Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet 'Morning Shift' #34: Take the 'A' train October 25, 2012 By: Kate Dries Download Story [View the story "'Morning Shift' #34: Take the 'A' train" on Storify]'Morning Shift' #34: Take the 'A' trainOn Thursday's Morning Shift, we talk about the CPD budget, discuss gun violence, look at fair housing, and explore the life of jazz composer Billy Strayhorn. Storified by · Thu, Oct 25 2012 07:27:11© 2012 Gurley Hardin Photography. All rights reserved.Gurley Hardin PhotosFirst, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy went in front of the City Council budget committee Wednesday to outline CPD needs for the coming year. WBEZ’s Robert Wildeboer was there and brings the latest.Aldermen want Emanuel to hire more copsMayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed budget for next year would boost the ranks of police officers a bit and then keep their numbers steady, but...Then, one hundred days after the deadly shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, a new report found that an estimated 3,035 Americans have died as a result of gun violence. Daniel Webster with Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research talks about possible solutions to curbing gun violence in the U.S. Daniel Webster | Profile | Faculty Directory | Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public HealthSelected Publications Alexander GC, Webster DW, Kruszewski SP. Rethinking opioid prescribing to protect patient safety and public health....What President Obama Says He'll Do To Your Gun Rights - ForbesDuring the second presidential debate a participant, Nina Gonzalez, asked President Barack Obama, "President Obama, during the Democratic...Next, The National Fair Housing Alliance Tuesday filed a federal discrimination complaint against Bank of America. The groups claims the bank maintained properties in predominantly white neighborhoods better than homes in African-American and Hispanic neighborhoods. Anne Houghtaling, executive director of the HOPE Fair Housing Center discusses the case.Housing advocates allege Bank of America discriminates on REO propertiesHousing advocates allege that Bank of America has failed to maintain and market Chicago homes that it owns in minority neighborhoods.Fair housing group adds Chicago to foreclosure double-standard complaint against Bank of AmericaA national fair housing group has added Chicago and two other cities to its complaint charging that Bank of America Corp. takes better ca...Finally, Billy Strayhorn, best known for his collaborations with Duke Ellington, is one of America's greatest, and most under-recognized, composers. From "Take the 'A' Train" to "Lush Life," Strayhorn's work is imprinted across the American subconscious, yet few know his name, let alone anything about his life. The documentary, Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life, is being presented by the Music Institute of Chicago on Friday. Tony Sarabia and Richard Steele will be joined by MIC president Mark George and Strayhorn Songs INC. President Alyce Claerubaut, also Strayhorn's niece, to discuss the jazz master's work and share their favorite Strayhorn songs.Duke Ellington's right-hand man: Billy StrayhornAs a kid, Billy Strayhorn became very interested in music and by the time he was in high school, not only was he an exceptional pianist w...Jazz Festival | Music Institute of Chicago Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Previous post in Morning Shift with Tony Sarabia Duke Ellington’s right-hand man: Billy Strayhorn Next post in Morning Shift with Tony Sarabia 'Morning Shift' #35: Good grief View the discussion thread. Featured For the love of television Rob Delaney on Nerdette Botanical brewing with Forbidden Root The feast of the wretched Rabbits: For pets or plates?