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Vocalo's Barber Shop Show

Public Housing, Private Security

Despite three pending lawsuits, a private security service patrols a Riverdale housing development with military-style assault rifles and a guard dog. Known to harass their residents, the security force is funded by taxpayer money from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. To discuss this issue, we heard from: •Jonah Newman, investigative journalist with the Chicago Reporter Later, we heard from Jared Landsman, out former intern, about the Peace League All Star Game last month. The Barber Shop Show airs on Fridays and Saturdays at Noon on 91.1FM, 90.7FM, and 89.5FM. You can also stream live at The show also broadcasts on Sundays at 3pm on WBEZ.

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