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Afternoon Shift: Heatin' up!
January 29, 2013
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'Afternoon Shift' #238: Heatin' up!
Bloggers Veronica Arreola our own Lee Bey discuss the day's news, including WBEZ's new ad campaign and changes to Chicago's rapid transit. We'll also talk with the people behind Collaboraction's new show and the author and subject of the book Long Way Home.
· Tue, Jan 29 2013 10:45:24
A pair of distinguished bloggers,
Viva La Feminista
and our own
, discuss the day’s news. Together they’ll talk about the wacky weather and WBEZ’s new ad campaign. They’ll also take a look at recent challenges to contraception mandates and how city planners are making room for future, fast transportationoptions in Chicago.
Record high temperature today, could set all-time high for JanuaryToday is the warmest Jan. 29 in Chicago's history, according to the National Weather Service, and an almost 100-year-old record fell 15 m...
's new membership drive is raising some eyebrows. What do you think? Join in the conversation by calling 312-923-9239 or using #AfternoonShift.
WBEZ membership drive: 'Go make babies today'Chicago Public Media's first new marketing campaign in 10 years urges listeners to go have sex, create listeners of the future To help en...
Bob Sirott`s One More Thing about WBEZ's new ad campaignBob Sirott`s One More Thing about WBEZ's new ad campaign Posted: Monday, January 28, 2013 8:39 PM EST Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013 1...
Religious Groups and Employers Battle Contraception MandateIn recent months, federal courts have seen dozens of lawsuits brought not only by religious institutions like Catholic dioceses but also ...
Chicago planners push boldest bus-rapid-transit optionThe bus-rapid-transit design favored by top Chicago staffers would preserve parking on both sides of Ashland Avenue but eliminate traffic...
’s newest production,
Crime Scene: A Chicago Anthology
examines Chicago’s violent history—and what it might take to create lasting change in our city. The show’s artistic director, Anthony Moseley, and two of its players join us in studioto discuss and perform portions of the production.
Honeybuns, the world's most amazing mime. #collaboraction #wickerpark #honeybunsdivingtony
Life After Innocence
: Jovan Mosley spent nearly six years in prison awaitingtrail…for a crime he did not commit. One of his attorneys, Laura Caldwell, detailed his remarkable road to exoneration in
Long Way Home: A Young Man Lost in the System & the Two Women Who Found Him
.Caldwell and Mosley join us in studio.