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Religious Persecution At Issue After Sri Lanka Easter Attacks; Everything You Wanted to Learn About Recycling, But Were Afraid To Ask

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Sri Lankans pray during a three minute nationwide silence observe to pay homage to the victims of Easter Sunday's blasts outside St. Anthony's Shrine in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. A state of emergency has taken effect giving the Sri Lankan military war-time powers not used since civil war ended in 2009. Police arrested 40 suspects, including the driver of a van allegedly used by suicide bombers involved in deadly Easter bombings.

Sri Lankans pray during a three minute nationwide silence observe to pay homage to the victims of Easter Sunday’s blasts outside St. Anthony’s Shrine in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. A state of emergency has taken effect giving the Sri Lankan military war-time powers not used since civil war ended in 2009. Police arrested 40 suspects, including the driver of a van allegedly used by suicide bombers involved in deadly Easter bombings.

Eranga Jayawardena

On today's show:

  • Bombings at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday left 321 people dead.
  • A Chicago-area nonprofit is looking to dramatically expand what Chicagoans think of as recyclable.
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