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A collection of oversize puppet heads and smaller puppets in the Y No Había Luz studio.

WBEZ News

Puerto Rican Artists Bring Radical Theater And Oversized Puppets To Chicago

The Y No Había Luz theater group invites the audience to participate in its surreal performances.
July 19, 2018
Car title loan lenders are scattered across Chicago. In Illinois, there are 57 companies licensed to do these loans but many have multiple locations.

WBEZ News

Car Title Loans Trap Low-Income Families In Debt

How high can interest run on Illinois car title loans? 360 percent.
July 20, 2018
A courtroom at the John Marshall Law School on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 in Chicago.

WBEZ News

Chicago To Get Its First Public Law School

UIC hopes acquiring John Marshall Law School will increase access to law school for residents and expand UIC's interdisciplinary programs.
July 20, 2018
Julio Gonzalez came to StoryCorps booth in Chicago with Juan Nuñez Rodriguez.

StoryCorps Chicago

StoryCorps Chicago: 'I Feel Whole When I'm With You'

Juan and Julio both had feelings for each other for a long time before they ever acted on them. Recently, they visited StoryCorps together.
July 20, 2018
The Yerkes Observatory in Williams Bay, Wisconsin. The University of Chicago is set to close the 121-year-old facility on Oct. 1. (Jason Marck/WBEZ)

Morning Shift

Inside The Yerkes Observatory: U Of C's 'Cathedral Of Science'

Among the famed astronomers who studied there: Edwin Hubble, Carl Sagan, and Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar.
July 19, 2018
New York Rivalry

Curious City

The 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition And Chicago’s Rivalry With New York

In this live podcast episode, two actors playing New York and Chicago duke it out over who will host the coveted 1893 World’s Fair.
July 14, 2018
Roy Dehn

WBEZ News

New Lawsuit: Rauner Administration Negligent In Quincy Legionnaires’ Death

“They tried to sweep under the carpet an existing problem,” said the son of a Korean War vet who died at the downstate home.
July 19, 2018

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