City Council voted overwhelmingly in favor of Mayor Emanuel's budget proposals last week. Does the mayor wield a rubber stamp or do aldermen provide significant input? Plus, we look at Notre Dame's new place atop the BCS rankings. And Rick chats with Goose Island's John Hall.
On Monday's Morning Shift, we'll talk about Illinois' deepening financial crisis, examine the recent string of football injuries, look at foreclosures in Chicago, enjoy some holiday theater, and hang out with Chicago's own Bone and Bell.
They are putting up the stands and the barricades today, making ready for the one million people, give or take, coming to watch tomorrow the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival parade make its way down Michigan Avenue.Think back, way back and imagine the delight that must have been felt by the fur-clad