The US Capitol.

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News Local/State - December 10, 2019

WATCH/LISTEN: House Democrats On Articles Of Impeachment

The chairs of the House committees leading the impeachment inquiry are holding a press conference to unveil the articles of impeachment against President Trump. Watch their remarks live.

Elissa Johnson, regional director for the U.S. Census Bureau, presents to Illinois Rural partners.

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News Local/State - December 10, 2019

Rural Illinois Prepares For 2020 Census

Illinois is in a precarious position when it comes to the 2020 census. The count determines congressional representation, and the state is at risk for losing up to two seats.

Dance for people with Parkinson's class

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The 21st Show - December 09, 2019

How Dance Classes Can Help People Living With Parkinson’s Disease

There’s a growing body of research that suggests dance and the arts can be beneficial for both the mental and physical health of people living with Parkinson’s. That’s a disease that affects the central nervous system, which can make certain movements difficult. 

Illinois Public Media

The 21st Show - December 09, 2019

Stressed Out By Politics? You’re Not Alone

Keeping up with the news can feel overwhelming for many people. According to the latest ‘Stress in America’ report from the American Psychological Association, Americans say various issues in the news—like health care, mass shootings and the upcoming election—are significant sources of stress.

The 21st Show - December 09, 2019

What Can Illinois Learn From Michigan About Marijuana?

Recreational marijuana is set to become legal in Illinois on January 1. That leaves officials in cities and towns across the state with less than a month to figure out how they will be handling sales and tax revenues from the industry.

n this Sept. 15, 2015 file photo, lead grower Dave Wilson cares for marijuana plants at the Ataraxia medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Ill.

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The 21st Show - December 09, 2019

What Can Illinois Learn From Michigan About Marijuana; Stressed Out By Politics; Dancing For People With Parkinson’s

Today on The 21st: Research shows roughly 40% of Americans are stressed out by politics. We spoke with the political scientist behind that new study and got tips from a psychologist on how to protect your emotional health as you engage with the news. We’ll also learned how dance classes can help people living with Parkinson’s disease. But first, Illinois is set to become the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana. We explored how legalization is playing out across the Midwest.

House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., hears testimony from constitutional scholars on Dec. 4.

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News Local/State - December 09, 2019

WATCH/LISTEN: House Judiciary Impeachment Hearing Day 2

Democrats are set to press ahead with their impeachment program on Monday by reviewing the findings of their earlier investigations — likely with Republicans battling every step of the way.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi behind a podium.

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News Local/State - December 08, 2019

Democrats Are Going To Impeach Trump — Here’s How They Might Do It

We are expected to find out what exactly the articles of impeachment will be against the president next week with a vote potentially before Christmas. But what exactly will the articles of impeachment be? Democrats have given some clues this week.

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