We take a look at the growing problem of heroin addiction in the suburbs. We also hear from Evanston playwright, Dan Noonan, and his new award winning play, "Set Up".Photo: Flickr/obviously_c[View the story "Morning Shift: Heroin addiction in the suburbs" on Storify]
The new documentary "Sole Survivor" follows plane crash survivor George Lamson. We'll talk to George, and the woman who tells his story. Then Monica Eng kicks off our new series "Eat This!", and Dustin Wong wows with his guitar work.
We talk about non-partisan group "No Labels" and how they are looking to bridge the gap between democrats and republicans. Also, Richard Steele and Tony play some tunes and discuss black vocal techniques.
We discuss Reboot Illinois, which allows people to voice their concerns regarding policy and lawmakers in Illinois. And, State Senator David Kohler explains how genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are being dealt with in your supermarket.
We check in with Gabe Klein to assess the Divvy bike share program. What are the hits and misses? Also, journalist Alison Flowers discusses her new WBEZ series "The Exoneree Diaries", and one of the exonerees she profile shares his story.
We take a look a the dark corners of underground adoption. What is making people pursue this option? And Congress has mandated that school lunches should get healthier, but there have been some complaints. What's really happening on the lunch line?