WBEZ | sochi http://www.wbez.org/tags/sochi Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Morning Shift: Immigrants weave through Affordable Care Act Website http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-02-13/morning-shift-immigrants-weave-through-affordable <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Flickr SEIU International.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We take a look at the unique obstacles immigrants face when signing up for the Affordable Care Act. Plus, the sultry sounds of Brazilian artist Dom la Nena live in studio.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-immigrants-and-the-affordable-care-a/embed?header=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-immigrants-and-the-affordable-care-a.js?header=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-immigrants-and-the-affordable-care-a" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Immigrants weave through Affordable Care Act Website" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 08:21:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-02-13/morning-shift-immigrants-weave-through-affordable From Indiana's icy roads to Sochi's ski slopes http://www.wbez.org/news/indianas-icy-roads-sochis-ski-slopes-109666 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Olympic photog 2-way.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>The Winter Olympics get underway today in Sochi, Russia. For most athletes, the Olympics are the pinnacle of their sport.</p><p>The same could be said for the journalists covering the games. Guy Rhodes lives in Northwest Indiana and is a freelance photographer who works with the <em>Sun-Times</em> Media Group.</p><p>Today he&rsquo;s in Sochi to shoot the games for <em>USA Today</em>. WBEZ&rsquo;s Michael Puente sat down with Rhodes before he left town to hear how he&rsquo;s preparing for the games &mdash; and the threat of terrorism.&nbsp;</p><p>You can follow Guy Rhodes at the Winter Olympics and see all his photos <a href="http://www.guyrhodes.com/blog" target="_blank">on his blog</a>.</p></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 16:44:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/news/indianas-icy-roads-sochis-ski-slopes-109666 Morning Shift: The math behind Illinois' pension problem http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-02-07/morning-shift-math-behind-illinois-pension-problem <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Flickr seanbirm.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>WBEZ&#39;s political reporter Alex Keefe helps explain the numbers behind Illinois&#39; pension problem, and the unique and countrified sounds of Paul Burch.&nbsp;</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-the-math-behind-illinois-pension-pro/embed?header=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-the-math-behind-illinois-pension-pro.js?header=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-the-math-behind-illinois-pension-pro" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: The math behind Illinois' pension problem" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 08:37:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-02-07/morning-shift-math-behind-illinois-pension-problem