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.

Illinois' health insurance marketplace is working to sign up Hispanics. About 29 percent of Latinos in the U.S. are uninsured. AP hide caption

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Latinos Wary Of All-Out Push To Sign Up For ACA

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On a typical weekday, riders make a total of about 300,000 trips on the Chicago Metra commuter line. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Commuters Ditch Cars For Public Transit In Record Numbers

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Eliot Ness is credited with assembling a team of federal agents who took down Al Capone in Chicago in the 1930s. The Plain Dealer/Landov hide caption

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Move To Honor Prohibition-Era 'Untouchable' Hits A Snag

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Law Aims To Keep Chicago From Becoming Petcoke Dumping Ground

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As a Test Gets Phased Out In Chicago, Some Boycott Its Final Year

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Yuvania Maldonado, a counselor for President Obama's health care law, speaks with Chicago taxi driver Mohammad Chaudri at a city office where taxi drivers go to renew their license. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Flagging Down Taxi Drivers To Sign Up For Obamacare

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Frigid Winter Tempts Midwesterners To Try Walking On (Frozen) Water

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Holidays For Kids Mean Headaches For Administrators

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Many consumers don't check their credit card bills carefully — which makes it easy to miss fraudulent charges. iStockphoto hide caption

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Lots Of Little Credit Charges Add Up To One Big Scam

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Language Remains A Barrier In Latino Health Care Enrollment

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Millions Forced To Cope With Frigid Weather

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Dangerously Low Wind Chills Pummel Much Of U.S.

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Big Cities See Violent Crime Rates Fall In 2013

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Despite The Headlines, Chicago's Crime Rate Fell In 2013

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Chicago Moves To Limit Petroleum Coke Storage

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