Faith Goble

The 21st Show - November 23, 2020

Less Stress At Thanksgiving Dinner

Holidays can be a stressful time for many reasons. This year though, a lot of those typical stressors have been replaced with other concerns because of the pandemic. The 21st was joined by a clinical psychologist and a psychiatrist to help us navigate that stress and those difficult conversations with family. 

Doug Finke, Bernie Schoenburg

The State Journal-Register

The 21st Show - November 23, 2020

Schoenburg and Finke Exit the Statehouse

Bernard Schoenburg and Doug Finke have been covering state government for Springfield’s State Journal-Register newspaper for decades. The two talked about retiring at the end of November 2020 and how covering the statehouse has changed over the years.


News Local/State - November 23, 2020

WATCH LIVE: Pritzker’s November 23 COVID-19 Update

WATCH LIVE: The Pritzker administration is holding a press briefing today covering the state’s address of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Brian Mackey

The 21st Show - November 19, 2020

Significant Developments in ComEd Indictments

In light of recent developments in the federal investigation into the electric utility company ComEd, federal prosecutors are charging former executives and lobbyists for the company with conspiring to influence a state of Illinois official. The 21st was joined by a politics reporter from WBEZ who has been following the story to give listeners a brief update of the recent charges.

Justin Johnson

The 21st Show - November 18, 2020

Interview: Justin Johnson, IL Teacher of the Year

Governor J.B. Pritzker announced Justin Johnson, director of bands at Niles West High School in Skokie is the 2021 Illinois Teacher of the Year. Johnson told us what influenced him to choose teaching as a career, the challenges of teaching music during a pandemic and his proudest moment as an educator.

Mark Dorshkind carries roses he bought for Valentine's Day at Flowers of the Valley in San Francisco, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012.

(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

The 21st Show - November 18, 2020

Dating In A Pandemic

With COVID-19 surging across Illinois, in-person dating is considered high risk in 2020, but hearts will find a way. The 21st spoke to two experts on relationships on how dating has changed because of the pandemic and how people can still find love.

Reginald Hardwick/Illinois Newsroom

The 21st Show - November 18, 2020

Traveling Safely This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is approaching, but with cases of COVID-19 surging across the Midwest traveling to see loved ones could be a big risk. The 21st hears from two experts on how to stay safe and what steps we can take if traveling is essential.

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