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Afternoon Shift

The 3@3: Immigration, marijuana and street festival reforms

Today on the 3@3, Time Out Chicago's Laura Baginski and Alderman Procco Joe Moreno (1st) join host Steve Edwards to talk about the topics of the day.

Immigration politics: After Friday’s announcement about immigration, the weekend’s political machine heated up. How did Romney react and will he be forced to choose a VP candidate that helps attract a Latino voting bloc?

Marijuana decriminalization: Is this really going to happen in Chicago?

Illinois bucks the trend of banning plastic bags, opting to force municipalities to recycle plastic bags instead of letting them outright ban them. This is all you, alderman!

This past weekend was big for neighborhood street festivals. And just around the corner is the Taste of Chicago. What is your favorite and how do you think they can be improved? This article is all about the controversy over “suggested donation.” Is it suggested? What is that money for?

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