The 21st Show - January 27, 2020

Challenges Women Face In Getting Sober

The death rate tied to alcoholism among women rose 85 percent between 1999 and 2017. That’s according to numbers released this month by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. And when it comes to getting sober that process looks different for everyone. Being able to find the individualized help you need is critical. From a lack of childcare to dealing with a violent partner to just feeling comfortable sharing in a meeting space, women face unique challenges seeking treatment for addiction.  

Carolyn Kaster/ Associated Press

The 21st Show - January 27, 2020

100 Seconds To Midnight

It feels sometimes that the world is coming apart at the seams; and last week the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists reminded us that the feeling is literal.

Associated Press

The 21st Show - January 27, 2020

Using Impeachment As A Teaching Tool

The Senate impeachment trial of President Trump is now in its second week. The trial is a historic one, Trump is just the third U.S. president to be impeached.

Illinois Public Media

The 21st Show - January 27, 2020

The 21st—Monday, January 27, 2020

On Today's 21st: Illinois teachers are using the impeachment trial as an opportunity to talk to students about everything from government structures to media literacy, and in the process, making it easier for adults to understand, too. 

Reginald Hardwick/Illinois Newsroom

News Local/State - January 27, 2020

News Around Illinois - January 27, 2020

Governor signs law limiting insulin costs; Deer harvests in Illinois increase; Historian says NFL has a ways to go to deal with racism.

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News Local/State - January 26, 2020

Police: Shots Fired Outside Champaign Mall

Champaign officers are trying to find the person who fired shots outside of a mall Saturday night. No one was hurt.

Ayo Dosunmu hits the game-winning shot over Michigan's Zavier Simpson in a 64-62 win on Saturday in Ann Arbor.

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News Local/State - January 26, 2020

Dosunmu’s Shot Lifts No. 21 Illinois Over Michigan 64-62

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — As the final seconds ticked away in a tie game, Ayo Dosunmu was being guarded by Zavier Simpson, one of the top defenders in the Big Ten.

Reginald Hardwick/Illinois Newsroom

News Local/State - January 24, 2020

News Around Illinois - January 24, 2020

Triple homicide in Danville; Pritzker endorses childhood investment; Champaign bids for high school sports tourney & Obama portraits will be on display in Chicago.

Kiichiro Sato/Associated Press

The 21st Show - January 23, 2020

The Fight To Save The Chicago Tribune

In 2004, Illinois had 68 daily papers. That number dropped to 59 just last year, according to research from Penny Abernathy at The University of North Carolina.  And the situation for weekly papers in the state was even worse, dropping from 505 to 324 in those 15 years. 

Mark Lennihan/Associated Press

The 21st Show - January 23, 2020

Yoga Could Benefit Brain Health

Whether it's a brisk walk or a quick jog, exercise just makes us feel better. And we know it's good for our mental health, too. Those benefits have been well-documented in research studies for decades.  When it comes to Yoga, though, much less is known, despite its growing popularity.

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