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Morning Shift: Count your blessings
March 29, 2013
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'Morning Shift' :Count your blessings
On Friday's Morning Shift, we talk to President of the Wrigleyville Neighbors Bridget O’Rourke on field renovations, WBEZ Sports Reporter Cheryl Raye Stout on Chicago's baseball preview, Women in the church feature, Julia Jessup on her Lenten fast from social media, Week in Review and David Safran.
· Fri, Mar 29 2013 05:53:23
President of Wrigleyville Neighbors sees positive evolution in renovation talks
As the Ricketts family and 44th Ward Alderman Tom Tunney battle over Wrigley Field renovations, Wrigleyville neighbors are weighing in on what the changes would mean for the area. Bridget O’Rourke, President of the Wrigleyville Neighbors, explains why she thinks the Cubs’ plans for the neighborhood will bring positive changes.
New Wrigley Neighborhood Group Dedicated to Supporting Cubs' Renovation - DNAinfo.com ChicagoWRIGLEYVILLE - Not all Lakeview residents resent the lack of detail in the Cubs renovation development plans. One Wrigleyville trio liked...
Wrigley NeighborsDear Friends and Neighbors, As you may have recently seen in the media, the Chicago Cubs have unveiled plans to restore Wrigley Field. Th...
Your Sox and Cubs 2013 forecast
The Cubs and the White Sox are zipping up their equipment bags, cleaning their cleats, and making their final preparations for the regular season. Ladies and gentleman, the ballet of summer is about to begin. How will our teams fare this year? Can the Sox make the push without fading? Can the Cubs climb out of the basement? WBEZ’s Cheryl Raye Stout has a 2013 baseball preview.
Forbes Rates Cubs Most Profitable Team In BaseballThough the team hasn't won a World Series in over a century, the Cubs have been listed as the most profitable team in all of baseball, ac...
Women breaking the glass ceiling in the church
The Roman Catholic Church has said the ordination of women is not up for discussion. But a growing number of women are pushing the issue through an underground movement. Bishops who disagree with the current teaching have secretly ordained nearly 100 women. Chicago has been active in the effort, with three already ordained and another in the pipeline.
Pope urges Catholic priests to help poor, shun careerismBy Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Beginning a busy program of Easter events, Pope Francis on Thursday urged Catholic priests to...
Keeping your Lenten promise
Today is Good Friday which marks the end of Lenten season for the Catholic faith. People fast from many things even social media. Julia Jessup tells us why she gave up Twitter and Facebook and why she may not look back.
Is Social Media the New Chocolate During Lent?Social media use is a hard habit to shake. You try to stay away, but your fingers are itching for one quick click, just another good scro...
Week In Review with Maudlyne Ihejirika and Gary Younge
Maudlyne Ihejirika of the Chicago Sun Times and Gary Younge of the Guardian bust out some of the news stories that caught their eye this week.
Before David Safran was asked to lend his vocals to an Argentinian Adidas campaign, he was a relatively obscure songwriter in Chicago writing songs he describes as “hysterical realism,” after the style of writing attributed to novelist David Foster Wallace. He’s still somewhat under the radar, but his forthcoming album
could change that. Safran stops by for a performance and chat.
David Safran - Singer/SongwriterA self-released song will never suddenly be a hit. It will shamble through the universe for a while. It will be ignored. It will be dismi...
(Official) David SafranDavid Safran is a writer, singer, and musician. He is best known for writing provocative, stunning...