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Curious City

Illinois’ Key Role In The Dakota Access Pipeline

The battle over the controversial pipeline may feel far away in the West, but Illinois officials played an important role in its approval.
February 22, 2017


CPS Budget Problems 101

CPS' legal gambit to get more state funding through court action could create unintended consequences for the district and the state.
February 22, 2017


In Their Own Words: The 'Water Protectors' Of Standing Rock

Here are the stories and portraits of some of those who joined the Dakota Access Pipeline protests.
December 12, 2016


Former White Supremacists Help Others Leave Hate Groups

A Chicago-based organization that helps people leave white extremist groups could lose funding under President Donald Trump.
February 21, 2017


Chicago Cop With Long Complaint History Heads Busy Police District

Chicago Police Cmdr. James Sanchez has almost twice as many complaints as any other district commander.
February 21, 2017

Morning Edition

Trump Moving To Delay Rule That Protects Workers From Bad Financial Advice

A lobbying battle is being waged over a rule requiring financial advisers to act in their clients' best interest in retirement planning. It pits financial firms against consumer and retiree groups.
February 22, 2017

NPR Politics

Who's Who In The Race For DNC Chair

Members of the Democratic National Committee vote this week for a new leader. Here's what the candidates said about the party's future.
February 21, 2017

Another Round

Episode 82: Another Round's Blacker History Month LIVE

It's BlackER History Month this year because we're already black as hell, so we're just turning it it way up!
February 22, 2017

Curious City

What Are The Limits On Backyard Livestock In Chicago?

After her neighbor adopted five goats, Jeanne Cuff wondered about Chicago’s livestock laws.
February 19, 2017

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