The Chicago Teachers Union might not be going on strike before the end of the school year. The Chicago Teachers Union has expressed concerns about a potential strike’s impact on teachers’ health insurance and paychecks if a walkout were to continue into the summer break. The soonest teachers could go on strike would be May 16, with little more than a month left in the school year.
Paul Dailing has created a new tour through the city of Chicago, spotlighting the graft and corruption in the city. He thinks people make too much life of our corruption politicians and is trying to shine a light on them. (Listen here)
The confrontation between debt-swamped Puerto Rico and its creditors is intensifying as the U.S. territory will default on payments due Monday. Puerto Rico was expected to default on about $422 million in bonds. Wall Street Journal columnist Stephen Moore joined John with some solutions for Puerto Rico. (Listen here)
A student was attacked on the CTA Blue Line in broad daylight last week. The truly upsetting thing is she says other people on the train just watched as she was beaten. There were at least two other people on the train who did nothing to help her. There have been a number of robberies on the CTA lately, including someone who is robbing lone travelers on the Red Line. Would you help a stranger who was being attacked or would you stay out of it? (Listen here)
John Kasich just can’t win. He did a “promposal” video for a young woman at an event in California. The good news is, the person in question did says yes. The bad news is the young said that both she, and her date will be voting for Hillary Clinton in the Presidential race.
A TV sportscaster in Nashville did a sports report containing a ton of references to Prince in memory of the late artist. The TV station didn’t find it amusing, and actually fired him.
When residents of a city in northeastern Utah noticed two stop signs had gone missing at a busy intersection, they decided to find out why. It turned out the city manager had them removed after he got a traffic ticket because of them.