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'Morning Shift' #40: Disappointment and Demolition
November 2, 2012
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'Morning Shift' #40: Disappointment and demolition
Jason Marck fills in for Tony Sarabia on Friday's Morning Shift, discussing the fate of the Prentice, the jobs report, school closings, the elections, and much more. The Hood Internet also joins us live in studio to talk about their music and spin a few tracks.
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First, the Commission on Chicago Landmarks sided with Northwestern University and denied Prentice Women’s Hospital landmark status, despite acknowledging its architectural significance. WBEZ architecture blogger
predicted this in a recent post. He sheds light on the latest development.
Is Prentice's fate sealed? by WBEZLast night, the Commission on Chicago Landmarks sided with Northwestern University and denied Prentice Women's Hospital landmark status, ...
Then, the Bureau of Labor Statistics latest jobs report comes out Friday (today), the last before Tuesday’s presidential election.
crunches the numbers.
Does the jobs report swing the election? by WBEZThe Bureau of Labor Statistics latest jobs report comes out Friday (today), the last before Tuesday's presidential election. Bloomberg Bu...
RT @TheReidReport: Has someone checked on Jack Welch? He may need some smelling salts, given those good jobs numbers this morning.Mardi
Yesterday ADP predicted 158k private sector jobs in October report; this morning's numbers beat that by 26k.Jay Bullock
Next, this week, Chicago Public Schools announced that instead of closing schools based on performance, it will look to close schools that are underutilized. The new guidelines are aimed at maximizing resources, but as
reports in the latest edition of
Chicago, closing schools has not historically led to big savings. She joins to explain.
Examining school closings by WBEZThis week Chicago Public Schools announced that instead of closing schools based on performance, it will look to close schools that are u...
Minimal cost savings for closing schools: analysis | catalyst-chicago.orgSchool action guidelines released today confirm what officials have been quietly telling people for months: CPS officials will focus on s...
Then, the history and euphoria of the 2008 U.S. presidential election won’t be repeated next week--even in Chicago. Many of Barack Obama’s South Side base say they wanted more out of his tenure. But voters there still have his back. WBEZ’s South Side Bureau Reporter Natalie Moore has the story.
Obama's South Side base still has his backThe history and euphoria of the 2008 election won’t be repeated next week-even in Chicago. But South Side voters still support Obama.
magazine political blogger, and ESPN senior writer
look back at the week in news.
The week's news in review by WBEZCarol Felsenthal, Chicago magazine political blogger, and ESPN senior writer Lester Munson look back at the week in news.
Beating Victim In Abbate Trial Testifies To Cop's Bribery AttemptsThe Anthony Abbate civil trial continued Monday, where the bartender beaten by the disgraced former cop testified Chicago police officers...
The wave for ObamaWeirdly, Mitt Romney was counting on a "wave" of anti-Obama voters to carry him to victory Nov. 6. But the waves have all gone President ...
Finally, To call
the debut album from
The Hood Internet
is both true and false. Steve Reidell and Aaron Brink have released mashups and “mixtapes” for years under the moniker, but
marks the band’s first album of almost entirely original material. The album features contributions from numerous folks from the world of hip-hop and rock, including MCs Psalm One, Cadence Weapon Kid Static, AC Newman and Class Actress. The Hood Internet stops by the Jim and Kay Mabie Performance Studio for a live performance and chat.
The Hood Internet incites a dance party by WBEZTo call FEAT the debut album from The Hood Internet is both true and false. Steve Reidell and Aaron Brink have released mashups and "mixt...
The Hood Internet - "One for the Record Books" ft. AC Newman, Sims (Official Video)noisey