st Show - October 26, 2020

COVID-19 Illinois Check In

The 21st checks in with the associate director for news and public affairs at WSIU and a reporter from NPR Illinois to examine the recent surge in cases of COVID-19 across communities in Illinois. 

News Local/State - October 22, 2020

Live: Trump-Biden Final Presidential Debate

President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden have their final debate Thursday night in Nashville. Watch the debate live below at 8pm

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