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Reputed mafia crime boss Sam Giancana appears before Senates Labor Rackets Committee hearing.

Jan. 27, 2011

DePaul University’s Joe Schwieterman reviewed the Chicago Transit Authority’s plans to modernize the Red and Purple lines and how a court ruling blocking Gov. Quinn’s capital program might affect renovations. And WBEZ's education reporter Linda Lutton offered a quick and dirty guide to Wednesday night’s Chicago Board of Education meeting in the latest Cheat Sheet installment. Then Eight Forty-Eight spoke with the filmmakers behind a forthcoming documentary on reputed organized crime boss, Sam Giancana.