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WBEZ’s Illinois and Chicago News Roundup: Aug. 16, 2019

Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown has announced she will not seek reelection. A new report found that a Chicago casino would struggle to find investors and turn a profit because of high taxes and fees. Plus, several candidates are launching bids to replace Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx.

Morning Shift breaks down the biggest stories of the week in our Friday News Roundup with host Jenn White.

GUESTS: Monica Davey, Chicago bureau chief for the New York Times Kim Bellware, Chicago-based freelance reporter

Paris Schutz, WTTW political correspondent and host

LEARN MORE: Chicago Casino Study: Taxes Too High to Be Profitable (WTTW 8/13/19)

Circuit Court field shifts with Dorothy Brown’s exit (Crain’s Chicago Business 8/15/19)

With Tiger Woods in town, Ald. Hairston hoping to convince Lightfoot to get on board of stalled golf course merger (Chicago Sun-Times 8/13/19)

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