Eight Forty-Eight

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May. 30, 2012

On Tuesday, an Illinois House panel approved a controversial plan to shift the burden of suburban and downstate teacher pensions onto local districts; WBEZ’s Michael Puente has the update for Wednesday's Eight Forty-Eight. Then, Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid of Downtown Islamic Center and Pastor Tim Brown of Luther Memorial Church of Chicago try to answer the question: can traditional worship be cool? To join the conversation, call 312.923.9239. And  Jim DeRogatis previews Chicago’s summer music festivals.