We looked inside some of the tweets by @WBEZ and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
New allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh have reignited a partisan debate, and a correction from the New York Times is adding more fuel to the fire. Those stories and more are in today's Rundown. https://www.wbez.org/shows/the-rundown-wbezs-daily-newsletter/newsletter-nyt-correction-fuels-debate-over-kavanaugh-story/c81e6e33-5cc2-4935-9085-1f92f359f2c7
.@MarshallProj is exploring the nature of crime, punishment and forgiveness through portraits of Chicagoans. In this video, Cleopatra Pendleton says her daughter’s killer should pay for his crimes with his life. http://ow.ly/rHNQ30pxIxH
As global leaders discuss climate change at the U.N. Climate Action Summit, we asked experts what Chicagoans can do. Here's what they said city leaders need to do ( https://bit.ly/2lPqhFT ) and here are changes individuals can make ( https://bit.ly/2kPa6bl )
How are you feeling about the first 133 pages of #TheTestaments?
Tell us! Record yourself with your smartphone and email the file to nerdettepodcast at gmail dot com. We might play it on this week's ep.
Send it now! (Or by Tuesday night!) #NerdetteBookClub
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration is adding a veteran gang-outreach leader to an office she set up to curb the city’s gun violence.
Norman Livingston Kerr starts today as director of violence prevention. http://ow.ly/kq6J30pxFy6
A police commander on Chicago's West Side is crediting some former gang members for helping reduce his district’s violent crime over the last two years.
Norman Livingston Kerr, hired as #Chicago’s violence prevention director, says he will focus on "sustainability" for community anti-violence efforts, but his own staff will be tiny until the mayor lifts a freeze on city hiring. https://www.wbez.org/shows/wbez-news/lightfoot-adds-gangoutreach-veteran-to-new-public-safety-office/f76b5115-1f4a-4d77-86eb-2b774070e478
.@MarshallProj is exploring the nature of crime, punishment and forgiveness through portraits of Chicagoans. In this video, Carrie Steiner says “something's wrong with how we deal with trauma in the Chicago Police Department.” http://ow.ly/sBuX30pxFrh
Will lake levels continue to rise? In addition to shoreline erosion, intense storms are predicted to increase agricultural runoff and sewage overflows, both of which contribute to pollution, and more... http://ow.ly/zKwi50waEAe
Erratic water levels, disappearing beaches — climate change is already affecting Lake Michigan’s shoreline. @WBEZCuriousCity looked into what else we can expect. https://www.wbez.org/shows/curious-city/climate-change-is-already-impacting-lake-michigan-heres-how/f97d74be-89a4-4f16-b2c2-daff19b25d63
.@MarshallProj is exploring the nature of crime, punishment and forgiveness through portraits of Chicagoans. In this video, Karli Butler describes how she “didn’t even recognize” herself in the mirror. http://ow.ly/i7vV30pwW01
Palatine-based District 211, the state’s largest high school district, is proposing giving transgender students unfettered access to school locker rooms http://ow.ly/A4Wi50w94jG
The city could have settled a police misconduct case. Now it's costing taxpayers millions.
And we've got a bonus goth video for you since it's Friday the 13th.
All that and more are in today's Rundown. https://www.wbez.org/shows/the-rundown-wbezs-daily-newsletter/newsletter-code-of-silence-case-cost-chicago-millions/f7b869c3-20a2-4d46-8b6a-006fbb4dfaa8
Paying for a new porch or roof can be an overwhelming expense. If you’re on a fixed or low income, it can feel like you might need to win the lottery.
Turns out, Chicago has one 👇 http://ow.ly/thSo30pwUF5
Tonight on Radio Z: Chicago's Joel Paterson on @BSHQ, Glenn Jones on @thrilljockey, happy bday to Chicago's Mel Torme & Otis Redding, new @caravanpalace + @HubbyJenkins, Los Wemblers de Iquito AND MORE! 9pm cst on @WBEZ 91.5 and http://wbez.org
WBEZ has learned federal authorities are investigating the Rev. Leon Finney, Jr., a minister from the South Side who had close ties to Chicago’s last two mayors. http://ow.ly/AHbf30pwPQQ
After a pregnant 18-year-old was killed in Back of the Yards last weekend, nonviolence groups barbecued and set up bouncy houses to bring the community together and show that the neighborhood would not be defined by violence. http://ow.ly/Ft4n30pwMDy
.@MarshallProj is exploring the nature of crime, punishment and forgiveness through portraits of Chicagoans. In this video, Julie Anderson describes how “prison is such a bad place in the United States.” http://ow.ly/x3I730pwKGs
If you're planning to read 'The Testaments' by Margaret Atwood — and you don’t want to read it alone — well then you've come to the right podcast. http://ow.ly/fdHO50w8Jv0