WBEZ | Austin Weekly News http://www.wbez.org/tags/austin-weekly-news Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Community reporters weigh in on municipal races http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-02-17/community-reporters-weigh-municipal-races-82465 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//Ald. Ed Burke AP.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>The 2011 municipal election will bring change throughout City Hall -- only six out of 50 aldermen are running unopposed. But with many eyes on the city wide mayoral race who&rsquo;s paying attention to what&rsquo;s happening ward by ward? Community reporters are plugged into the issues driving neighborhood voters to the polls.<br /><br />Ben Meyerson is the editor of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.chicagojournal.com/"><em>Chicago Journal</em></a>, which covers news in and around the Loop District. Samantha Abernethy is editor of both <a target="_blank" href="http://www.centersquarejournal.com/"><em>Center Square Journal</em></a> and <a target="_blank" href="http://www.roscoeviewjournal.com/"><em>Roscoe Review Journal</em> </a>&ndash; which cover Chicago&rsquo;s near North Side. And Arlene Jones is a columnist for <a target="_blank" href="http://www.austinweeklynews.com/"><em>Austin Weekly News </em></a>&ndash; she covers neighborhoods on Chicago&rsquo;s west side. <em>Eight Forty-Eight </em>turned to them to find out what different voters want from their aldermen.</p><p><em>Music Button: NewVillager, &quot;GenghisOn&quot;, Rich Doors 7&quot;</em></p></p> Thu, 17 Feb 2011 14:58:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-02-17/community-reporters-weigh-municipal-races-82465