'Highs and Lows in Mid-Summer Headlines'- WBEZ' "Eight Forty-Eight"
During July we saw budget battles in Springfield and pink slips at City Hall. The garbage piled up in Indiana and beer steins just clinked at the White House. Still the biggest and most troubling headlines came from six-feet-under. Esther Cepeda of the 600 words blog, Phil Kadner, a columnist for The Southtown Star, and Ramsin Canon, a political writer for Gapers Block, debate what stood out and what should have stood out.