WBEZ | morning shift http://www.wbez.org/tags/morning-shift Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Morning Shift: Unpacking the real intentions of Illinois' gubernatorial candidates http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-10-31/morning-shift-unpacking-real-intentions-illinois-gubernatorial <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/PATQUINNFORILLINOIS.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We take a deeper look at what Governor Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner have planned for Illinois. And, we look at how Illinois schools are doing on achievement. Plus, we get drama from The Neo-Futurists and music from Dry The River.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-86/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-86.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-86" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Unpacking the real intentions of Illinois' gubernatorial candidates " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:12:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-10-31/morning-shift-unpacking-real-intentions-illinois-gubernatorial Morning Shift: New book explores the role of Catholic schools beyond the classroom http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-10-30/morning-shift-new-book-explores-role-catholic-schools-beyond <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/alamosbasement.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We get a recap of the final U.S. Senate forum between incumbent Dick Durbin and challenger Jim Oberweis. We also wrap up our voter series with a look at the youth vote. And, what&#39;s the state of Amtrak&#39;s ridership? Plus, we hear the musical styling of Israeli cellist, Yoed Nir.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-85/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-85.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-85" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: New book explores the role of Catholic schools beyond the classroom " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:16:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-10-30/morning-shift-new-book-explores-role-catholic-schools-beyond Morning Shift: Reporter accounts his experience witnessing Ebola in Liberia http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-10-29/morning-shift-reporter-accounts-his-experience-witnessing-ebola <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/31d11250-e147-45e3-b8d3-fff5c2e3ef7d-1020x612.jpeg" alt="" /><p><p>A photojournalist shares his story of stigmatization since returning from Liberia. And, we continue our voter series with a look at the African-American vote. Plus, Ayana Contreras joins us for another &quot;Reclaimed Soul&quot;.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-84/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-84.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-84" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Reporter accounts his experience witnessing Ebola in Liberia " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:16:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-10-29/morning-shift-reporter-accounts-his-experience-witnessing-ebola Morning Shift: Negative campaign tactics can leave some voters disinterested http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-10-28/morning-shift-negative-campaign-tactics-can-leave-some-voters <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/VOX EFX.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>As part of our series looking at the different voting blocks in this year&#39;s election, we hear about efforts to encourage people to actually get to the polls. Also, we talk about a new book that reflects and highlights different biblical stories. Plus, the sounds of Brazilian transplant, Momo.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-82/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-82.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-82" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Negative campaign tactics can leave some voters disinterested " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 08:08:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-10-28/morning-shift-negative-campaign-tactics-can-leave-some-voters Morning Shift: Third Coast Conference celebrates the art of storytelling http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-10-27/morning-shift-third-coast-conference-celebrates-art-storytelling <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/603987_10151251403387131_1537325853_n.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>It&#39;s the midway point of the Bears&#39; season and we get a recap of their match against the Patriots. And with Election Day nearing, we kick off a week-long series that looks at the various voting blocks, including those who served time. Plus, celebrating 10 years of Chicago&#39;s Mucca Pazza.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-81/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-81.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-81" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Third Coast Conference celebrates the art of storytelling " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:14:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-10-27/morning-shift-third-coast-conference-celebrates-art-storytelling Morning Shift: New book reveals the FBI's past attack on African-American writers http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-10-24/morning-shift-new-book-reveals-fbis-past-attack-african-american <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Courtesy of Facebook.png" alt="" /><p><p>We have an interview with Mayor Emanuel&#39;s new pick for City Treasurer. And, we hear from the author of a new book that exposes a know chapter in FBI history revolved around African American writers. Plus, the sounds of French jazz vocalist, Cyrille Aimee.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-80/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-80.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-80" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: New book reveals the FBI's past attack on African-American writers" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:12:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-10-24/morning-shift-new-book-reveals-fbis-past-attack-african-american Morning Shift: Assessing the value of a college education http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-10-23/morning-shift-assessing-value-college-education-110981 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/CARLY.DEYLE_.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We tackle some of the issues facing higher education and discuss how to stay above the debt. And, we look at what we learned from SARS when it comes to epidemic panic. Plus, we examine the characteristics of young extremists in the United States.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-79/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-79.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-79" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Assessing the value of a college education " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:09:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-10-23/morning-shift-assessing-value-college-education-110981 Morning Shift: Illinois prisons have privatized services but remain state-run http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-10-22/morning-shift-illinois-prisons-have-privatized-services-remain <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/midwest.communications.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>There&#39;s a myth in Lafayette that African Americans displaced by the Chicago Housing Authority are migrating to the central Indiana town and causing crime. We look at why that myth persists. Plus, we have another shot of &quot;Reclaimed Soul.&quot;</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-private-prison/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-private-prison.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-private-prison" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Illinois prisons have privatized services but remain state-run " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:06:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-10-22/morning-shift-illinois-prisons-have-privatized-services-remain Morning Shift: The grim reality of Illinois' fiscal health http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-10-21/morning-shift-grim-reality-illinois-fiscal-health-110971 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/ALMENGOR.ANNA_.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We get a recap of the third and final Illinois governor&#39;s debate and learn what role Latino voters play in this year&#39;s election. And, our &quot;Hey Guv!&quot; series unpacks the state&#39;s fiscal health. Plus, Chicago Tribune writer Kevin Pang talks about his new documentary about food, family and sacrifice.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-77/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-77.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-77" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: The grim reality of Illinois' fiscal health" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:48:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-10-21/morning-shift-grim-reality-illinois-fiscal-health-110971 Morning Shift: Can celebrity endorsements help on the campaign trail? http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-10-20/morning-shift-can-celebrity-endorsements-help-campaign-trail <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Kevin Gebhardt.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We take a look at whether a political candidate really benefits from getting a noteworthy someone to stump for them. Plus, we get a preview of the 25th Chicago Humanities Festival with program director Alison Cuddy. The theme for this year is &quot;Journeys&quot;.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-76/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-76.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-76" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Can celebrity endorsements help on the campaign trail? " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:06:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2014-10-20/morning-shift-can-celebrity-endorsements-help-campaign-trail