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Then-U.S. Congressman Mark Kirk greets the crowd as he accepts the Republican nomination to run for the U.S. Senate.

Feb. 06, 2012

Two weeks after Sen. Mark Kirk's stroke was revealed, WBEZ’s Sam Hudzik explains how the office will operate while he’s rehabilitating. And, more than a dozen law schools are facing class action suits that accuse the schools of inflating post-graduate employment information to attract students. Staci Zaretsky, an editor for the blog “Above the Law,” helps examine the state of the legal profession. Also, Kevin Boehm, chef Jared Van Camp and food writer Carly Fisher explain what it takes to make it in the West Loop's growing restaurant scene. Then, musician Julie Frost, who went from Wiggle Worms in Chicago to the Golden Globes, performs live in-studio.