Chicago's "Breakfast Queen" serves her last plate this year and we celebrate her legacy built on pancakes and good ole fashioned hospitality. And, Congressman Mike Quigley his meeting with the President to discuss next moves in Syria.
The Chicago Sky have made made it to the playoffs for the first time in eight years. What does Cheryl Raye-Stout think about their chances? And we talk about how many teen jobs have been hijacked by unemployed adults.
Today we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington by looking at the effect of that call to action on Chicagoans today. From education to housing, how is the city still struggling to find equality?
WBEZ producer Monica Eng shares the details of a study exploring what items people buy to disguise another embarrassing item in their shopping basket. Also, Chicago public schools are getting ready to teach comprehensive sex education courses. What's in the curriculum?
Monday marks the first day of school for CPS students, some of whom will be at new schools for the first time. We check in from various schools around the city. And, we discuss strategies for dealing with the anxiety of the first day of school.
The 31st annual Chicago Triathlon takes place this Sunday. We talk to two para-athletes who are participating in the race about what's involved in their training. And, we take the temperature on cellphone policies in suburban school districts.