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.
State lawmakers in Illinois are trying to make it safer for people to use online dating sites.The Decatur Herald & Review reported Sunday that legislation aiming to do that passed the Illinois House last week.It would require Internet dating services operating in Illinois to post discla
The director of the Illinois Teachers Retirement System is warning that financial troubles are so great it could consider reducing pension benefits to teachers who have already retired.The Springfield State Journal-Register reported Sunday that it obtained a confidential memo written by Dic