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Shakespeare set in the decadent disco-era? Hedy Weiss reviews Measure for Measure, plus four more shows on local stages.

Northerly Island is getting a facelift. Plans are in place to develop the Charter One Pavilion to hold larger concerts during the summer. We look at the proposed changes and what big names you can expect this summer.

Bringing manufacturing back to America is being called "reshoring." But will the U.S. ever regain its manufacturing supremacy? We take a look at the phenomenon and how the Chicago area is faring.

The Chicago Transit Authority says it's not getting into the banking business, but their new Ventra card could charge customers as much as $188 per year if linked to a MasterCard account. CTA President Forrest Claypool joins us with more on the new fare card.

Both sides admit that closing schools means chaos for students, families and educators. But is this a necessary step for reform? We discuss the future of Chicago Public Schools.

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