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The 21st Show - May 19, 2020

This Entire Workplace Could Have Been an Email

You know that saying, “This entire meeting could have been an email”? Many of us lucky enough to do our jobs from home during the pandemic have learned most of our offices could have been an email, and some of us are not excited about going back.

The 21st Show - May 19, 2020

The 21st—Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Today on The 21st: COVID-19 and housing, whether remote working is here to stay, and the struggle of addiction-aid organizations during the pandemic.

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The 21st Show - May 18, 2020

Illinois Legislature to Meet for First Time in Months

Members of the Illinois General Assembly are set to return to Springfield this week, with an agenda limited to a relatively narrow set of issues: the COVID-19 pandemic, the state budget, the election later this year, and a few other topics. We talk to a Democrat and a Republican about what they're expecting.

The 21st Show - May 18, 2020

Reporter Roundtable: CDC Concerned Fewer Children Are Receiving Vaccinations; The Road Ahead For Illinois Restaurants

On Monday's reporter roundtable, we speak with Dana Vollmer from Peoria Public Radio about why some doctors are concerned parents are delaying vaccines for their children amid the coronavirus pandemic. We also check in with Ashok Selvam, senior editor at Eater Chicago to hear when restaurants in the state could begin to reopen and discuss the challenges that lay ahead for the state's service industry. 

The 21st Show - May 18, 2020

The 21st—Monday, May 18, 2020

Today on The 21st: we check in with reporters from around the state, preview the state legislative session that starts this week, and talk to an infectious disease expert about how to stay safe when stay-at-home restrictions are lifted.

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