On Thursday's Afternoon Shift, Niala and guests discuss the Rahm Emanuel magazine cover kicking up dust. The Chicago Sun-Times laid off its entire photo department. And guests remember author Rev. Andrew Greely, who passed away.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is announced a multi-million dollar renovation plan Thursday that includes remodeling Navy Pier and building a 10,000-seat basketball arena near McCormick Place that would be the home court of DePaul University's basketball teams.
Trying to land a Chicago casino has become an annual sticking point for those who want to expand gambling in Illinois. But Gov. Pat Quinn has axed two gambling bills and invoked images of infiltrating "mobsters."