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The U.S. Navy Blue Angels, seen from North Avenue Beach, fly over Lake Michigan during an scaled-back Air and Water Show in 2021.

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels, seen from North Avenue Beach, fly over Lake Michigan during an scaled-back Air and Water Show in 2021.

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WBEZ Weekly News Recap, August 19, 2022

Hundreds of thousands of local students prepare to return to school, while politicians head to Springfield for the Illinois State Fair.

Reset goes behind the week’s headlines in the Weekly News Recap.

GUESTS: Heather Cherone, Chicago politics reporter for WTTW News

Ray Long, Chicago Tribune investigative reporter and author of The House That Madigan Built: The Record Run of Illinois’ Velvet Hammer

Sarah Karp, WBEZ education reporter

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