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Written Inside

Ep 3: On The Move... Again

'Written Inside' looks at life inside a maximum-security prison. In this episode, an inmate who has been moved over two dozen times meets his 37th cellmate.
March 28, 2017

NPR

What Trump Misses About Energy Jobs In America

The president signed an executive order with the intention to help bring back coal jobs. But clean energy jobs are far outpacing coal.
March 28, 2017

WBEZ News

Lawyer: ICE Agent Shot Unarmed Chicago Man As He Opened Door

ICE officials said the agency's Office of Professional Responsibility will review the shooting.
March 28, 2017

NPR

5 Problems For Devin Nunes And Trump White House

Democrats are calling for Nunes to recuse himself from the Russia investigation after he met with an official on White House grounds.
March 28, 2017

Jim DeRogatis

50 Chicago Artists Who Changed Popular Music — Chess Records

In his latest tutorial on Chicago's music history, Jim DeRogatis explains how a local record label helped launch early rock 'n' roll.
March 27, 2017

Morning Edition

Tired Of Promises, A Struggling Small Town Wants Problems Solved

There's a lot of talk about how to revive small towns, especially in the rural Midwest, which Donald Trump carried easily. Visit Cairo, Ill., and at times it feels like a place on life support.
March 28, 2017

Editor’s List

PLAYLIST: Sanctuary Chi

Chicago has been a sanctuary city since the 1980s.
March 28, 2017

NPR

U.S. Breweries Top 5,300 As Craft Beer Makers Ride Double-Digit Gains

More than 800 U.S. craft brewers opened for business last year — and they're finding a changing market.
March 28, 2017

NPR

Elon Musk Seen Targeting Human-Computer Link In New Venture

Musk hasn't said much about the new company, but he has previously talked about incorporating artificial intelligence into human brains.
March 28, 2017

WBEZ News

Powerful Cook County Democrats Hear From Governor Hopefuls

Two wealthy businessmen, some local politicians and a regional stranger walk into a backroom. Only one could win a coveted endorsement.
March 27, 2017

Curious City

The Meteorologist’s Climate Change Dilemma

Tom Skilling explains why most TV meteorologists don't talk about climate change, but should.
March 26, 2017

Nerdette

Let’s Talk About Sex (And Religion) With Dr. Bat Sheva Marcus

Dr. Bat Sheva Marcus, founder of one of the largest women’s sexual health clinics, discusses helping women, particularly Orthodox Jewish ...
March 24, 2017

WBEZ News

A Message About CPB Funding

A message from our CEO about the President’s proposed budget, which calls for an end to all federal funding for public broadcasting.
March 23, 2017

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