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Morning Shift: Your neck of the woods
January 23, 2013
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'Morning Shift' #91: Your neck of the woods
On Wednesday's Morning Shift, we talk with Northwest Bureau reporter on Governor Pence's priorities
· Wed, Jan 23 2013 06:34:20
State of the State
Indiana Governor Mike Pence delivers his State of the State address Tuesday night-his first as Governor. We talk with Northwest Indiana Bureau reporter Michael Puente about what he addressed as the most pressing issues of his new administration.
Climate Change in 2
President Barack Obama mentioned climate change in his Inaugural address on Monday. We ask Henry Henderson of the Natural Resources Defense Council what he wants changed in possible legislation and policy moves as related to the environment.
The case of E2 resurfaces
The city of Chicago is asking the Illinois Supreme Court to reinstate the convictions for the owners of the E2 nightclub. In 2003, 21 people were crushed to death at the club. WBEZ’s Jim DeRogatis reviews the case, and explains what this could mean for future cases involving accidents at music and entertainment venues.
Community policing in Chicago and beyond
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced earlier this month plans to revamp CAPS, Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy. We take a closer look at some of the efficiencies and shortcomings of community policing in the Chicago area. Loyola University criminology professor Arthur Lurigio offers some history into the practice of community policing. Lynwood Chief of Police Michael Mears updates us on a technology the village is using to help community police efforts, and Roger Park resident Avey Meyers discusses his role as beat facilitator.
Never Leave Your Block
Never Leave Your Block: Adventures in Urban Living
author Scott Jacobs dissects the past, present and future of his Chicago neighborhood Bucktown.