WBEZ | Bear Claw http://www.wbez.org/tags/bear-claw Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Morning Shift: Funny dads, marching moms and rockin' bands http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2013-05-10/morning-shift-funny-dads-marching-moms-and-rockin <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/jimg.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>A new take on Mother&#39;s Day: Dede Koldyke of the EarthHeart Foundation gathers mothers for peace, comedian Jim Gaffigan tells stories from his new book <em>Dad Is Fat</em> and Chicago band Bear Claw throws down.<script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-funny-dads-marching-moms-rockin-band.js?header=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-funny-dads-marching-moms-rockin-band" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Funny dads, marching moms and rockin' bands" on Storify</a>]<h1>Morning Shift: Funny dads, marching moms and rockin' bands</h1><h2>A new take on Mother's Day: Dede Koldyke of the EarthHeart Foundation gathers mothers for peace, comedian Jim Gaffigan tells stories from his new book &quot;Dad Is Fat&quot; and Chicago band Bear Claw throws down.</h2><p>Storified by <a href="http://storify.com/WBEZ"></a>&middot; Mon, May 13 2013 06:22:30</p><div>Morning Shift: Funny dads, marching moms and rockin' bands by WBEZ's Morning ShiftA new take on Mother's Day: Dede Koldyke of the EarthHeart Foundation gathers mothers for peace, comedian Jim Gaffigan tells stories from...</div><div><b>Pensions</b> -&nbsp;Reforming Illinois’long-troubled pension system has been a top priority for years. Finally, boththe House and the Senate in Springfield each passed a pension bill. There’sjust one small problem – each chamber passed a different plan. WBEZ’s TonyArnold breaks down what’s going on with these two competing bills.</div><div>Will the House approve IL pension bill? by WBEZ's Morning ShiftReforming Illinois' long-troubled pension system has been a top priority for years. Finally, both the House and the Senate in Springfield...</div><div>Illinois Senate OKs Union-Backed Pension DealThe Illinois Senate voted Thursday to send a union-supported pension reform bill to the House, leaving lawmakers with two competing propo...</div><div>Illinois Senate OKs union-backed pension dealMay 9, 2013 (SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) -- The Illinois Senate voted Thursday to send a union-supported pension reform bill to the House, leaving...</div><div><b>Mothers for Peace</b> -&nbsp;The EarthHeart Foundation believes that one of the best ways to curb violence in our neighborhoods is through the collective wisdom and power of mothers. We’ll talk to the founder about her work and the first-ever Mothers Peace Celebration this weekend.</div><div>EarthHeart Foundation supports mothers in putting an end to youth violence by WBEZ's Morning ShiftThe EarthHeart Foundation believes that one of the best ways to curb violence in our neighborhoods is through the collective wisdom and p...</div><div>EarthHeart FoundationWith the power of motherhood within her, a woman can influence the entire world. The love of awakened motherhood is a love and compassion...</div><div>About EarthHeart Foundation | EarthHeart FoundationWe believe that mothers are powerful yet compassionate leaders who are called to find peaceful, love-filled solutions to some of the worl...</div><div>We Are Not Alone &quot; Mothers for Peace March for PeaceHere's a great story about everyday heroines from today's Extra by Andrea Hart, an effort on behalf of our We Are Not Alone campaign Wome...</div><div>Bobandtom</div><div><b>Jim Gaffigan </b>- Chesterton, IN, native Jim Gaffigan has been an A-list stand-up comic for well over a decade.&nbsp;He&nbsp;tells stories from his latest book, Dad Is Fat, a hilarious look at&nbsp;life with his five young kids.</div><div>Jim Gaffigan finds that fatherhood is a laughing matter by WBEZ's Morning ShiftChesterton, IN, native Jim Gaffigan has been an A-list stand-up comic for well over a decade. He tells stories from his latest book, Dad ...</div><div>Jim Gaffigan | Dad Is FatDad is Fat, the new book by Jim Gaffigan, is available for pre order now. Dad is Fat is sharply observed, explosively funny, and a cry fo...</div><div><b>Week In Review </b>- Nina Metz of the Chicago Tribune and Gary Younge of The Guardian bat around some of the big-and small stories in the news this week.</div><div>Nina Metz and Gary Younge talk about some of the huge stories on Week in Review by WBEZ's Morning ShiftNina Metz of the Chicago Tribune and Gary Younge of The Guardian bat around some of the big-and small stories in the news this week.</div><div>Charles Ramsey's 911 call describes girl trying to escape houseThe Washington Post</div><div>Charles Ramsey reminds me of none so much as Muhammad AliVox pops comes from the Latin vox populi - voice of the people. In reality, they are anything but. When the media conduct &quot;man on the str...</div><div>Nina Metz Biography</div><div><b>Bear Claw</b>&nbsp;-An unholy matrimony ofNirvana and...wait for it... Rick Astley...takes place as Chicago noise rockers BearClaw bring us the next installment of our Mash-Up series. &nbsp;</div><div>Bear Claw gives us their Nirvana and Rick Astley mash-up by WBEZ's Morning ShiftAn unholy matrimony of Nirvana and...wait for it... Rick Astley...takes place as Chicago noise rockers Bear Claw bring us the next instal...</div><div>Bear Claw (of Chicago, IL) | Rock from Chicago, ILBear Claw (of Chicago, IL) Lyrics, Songs, Music, and Videos by the band Bear Claw (of Chicago, IL) at ReverbNation</div></noscript></p></p> Fri, 10 May 2013 07:42:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2013-05-10/morning-shift-funny-dads-marching-moms-and-rockin