Morning Shift: Food options, week in review and wacky Mashups

May 3, 2013

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The TGIF edition of The Morning Shift has us talking about the lack of food and restaurant options on the South and West sides, plus we dissect some of the big news stories of the last seven days on our Week In Review, and we close up Mashup week with Abraham Levitan.

Morning Shift:Food options, Week In Review and Wacky Mash Ups

The TGIF edition of The Morning Shift has us talking about the lack of food and restaurant options on the South and West sides, plus we dissect some of the big news stories of the last 7 days on our Week In Review, and we close up Mash up week with Abraham Levitan.

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Week In Review 
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