Chicago Tribune reporter Ray Long explains how many pharmacies miss lethal drug combinations over half the time

The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson

ECONOMY: Uber driver Russ Schmidt, 74, picks up his wife’s prescription drugs from Smiths Pharmacy in Salt Lake City on Thursday, June 2, 2016. Schmidt, who retired 10 years earlier, said he became an Uber driver after his wife’s fall 2015 hospitalization and uses the money to help pay for her medication. “I’m a fanatical fan of this country. I think it’s the best country in the world and always has been,” he says. “I think we’re in real trouble right now. I have worked, and I still continue at 75 to work my butt off to make a good life for my family. And now that it is almost being stolen from me.” (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

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Chicago Tribune’s Ray Long joins the show. Ray is part of the Tribune investigation team that found potential dangerous involving prescription drug interaction was not being discovered at area pharmacies. We’ll talk about the Trib’s investigation leading up to this story and more.

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