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WBEZ

WBEZ

@WBEZ

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Creative, hard-hitting public radio in Chicago. Home of @WBEZMorning @WBEZWorldview @soundopinions @nerdettepodcast @WBEZCuriousCity and more.

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Joined on February 2008

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WBEZ
44 minutes ago

The Johnson Publishing archive of iconic photos taken for Ebony and Jet magazines will be up for auction Wednesday.

Its unquestionable historical value means there’s more than money at stake in the process of finding a new home for it. http://ow.ly/tGdy30p85fl 

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Hey everyone! I'm looking for individuals who were rideshare drivers in Chicago who lost their jobs because of debts owed to the city.

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WBEZ
2 hours ago

St. Adalbert is being closed by the Chicago Archdiocese due to concerns about parish resources and the costs of maintaining the aging church. http://ow.ly/5jOr30p84Xv 

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WBEZ
3 hours ago

It turns out finding the center of Chicago is geographically simple, but politically complicated ⬇️ http://ow.ly/1xVh30p83eD 

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Nerdette Podcast
5 hours ago

THIS WEEK marks the 25 year anniversary of a comet hitting Jupiter.

Hear our episode about those impactful impacts featuring the intrepid Heidi Hammel (@hbhammel), who led the team analyzing the photos from the Hubble Space Telescope. http://ow.ly/64De30nRmpe 

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WBEZ
18 hours ago

St. Adalbert, a church with a nearly 150 year history of serving immigrants in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood on the Southwest Side is now closed http://ow.ly/H0pK50v0tkE 

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WBEZ
23 hours ago

Activists fanned out across the Chicago region Sunday to track immigration raids by federal authorities – on bike and foot http://ow.ly/e4Lt50v0oEu 

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WBEZ
1 day ago

Released in March, the eight-track album is packed with introspective lyrics and melodies that just seem to wash over you. http://ow.ly/AKCx30p7bqX 

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Zalewski’s son has been a state rep since 2009, and the younger Zalewski’s wife heads the Illinois Commerce Commission — which is ComEd’s chief regulator. https://twitter.com/WBEZ/status/1150145081766293504 

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WBEZ
1 day ago

The feds are investigating the interaction between former Chicago Ald. Michael Zalewski, Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan and a Commonwealth Edison lobbyist. The probe centers on efforts to get Zalewski a job at ComEd. http://ow.ly/hfji50v0952 

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WBEZ
2 days ago

Many of the songs on 'For Now' were inspired by guitarist-vocalist Kathy Patino's feelings on change, relationships that didn’t last and how it feels to grow up and have to deal with reality. http://ow.ly/OWwJ30p7bmO 

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Chip Mitchell
2 days ago

With hot temps expected Saturday, #Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration gets a court order to force a clout-heavy #landlord (a one-time boss to Barack #Obama) to install air conditioners in dozens of apartments for low-income South Side seniors. https://www.wbez.org/shows/wbez-news/chicago-air-conditioning/82ef1159-4803-47a1-83cd-08390fcd4ac7 

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WBEZ
2 days ago

Sources: Federal agents approached former Chicago Ald. Michael Zalewski at the Beverly Country Club and then executed a search warrant at his brick, split-level ranch home. They were looking for info about Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan. http://ow.ly/jZBl50uZR0s 

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WBEZ
2 days ago

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration took a clout-heavy landlord — a one-time boss to Barack Obama — to court Friday and got a judge to order air conditioners for all occupied units of an apartment building for low-income seniors. http://ow.ly/8WEP50uZR6c 

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BGA
2 days ago

Breaking: BGA and @WBEZ reporting reveals federal agents searched retired Chicago Ald. Michael Zalewski's home seeking records on Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan https://www.bettergov.org/news/feds-search-for-michael-madigan-records-at-home-of-retired-alderman-sources-say/ 

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In a related move, the feds subpoenaed utility giant Commonwealth Edison about the company’s state government lobbying activity. https://twitter.com/WBEZ/status/1149805303665504258 

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WBEZ
2 days ago

BREAKING: Federal agents have searched the home of retired Chicago Ald. Michael Zalewski, and sources say they were looking for records about Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan. http://ow.ly/F8Dl50uZPq9 

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WBEZ
2 days ago

BREAKING: Federal agents have searched the home of retired Chicago Ald. Michael Zalewski, and sources say they were looking for records about Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan. http://ow.ly/F8Dl50uZPq9 

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WBEZ
2 days ago

Federal authorities are preparing for a massive, nationwide immigration raid that reportedly begins on Sunday and could last days. Here's a look at what that means for Chicago. http://ow.ly/44Rt30p7b9g 

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WBEZ
2 days ago

A family is filing a federal lawsuit against a Will County school district they say failed to prevent racial harassment. http://ow.ly/A10d30p7ckR 

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