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Afternoon Shift: Happy Birthday, Chi-Town!
March 4, 2013
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'Afternoon Shift'#262: Happy Birthday, Chi-Town!
Andy Shaw and Alden Loury from the Better Government Association join us to discuss their recent work and take your calls. We'll hear about the 4th year of Steppenwolf''s Garage Rep series, talk about the death of the Chicago Daily News, and the birthday of our favorite city, Chicago.
· Mon, Mar 04 2013 11:22:28
Better Government Association
Andy Shaw and Alden Loury
are back to answer our questions about the way things work—or more often, don’t work—in various branches of local government. They’ll tell us about their most recent investigations and answer listener calls: To join the conversation call
or chime in on Twitter with
Jonathan Abarbanel and Kelly Kleinman
share their review of Steppenwolf’s
series, now in its fourth year, showcasing the work of much younger, much smaller theater troupes.
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Death of Daily News
: March 4th is Chicago’s birthday—but for host Rick Kogan, this day also marks the death of his beloved
helped unearth some of the paper’s early, never-before published images and put together a beautiful book,
Chicago under Glass: Early Photographs from the Chicago Daily News
. Kogan and Cahan look back at the legacy of
The Daily News
and survey how Chicago news has changed since its extinction.
Happy Birthday, Chicago!
: We celebrate Chicago’s 176th birthday with a little help from our friends, WBEZ’s
, editor and publisher of
Happy 176th birthday Chicago! Remember when you were only 94 years old? We do! The view has changed a bit since then: http://tmblr.co/Zhb--sfVARUUField Museum
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to a great city! #chicago #illinois #happy #176th #birthday #repost @chicagood @thisischicagoAlfredo Urbano