WBEZ | morning shift http://www.wbez.org/tags/morning-shift Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Morning Shift: New exhibit explores Chicago's influence in World War I http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-09-15/morning-shift-new-exhibit-explores-chicagos-influence <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/UBC Library Digitization Centre.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We talk about Alderman&#39;s Fioretti&#39;s mayoral announcement and a new profile of gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner. And, we look at Chicago&#39;s role in World World I. Plus, drummer Charles Heath brings jazz back to the South Side.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-new-exhibit-shows-chicago-s-influenc/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-new-exhibit-shows-chicago-s-influenc.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-new-exhibit-shows-chicago-s-influenc" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: New exhibit explores Chicago's influence in World War I" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:22:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-09-15/morning-shift-new-exhibit-explores-chicagos-influence Morning Shift: Evolution of the American workplace http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-09-12/morning-shift-evolution-american-workplace-110789 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/ste3ve_0.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We have our final installment in our series on medical marijuana in Illinois. And, we talk to the author of a new book that highlights the culture of the white collar workplace. Plus, comedic champ Judah Friedlander stops by.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-the-origin-of-the-workplace-cubicle/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-the-origin-of-the-workplace-cubicle.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-the-origin-of-the-workplace-cubicle" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Evolution of the American workplace" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:13:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-09-12/morning-shift-evolution-american-workplace-110789 Morning Shift: American Muslims still face adversity post 9/11 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-09-11/morning-shift-american-muslims-still-face-adversity <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Kai Brinker.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We follow up on the city&#39;s single room occupancy and residential hotels ordinance. And talk about how some parents are turning to medical marijuana for their child&#39;s illness. Plus, we look at Muslim civil rights post 9/11. Plus, the rock sounds of Archie Powell and The Exports.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-american-muslims-still-face-adversit/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-american-muslims-still-face-adversit.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-american-muslims-still-face-adversit" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: American Muslims still face adversity post 9/11" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:09:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-09-11/morning-shift-american-muslims-still-face-adversity Morning Shift: Can you remain a fan if a team steps out of bounds? http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-09-10/morning-shift-can-you-remain-fan-if-team-steps-out <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Maxim34374.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We look at the dark side of professional sports-what behavior makes you finally give up as a fan? And, we take a closer look at state of the U.S. Postal Service. Plus, fashion and music collide in our weekly dose of Reclaimed Soul.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-values-vs-professional-sports/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-values-vs-professional-sports.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-values-vs-professional-sports" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Can you remain a fan if a team steps out of bounds?" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:07:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-09-10/morning-shift-can-you-remain-fan-if-team-steps-out Morning Shift: Investors ready to cash in on medical marijuana business http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-09-09/morning-shift-investors-ready-cash-medical-marijuana <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/401(K) 2013_0.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We talk about how some Illinois residents plan to invest in Illinois&#39; medical marijuana business. And, we look at the Illinois Green Party&#39;s attempts at getting on the November ballot. Plus, we chat with one of Chicago&#39;s renowned photographers, John H. White.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-investors-ready-to-cash-in-on-medica/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-investors-ready-to-cash-in-on-medica.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-investors-ready-to-cash-in-on-medica" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Investors ready to cash in on medical marijuana business" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:59:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-09-09/morning-shift-investors-ready-cash-medical-marijuana Morning Shift: Has obesity in Illinois gotten out of control? http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-09-08/morning-shift-has-obesity-illinois-gotten-out-control <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Yogma.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We take a look at obesity rates in America and why Illinois ranks 25th in the nation. We also talk about the medical marijuana registration process for the state. Plus, we get a unique take on bluegrass music from three Aussies.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-obesity-in-illinois/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-obesity-in-illinois.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-obesity-in-illinois" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Has obesity in Illinois gotten out of control? " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 08:07:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-09-08/morning-shift-has-obesity-illinois-gotten-out-control Morning Shift: Jon Lovitz brings his talent to Chicago http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-09-05/morning-shift-jon-lovitz-brings-his-talent-chicago <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/10287048_571101576321360_4285818186165153467_o.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We look at the Cook County GOP&#39;s efforts to woo minority voters. And, we talk sports as Chicago Sky head to the WNBA finals. Plus, we chat with comedian Jon Lovitz about his upcoming stand-up show here in Chicago.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-jon-lovitz/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-jon-lovitz.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-jon-lovitz" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Jon Lovitz brings his talent to Chicago" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 08:09:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-09-05/morning-shift-jon-lovitz-brings-his-talent-chicago Morning Shift: Health care sharing within churches http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-09-04/morning-shift-health-care-sharing-within-churches <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/lovemakesaway.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We talk about the changing landscape of college from costs to technology. And, we take a closer look at a faith-based alternative to traditional health insurance. And, we talk about a new plan to improve Chicagoans&#39; credit scores.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-ministries-offer-health-care/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-ministries-offer-health-care.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-ministries-offer-health-care" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Health care sharing within churches" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 08:11:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-09-04/morning-shift-health-care-sharing-within-churches Morning Shift: Defining American culture http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-09-03/morning-shift-defining-american-culture-110739 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/lucianvenutian.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We look at a recent poll that shows the majority of Americans think undocumented immigrants threaten American beliefs and customs. We unpack the reasons behind such fears, and ask: What does it meant to be American? Plus, we&#39;ve got another shot of Reclaimed Soul with host Ayana Contreras.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-what-does-being-american-really-mean/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-what-does-being-american-really-mean.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-what-does-being-american-really-mean" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Defining American culture" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 08:32:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-09-03/morning-shift-defining-american-culture-110739 Morning Shift: The underbelly of politics isn't always pretty http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-09-02/morning-shift-underbelly-politics-isnt-always-pretty <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/redlineproject.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>It&#39;s back to school for Chicago students. We hear from a couple of high schoolers as they look forward to a new year. Also, we explore a different side to political campaigning. And, the sounds of Chicago&#39;s Sones de Mexico stop by to celebrate twenty years of music making.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-the-ugly-side-of-politics/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-the-ugly-side-of-politics.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-the-ugly-side-of-politics" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: The underbelly of politics isn't always pretty" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:01:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-09-02/morning-shift-underbelly-politics-isnt-always-pretty