I'm a little late, but maybe this could be a new segment for the blog - instead of a morning round-up, maybe I can gather interesting tidbits from reporters and ongoing stories and deliver you an afternoon report:Top Story: Navy Pier is being leased to a not-for-profit.
One of the tools at WBEZ's disposal (at least for the time being) is AP photography. It's great for pictures of news events or newsmakers. It's usually for more national stories, but you will get some local work because AP has a few stellar photographers filing daily.
This week on our Illinois political podcast Best Game in Town: We talk with the Reverend Jesse Jackson about finding a consensus candidate for Chicago mayor in the African-American community, and political scientist Maria de los Angeles Torres gives us the breakdown on Latino candidates and concerns