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WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Friday, January 12

Morning Shift is back with another weekly news roundup. Each Friday, we interview three local journalists from inside and outside the WBEZ newsroom to bring context and analysis to the biggest Chicagoland and Illinois news stories of the week. 

WBEZ’s Friday Chicago and Illinois News Roundup will also be available as a podcast so you can listen on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday to get ready for the coming week in everything from politics to education to criminal justice and more.

For this Friday’s installment, our panel touches on a number of big stories, including Governor Rauner’s school funding veto, the mayor’s race, the latest updates on WBEZ's investigation into a series of Legionnaires' outbreaks at a downstate Illinois veterans' home, and the Oprah 2020 hubbub. 

Our panel this week

Natasha Korecki is a Politico reporter and author of Politico’s Illinois Playbook, a daily newsletter of the biggest stories in politics. 

Ken Davis is a former WBEZ news director and host of Chicago Newsroom on CAN-TV. 

Amanda Vinicky is statehouse reporter for WTTW.

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