Morning Edition for August 5, 2011
Aug 5, 2011 — When novelist Michael Harvey first moved to Chicago, he immediately felt at home. Now, Harvey takes his readers on a tour of Chicago — from touristy Navy Pier to the tunnels of the L train — in his Michael Kelly crime series.
Aug 5, 2011 — General Motors wants a new element in the United Auto Workers contract this year — pay that is pegged to performance.
Aug 5, 2011 — San Diego city leaders who want to eliminate pensions for most new city employees are trying to get a measure on next year's municipal ballot. Such measures require thousands of voters to sign a petition saying they want to vote on the matter. But a labor-backed group is fighting the effort with a radio ad that links signing the petition to the possibility of identity theft.
Aug 4, 2011 — It didn't take long for Jay McKnight to know that the teenage girl watching him sing with his buddies on a Brooklyn corner would one day become his wife. McKnight was almost 19. The girl, Andrea, was 14. More than 50 years later, they're still married. "No other woman will ever move me," Jay says.