WBEZ | morning shift http://www.wbez.org/tags/morning-shift Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en 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 Morning Shift: Teaching kids the tough issues of our society http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-29/morning-shift-teaching-kids-tough-issues-our-society <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/USAG-Humphreys_1.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We talk about the pros and cons of sale by owner and if using a realtor is the best option. And, we look at how some teachers are talking about Ferguson in the classroom. Then, we hear the latest work from Oak Park clarinetist James Falzone.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-teaching-kids-the-tough-issues-in-ou/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-teaching-kids-the-tough-issues-in-ou.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-teaching-kids-the-tough-issues-in-ou" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Teaching kids the tough issues of our society " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:16:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-29/morning-shift-teaching-kids-tough-issues-our-society Morning Shift: Senator Durbin details plan for post-recess http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-28/morning-shift-senator-durbin-details-plan-post-recess <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/SenRockefeller.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We get a recap of the Chicago Board of Education meeting and what this school year will look like. Also, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin joins us to talk immigration, student loans and corporate inversions.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-senator-durbin-talks-issues-and-poli/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-senator-durbin-talks-issues-and-poli.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-senator-durbin-talks-issues-and-poli" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Senator Durbin details plan for post-recess" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:08:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-28/morning-shift-senator-durbin-details-plan-post-recess Morning Shift: Urban agriculture still finding footing http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-27/morning-shift-urban-agriculture-still-finding-footing <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/-Tripp-.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>While some programs have met with success, other farms in the city haven&#39;t had success. We check in with some farmers trying to bring farming-and healthy eating-to city neighborhoods. And, the city celebrates the U.S. Little League champs.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-urban-agriculture/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-urban-agriculture.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-urban-agriculture" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Urban agriculture still finding footing" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:41:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-27/morning-shift-urban-agriculture-still-finding-footing Morning Shift: Vocational training could strengthen middle class http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-26/morning-shift-vocational-training-could-strengthen <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/j.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We talk about the uptick in funding to vocational training programs as more graduates are finding work in their fields of study. And, with constituents expressing disapproval for their elected officials, how are incumbents staying in office?</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-vocational-training-could-be-path-to/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-vocational-training-could-be-path-to.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-vocational-training-could-be-path-to" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Vocational training could strengthen middle class" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:05:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-26/morning-shift-vocational-training-could-strengthen Morning Shift: Group wants official recognition of Pullman's rich history http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-26/morning-shift-group-wants-official-recognition <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/PAYTON CHUNG.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Preservationists are pushing for Chicago&#39;s Pullman neighborhood to be included in the National Park System. We learn more about the neighborhood&#39;s history. And one family goes all in on the Chicago Triathlon this weekend.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-group-wants-official-recognition-of/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-group-wants-official-recognition-of.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-group-wants-official-recognition-of" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Group wants official recognition of Pullman's rich history" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:41:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-26/morning-shift-group-wants-official-recognition Morning Shift: Campaign aims to end transit deserts http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-26/morning-shift-campaign-aims-end-transit-deserts <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/-TRIPP-_0.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>A new campaign aims to get investment to address the needs of communities who are lacking public transit options. We talk solutions for transit deserts. And, does arming cops with cameras work?</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-campaign-aims-to-end-transit-deserts/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-campaign-aims-to-end-transit-deserts.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-campaign-aims-to-end-transit-deserts" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Campaign aims to end transit deserts" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:29:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-26/morning-shift-campaign-aims-end-transit-deserts Morning Shift: New book explores history of Chicago's Polish community http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-20/morning-shift-new-book-explores-history-chicagos <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/480140_410455745690189_754951233_n.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We get a recap of the Jackie Robinson West game against Pearland, TX, and we take a look at the deep Polish roots of Chicago&#39;s Avondale neighborhood. And, &quot;Reclaimed Soul&quot; host, Ayana Contreras, pays homage to the &quot;Godfather of Soul.&quot;</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-new-book-explores-history-of-chicago/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-new-book-explores-history-of-chicago.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-new-book-explores-history-of-chicago" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: New book explores history of Chicago's Polish community" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:10:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-20/morning-shift-new-book-explores-history-chicagos Morning Shift: What's next for the city's mental health services? http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-19/morning-shift-whats-next-citys-mental-health-services <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/574994_3227675883089_1221436047_n.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We check in with Chicago&#39;s Department of Public Health Commissioner to learn more about the state of mental health care services. And, Waukegan wants to pay homage to a literary native. Plus, we get a taste of an original score to Buster Keaton&#39;s 1927 film, &quot;The General.&quot;</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-what-s-next-for-the-city-s-mental-he/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-what-s-next-for-the-city-s-mental-he.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-what-s-next-for-the-city-s-mental-he" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: What's next for the city's mental health services?" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:23:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-19/morning-shift-whats-next-citys-mental-health-services Morning Shift: Comedian Neal Brennan brings some personality to television http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-18/morning-shift-comedian-neal-brennan-brings-some <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Photo Courtesy of Facebook_0.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We get an update on the hearings aimed at answering questions about growing, selling and using medical marijuana in Illinois. Writer and comedian Neal Brennan gives us the scoop on his new show, &quot;The Approval Matrix.&quot; Plus, the music of legend Hank Williams.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-comedian-neal-brennan-brings-persona/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-comedian-neal-brennan-brings-persona.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-comedian-neal-brennan-brings-persona" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Comedian Neal Brennan brings some personality to television " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:51:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-08-18/morning-shift-comedian-neal-brennan-brings-some