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- Podcast: 04/14/14 - For Autism Awareness Month we talk with the President and Cofounder and a therapist from the new Autism Family Center in Winnetka
- Podcast: 04/07/14 - Update on the suburban heroin epidemic with Rosecrance addiction counselors Pat Spangler and Chris Yadron
- Podcast: 03/31/14 - A conversation on concealed carry and what it means for you and your kids, with gun safety experts Valerie Davis and Raimond Pavely , suburban cops and owners of Precision Firearms Education and Training
- Podcast: 03/17/14 - City Year Executive Director Lisa Morrison Butler talks about the important work corps members are doing in Chicago Public Schools and what they're learning along the way
- Podcast: 03/03/14 - Ravinia CEO Welz Kaufman and Associates Board member Alyssa Quinlan discuss the upcoming season and Reach, Teach, Play
- Podcast: 02/24/14 - Spring will eventually be here, but until then two experts from the Morton Arboretum discuss the harsh winter and our trees, and fun classes being offered.
- Podcast: 02/21/14 - Helping runaways phone home, with Maureen Blaha of the National Runaway Safeline
- Podcast: 02/21/14 - Author Faye De Muyshondt has tips for teaching social sklz to our tech saavy kids
- Podcast: 12/16/13 - She is an angel. Pink Power Mom picks an Illinois woman who loses her breast cancer battle but still has an impact on Chicago's Imerman Angels. With Heidi Floyd of PPM and Jonny Imerman of IA.
- Podcast: 12/09/13 - Airplane enthusiasts might want to join the Airport Watch Program at O'Hare International. Bensenville Deputy Chief John Lustro and Officer Joel Vargas explain how it got started and how it works.
- Podcast: 12/02/13 - World AIDS Day. Rhett Lindsay of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago discusses the city's AIDS population and programs and services available
- Podcast: 11/25/13 - Children and technology. A new study by the non- profit Common Sense Media finds that children 8 and younger are more tech saavy than ever. Guest is CSM Chicago Project Manager Sue Thotz.
- Podcast: 11/18/13 - Addictions and the effects of drugs and alcohol on the teenage brain, with guest Dr. Dan Lustig of Haymarket Center
- Podcast: 11/11/13 - In honor of Veteran's Day, we visit the Pritzker Military Library in downtown Chicago
- Podcast: 11/04/13 - Veteran's Appreciation Day, November 11th at Union Station. Retired Marine Edward Schrank, a wounded warrior from the Chicago area, explains the special event honoring all veterans and how you can get involved.
- Podcast: 10/21/13 - Get a flu shot. The city even has free clinics. Guest is Maribel Chavez Torres of the Chicago Department of Public Health
- Podcast: 10/16/13 - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Laura and Halee Sage were little girls when their mother died from breast cancer, so they created the Lynn Sage Foundation in her honor to help fund critical breast cancer research at Northwestern.
- Podcast: 10/07/13 - Animal lovers, hear why Paula Fasseas started PAWS Chicago and how the animal shelter has become a model for so many others
- Podcast: 09/30/13 - The school application process. Insider tips from Kim Palacios, former admissions board member at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business
- Podcast: 09/23/13 - Heroin in the Chicago area. The conversation continues with first responder Pat Fitzmaurice, Paramedic Chief on Chicago's west side, one of the city's most violent neighborhoods in part because of the active drug trade.
- Podcast: 09/16/13 - Avoiding the pitfalls of starting a new business. Guest is Emilia DiMenco, new President and CEO of the non- profit Women's Business Development Center
- Podcast: 09/09/13 - September is Hunger Action Month. Donna Lake of the Northern Illinois Food Bank has simple ways for you to get involved and help the thousands in suburban Chicago who are food insecure.
- Podcast: 08/26/13 - Two members of Chicago Area Mensa, President Beth Anne Demeter and Damian Christianson, discuss this unique social club for intellilgent people of all ages.
- Podcast: 08/19/13 - Naperville native Dawn Parker Santamaria discusses her not- for- profit ''Sisters Under Sail'' which builds confidence in teen girls through teamwork, goal setting, and problem solving while sailing on a tall ship
- Podcast: 08/12/13 - Think you're intelligent enough for Mensa Two members of Chicago Area Mensa, Beth Anne Demeter and Damian Christenson, discuss this social club for smart people
- Podcast: 08/05/13 - The suburban heroin epidemic from a differnt point of view. Chelsea Laliberte, of the North Shore, talks about losing her brother to a heroin overdose and how drug education and overdose prevention have become her life's work.
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