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.

Jazz Festival Brings the Music Back to Big Easy

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Louisiana Housing Plan Questioned

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A Struggle to Handle 'No Child' Testing Mandates

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New Orleans' Election Leads to Run-Off

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Nagin Faces New Orleans Mayoral Runoff

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Overburdened Testing Services Bring Delays

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Disabled Vet Runs for Congress in Illinois

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RJ Reynolds Opens Haven for Smokers

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Chicago Camera Proposal Raises Privacy Concerns

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United Airlines Restructuring Plan Moves Forward

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United Airlines to Outline Restructuring Plan

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Fire Claims Historic Chicago Church

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Midwest Not Well Prepared for Disasters, Study Shows

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