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A life guard monitors people swimming in Lake Michigan at North Avenue Beach, Sunday, June 16, 2024. Temperatures in the Chicago area were hovering around 90 degrees. | Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Sun-Time

heat for recap

A life guard monitors people swimming in Lake Michigan at North Avenue Beach, Sunday, June 16, 2024. Temperatures in the Chicago area were hovering around 90 degrees. | Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Sun-Time

WBEZ’s Weekly News Recap, June 21, 2024: Reparations, record-breaking heat and more

Mayor Johnson explores making reparations a reality in Chicago, and cooling centers close for Juneteenth holiday during record-breaking heat wave.

A life guard monitors people swimming in Lake Michigan at North Avenue Beach, Sunday, June 16, 2024. Temperatures in the Chicago area were hovering around 90 degrees. | Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Sun-Time

By Andrea Guthmann
   

 Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson launches reparations task force to mark Juneteenth holiday, candidates for Chicago’s first-ever elected school board line up in the heat to get on the ballot, and Chicago City Council considers public financing of aldermanic campaigns.

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

GUESTS: Tonia Hill, multimedia reporter for The TRiiBE

Jacoby Cochran, City Cast Chicago Host

Dan Mihalopoulos, WBEZ investigative reporter on government and politics

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