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The Chicago Transit Authority board votes Tuesday on its proposed 2012 budget.

Nov. 15, 2011

The Chicago Transit Authority board votes Tuesday on their 2012 proposed budget and Eight Forty-Eight talked with Chicago Tribune transportation reporter Jon Hilkevitch about what is in the budget and what is next for the transit agency. Plus, Chicago’s City Council is expected to vote on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s budget Wednesday; Eight Forty-Eight analyzed some proposals in the plan and discussed how they match up to other cities. Then, WBEZ’s Robert Wildeboer gave an update on William Cellini’s attorneys move to throw out their client's verdict based on a juror's failure to disclose her criminal record. And for Front and Center, Peter Payette reported on food tourism throughout the Midwest.