THIS WEEK ON WDIY

Tuesday, 7:00-9:00pm, Dina Hall features archived sets from Tim O'Brien & Mollie O'Brien with Mark Shatz (1994), Peter Ostrousko & Danny Gotham (2009), Pavlov's Dawgs (1992).
Wednesday, 6:00-7:00pm, Laurie Siebert discusses: "Spending over the summer, vacations and other ways to lose track.” Laurie also takes listener questions during the program.
Thursday, 6:00-7:00pm, John Pearce welcomes three Lehigh Valley students to discuss their History Day project research: Jacob Roth, Catelyn Fitzgerald, and Prathesha Kothare.
Thursday at 11:04 pm, Bill Fox concludes the month-long focus on Spyra from Berlin, Germany. The featured CD at midnight will be "Staub" on Butterfly Collectors Records.

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A grand jury indicted three Chicago police officers on felony charges on Tuesday, accusing them of conspiring to cover up the facts of a fatal police shooting in October 2014 of a black teenager in order to shield their fellow officer.

Officer Jason Van Dyke, who is white, shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times, according to prosecutors.

Queen Elizabeth II is set to get a raise, with much of the money going toward sprucing up Buckingham Palace, reports the BBC.

The annual so-called Sovereign Grant is ballooning to £82 million (or $105 million) up 8 percent from last year. In addition to palace upkeep, it goes toward staff salaries and official travel.

A watchdog group says a top Trump appointee violated a federal law by retweeting one of President Trump's tweets.

In a letter sent Tuesday to the Office of Special Counsel, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) requested an investigation into whether the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, improperly used Twitter for political activity.

What would it cost to protect the nation's voting systems from attack? About $400 million would go a long way, say cybersecurity experts. It's not a lot of money when it comes to national defense — the Pentagon spent more than that last year on military bands alone — but getting funds for election systems is always a struggle.

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