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.
WBEZ producer Monica Eng shares the details of a study exploring what items people buy to disguise another embarrassing item in their shopping basket. Also, Chicago public schools are getting ready to teach comprehensive sex education courses. What's in the curriculum?
Monday marks the first day of school for CPS students, some of whom will be at new schools for the first time. We check in from various schools around the city. And, we discuss strategies for dealing with the anxiety of the first day of school.
The 31st annual Chicago Triathlon takes place this Sunday. We talk to two para-athletes who are participating in the race about what's involved in their training. And, we take the temperature on cellphone policies in suburban school districts.
We critique some new breakfast options at Starbucks, and offer new ways to deal with your Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) provider. And, a shooting on a CPS "safe passage" route raises questions as the new school year approaches.
We delve into the various types of midwives and birthing methods available to women in Illinois. And WBEZ's Natalie Moore stops by to explain what happened at a Town Hall meeting in Chicago's Roseland neighborhood.
Community members in the Pilsen nieghborhood protested the demolition of a field house at Whittier Elementary, but the building was still razed. Chicago Public Schools officials cited safety concerns for its closure. We learn about the fight to save it, and what's next for the community.