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Curious City

Searching for Chicago’s Most Family-Packed Neighborhoods

A prospective Chicago parent wants to know where he could be within door-knocking distance of other families with kids. So we mapped them.
August 25, 2016

WBEZ News

Chicago School Board Passes $6.3 Billion Budget

The budget relies in part on revenue that may never come through.
August 24, 2016

NPR

EpiPen Manufacturer Says It Will Help With Out-Of-Pocket Costs

Lawmakers are demanding answers as to why the price of EpiPens keeps going up.
August 25, 2016

All Things Considered

This Planet Just Outside Our Solar System Is 'Potentially Habitable'

It's not exactly close — 25 trillion miles from Earth. But that might be near enough for further exploration.
August 24, 2016

WBEZ News

Lead Contamination Prompts Relocation Of Public Housing Residents, Leaves Homeowners Stranded

Residents in a public housing complex in East Chicago, Indiana are being moved. But nearby homeowners have few options but to stay.
August 24, 2016

WBEZ News

White Sox Ballpark Changes Name To Guarantee Rate Field

Maybe the Chicago White Sox will change their luck by changing the name of their stadium. No guarantees, though.
August 25, 2016

Morning Shift

Lori Lightfoot On Chicago Police Board’s Past, Present And Future

A Chicago Sun-Times report revealed earlier this week that the Chicago Police Board has gotten tougher on officer on her watch.
August 24, 2016

NPR

Instagramming In Black And White? Could Be You're Depressed

Researchers determined people who favored darker, grayer photos and filters were more likely to be depressed.
August 24, 2016

WBEZ News

How One Mom Is Building Community In Englewood

There's a group of moms that patrol the corner of 75th and Stewart every summer afternoon--grilling, playing music and watching kids play. But the owner of a nearby courtyard building wants them to move.
August 22, 2016

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August 25, 2016

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Heat Of The Moment

Climate change will alter the lives of everyone on earth. It’s changing how people live and eat. It’s reshaping national economies. It’s wiping out species. This is the story we are all living.
April 27, 2016

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