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'Morning Shift' #9: Laughing in the purple rain
September 20, 2012
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'Morning Shift' #8: Laughing in the purple rain
On Thursday's Morning Shift, we discuss pensions, housing, and the music and majesty of Prince.
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The Morning Shift
checks in with Illinois Senate President John Cullerton about the legislature’s failure to come up with a plan for pension reform during a special session last month.
Cullerton: No pension reform action until JanuaryIllinois Senate President John Cullerton says a vote on a plan to overhaul the state's government worker pension program is most like...
Cullerton: No pension reform action until January http://ow.ly/dIWHF This, is unacceptable. Hold them accountable http://ow.ly/dIWLPIllinois is Broke
Quinn unhappy pensions may wait til next year http://shar.es/uj3ZW via @sharethis GOOD! They need to put taxpayers ahead of themselves!Steward Sandstrom
Chicago Magazine's Deal Estate
columnist Dennis Rodkin joins us to talk about housing.
Deal Estate - ChicagoAbout This Blog Deal Estate: The Blog is the online extension of Chicago magazine's monthly "Deal Estate" column, which is written by Den...
Do you have a question about Chicago-area real estate? Ask me. I answer each Tuesday, on video. firstname.lastname@example.orgDennis Rodkin
Next, there’s a Detention hearing Thursday for Adel Daoud, the 18-year-old Hillside man facing terrorism-related charges for allegedly trying to detonate a bomb at a downtown bar. Sheikh Kifah Mustapha talks about how the Muslim community is forced to respond when cases of possible terrorism surface in the community.
Teen charged with bomb plot appears in courtAn attorney for an Illinois teenager charged with trying to ignite what he thought was a car bomb outside of a Chicago bar said Monday th...
Lastly, on September 24, Prince comes to United Center for a series of shows, his first performances in Chicago since 2004. WBEZ music lovers Tony Sarabia and Richard Steele look at The Purple One’s vast catalog, legendary performances and mystifying persona. And Prince’s hometown rock critic Jon Bream, whom Prince purposely attacked with a water gun during the
tour, describes his curious relationship to the artist.
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Secretive, sexual and silly: PrincePrince is in town to do a residency at the United Center next week, a move that's surprised and excited his fans in the Midwest. But ...