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Chicago river water taxi

A water taxi floats on the Chicago River. People will be allowed to swim in the river for the first time in a century.

Pat Nabong

Chicago river water taxi

A water taxi floats on the Chicago River. People will be allowed to swim in the river for the first time in a century.

Pat Nabong

WBEZ’s Weekly News Recap, April 5, 2024: Chicago’s first homelessness chief, new CSO conductor

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra names its youngest ever conductor and music director, and for the first time in one hundred years, the Chicago River will soon be open for swimming. Reset dives into these and other top local stories in the Weekly News Recap. GUESTS: David Greising, president, Better Government Association Quinn Myers, Block Club Chicago reporter covering Wicker Park, West Town & Bucktown Brandis Friedman, co-anchor of WTTW’s Chicago Tonight” and host of “Chicago Tonight: Black Voices”

A water taxi floats on the Chicago River. People will be allowed to swim in the river for the first time in a century.

Pat Nabong

   

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra names its youngest ever conductor and music director, and for the first time in one hundred years, the Chicago River will soon be open for swimming.

Reset dives into these and other top local stories in the Weekly News Recap.

GUESTS: David Greising, president, Better Government Association

Quinn Myers, Block Club Chicago reporter covering Wicker Park, West Town & Bucktown

Brandis Friedman, co-anchor of WTTW’s Chicago Tonight” and host of “Chicago Tonight: Black Voices”

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