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Morning Shift: One journey ends, another begins
February 28, 2013
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'Morning Shift' #117: One journey ends, another begins
On Thursday's Morning Shift, we talk to the first woman to serve on Iowa's Supreme Court, a feature on Pope Benedict's legacy, Chicago is a finalist in the Mayor's Challenge, Our Guns Series and on Music Thursday, we celebrate Fats Domino's Birthday on the last day of Black History Month.
· Thu, Feb 28 2013 07:28:28
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Former woman Supreme Court justice ousted for same-sex marriage support
Marsha Ternus is the first woman to serve on Iowa’s Supreme Court, and was on the bench when she and her colleagues declared the ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. She was voted out of her seat the following year. Ternus discusses the politicization of justice, and details her experience in Iowa.
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The impact of Pope Benedict's papacy in Chicago
Pope Benedict the Sixteenth officially resigns Thursday. He’s the first pope to step down in nearly 600 years. His surprise retirement hits close to home in the Chicago region: nearly 40 percent of the population of Cook and Lake counties is Catholic. So the question of Benedict’s impact and who should get the job next is a hot topic. Monique Parsons has this report.
Chicagoans reflect on Pope Benedict XVI's legacy by WBEZChicagoans reflect on Pope Benedict XVI's legacy, and their hopes for his successor, as he steps down. For WBEZ, Monique Parsons reports.
Chicago Catholics abuzz over selection of new popeParishioners are divided on Pope Benedict XVI's legacy.
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Chicago moves on up in Mayors Challenge
Chicago is one of 20 finalists for the Mayors Challenge, a national contest designed to award cities money for the most innovative ideas created to address the city’s most pressing issues. Chicago’s idea is to translate all the disparate data it consumes to create a more cohesive way to scale back traffic accidents and manage weather emergencies, among other things.
Our Guns feature: Antique Guns
Did you know that one of the largest antique gun auction houses is right here in Illinois? It’s true. And WBEZ's Alex Keefe takes us on a tour.
Music Thursday: Happy Black History Month and Birthday to Fats!
It’s Thursday. And it’s still Black History Month. And it’s Fats Domino’s birthday. Tony and Richard are putting all those pieces together and bustin’ out their favorite tracks from African Americans associated with Louisiana/New Orleans. Bill Fitzgerald, the long-time proprietor of Fitzgerald’s in Berwyn joins with his picks as well.