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Afternoon Shift: Bed buggin'
January 30, 2013
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'Afternoon Shift' #239: Bed buggin'
The Chicago Tribune’s Kristen McQueary and Republican political strategist Christine Dudley help us sort through the political storylines. The Curious City folks drop by to talk tap water, we discuss the city's bed bug problem and try to make sense of last night's shooting of a King HS student.
· Wed, Jan 30 2013 12:08:38
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The Chicago Tribune
’s Kristen McQueary and Republican political strategist Christine Dudley. They help us unravel this week's political headlines - and punchlines- like gun control and George Ryan's release, and get a pep talk from a kid president.
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A Pep Talk from Kid President to Yousoulpancake
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Jennifer Brandel answer’s curious citizen Jaemey’s tasty question: Why does tap water in the city and burbs taste different?
On tap: What's behind the taste, smell of our waterJaemey Bush has quenched her thirst with tap water from northwest suburban Glenview as well as Chicago’s Little Village. Her palett...
: Bed bugs got Chicagoans…well, buggin’. We scratch beneath thesurface on this pesky story to learn how the city and scientists are responding to the rise in creepy crawlers. Karen Kramer Wilson, the living invertebrate specialist at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, and Ald. Harry Osterman (48th),join us for this discussion.
Aldermen propose bed bug crackdownThree Chicago aldermen are trying to crack down on bed bugs in the city, by proposing to fine landlords who don't get rid of the pests.
King HS Shooting
: Last week, King College Prep sophomore Hadiya Pendleton and her drillteammates performed at events for President Obama’s inauguration. Today, family and friends mourn the 15-year-old, who was shot and killed at a park just blocks from her high school Tuesday. WBEZ education reporter
44 murders in 30 days in Chicago, what a way to began the new year!RHYMEFEST