Story of the Day : NPR: 'Nobody Cares About Cairo': Residents of Shrinking River Town Fight To Bring It Back
For Cairo, Ill., a former river port and manufacturing hub, economic troubles began with the decline in river trade. Now two more public housing buildings are scheduled to close.
The government says the Office of Refugee Resettlement, charged with finding homes for solo children or those who have been separated from their families, has more than 10,000 children in shelters.
Louie Anderson, actor/comedian, joins us along with panelists Roy Blount, Jr., Roxanne Roberts, and Hari Kondabolu.
This week on The Best of Car Talk, Eric may need to channel the late Nikita Khrushchev if he wants air conditioning this summer. Meanwhile, Tama may need to clear out the Old Spice aisle to get the stink out of her Jeep so she can sell it. Also, Steve can remove his Omni's key while the car is still in drive which is pretty cool, except for that time the car ran over him; Teri's Accord is making noise in a place where there's nothing that can make noise; and Jordan's Taurus introduces a new Car Talk motto, "They don't care what we say, and we don't care what they do." All this and more, this week on The Best of Car Talk.