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The Morning Drive Podcast: Friday

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Good morning!

Welcome to this edition of the Morning Drive Podcast; In today’s episode, we’ve got your weekend all planned out for you.

But first, some news:

Chicago Alderman Joe Moreno says the door isn’t entirely closed on a new Chick-fil-A restaurant opening in his 1st ward.

The mayor of north suburban Libertyville says he’s disappointed Motorola Mobility has decided to move its corporate headquarters to downtown Chicago.

Indiana House Democrats have ousted Patrick Bauer, who led the caucus for the last decade, and are replacing him with Hammond’s Linda Lawson

Featured in the podcast:

It’s Friday, and that means Weekender with WBEZ’s Alison Cuddy!

Blogs we’re reading:

WBEZ blogger John Schmidt posts a small album on the aging of a city — five photos, covering 106 years. The location is Milwaukee Avenue at Ashland, looking northwest.

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And your WEATHER for today: Partly sunny, slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early in the morning and afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s and near 80 along the lake, some winds but mostly a pretty nice day. Then tonight, partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers, lows in the upper 60s except in the lower 70s downtown. Then Saturday, partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers, highs in the lower 80s. Saturday night, partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly clear, lows in the mid 60s, except lower 70s downtown. Sunday, partly cloudy highs in the mid 80s, and then Sunday night, 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms but cooler, lows in the lower 70s.

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