Stories for May 23, 2011
The "Messages" episode explores the ways many craft artists go beyond skill to personal and political expression. The artists selected for "Messages" express many different interests and points of view and include Wisconsin glass artist Beth Lipman, New Mexico santero Charles Carrillo, Baltimore bead artist Joyce J. Scott, and New Orleans metal artist Thomas Mann.
What do you do when a bank claims it isn't responsible for a foreclosed property? And can high-speed rail attract private money?
Mayor Jerry Sanders will present his revised budget plan, with full funding of recreation centers, to the City Council today.
A controversial program administered by the Department of Homeland Security is the subject of an internal inquiry. Secure Communities has been under fire for stepping up deportations of noncriminals.