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Monday, April 10, 2006

News Analysis with Elizabeth Brackett
A lawsuit was filed in federal court today against 13 south suburban schools. The suit charges the schools with "white flight" for pulling out of the area's racially diverse athletic league for no reason other than race. Elizabeth Brackett and her panel will take a closer look at the charges

Biotech Conference in Chicago
Designer gowns made from corn sugar? That's part of what Rich Samuels saw today as the "Bio 2006 " international convention opened. We'll visit the world's largest bio-tech gathering at McCormick Place and find out why Illinois wants more of this growth industry.

Ira Berkow
Chicagoan Ira Berkow's new book is called "Full Swing: Hits, Runs and Errors in a Writer's Life." He joins us to share a few stories from his experience as a sports writer.

Critic for a Day
Chicago's Joan Cusack appears with Jennifer Aniston in the new film "Friends with Money." our Critic for a Day is Chicago Sun-Times' nightlife columnist Susanna Homan.

Artbeat
A play about suspicion in the aftermath of 9/11 inaugurates the Silk Road Theater Project 's new digs in the downtown theater district. On the Artbeat, Fawn Ring tells the story of this relative newcomer to Chicago's theater scene.