Morning Shift Special Coverage: Lori Lightfoot Becomes Mayor of Chicago

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Lori Lightfoot celebrates as she is sworn in as Chicago's new mayor on Monday, May 20, 2019, at Wintrust Arena. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ
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Lori Lightfoot celebrates as she is sworn in as Chicago's new mayor on Monday, May 20, 2019, at Wintrust Arena. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ

Morning Shift Special Coverage: Lori Lightfoot Becomes Mayor of Chicago

It’s a special two-hour edition of the Morning Shift to mark the inauguration of Chicago’s next mayor… Lori Lightfoot.

As we broadcast Lightfoot’s swearing-in and first address, Morning Shift also takes a look at the challenges Lightfoot faces with education, economic development and the city’s finances.