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Rep. Darin LaHood; Real IDs; Boeing Update; Eating Fish During Lent

We check in with Rep. Darin LaHood about trade, agriculture, and Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's resignation from the Department of Homeland Security. Plus, it's been about a month since a Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed in Ethiopia—so what's changed for Boeing since then? We'll also learn about the new 'Real ID' driver's license additions that will be required for domestic air travel starting next fall, and hear from you about your favorite fish fries in Illinois.

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Illinois’ Third Year Without a Budget Looms Ahead; Airport Security; Levee Dispute; Sports Update

On today's 21st: Illinois is getting national attention today because if lawmakers do not reach an agreement by tomorrow, the state enters an unprecedented third year without a budget. Plus, we look at the Trump administration's announcement that airlines need to step up security, Illinois and Missouri's dispute over a levee, and WBEZ's Cheryl Raye Stout gives an update on Chicago sports.

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