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Ansari And Yang Explore The First-Generation Experience In 'Master Of None'

Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang bonded over their experiences as Asian-Americans living very different lives from their parents.
May 24, 2017

WBEZ News

CPS Now Hopes To Borrow $900 Million

Chicago Public Schools, which is already $9 billion in debt and has a junk credit rating, is once again looking for lenders.
May 24, 2017

NPR

CBO: Republicans' AHCA Would Leave 23 Million More Uninsured

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that the GOP's Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill would increase the number of unins...
May 24, 2017

Morning Shift

Chicago Sporting Events For The Budget-Conscious Parent

Taking your kids to a sporting event can cost hundreds of dollars. Here are five wallet-friendly options in and near Chicago.
May 24, 2017

WBEZ News

Who Supports Stricter Punishment For Illinois’ Repeat Gun Offenders

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has found an unusual ally in his push for stricter gun laws — Republican House Minority Leader Jim Durkin.
May 23, 2017

WBEZ News

How Would Trump’s Budget Affect Illinois?

The cuts won't be deeper in Illinois, but residents could be hit especially hard because of the state's budget impasse.
May 23, 2017

WBEZ News

Judge Delays Decision On How Quickly State Should Pay Medicaid

A federal judge appeared conflicted Wednesday over whether the state should prioritize Medicaid payments during the budget impasse.
May 24, 2017

NPR

More Arrests Made As Police Eye 'Network' In Concert Bombing

"I think it's very clear that this is a network that we are investigating," Greater Manchester Police Chief Ian Hopkins said.
May 24, 2017

WBEZ News

Locker Room Debate To Continue After Transgender Student Graduates

The transgender student at the center of a locker room battle is set to graduate from her Palatine school, but a suit over access continues.
May 23, 2017

Curious City

Why Do Chicago Aldermen Always Vote For What The Mayor Wants?

Most aldermen almost always vote with the mayor, but that's starting to change.
May 21, 2017

WBEZ News

Every Other Hour

WBEZ’s project takes on the question: In Chicago, who picks up a gun and why?
May 1, 2017

WBEZ News

Illinois Senate Approves Tax Hike, $37B Budget Plan

The bill would increase the personal income tax from 3.75 percent to 4.95 percent and apply a sales tax to services for the first time.
May 23, 2017

Nerdette

Jane the Virgin’s Jaime Camil Loves His Cast, Broadway, And Ancient Aliens

Jane The Virgin’s Jaime Camil discusses what makes the telenovela-style comedy so relatable and how it’s changing TV.
May 19, 2017

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