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Here's what's up with Eight Forty-Eight with Tony Sarabia for Friday.

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Eavesdropping: Later today, a Cook County judge is expected to rule on the constitutionality of the Illinois Eavesdropping Act, which makes it illegal to record public conversations without prior consent. The American Civil Liberties Union has been a staunch opponent of the bill. Adam Schwartz, senior lawyer at the ACLU-IL, gives the details.

Onstage/Backstage: WBEZ theater critics Jonathan Abarbanel and Kelly Kleiman "duel" over Chicago Fusion Theatre's Las Hermanas Padillas, staged at the DCA Storefront Theater. They also talk about tax breaks for Chicago theaters. 

Twitter: For years,Tony Sarabia lived a blissful Twitter-free existence. No more. Friday, Cesar Torres of Ars Technica helps Tony set up his very own Twitter account. Worldview host and recent Twitter convert Jerome McDonnell offers moral support

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