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WBEZ’s Chicago and Illinois News Roundup: July 20, 2018

A fatal shooting by Chicago police. Legislation aimed at curbing gun violence in Illinois. The website Chicagoist acquired — and potentially given new life — by surprise investor Chance the Rapper.

Those are just a few of the big stories Morning Shift covers in its weekly Friday New Roundup where a panel of journalists helps bring context and analysis to the biggest local and state stories of the week.  

GUESTS: 

Cheryl Corley, NPR correspondent based in Chicago

Kimberly Egonmwan, commentator for WVON, attorney, activist

Mary Dixon, WXRT morning news anchor


LEARN MORE: 

Friends, colleagues gather in South Shore to remember barber fatally shot by police (Chicago Tribune 7/19/18)

Guns can be removed from those deemed dangerous under law signed by Rauner; he also extends ‘cooling off’ period’ to assault-style weapons (Chicago Tribune 7/16/18)

Chance The Rapper announces purchase of Chicagoist website in newly released song (Chicago Tribune 7/19/18)

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