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Morning Shift: Sugar and Indian spice
March 12, 2013
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'Morning Shift' : Papal flavor and Indian spice
On Tuesday's Morning Shift we talk to US Catholic Magazine's James Cahill for some papal trivia, WBEZ's Business Reporter Niala Boodhoo, Anupy Singla brings some flavor with Indian cuisine and Blues Control
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Do you know your pope history?
The papal conclave begins Tuesday with Cardinals meeting to select the next Pope. The first round of voting is expected Tuesday afternoon. As both the devout and impious await the announcement of the new Pope, we look back at some interesting trivia from popes of the past with James P. Cahill who’s been quizzing readers on their papal knowledge for
Illinois pensions are all the business
Between 2005 and 2009, the State of Illinois didn’t disclose the state’s massively underfunded pension obligations to investors when it sold more than 2 billion in municipal bonds. Now, the Securities and Exchange Commission has charged the state with securities fraud. If found guilty, every elected and appointed official during that time will spend the rest of their lives in prison. (That’s a joke, of course. But one can dream). Seriously though…what does this all mean-for the state, for the pension system, for the bonds and the bond holders? WBEZ’s Niala Boodhoo explains.
Illinois Settles SEC Charges Over PensionsIllinois, which has the worst-funded state pension system in the United States, agreed on Monday to settle federal civil securities fraud...
Anupy Singla brings the taste of India
A lot of people love Indian food. But all of the different spices and ingredients often scare the heck out of even the most adventurous home cook. Journalist, foodie and author Anupy Singla has become a pied piper of Indian food, showing people that it’s not scary and it’s not hard. She’ll teach Tony “Not Too Spicy” Sarabia some of the basics and show us why we shouldn’t Fear The Paneer.
About Anupy Singla | Indian As Apple PieAnupy Singla is an award-winning journalist turned foodie turned author. Anupy began her reporting career as a business reporter for Bloo...
Classic rock with Blues Control live
Experimental rock group Blues Control are out on tour, and stop in on The Morning Shift during their stop in Chicago. They’ll talk about life on the road, and their latest release, Valley Tangents (Drag City Records)