Sen. Dick Durbin says the U.S. House of Representatives' bill to cut funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative by 80 percent would severely impact programs created to address ecological problems facing the Great Lakes. Programs to keep Asian carp out of the lakes would be slashed, among others. Elizabeth Brackett has the details. Read a fact sheet.
Aug 23, 2012 |
Employing ex-offenders to reduce violence in some of Chicago's most dangerous communities? That's what the city's about to do with CeaseFire. We talk with executive director Tio Hardiman about the path to stop the shootings.