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Eight Forty-Eight 7.7.11

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Chicago’s Chief Technology Officer is charged with making the city a more user friendly place through the use of technology.

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Richard Steele fills in for Alison Cuddy. In the latest installment of The First 100, a series exploring policies under the Emanuel administration, Eight Forty-Eight explores how the city plans to use technology to transform the future of the city. WBEZ’s Elliott Ramos reports on community reaction to violent activity in Chicago’s Boystown neighborhood. Political scientist David Bositis of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies speaks with Eight Forty-Eight's Richard Steele about the demographic shifts in the inner city -and what they mean for populations of black youth.

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