It's the 40th anniversary of President Nixon's resignation and we talk about Woodward and Bernstein's reporting with their legendary editor, Harry Rosenfeld. And, we look at why there's a decline in religiosity. Plus, the sounds of trio, Chicago Q Ensemble.
We talk to the players involved in the destruction of a mural in Chicago's Washington Park neighborhood, and learn more about how neighborhood schools are evolving. We also talk about the revamp of McDonald's image.
We take a look at just how friendly Chicago is to small businesses and what it means for the city. And, we look at the impact sexual harassment has on women scientist. Plus, another weekly soul session with Vocalo's Ayana Contreras.[View the story "Morning Shift: Women scientists speak out about sexual harassment in the lab" on Storify]
We look at the culture of high school sports and the pressures many student athletes face. And, we talk to sexual abuse survivors from those abused by priests. And, we talk about the importance of financial literacy and why many of our kids lack the fundamentals.
We talk to City Council's Inspector General, Faisal Khan, to learn more on his continued battles with aldermen over his role as a watchdog. We also talk with Alderman Joe Moore on his vote for council's reform. Then, we hear from a band that's known for channeling their inner Sam Cooke.
A new study shows that some of the country most prominent gay neighborhoods are moving away from that identity with the influx of more heterosexual residents. We talk about the changing tide. And, we remember a public health advocate who brought more resources to under-served communities.
We look at the controversy surrounding the Common Core State Standards. WBEZ's Lauren Chooljian gives us the details on plans to honor Chicago's only female mayor. Then, it's soul time with Vocalo's Ayana Contreras.