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Curious City

Why Fireflies Light Up One Neighborhood But Not the Next

A listener’s nostalgia for catching lightning bugs as a kid lead her to wonder: Are there any left these days? Our experts say they’re around, just really, really fickle.
July 25, 2016

WBEZ News

Sanders Talks Unity, But Will His Followers Listen?

Many of Sanders' die-hard delegates, frustrated with the primary process and furious with the outgoing party chair, were still weighing w...
July 25, 2016

NPR

The HIV Trap: A Woman's Lack Of Control

The CEO of a nonprofit is trying to tip the balance to women with an unlikely tool: a vaginal ring.
July 25, 2016

WBEZ News

Union To Cops: Reject Overtime On Labor Day Weekend

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7 is asking the city’s officers to pass up extra hours during what could be one of the year’s most violen...
July 25, 2016

Morning Shift

Dick Durbin Talks Clinton, Kaine, Trump And The DNC

On Sunday, a thousand supporters of Sanders protested Hillary Clinton’s candidacy in Philadelphia on the eve of the Democratic National C...
July 25, 2016

Jim DeRogatis

Wikileaks Emails Show Cozy Relations Between Ticketmaster/Live Nation And The DNC

Included in the trove of emails posted by Wikileaks from an apparent hack of the Democratic National Committee is a chain that illustrates the cozy relationship between top Democratic politicians, the Obama White House, and Ticketmaster/Live Nation President, CEO, and Director Michael Rapino.
July 24, 2016

NPR

Verizon Buys Yahoo For $4.8 Billion In Cash, Touting Gains In Mobile

The deal comes more than a year after Verizon paid $4.4 billion to acquire AOL; as part of Verizon, Yahoo will join the same division AOL...
July 25, 2016

Morning Shift

Curtis Granderson’s Enduring Devotion To Chicago

The guy they call “The Grandy Man” talked with WBEZ sports contributor Cheryl Raye Stout about his work with kids and how he’s able to tr...
July 25, 2016

Morning Edition

If War Is Hell, Then Coffee Has Offered U.S. Soldiers Some Salvation

"Nobody can soldier without coffee," a Union cavalryman wrote in 1865. Hidden Kitchens looks at three American wars through the lens of coffee: the Civil War, Vietnam and Afghanistan.
July 25, 2016

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July 25, 2016

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July 25, 2016

Worldview

From Nobel Peace Prize winners to Nicaraguan sweatshop workers, we highlight a range of voices that go beyond the headlines. From WBEZ.
July 25, 2016

Morning Shift

A dynamic mix of news, culture and music in Chicago. Hosted by Tony Sarabia. From WBEZ.
July 25, 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 ...
April 27, 2016

Curious City

Ask questions, vote and discover answers about Chicago, the region and its people. From WBEZ.
July 25, 2016

Nerdette

Interviews with your favorite authors, artists, astronauts and more. From WBEZ.
June 23, 2016

This American Life

Each week, a new theme and a variety of stories on that theme. Hosted by Ira Glass.
July 18, 2016

Invisibilia

Stories about the invisible forces that control human behavior: ideas, beliefs, assumptions and emotions. From NPR.
June 24, 2016

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