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.

States Release Inmates Early To Cut Prison Costs

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Chicago School Board Chief's Death Raises Questions

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Black Males Hit Extra Hard By Unemployment

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Ill. Town Looks To Detainees To Solve Joblessness

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Guantanamo Prisoners May Be Illinois-Bound

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Thinking Of New Windows? Save Your Energy

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IOC Deals Chicago Olympic Shock

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Rio To Host 2016 Olympic Games

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Chicago, Tokyo Lose Out As Olympic Sites

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Obama Makes Pitch For Olympics In Chicago

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Lobbying Begins In Denmark For 2016 Olympics

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Chicago Pulls Out All The Stops To Host Olympics

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Chicago Tries Heavy-Hitters To Boost Olympic Bid

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Yale Killing Defied Tight Lab Security

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