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President Obama came into office with a dream of a world without nuclear weapons, and he's sure to touch on this theme Friday when he becomes the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, site of the world's first atomic bombing.Yet Obama also has put the U.S. on course to spend around $1 trillion on upgrading its nuclear arsenal over the next three decades, critics say.Everything about nuclear weapons is extreme: the implications of their use, the costs involved, and the strategic and...
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As we conclude our month long series on poverty in southern Illinois, WSIU's Brad Palmer reports on how poverty and housing issues are inextricably linked.