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'Afternoon Shift' #231: Public apologies
January 18, 2013
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'Afternoon Shift' #231: Public apologies
The week's news was dominated by big-time personalities...and their big-time public apologies. Laura Washington & Angela Caputo are our news guides. We'll also hear from author Christopher Paul Curtis and photographer Frank Burkhart. Plus, a look at the documentary, 'West of Memphis.'
· Fri, Jan 18 2013 10:45:45
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guide us through a week of big news--and big apologies. On today's docket: The legacies and impacts of syndicated columnists in honor of "Dear Abby," the mayor is now accepting online applications for Sandi Jackson's replacement as 7th ward alderman, rising museum fees, major airlines skirting city fuel taxes and the 40th anniversary of the
RIP Dear Abby. I'll always love her for this: http://pic.twitter.com/SdnzxAkzGabe Ortíz
.@paschutz reports Mayor Emanuel will accept online applications to replace Sandi Jackson as 7th ward alderman. http://bit.ly/VoJ3x2WTTW11 (Chicago PBS)
Applications accepted online for Sandi Jackson replacementMayor Emanuel is accepting online applications for people who want to replace Alderman Sandi Jackson in the 7th Ward. Jackson stepped dow...
United Airlines Sued by Illinois for Skirting Sales TaxesUnited Airlines Inc. (UAL) used a "sham" site outside Chicago to avoid paying the full tax on jet fuel, the Illinois Regional Transportat...
Art Institute, Museum of Science and Industry boost entrance feesThe docent for Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry talks about some of the newer exhibits at this South Side institution. (John J. K...
This was the week of public apologies--from Lance Armstrong's doping confession to resignations to possibly fake girlfriends. Our panel helps dissect it all. To join the conversation, chime in on Twitter at
OWN - Oprah and Lance Armstrong: The Worldwide ExclusiveOprah and Lance Armstrong: The Worldwide Exclusive, has expanded to air as a two-night event on OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network. The speci...
Manti Te'o's Heisman trophy and girlfriend have one thing in common...they both don't exist.Men's Humor
Bahaha! This is the best one so far, Clint had it down pat before it was even a trend!#teoing #mantiteoJessica Hernandez
Everything You Need To Know About Manti Te'o's Fake Dead GirlfriendManti Te'o's Dead Girlfriend Is A Hoax The saddest and most inspirational story of the college football season was a lie. Read the story ...
Sandi Jackson: I'm picking my own replacement for alderman - Chicago Sun-TimesMARY MITCHELL: Sandi Jackson assured her faithful supporters that she was still large and in charge as she signed off as the 7th Ward ald...
40th Anniversary Special Issue | The Chicago ReporterJanuary/February 2013 [metatags-description]
The author of the award-winning children’s novel,
Bud, Not Buddy
Christopher Paul Curtis
, is in Chicago for a special personal appearance and to discuss the theatrical adaptation of his book, presented by the
Chicago Children’s Theatre
, through February 24th.
Bud, Not Buddy | Chicago Children's TheatreBud, Not Buddy Based on the Newberry winning novel by Christopher Paul Curtis, Adapted by Reginald Andre Jackson, Directed by Derrick San...
is having his first formal gallery show for his photography, beginning Saturday, at
Alibi Fine Art
on Montrose. Burkhart has documented a variety of marginalized communities for over 40 years. He’ll talk about his life, his art and his terminal cancer diagnosis.
Fred BurkhartBurnt Out Hippie (Sunset Terrace), Venice California 1970
Today! Alibi Fine Art artist Fred Burkhart will talk to Rick Kogan on WBEZ: http://goo.gl/PRA3IChicago Gallery News
A new documentary,
West of Memphis
, follows up on the earlier docs
and its sequels…the film recounts the, “police incompetence, civic hysteria and prosecutorial misbehavior” surrounding three teenagers accused of murdering three children as part of a satanic ritual in West Memphis, Arkansas in 1993.
West of Memphis - Trailer HDmetropolefilms
My review of "West of Memphis," about the West Memphis Three. Opening nationally; in Chicago at the Music Box. http://bit.ly/VMyHs7Roger Ebert