The Morning Drive Podcast: Wednesday

October 17, 2012

 

Good morning!

Welcome to this edition of the Morning Drive Podcast!  

Today's news:

Attorneys for police torture victims are pushing a class action lawsuit to get tortured confessions thrown out. It’s the latest move to get justice in the long-running scandal.

Question Answered: How does the perception of the American Dream differ around ChicagoA curious citizen wondered if the dream’s meaning shifts according to socioeconomic class

Featured in the podcast:

Chicago was home to a few rowdy debate watch parties last night.

 

And your WEATHER for todayWindy and partly sunny in the morning, then cloudy with showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. But still pretty mild with highs around 70! Chance of precipitation 80 percent.  Tonight, showers and a chance of thunderstorms and really chilly, lows in the mid 40s. Chance of precipitation 100 percent.


Thursday, cloudy with scattered showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. And GET THIS the forecast says “some showers may produce graupel” GRAUPEL! I originally didn’t know what that was but I’ve now learned it means soft hail. So we’ve all learned something new in the weather report today. Breezy and cool, highs in the lower 50s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Thursday night, some showers, lows in the mid 40s.

 

Music in the podcast brought to you by Regina Spektor. She's scheduled to play tonight at The Chicago Theatre.

 

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