WBEZ | Dick Babcock http://www.wbez.org/tags/dick-babcock Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en 'Afternoon Shift' #197: Where one door closes... http://www.wbez.org/programs/afternoon-shift/2012-11-27/afternoon-shift-197-where-one-door-closes-104046 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/empty classroom.jpg" alt="" /><p><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/afternoon-shift-197-where-one-door-closes.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/afternoon-shift-197-where-one-door-closes" target="_blank">View the story "'Afternoon Shift' #197: Where one door closes..." on Storify</a>]<h1>'Afternoon Shift' #197: Where one door closes...</h1><h2>Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett announced a five-year moratorium on school closings to begin in the fall of 2013, just days before the statutory deadline. And the Supreme Court rejected a plea to ban taping police. Former 'Chicago' magazine editor talks about life after glossies.</h2><p>Storified by &middot; Mon, Nov 26 2012 14:20:05</p><div><i>The Paper Machete's</i> Chris Piatt and Brian Babylon, co-host of Vocalo's <i>Morning AMp!</i>, tag-team the day's news. They'll look into Lotto fever and a rising Republican star--as Oprah's star, in an unrelated metaphorical galaxy, has <u>allegedly</u> begun to fade. <br></div><div>Lotto fever by WBEZRick reflects on the joys and struggles of those who actually win the lottery.</div><div>What would you do if you won $425 million Powerball jackpot? - Chicago Sun-TimesBY MITCH DUDEK Staff Reporter mdudek@suntimes.come Andy Gerretse, 34, of West Town, shows his Powerball ticket on Sunday evening. If he w...</div><div>The Sudden Money Institute helps lotto winners know what to do next by WBEZSusan Bradley of the Sudden Money Institute joins the show to tell us what many lottery winners struggle with.</div><div>Feeling lucky now? No #Powerball winner Saturday night; jackpot increases to record $425 million: http://apne.ws/10PNL8J -JMThe Associated Press</div><div>Quel Bush pour 2016? http://www.parismatch.com/Election-USA/Actu/Presidentielle-2016-Jeb-Bush-ou-George-Prescott-Bush-candidat-448370 http://pic.twitter.com/xRbx2owNCabinet Pradon </div><div>Oprah Winfrey Seeks to Bolster a Flagging EmpireThat's why the editors of O, The Oprah Magazine, recently tried to create a shot that recalled the glory days of Ms. Winfrey's syndicated...</div><div>Our review panel takes on headlines from police tapings to Oprah and the holidays by WBEZThe Paper Machete's Chris Piatt and Brian Babylon, co-host of Vocalo's Morning AMp!, tag-team the day's news. They'll look into Lotto fev...</div><div>Plus, Piatt has a beef when it comes to local holiday traditions: He's not so sure an outing to the theater is the best way to celebrate. What do you think? Join the conversation at <b>312-923-9239</b> or chime in on Twitter at <b>#AfternoonShift</b><br></div><div>The Nutcracker: Civic Ballet of Chicagoeccartscenter</div><div>Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett announced plans to implement a five-year moratorium on school closings starting in the fall of 2013. That is if the district is granted the extension on its December 1 statutory deadline that it requested from the Illinois General Assembly. WBEZ's Becky Vevea gives us an update.<br></div><div>Becky Vevea reports on school closings by WBEZChicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett announced plans to implement a five-year moratorium on school closings starting in the fa...</div><div>#CPS Announces Five-Year Moratorium on Facility Closures Starting in Fall 2013: http://bit.ly/TmtumBChicagoPublicSchools</div><div>Robert Starks, prof at NEIU, says there's a &quot;blaming the victim&quot; situation here. CPS blaming communities, teachers for budget woes.WBEZeducation</div><div>Starks: why is there a denial of the fact that this city is on a path to privatize public ed. Why not admit that and grapple with reality?WBEZeducation</div><div>Bears quarterback Jay Cutler was back in the pocket for Sunday's win against the Vikings. Win or lose, healthy or concussed, WBEZ's Justin Kaufmann blitzes Rick with his reaction. Luckily, Rick has better pass protection than Cutty Does.<br></div><div>Bears check-in with Rafer Weigel and Justin Kaufmann by WBEZBears quarterback Jay Cutler was back in the pocket for Sunday's win against the Vikings. Win or lose, healthy or concussed, WBEZ's Justi...</div><div>Teach Me How To Cutty #CuttyDoesItmidwestkev</div><div>#bears #cutty #6 #cutler #jay #friendship #USA #cuttydoesitjstoltz</div><div>Richard Babcock served as <i>Chicago </i>magazine's editor-in-chief for 20 years--in fact, he stepped down from the post on the actual 20th anniversary last spring. He's kept plenty busy though; we'll talk to him about his new novel, <i>Are You Happy</i> <i>Now?</i> and ask him for his thoughts on the future of glossies.<br></div><div>Writer Dick Babcock's new book &quot;Are You Happy Now?&quot; by WBEZRichard Babcock served as Chicago magazine's editor-in-chief for 20 years--in fact, he stepped down from the post on the actual 20th anni...</div></noscript></p> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 14:25:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/programs/afternoon-shift/2012-11-27/afternoon-shift-197-where-one-door-closes-104046