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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

WBEZ News

Man Charged In Shooting Death Of Toddler

A man has been charged in a Chicago shooting captured on video that killed two people, including a toddler, and wounded a pregnant woman,...
February 18, 2017

WBEZ News

Syrian Family Reunites Three Weeks After Travel Ban

A Syrian family from Northwest Indiana finally reunited at O’Hare Airport yesterday after President Trump’s travel ban took a devastating...
February 18, 2017

NPR

At Florida Rally, Trump Restates Campaign Promises

A month into his presidency, President Trump sounded like candidate Trump at a boisterous rally in Melbourne, Fla.
February 19, 2017

NPR

Norma McCorvey, Roe Of Landmark 'Roe V. Wade' Ruling On Abortion, Dies At 69

McCorvey, who adopted the pseudonym Jane Roe in the Supreme Court case that legalized abortion in 1973, was a champion for abortion right...
February 18, 2017

Worldview

Chicago Marks 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066

Skokie resident Jean Mishima was 6 years old when she was sent to an internment camp in Arizona. She spent more than two years there.
February 17, 2017

WBEZ News

State Settles Suit Over Discriminatory School Funding

The Chicago Urban League accused the State Board of Education of discriminating against minority children in the way it pays for schools.
February 17, 2017

WBEZ News

Old School Jams, Old School Chicago Politics

Midway Airport is getting a big makeover, but an iconic music store is not in the plans. Now, some aldermen are rushing to save it.
February 16, 2017

Morning Edition

Republican Health Care Proposal Would Cover Fewer Low-Income Families

The plan that House Republicans discussed Thursday would replace ACA subsidies with tax credits and cut Medicaid funds to the states.
February 17, 2017

StoryCorps Chicago

StoryCorps Chicago: Bonding Over Re-Entry After Incarceration

Terry Banies met Darryl Cooke when they were both college students. At StoryCorps Chicago, they talked committing to healing.
February 17, 2017

Nerdette

Life On Mars With Dr. Sheyna Gifford

Gifford tells us about her year living in a biodome on a Hawaiian volcano with just five other people as part of a NASA mission to simulate life on Mars.
February 17, 2017

WBEZ News

Amtrak Officer Faces Murder Charge In Fatal Chicago Shooting

Prosecutors said an Amtrak police officer has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a man outside Union Station.
February 17, 2017

WBEZ News

Judge Denies Madigan's Motion To Halt Paychecks To State Workers

Attorney General Lisa Madigan argued state works should not be getting paychecks since the state has not had a budget in nearly 20 months.
February 16, 2017

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