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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

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August 24, 2016

NPR

American University Of Afghanistan Says It Is Under Attack In Kabul

A militant attack is underway according to the university, whose primary financial backer is the US Agency for International Development.
August 24, 2016

WBEZ News

Rauner's Office Warns Pension Change Could Be 'Devastating'

Gov. Rauner's administration says a pending move by Illinois' largest public-pension fund could increase the state's required payment by ...
August 24, 2016

WBEZ News

Chicago 'Bubble Zone' Ordinance Challenged

The Chicago ordinance creates a “bubble zone” around people going into healthcare facilities -- including abortion clinics.
August 24, 2016

Editor’s List

PLAYLIST: What's At Stake In The CPS Budget

There's a lot happening in the CPS budget. This playlist will get you up to date on the issues and what's at stake in Wednesday's vote.
August 24, 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

Broke Chicago Schools Find Millions For New Computer Software

Chicago’s Board of Education is set to approve a barebones budget on Wednesday, but it includes a big increase for education software.
August 23, 2016

Morning Shift

A New Way to Preserve Affordable Housing In Chicago

While some Chicago neighborhoods haven’t yet recovered from the housing crisis, a group in one part has turned the problem of foreclosure...
August 24, 2016

NPR

Magnitude-6.2 Earthquake In Central Italy Reportedly Kills Dozens

The earthquake struck overnight, devastating a number of picturesque small towns packed with vacationers.
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

Morning Shift

Listener Comments: How To Make Biking Safer In Chicago

We talked about bike safety on our roads this week. Here are some of the messages we received after the story went to air.
August 23, 2016

Curious City

Why The 1992 Loop Flood Is The Most Chicago Story Ever

How clout, corruption, and construction without permits led to half the Loop being evacuated.
August 21, 2016

Editor’s List

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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