Budget & Blagojevich
Governor Blagojevich called on legislators to pass his $35 billion capital improvement plan sooner rather than later. Rich Samuels brings us up to date as deadlines approach in Springfield.
News Analysis with Elizabeth Brackett
A new adoption study finds that legislation requiring 'colorblind' placement of minority youngsters should be changed. Elizabeth Brackett and her panel weigh in on the debate.
- Gina Miranda Samuels (Univ. of Chicago)
- Noreen Davidson - Adoption-Link
- Michelle Hughes - Bridge Communications
Chicago Matters: Growing Forward
In our ongoing series "Chicago Matters: Growing Forward," we explore the world of biodiesel. Christian Farr tells us how it's made and why it's creating a "food versus fuel" debate.
High school teachers who use class time to prepare their students for the ACTs could be lowering their scores. That's according to a new study from the University of Chicago. We ask the lead author of the report how that's possible.
Plein Air Painters
Every weekend a group of painters heads outdoors to capture our city in all its shapes and colors. Eddie Arruza introduces us to The Plein Air Painters of Chicago.
Critic for a Day
Nearly 20 years later, Indiana Jones is still strong enough to break box box office records. We have a real-life archaeologist from the Field Museum as our Critic for a Day
Commentator Dawn Trice shares her concerns about the coming summer months.