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Afternoon Shift: Sunk costs
March 21, 2013
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'Afternoon Shift' #275: Sunk costs
Blog gurus Leah Pickett and Al Gini help tackle the top stories of the day, including all of the latest about CPS school closings. We'll also chat with Milos Stehlik about the death of Hary Reems, talk about the cycle of violence and health and discuss the cost of health care with Bruch Japsen.
· Thu, Mar 21 2013 14:47:32
The Day Today:
serve as Thursday’s panelists,helping us sort through school closings, the loss of Brian Urlacher and smartphone addiction. WBEZ education reporter
provides the latest news on which CPS schools are slated for closure and the emerging patterns and plans around district changes. Plus, the executive director of Action Now,
, joins us by phone to give her take on the decision. We'll also put a call out to 28th Ward
Ald. Jason Ervin
, who has confirmed multiple closures in his ward.
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See <a href="http://t.co/Ku0dBIkZga" class="">schoolcuts.org</a> for map and info of many schools that will be affected by today's #CPSclosings announce.WBEZeducation
I'll be on @WBEZ's Afternoon Shift today 2-3pm w/ Rick Kogan & @Loyola_Gini. Listen on-air at 91.5FM or online at http://<a href="http://t.co/P5NFcI59Jt" class="">wbez.org</a>!Leah Pickett
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@WBEZ I work for one of the top 3 cell co's & I am definitely addicted to my phone. It directly affects attention span. #AfternoonShiftChris Walljasper
: WBEZ film contributor
on the legacy of actor Harry Reems and the pornographic film
. Reems died yesterday at the age of 65.
Harry Reems, Deep Throat actor, dies at 65 by WBEZ's Afternoon ShiftWBEZ film contributor Milos Stehlik on the legacy of actor Harry Reems and the pornographic film Deep Throat. Reems died yesterday at the...
Harry Reems, Pornographic Film Star of 'Deep Throat,' DiesThe cause had not been determined, but Mr. Reems had been in declining health for some years, his wife, Jeanne, said. The arc of Mr. Reem...
Violence & Health
: As a resident treating emergency room patients in Boston, Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith grew unsettled. She was able to treat victims of violence, only to send them back into the same dangerous situations that brought them to the ER in the first place. In the some 30 years since then, she’s focused on preventing violence by examining it as a public health problem. The Harvard School of Public Health associate dean joins Bonnie Oberman, Chicago director of Facing History and Ourselves, to give us a preview of what they'll talk about tonight at Northwestern University’s Lincoln Hall.
Investigating the cyclical relationship between violent surroundings and poor health by WBEZ's Afternoon ShiftAs a resident treating emergency room patients in Boston, Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith grew unsettled. She was able to treat victims of vio...
We have two great community conversations happening tonight - one in #Denver and one in #Chicago. Are you there? Tweet at us with #fheventsFacing History
On @WBEZ #afternoonshift at 3:20 today @facinghistory's Bonnie Oberman chats w/#youthviolence prevention expert Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith!The Silverman Group
Cost of Healthcare
: Longtime Chicago health care journalist
blogs about health care for
The rising cost of health care by WBEZ's Afternoon ShiftLongtime Chicago health care journalist Bruce Japsen blogs about health care for Forbes. Photo:Brenna Hernandez
Talking health law, mystery prices with #AfternoonShift #RickKogan on WBEZ after 330 or so on 91.5 FM @wbez @BVlamisBruce Japsen
Health Care Prices Remain A Mystery In Most States - ForbesA new report says most states fail when it comes to price transparency in health care. (Photo credit: Franck BLAIS) As public scrutiny in...