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Theaster Gates may be the hottest artist in Chicago right now, with major exhibitions around the world. And his art includes what he calls "urban interventions" -- re-imagining old buildings as a way to bring art and culture to parts of the city with few art venues. We revisit Jay Shefsky's profile of Gates.

Chicago State University is no stranger to fiscal dramas and failures. Now the Board wants to boot the university’s latest president, Wayne Watson. But Watson is fighting back. He joins us to share his side of the story.

Chicago Sun-Times Springfield Bureau Chief Dave McKinney has the latest news from the state capitol.