We talk to the Mayor of Whiting, Indiana, about the town's history which celebrates its 125th anniversary. And, we look at the effects exercising with a "no pain, no gain" mind-frame can have on the body. Later, we hear from students performing in the 9th annual Battle of the Bands competition.
We talk with journalist Michael Rogers, creator of BlogActive, a site that outed gay politicians who actively opposed gay rights. And, we hear post World Cup coverage after the big U.S. vs. Belgium match. Later, songs from the year of the Civil Rights Act with Reclaimed Soul host Ayana Contreras.
We discuss the new documents that could bring changes within the Catholic Church. And, we talk more World Cup as fans flock to Soldier Field to check out the USA/Belgium match. And, we hear the sounds of the Indian Veena from Chicago's Surabhi band.
We take a look at the legal gray areas of a Chicago police cell-phone surveillance program. And, we look at how the recent decline in honeybees has beekeepers concerned. Then later, we hear from vocalist Christine Whack.
We talk about the many modes of transit with the head of Chicago's Department of Transportation. And we look at whether bike lanes should be expanded. Then later, we chat with the director of the new documentary, The Internet's Own Boy.