A Public Housing Crisis In Cairo; Illinois Politics Update; Debunking Fast Food Myths

May 09, 2017
Gates outside of historic downtown Cairo, Illinois

Hundreds of people in Cairo rely on public housing for shelter, with the average income among Alexander County Housing Authority residents just $8,655 a year.

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On the 21st: Why hundreds of families in the southern Illinois town of Cairo are being forced to move. Plus, lawawmakers scramble to make progress on the budget as the end of the legislative session nears. And, a new study has surprising results about who eats the most fast food.