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Convicted Burglars Offer Frank Advice To Chicagoans

Seven former burglars dished out some blunt advice about protecting homes, touching upon everything from tiny dogs to the cable guy.
April 25, 2017

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CPS Will Require All 8th Graders Apply For High School

CPS says requiring all students to apply will make for a more fair process. A Board of Education vote is expected Wednesday.
April 24, 2017

NPR

Beyoncé Funds College Scholarship Award For 'Bold, Creative' Women

Tied to the one-year anniversary of her Lemonade project, she will be funding "Formation Scholars."
April 25, 2017

WBEZ News

Aviation Officer Gives His Version Of United Flight Removal

The Chicago Department of Aviation released the officer's report of the incident, revealing for the first time his version of what happened.
April 25, 2017

Curious City

The Nazis' Neighborhood

For decades, Chicago's Marquette Park neighborhood served as the local headquarters for the National Socialist Party of America.
April 23, 2017

NPR

Lawmakers Say It Appears Michael Flynn Acted Illegally In Taking Russian Payments

The heads of the House Oversight Committee described "troubling" classified documents about former national security adviser Michael Flynn, and said the White House is refusing to release some data.
April 25, 2017

All Things Considered

What You Learn Hiking The Whole Appalachian Trail

Rhys Hora hopes walking the some 2,200 miles will nudge him out of a rut. Sara Leibold says adjusting to the solitude is difficult.
April 25, 2017

Fresh Air

Psychiatrist Recalls 'Heartbreak And Hope' On Bellevue's Prison Ward

Dr. Elizabeth Ford, who treated mentally ill inmates in New York City for years, says charges against her patients are secondary.
April 25, 2017

Jim DeRogatis

50 Chicago Artists Who Changed Popular Music — House Music

In his latest tutorial on Chicago's music history, Jim DeRogatis explores how house music started at a near West Side juice bar.
April 24, 2017

NPR

Almost 100 Days In, 'Trumpism' Is Still Not Clearly Defined

Trump is all about branding. But as president, the brand is muddled — is he looking out for the little guy or has he gone "mainstream"?
April 25, 2017

WBEZ News

Superintendent: Schools Will ‘Struggle’ To Open In Fall Without State Budget

School officials launched a campaign Monday on Twitter to call for the passage of a state budget.
April 24, 2017

Morning Edition

Early Hardship Couldn't Muffle Ella Fitzgerald's Joy

Before she became First Lady of Song, Fitzgerald navigated childhood loss, poverty and homelessness — always with music as her refuge.
April 25, 2017

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