Foreclosures have been an issue for some time now. But what are a your rights if you are living in a foreclosed apartment? And Springfield has gone into a special session. What are the implications of the decisions which could be reached? [View the story "Morning Shift: Foreclosures and politics " on Storify]
Khaled Hosseini talks about the themes of morality and human relationships in his new book. How difficult is it to make an independent film in Chicago? Filmmaker Aemilia Scott and director of the Midwest Film Festival, Mike McNamara answer. WBEZ reporter Tony Arnold gives an update on Springfield.
On today's show, Niala is joined by reporters Tony Arnold and Kristen McQueary to talk legislative tactics in Illinois. Food expert Monica Eng weighs in on the Monsanto case. WBEZ's Chip Mitchell discusses the firing of two Chicago police officers for conduct captured on a 2011 gang video.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel went before Illinois lawmakers in Springfield Tuesday, to help him get a handle on souring pension costs. Just like the state of Illinois, the City of Chicago is reeling with billions of dollars in unfunded pension liabilities for its workers.