WBEZ political reporters Alex Keefe and Tony Arnold took off from Chicago and drove along the Illinois River until the hit the State Fair. All along the way, they stopped to ask people what they want from the next governor.
Dr. Tim Lightfoot explains how some of us are genetically predisposed to skip a workout. Writer and urbanist Richard Florida breaks down the states in terms of physical fitness. And, Otaak Band puts a Sudanese spin on belting the blues.
A small alternative theater company from Poland is scrambling to put together a production slated to show in Chicago after the U.S. denied its cast members visas. The group claims it’s just another victim of stalled immigration reform.