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The Meteorologist’s Climate Change Dilemma

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


Week Of High Expectations Stumbles To New Lows For Team Trump

Trump is known for his negotiating in real estate and show business, and the craft of the bluff was key to his Art of the Deal. But when ...
March 26, 2017


La Mancha Screwjob

This episode we pierce the spandex-ed heart of pro wrestling, and travel 400 years into the past to walk the line between reality and fan...
February 23, 2015


Cincinnati Police Say 15 Shot, 1 Killed In Nightclub

A shooting in what police say was a packed nightclub in Cincinnati has left 15 people wounded, one of them fatally.
March 26, 2017

On The Media

Highly Irregular

An expensive TV ad campaign has been selling Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch to the American people. We speak with the group behi...
March 23, 2017


U.S. Investigating Whether Its Mosul Airstrikes Caused Mass Civilian Casualties

As many as 200 civilians were reported killed in western Mosul, where a US-led coalition is fighting ISIS. It's not clear whether the rul...
March 25, 2017

The Moth

Andrew Forsthoefel: Deluded In The Desert

In this episode, a young man sets out on a 4,000 mile journey and becomes a magnet for stories along the way.
March 21, 2017


Rauner Vetoes Emanuel-Backed Pension Bill

The proposal would have addressed the city’s vastly underfunded retirement systems for Chicago’s laborers and municipal workers.
March 24, 2017


Study: Dramatic Drop In Chicago Stop-and-frisk Procedures

The drop is since the ACLU of Illinois found officers were targeting racial minorities in hundreds of thousands of the stops.
March 24, 2017


Why The CHA Failed To Meet Its Mixed-Income Ambitions

After 17 years, less than 8 percent of CHA residents are living in the mixed-income housing laid out in the "Plan for Transformation."
March 24, 2017


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

Jim DeRogatis

Chicago Music History 101: The Blues

The argument can be made that all modern popular music started here on Maxwell Street.
March 20, 2017


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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