Cheryl Corley Cheryl Corley is a Chicago-based NPR correspondent who works for the National Desk. She primarily covers criminal justice issues as well as breaking news in the Midwest and across the country.
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Strike Over, Chicago Students Go Back To Classes

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Chicago Teachers Union Still Stuck On A Contract

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Mia Love, the Mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah, addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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RNC's Program Aimed At Luring More Latino Voters

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NPR's Cheryl Corley and producer Brakkton Booker followed Tuesday's Republican National Convention events with a trip to Tampa's trendy Ybor City neighborhood. Brakkton Booker/NPR hide caption

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As Convention Day Winds Down, Tampa Hosts Republican (And Other) Parties

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GOP Convention Delegates Ready To Roll In Tampa

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First lady Michelle Obama sits with guests as they eat lunch during a kids' state dinner at the White House on Monday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Michelle Obama Focuses On Work Still To Be Done

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Don't call 'em greens: Some golf courses, such as this one in Syracuse, N.Y., are letting their signature green grass go to brown in an effort to save water. Dennis Nett/The Post-Standard/Landov hide caption

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Hot, Dry, Tapped Out: Drought Shrivels Fun, Too

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In Chicago, nearly nine out of 10 low-level marijuana busts result in a dismissal. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Exhale, Chicago: A Little Pot May Be Fine(d)

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Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis speaks to reporters after casting her ballot in a strike authorization vote. Teachers voted overwhelmingly to authorize the first strike in 25 years if the city and the union can't come to terms this summer. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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The Rev. Ralph Abernathy (from left), the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Bayard Rustin leave the Montgomery (Ala.) County Courthouse in 1956. Rustin, who was gay, was the main organizer of the 1963 March on Washington. Gene Herrick/AP hide caption

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After NAACP Marriage Stance, Discord And Discussion

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War Vets To Protest, Return Medals At NATO Summit

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