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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
11 hours ago

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 

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WBEZ
13 hours ago

.@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 

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WBEZ
13 hours ago

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 )

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Nerdette Podcast
15 hours ago
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

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

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WBEZ
17 hours ago

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 

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Chip Mitchell
18 hours ago
1/3A 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.

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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.

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Chip Mitchell
19 hours ago

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 

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WBEZ
19 hours ago

.@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 

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Curious City
1 day ago

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 

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WBEZ
1 day ago

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 

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WBEZ
2 days ago

.@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 

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WBEZ
2 days ago

Listen in as @NerdettePodcast gives a recap of Margaret Atwood's 'The Handmaid's Tale' so that you can dive right into its new sequel, 'The Testaments.' http://ow.ly/Qv5t50w8QXI 

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WBEZ
3 days ago

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 

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WBEZ
3 days ago

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 

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WBEZ
3 days ago

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 

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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 

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 

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WBEZ
3 days ago

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 

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WBEZ
3 days ago
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 

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 

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WBEZ
3 days ago

.@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 

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WBEZ
3 days ago

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 

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