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March 11, 2019

Immigrant Detention Center In Dwight?; Walgreens; Harold Washington’s Legacy; Progressive Income Tax

On the 21st: For years, Dwight depended on a federal prison that is now closed. Now, community leaders believe they may have found a solution in the form of another kind of facility: an immigration detention center. Plus, the FDA says one in five Walgreens stores that were inspected illegally sold tobacco products to minors. Some lawmakers are also saying it’s time for the company to stop selling tobacco altogether. Also, it’s been more than 30 years since Harold Washington became Chicago’s first African-American mayor. We'll examine his legacy and how black politics has changed since. And, we'll unpack Gov. Pritzker's new tax rates that he's released that would be part of a new, statewide progressive income tax.

Jeff Ivers owns 43 acres of land in Perry County, surrounded by Perry State Forest. A mining company proposed building a 545-acre strip mine over the forest.

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March 11, 2019

Ohio Community Fears Pollution From Planned Coal Mine

Residents of Ohio's rural Perry County, about an hour southeast of Columbus, say life there is peaceful in large part because of their neighbor: the 4,500-acre state forest. But they worry the forest and their livelihoods may soon be disturbed.

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