Monday food diaryIt is nearly impossible to eat three balanced meals on $5 a day.Even though I came in just under my budget, I was hungry most of the day.In hindsight, I should’ve prorated food items based on consumption to buy additional products.I combined breakfast and lunc
Every September, hunger groups ask politicians, community leaders and journalists to take a break in their normal diet and try to live on $5 a day, or the amount allowed for users of food stamps (officially known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP).
WBEZ political reporter Tony Arnold previews lawmakers' trek back to Springfield when they'll revisit pension reform and conceal and carry. And, ChicagoTribune reporter Monica Eng discusses how to educate people on eating well. Plus, when have you acted as a Good Samaritan?