Cook County is considered a feral cat haven, in part because of an ordinance allowing people to care for them. But it’s not all whiskers and catnip.
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Marshall Field’s Walnut Room is a joyful holiday tradition for some Chicagoans. But for others, it brings back memories of discrimination.Listen — 23:23