We talk with folks trying to put the lid on Forth of July violence in Chicago, learn about the history of the city's early involvement in the film industry, find out about the CPS pension payment, and listen to a live performance from Mariachi El Bronx
We get an update an update on weekend Chicago sports. And, we talk race, friendships and Evanston with author Mary Barr on her new book "Friends Disappear: The Battle for Racial Equality in Evanston." Plus, a music performance from Morning Shift 2014 archives.
We wrap our series "There Goes the Neighborhood" with a conversation about how non-profits are trying to improve housing policies to protect all residents in changing neighborhoods. And, we hear the local theater scene's response to the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.