The noise from O’Hare’s new traffic patterns is loud, but so are the voices of opposition to closing what’s known as the diagonal runways. Some warm weather is about to hit the area...we get a short and long-term forecast. Plus we get a refresher on water safety. We check in with the organizer of a back-to-school parade that’s in it’s fifty-third year on Chicago’s South Side. And we dive into an exhibition at the DuSable museum on the 50th anniversary of the AACM. Also, French supersonic jets take over the Air and Water Show.
A St. Louis Public Radio reporter gives an update on Ferguson, Mo., one year after the death of Michael Brown. We hear some suggested methods to reduce the noise around O'Hare Airport. The Oak Park Library is working to establish a sister library with Cuba. We’ve also got a sports roundup from our WBEZ Sports Contributor. Minneapolis folk singer Charlie Parr performs folk music from his latest release.
A prosecutor alleged Monday that the teen siblings of Mohammed Hamzah Khan left their suburban Chicago home with him last month and were also intent on traveling to Syria to join Islamic State militants.
Delta Air Lines said it was "disappointed" in the furloughs and warned travelers Monday to expect delays in the following cities: New York, Philadelphia, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego.