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Morning Shift: November 11, 2015

Most of us aren’t going to drive a flying car in our lifetime. But we’ll probably someday step inside a self-driving car and let it drive us to work, to the grocery story, or to a night out with friends. But the designers of these autonomous cars are facing a major challenge: Ethics. Your car will need to make decisions — life-and-death decisions. Will you trust your car to make those choices? Former Chicago transportation chief Gabe Klein explains how car designers and local governments are grappling with that issue. Plus on this Veteran’s Day, we talk with a composer who served in the Vietnam War. These days, Kimo Williams uses music as therapy for his fellow vets. He talks about the project and picks three songs as part of our ongoing series, My Life in Three Songs. Ayana Contreras stops by for a preview of this week's Reclaimed Soul. And despite state wards spending less time waiting to be released from juvenile detention, there's still work to be done. We talk to the head of the Civitas ChildLaw Clinic at the Loyola School of Law.

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