The 21st Show - May 19, 2022

Best of: Growing up Gen X

Generation X sometimes known as the "Forgotten Generation," but the Illinois State Musuem is planning to give Gen X their day in the sun with an exhibit that opens this fall. The 21st was joined by the museum's curator of history to talk about growing up in the '70s, '80s and '90s, designing the exhibit, and more.

Governor Pritzker signed HB 4383 into law, banning the sale and possession  of ‘ghost guns’ statewide. ‘


The 21st Show - May 18, 2022

Illinois bans ghost guns

On May 18, 2022, Gov. Pritzker signed into law the ban of sale and possession of 'ghost guns.'

In this Aug. 3, 2007, file photo magic mushrooms are seen in a grow room at the Procare farm in Hazerswoude, central Netherlands.

AP Photo/Peter Dejong

The 21st Show - May 12, 2022

Magic mushrooms going mainstream?

There’s been a renewed interest in the mental health benefits of mushrooms, and some states are working to decriminalize them. 

President Joe Biden speaks during a visit to O'Connor Farms, Wednesday, May 11, 2022, in Kankakee, Ill. Biden visited the farm to discuss food supply and prices as a result of Putin's invasion of Ukraine.

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik

The 21st Show - May 12, 2022

Biden visits Illinois

We talked with a reporter who covered President Joe Biden's visit to a farm in Kankakee.

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