The Chicago City Council voted to approve the Obama Presidential Center, but punted on the question of a police training academy. Ida B. Wells may be honored with a new street name downtown. And an Irish developer backed out of a plan to redevelop the South Works steel site on the far South Side.
Those are just a few of the big local and state stories we’re tackling in this week’s Friday News Roundup. As always, we’ve put together a great panel of journalists to help us review and analyze the news.
Morning Shift talks with:
- Chicago Tribune reporter Lolly Bowean
- Chicago-based freelance journalist Kim Bellware
- And Alby Gallun, real estate reporter with Crain’s Chicago Business.