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How Chicago Bars Got So Many Old Style Signs

We uncover the history and bask in the glow of a ubiquitous Chicago bar sign.
January 22, 2017

NPR

Trump Is Yet To Sever Ties With His Business

Trump said he would surrender control of his businesses to two of his sons by Friday but ProPublica says there's no sign he has done so.
January 23, 2017

WBEZ News

Photos: Chicago Demonstrators Come Out In Force For Women's Rights

Chicago's event was one of hundreds across Illinois and the U.S. aimed at sending a message to President Donald Trump that women will pus...
January 21, 2017

NPR

Trump Crowd Size Estimate May Involve 'The Power Of Positive Thinking'

President Donald Trump has praised the preaching of Norman Vincent Peale, who wrote, "a confident and optimistic thought pattern can modi...
January 22, 2017

On The Media

Future Tense

President Trump may be the most vocal with his disdain, but he's hardly the first president to have a rocky relationship with the press. ...
January 20, 2017

Fresh Air Weekend

School Segregation; A Return To Prayer; Actress Rachel Bloom

Writer Nikole Hannah-Jones says "individual choices" contribute to school segregation. Muslim comedian Zahra Noorbakhsh turned to prayer ...
January 22, 2017

NPR

Women's March Floods Washington, Sparking Rallies Nationwide

Less than a day after President Trump's inauguration, protesters are taking to the streets to oppose his policies. Between a rally and a ...
January 21, 2017

This American Life

The Revolution Starts At Noon

Some people are super-stoked for the political changes that are coming. Others, less so.
January 16, 2017

WBEZ News

The View From Room 205: The Story Of 30 Fourth Graders And One Big Question

Can schools make the American dream real for poor kids?
January 16, 2017

WBEZ News

Head Of Chicago Law Department Urges Reform

In an interview with WBEZ, Steve Patton urged police reform regardless of federal government’s priorities.
January 20, 2017

StoryCorps

For A Garbage Man In Minnesota, 'Trash Tells A Story'

John Marboe says the job that reminds him that small and unnoticed things people do for others are valuable.
January 20, 2017

WBEZ News

Aldermen Mull $4 Million For Man Who Claims Detective Tortured Him

Shawn Whirl said a detective repeatedly slapped his face and dug a key into an existing wound on his leg until he confessed.
January 20, 2017

WBEZ News

Former Delegates Reconvene To Celebrate Trump’s Inaugural

Three of Illinois’ Trump delegates split a hotel room last July. Friday, they reconvened to watch their candidate become President.
January 20, 2017

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