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ENCORE: Standing Rock Photographs; ‘Lottery Day’ Play; ‘The Distance Between Us’ Film

We revisit our conversation about a photography exhibit at the American Indian Center of Chicago that shows the protests at Standing Rock. Plus, Ike Holter's play, 'Lottery Day,' is set in a fictional, quickly gentrifying Chicago neighborhood. And, photojournalist Chris Capozziello, his brother Nick, and their family are the subject of the film, 'The Distance Between Us,' which explores Nick’s cerebral palsy.

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Gov. Rauner Apologizes To Quincy Veterans; Benedictine Wisdom For Today; Standing Rock Gallery

On the 21st: Last week during a gubernatorial debate in Quincy, Governor Rauner made his first apology to the families who lost loved ones to Legionnaires’ Disease at the Quincy veterans’ home. We’ll hear more about that debate and the state Attorney General’s criminal investigation into the the way the governor’s administration handled this outbreak. Plus, revisit our conversation with Bloomington writer Judy Valente about how wisdom from the sixth century can apply to today. And, we preview a photography exhibit at the American Indian Center of Chicago about the protests at Standing Rock. 

Protestors celebrate at Oceti Sakowin Camp earlier today.
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Army Corps Denies Easement For Dakota Access Pipeline

The Army Corps of Engineers has decided to deny a permit for the construction of a key section of the Dakota Access Pipeline.  The decision essentially halts the construction on the 1,172-mile oil pipeline about half a mile south of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. The decision is also a victory for the thousands of demonstrators across the country who flocked to North Dakota in protest.

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