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Miles Bryan

Miles Bryan

Midday News Producer

Miles Bryan is WBEZ’s Midday News Producer. He joined the station in 2016 after working as a reporter and host at Wyoming Public Radio in Laramie, Wyoming. His reporting has been featured on All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Marketplace, and other outlets.

Miles has a B.A. from Reed College in Portland, Oregon, where he got his start in broadcast volunteering at KBOO community radio. He now lives in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood.

Recent Stories

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Professor Says Department Will Still Consider Students Affected By Travel Ban

An academic department that relies on students from Iran said it still plans to consider those students for admittance next semester.

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A Look At Facebook Live And Chicago Violence

At least three shooting incidents in Chicago over the last year have been captured on live video stream.

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Chicagoans Mourn Two Children Killed By Gunfire

Chicagoans are mourning the deaths 11-year-old Takiya Holmes and two-year-old Lavontay White.

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Competition Among Warehouse Employers Called A 'Wage War'

Anne Edmunds with the staffing agency ManpowerGroup said growth and a tightening market has led to a “wage war” among warehouse employers.

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Court Decision On Travel Ban Lifts Traveler At O'Hare

Vrouyr Joubenian lives in Lebanon but was born in Syria. He said up until the announcement he did not know what was going to happen.

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Banned Together: Consultant Counts Cost Of Trump’s Travel Ban

Rafid Hindo and his brothers own their own consulting firm that helps businesses work in Iraq.

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Banned Together: Trump’s Order Leaves Bad Taste in Restaurant Owner’s Mouth

A Somali native says he hasn’t seen many regulars at his North Side grill.

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Banned Together: How The Travel Ban Hurts UIC's Engineering Program

A UIC professor says the travel ban could prevent the "best of the best" engineering students in Iran from enrolling at his university.

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Banned Together: Travel Ban Won't Stop Chicago Rapper

Khaled M, a Libyan-American rapper, says President Donald Trump's travel ban has re-energized him.

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Chicagoans Join Rally In D.C. For Women's March

Hundreds of Chicagoans joined travelers from across the country in journeying to Washington D.C. for the Women’s March on Washington.

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Cuban Health Officials, University Of Illinois To Exchange Ideas

Health officials from Cuba are visiting Chicago clinics this week. Cuba runs a renowned healthcare system using little money and resources.

Morning Edition

Gun Deaths In Chicago Reach Startling Number As Year Closes

The city logged more than 700 homicides in 2016, more than any other major U.S. city.

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Not Since ’98: Relatives Reflect On Chicago Gun Violence Then And Now

Families of loved ones killed in 1998, the last time Chicago saw more than 700 murders, say they are horrified at this year’s murder rate.

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Alderman Says O'Hare Contractors, Airlines Should 'Respect Workers' Or Be Banned

In Chicago, hundreds of protesters at O'Hare were outside terminals chanting "What do we want? $15! When do we want it? Now!"

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Mother Questions Why Police Fatally Shot Her Son

A police sergeant said the teenager pointed a gun at him, but Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said no weapon has been found.

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Thanksgiving Turkey Drive Dishes Out Some Comfort to Local Muslims

"I don’t think terrorists go around giving turkeys to other people," said a 16-year-old volunteer.

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Calls For Unity In Mt. Greenwood Drowned Out By Protesters

Dozens clashed in the Southwest Side neighborhood Sunday night over the shooting of a young black man by police.

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O'Hare Workers Vote To Strike 'Over The Holiday Season'

Hundreds of workers at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport said Thursday they plan to strike “over the holiday season.”

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Social Service Providers Say City Slow To Respond To Transit Needs

Nonprofits have fallen back on paper tickets to give out, but even those are hard to get.

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Voting Problems Reported In Logan Square Neighborhood

Electronic voting machines at the Darwin Elementary School polling place were largely inoperable when the station opened at 6 A.M.

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