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WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: May 24, 2019

Lori Lightfoot had a busy first week as mayor, which included adding finding a whole new school board to her to-do list.

The spring legislative session is winding down in Springfield with plenty left to get done before it’s over. And The Atlantic got a new contributing editor including former Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel.

Those are just some of the stories we’ll break down in Morning Shift's Friday News Roundup. 

GUESTS: Heather Cherone, reporter and managing editor for the Daily Line 

Jen Sabella, founder of Block Club Chicago  

Natalie Moore, WBEZ race, class and communities reporter 


Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson, Schools CEO Janice Jackson Keep Jobs Under Mayor Lori Lightfoot (CBS 5/21)

Mayor Lori Lightfoot will replace entire Chicago school board (Chicago Tribune 5/23)

Rahm Emanuel becomes contributing editor for The Atlantic, ABC News contributor (Chicago Sun-Times 5/20)

Census Bureau Estimates Show Chicago Population Declining (NBC Chicago 5/23)

Nearing deadline, Pritzker’s wishlist includes taxes, gambling, marijuana and infrastructure (WGN 5/22)

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