The Morning Drive Podcast: Thursday

September 20, 2012

Good morning!

Welcome to this edition of the Morning Drive Podcast!  In this episode, we find out if there's an aviary at O'Hare airport and why Alderman Moreno changed his mind on Chick-fil-A.

Today's news:

Some Illinois voters face an unusual choice in a state senate race this fall. They can vote for a candidate who’s facing corruption charges and has been kicked out of office, or his opponent — a rookie candidate representing an entirely new third party.

The Illinois Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments today over Illinois' Parental Notification of Abortion Act.

After months of blocking approval to build a Chick-fil-A in the first ward, Chicago alderman Joe Moreno says the fast-food chain can now construct a restaurant in the Logan Square neighborhood.

Featured in the podcast: 

When Steve Brockway was leaving his job at the United Airways Reservation Center at O’Hare Airport, he noticed something he hadn’t noticed before; sitting between him and a runway was a wood cage of some sort — about 6 feet by 6 feet — with mesh wiring between the frames. And inside of that was a bunch of small, black birds

 

 

And your WEATHER for today: Partly cloudy, highs in the upper 60s, pretty nice overall. Tonight, partly cloudy, lows in the lower 50s except in the mid 50s downtown.

Friday, mostly cloudy, chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. Friday night, partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of light showers. Lows in the mid 40s except around 50 downtown.


And music in today's podcast brought to you by Django Django. They're scheduled to play Schuba's tonight and Friday.

 

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