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Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - May 06, 2014

Illinois’ Red Light On Sunday Car Sales

This story was produced with Curious City, a news-gathering experiment from WBEZ that's designed to satisfy your curiosities.

By Lauren Chooljian

A car salesman speaks with a customer at the Apple Chevrolet dealership in Orland Park, Ill., Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009. Automakers report U.S. sales for February on Tuesday.

Judging by how many transportation-related questions Curious City receives, we denizens of the Chicago region are obsessed with getting around and will ask about any stumbling blocks — legal or otherwise — that threaten to get in our way.










NPR - Illinois Public Media News - March 10, 2014

Sandy Hook Killer’s Father Wishes His Son Hadn’t Been Born

By Mark Memmott

Flowers, candles and stuffed animals at a makeshift memorial in Newtown, Conn., the week after 20 children and 6 adults were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

"How much do I beat up on myself about the fact that he's my son? A lot." The New Yorker has posted a long piece based on six interviews with Peter Lanza, whose son Adam killed 20 first-graders and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14, 2012.

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