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The Morning Drive Podcast: Wednesday


Good morning!

Welcome to this edition of the Morning Drive Podcast!  In today's episode, we dance to Cyndi Lauper and talk to more undecided voters!

Today's news:

Illinois pays a private company more than a hundred million dollars every year to take care of the medical needs of Illinois prisoners. But there is evidence that the care is often terribleresulting in pain for prisoners and a bad deal for taxpayers.

School has been in session for just about a month and teachers in three districts across the Chicago area have gone on strike. Two more may be on the way.

Featured in the podcast:

When WBEZ asked our last undecided voter the big question last week – who does he plan to vote for? – the answer was a bit more complicated.


And your WEATHER for today: Cloudy with isolated showers and patchy drizzle in the morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. Some winds in the morning, then the forecast says chance of MEASURABLE precipitation 50 percent. They’re getting specific over there at the weather center.

Anyway - tonight, mostly cloudy, scattered showers until early morning, lows in the mid 50s except around 60 downtown. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

Thursday, mostly sunny in the morning, then increasing clouds with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. highs in the mid 70s. Wind gusts up to 30 miles per hour in the late morning and afternoon. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. Thursday night, partly cloudy with a chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Cooler, lows in the lower 40s except mid 40s downtown. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.


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