Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet 'Afternoon Shift' #237: Death & Taxes January 28, 2013 WBEZ [View the story "'Afternoon Shift' #237: Death & Taxes " on Storify]'Afternoon Shift' #237: Death & taxes Comedienne Patti Vasquez and Pulitzer prize-winning reporter Mary Schmich help unravel the weekend's news. We'll also speak with news analyst Ken Doctor, discuss sports with Kaufmann and Coffman and talk taxes with Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas.Storified by · Mon, Jan 28 2013 12:17:01Comedienne Patti Vasquez and Pulitzer prize-winning columnist for the Chicago Tribune, Mary Schmich, dissect the top stories from the weekend, including bizarre weather, immigration reform and how soon is too soon to talk about 2016. How waste heat from large cities may be affecting weather patterns in areas up to 1000 miles away http://ow.ly/hctIDThe Atlantic CitiesWhat do you think: Is it too soon to be thinking about--let alone talking about--2016? Join the conversation on Twitter at #AfternoonShift or give us a call at 312-923-9239.President Obama Worried About Football SafetyespnObama and Clinton: The 60 Minutes interviewThe following script is from "The President and the Secretary of State" which aired on Jan. 27, 2013. Steve Kroft is the correspondent. M...Schmich: Hillary pushes back - right to the endClinton leaving office on her terms, happy in her own skin A photo of Hillary Clinton as a schoolgirl was running around the Internet las...Barack Obama is Not Pleased | New RepublicBi-weekly magazine and website covering politics, arts, culture, and society since 1914.Illinois illegal immigrant driver's licenses available in 10 monthsGov. Pat Quinn signed a bill into law Sunday allowing illegal immigrants to get special driver's licenses, but it will be at least anothe...Tribune Newsonomics: News analyst and author ofNewsonomics: Twelve New Trends That Will Shape the News You Get, Ken Doctor reveals the newsonomics behind what he calls the Tribune’s “metro agony.”The Newsonomics of The Tribune's Metro Agony | NewsonomicsThe Tribune Company owns eight newspapers, six of them metros. Two - the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune - are in top 10 of U.S. da...Kaufmann & Coffman: WBEZ’s Justin Kaufmann andThe Beachwood Reporter’s Jim Coffman talk about the Bulls’ surprisingly competitive season sans Derrick Rose.Robinson had 19 & Noah just missed a triple-double w/9pts, 17rebs & 10asts, but #Bulls fall to #Wizards 86-73. http://Bulls.com/82gamesChicago BullsMaria Pappas: Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas recently sent out e-mails to hundreds of politicians and journalists with copies of their individual tax bills; in part, to illustrate that tax bills are public information. This is not the only new transparency-related tactic being deployed by the veteran politician—she’ll stop by to share her new open-book philosophy.Cook County Tax Bills To Offer Unflattering Look At Local Government FinancesTreasurer Maria Pappas has outed the towns, school districts and other taxing bodies with balance sheets that will make you cringe. CBS 2... Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Previous post in Afternoon Shift Afternoon Shift: Fire and Ice Next post in Afternoon Shift Afternoon Shift: Heatin' up! View the discussion thread. Top Headlines On WBEZ.org The Best Albums of 2013: The Top 10 Looking back at 1970s Uptown Strange Brews Podcast The Best Albums of 2013: 20 to 11 The politics behind the Illinois pension vote Chewing the Fat with Monica Eng and Louisa Chu Exoneree Diaries: Antione’s pay day How do kids like the new CPS lunches? Woman scarred by orphanage Remembering the 'Forgotten Hoosiers' What’s street cleaning really good for? What can Englewood learn from the new Detroit Whole Foods?