Morning Shift - May 27, 2015 | WBEZ
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Morning Shift - May 27, 2015

The Vera Institute of Justice estimates that nearly 12 million people are admitted to jail every year. Many of these people are presumed innocent, but they continue to stay in the system. And the problem starts on a local level-with the jails. An initiative from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation's Safety and Justice Challenge is awarding 20 jurisdictions from across the country with grants that would allow them to work toward more effective solutions. Cook County is one of the recipients. And, we discuss GMOs becoming a stronger force in public conversation. (Flickr/710928003)

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