We take you inside the locker room and onto the streets outside Wrigley as Cubs fans enjoy the historic NLDS win over St. Louis. Then Sound Opinions’ Greg Kot talks about coaching basketball. And we get the story behind teachers pushing burgers at McDonalds. And a new documentary focuses on seniors looking for love.
The Cubs will take on the St. Louis Cardinals in game 3 of the NLDS Monday night. The Morning Shift has waged a friendly bet between WBEZ and St. Louis public radio. Also, debt collection lawsuits are far more common in black communities than in white ones. Then, we hear about shrinkage in product packaging. And one music writer makes her case for inducting Cheap Trick into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
On Friday, Chicago Public Radio made a friendly wager with St. Louis Public Radio over who would win the Cardinals/Cubs NLDS. Now that the series is tied 1-to-1, the Morning Shift staff thought we’d up the ante, talk show to talk show.
We have a recap of the Cubs' victory in the wild card game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Also, we examine the case of a Chicago woman who was reported for child neglect because her kids were playing outside unsupervised. Then, which songs are the most popular choices on Chicago’s jukeboxes? We break down the data by zip code. Plus the oud music of musician Yair Dalal.