Cheryl Corley Cheryl Corley is a NPR correspondent who works for the National Desk and is based in Chicago. She travels throughout the Midwest covering issues and events throughout the region's 12 states.

Orlando Club Hosts Dance Party Nearly 2 Weeks After Deadly Mass Shooting

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Attorney General Loretta Lynch Meets With Victims, Police In Orlando

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Chicago Archdiocese To Offer Paid Family Leave

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Autopsy Report: Prince Died Of An Accidental Overdose

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Pilot tests discovered high levels of lead in three water fountains at this school on Chicago's South Side. The fountains were shut down and replaced with water coolers. Cheryl Corley/NPR hide caption

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High Lead Levels Discovered In Chicago School's Drinking Fountains

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Chicago Public Schools Expand Guidelines For Transgender Students

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The winning design for the American Institute of Architects' competition to design a tiny house community for Chicago was built in two days and displayed at the University of Illinois, Chicago campus. Courtesy of Marty Sandberg hide caption

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As A Guerrilla Movement, Tiny Homes May Emerge As Alternative To Shelters

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Feds: Denying Housing Over Criminal Record May Be Discrimination

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Chicago Considers 3 Finalists To Lead Ailing Police Department

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A sign at the Westside Diner in Flint, Mich., reassures customers that it serves uncontaminated water pulled from Detroit's drinking supply. Brett Carlsen/Getty Images hide caption

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Tests Say The Water Is Safe. But Flint's Restaurants Still Struggle

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A mural depicting peace in Ferguson was painted on the wall of a vacant building near the city's police department. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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On Road To Recovery, Ferguson Residents Have Different Ideas

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Black Lives Matter Protesters Crash U.S. Conference Of Mayors Meeting

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Latest Chicago Police Shooting Ramps Up Calls For Mayor To Step Down

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Protesters And City Policing: 2016 Brings Room To Improve Relations

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Chicago Mayor Apologizes For Police Killing Of Black Teenager

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