We talk about cops in schools — the role that they play, the limits they should have and whether it’s a good idea to have them there in the first place. Plus, a soul food tour of the south...with a few stops up north. And we hear the details of the budget passed by Chicago's city council Wednesday. And a conversation with Ira Glass about the evolution of This American Life.
We talk with the director of the new documentary Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blows. Also, the live music of Chicago bluegrass band Special Consensus. Plus, the 411 on the Chicago City Budget. And we hear about a new initiative helping Chicago's homeless youth.
A Chicago-based government research group supports the city's proposed $7.8 billion budget with a property tax increase, but says more work is needed to stabilize finances long-term.The Civic Federation released a report Wednesday amid ongoing budget hearings.Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed