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Sept. 12, 2013 - Chicago Food Deserts

  • Aired: 09/12/2013
  • 28:33
  • Rating: NR
Many take having nearby healthy food options for granted. But some Chicago neighborhoods are food deserts where healthy food options are difficult to find. Hosts Barbara Pinto and Chris Bury investigate how the city is trying to change that. Also, new gun laws in Chicago mean new signs posted in restaurants and bars - declaring them “Gun Free Zones.” #wyccintheloop
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Healthy food options are difficult to find in some Chicago neighborhoods. The solution?
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