EcoMyths Alliance asks the question: If water supply runs low, can we get more elsewhere? The short answer: Creating new means to move water from one basin to another can negatively impact both ecology and economy. Kate Sackman from EcoMyths and Worldview's Jerome McDonnell ask an expert about water conservation efforts locally and internationally.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Joliet has partnered to build drinking wells in Uganda with a Ugandan Priest, Emmanuel Katongole. When some church parishioners visited Uganda in 2010 to see the wells, they soon discovered that their gifts provided far more than just water for these communities. On Global Activism, we’ll talk with Father Emmanuel about his work, along with Deacon Ralph Bias of Sacred Heart Church.
Today we school you on the ins and outs of Illinois' new medical marijuana law. Still confused on what it entails? Call us with your questions. And "Deal Estate" columnist Dennis Rodkin breaks down the boom in Chicago's hotel industry.
Illinois came a giant step closer to approving the nation's strictest regulations for high-volume oil and gas drilling as lawmakers approved a measure they hoped would create thousands of jobs in economically depressed areas of southern Illinois.