While Alabama was putting out the most restrictive laws against illegal immigrants in the country, Dayton officials were putting out the welcome mat. Changing Gears reporter Niala Boodhoo details what the Midwest is doing to woo highly-skilled foreigners.
A new report from Northwestern University looks at factors that contribute to suicide among LGBT youth and the measures to prevent it. Brian Mustanski, a co-author of the study, shares his findings, and a couple of LGBT youth reflect on their personal experiences.
WBEZ editor Tony Arnold shares what stories the news room is following this week. And, many studies have tried to calculate the monetary value of homemaking. Estimates often hit the six figure mark for stay-at-home women, but not for men.
Illinois’ Medicaid problem is drowning in red ink. The program that provides state and federal health care coverage for the poor, the elderly and the disabled cannot sustain itself going forward. WBEZ and Chicago News Cooperative reporter Kristen McQueary gives the details and previews Gov.