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'Morning Shift' #13: Follow the money
September 26, 2012
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'Morning Shift' #12: Follow the money
Wednesday's Morning Shift begins with WBEZ's Tony Arnold talking about Rep. Derrick Smith, then, Jim DeRogatis discusses the Congress and Portage theaters. Next, we look at the life and death of the community bank, and explore the new film Lou Harrison: A World of Music.
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WBEZ Statehouse reporter Tony Arnold gives an update on the re-election bid of State Rep. Derrick Smith, who was expelled from the House because of bribery allegations.
Attorneys for Derrick Smith want bribery recordings thrown outAttorneys for former Illinois Representative will be in court on Wednesday attacking the credibility of prosecutors and their main witness.
RT @LanceTyson9: State Senator Works To Keep Derrick Smith From Being Reelected http://ow.ly/dUxje #Chicago, #votelancetysonJune Owens
Then, WBEZ’s Jim DeRogatis reports on new ownership at the Portage Theater, which is facing opposition. The new owner, Erineo “Eddie” Carranza, also runs the Congress Theater in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood and has been accused of shoddy maintenance of the theater, among other allegations.
How did things turn so bad so fast at the Portage Theater?It took more than three years for controversial venue owner Erineo “Eddie” Carranza to frustrate Ald. Moreno and anger Logan ...
For those concerned as to if there will be a Chicago Horror Film Festival, @chicagoreader has a good article saying YES http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2012/09/24/trying-times-for-the-portage-theaterJason R. Davis
Portage Theater's future is uncertain but the Wednesday classic film series continues! 1929's The Great Gabbo this week http://northwestchicagofilmsociety.orgNina Metz
Next, Last week’s sale of Hyde Park Bank & Trust. Co’s parent company is the latest example of community banks losing ground in a market dominated by multinationals with ATMs on every street corner and online banking.
senior reporter Steve Daniels looks at whether community banks matter, and Thomas Boyle, the Vice Chairman of State Bank of Countryside, says what his South Suburban institution is doing to remain competitive. To join the conversation, call 312.923.9239 or tweet using #MorningShift.
Map: Where are all the community banks in Chicago -- and are they going away?Last week’s sale of Hyde Park Bank & Trust. Co’s parent company is the latest example of community banks losing ground in...
@hydeparktrish no worries, we purchased Hyde Park b/c they're a great community bank & fit well with our own community bank model.Wintrust Financial
Drat I liked having my money in a community bank #HydePark Bank being sold http://trib.in/PqAmPnPatricia Morse
Lou Harrison: A World of Music
is an intimate look at a complex man. Harrison was a composer, a gay icon, an environmentalist and more. The documentary’s director Eva Soltes joins
The Morning Shift
to discuss the movie and Harrison's legacy.
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