On Tuesday's Morning Shift, we talk to Representative Nekritz on gun hearings, get to know some goose hunters, WBEZ's business reporter Niala Boodhoo on all things in the sky, WBEZ blogger Nico Lang on fat shaming in movies and the melodic sound of Quartet Parapluie.
On Monday's Morning Shift, we talk to a former prosecutor on the Jacksons' charges, WBEZ education reporter on school closings, Cook County Sheriff on prostitution, Picasso curator, President's Day Quiz and Dark Time Sunshine plays some live tunes.
On Friday's Morning Shift, we talk to WBEZ Southside reporter on POTUS, the only GOPer supporting voting yes on same sex marriage, assistant majority leader wants truancy, Chicago sports, Week in Review and live music from Ty Maxon.
On Wednesday's Morning Shift, we hear from Democrat and Republican lawmakers on their State of the Union reactions, public defenders with Angela Caputo from the Chicago Reporter, Theater Week and Jim DeRogatis on R. Kelly at Pitchfork Music Festival.
While Obama is expected to focus the bulk of his prime-time address to a joint session of Congress on the economy and job creation, other foreign policy priorities interjected in the hours before his speech.