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'Morning Shift' #28: Hunting the American dream
October 17, 2012
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'Morning Shift' #27: Hunting the American dream
On Wednesday's Morning Shift, we react to the debates, discuss meningitis, and delve into what the American dream means to people across Chicago.
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Debate Watch PartyKOMUnews
The Morning Shift
asks Republican Congressman Peter Roskam and Democratic Congressman Danny Davis to evaluate President Obama and Gov. Romney’s performances during Tuesday night’s 2nd presidential debate.
Aggressive Obama, while Romney gives a good as he gets in town hall presidential debatePresident Barack Obama ripped into Mitt Romney's economic blueprint in a town hall style debate Tuesday night, accusing his rival of ...
Then, Illinois is one of 15 states reporting cases of meningitis related to contaminated steroids prepared at a drug compounding center in Massachusetts. The outbreak has many people headed to emergency rooms where physicians like Northwestern’s Dr. Rahul Khare often must perform a rather invasive test. Dr. Khare explains the complicated and often precarious responses to the outbreak.
Illinois pharmacists fear backlash over meningitis outbreakIllinois pharmacists are worried that the recent, deadly U.S. outbreak of fungal meningitis could hurt the compounding pharmacy industry....
Next, Listener Lisa Doi wanted to find out what the American dream means to folks from different areas of Chicago and economic strata. WBEZ’s
team visited Winnetka, East Chicago and Chicago’s McKinley Park and Albany Park neighborhoods to find out. Doi,
’s Jennifer Brandel and
Front and Center’
s Aurora Augilar join to discuss.
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