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Hyperlocal News Site Block Club Chicago Launches

Block Club Chicago, a hyperlocal news service from the former editors of DNAinfo Chicago, went live Wednesday morning. The subscription-based neighborhood news service is working to fill the void in neighborhood news coverage left when DNAinfo shut down in November.

In this interview, Morning Shift checks-in with director of strategy Jen Sabella and editor-in chief Shamus Toomey on the website's first day.

GUESTS: Block Club Chicago co-founders Jen Sabella and Shamus Toomey

LEARN MORE: Block Club Chicago website 

Block Club Chicago comes alive Wednesday (Robert Federer blog, 6/13/18)



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