After months of delay, Illinois is set to become the 15th state to allow same sex marriage, after state lawmakers approved the bill last night. Morning Shift is covering the story from all angles, getting reactions from listeners, citizens, and lawmakers.
Illinois drastically raised standards in 2010 for candidates who want to attend colleges of education. Three years later, the data bear out a fear that state leaders had at that time: the changes have disproportionately hurt aspiring minority teachers.
Swimmers hoping to take a dip in Lake Michigan Thursday are being advised to watch out for rip currents and big waves.The National Weather Service has issued a beach hazard alert until Thursday evening at 9pm.