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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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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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Chicago Native Chance The Rapper Parades Fans To Voter Registration

Chicago native Chance the Rapper paraded hundreds of fans to an early voting location after a concert yesterday in Grant Park.

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Businesses With Giveaways For Voting Are Breaking The Law

Illinois Election Code bans people from offering anything of monetary value to entice voting -- even if it’s not for a particular candidate.

Curious City

Do Lotto Dollars Really Fund Education?

Schools are really crimped for cash. Hold up, wasn’t the lottery supposed to help with that?

WBEZ News

Policy Group And Rock Island County Trade Voter Suppression Claims

The Rock Island County Clerk and a free market policy group are accusing each other of voter suppression.

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Showdown Brewing Between Lake County Sheriff and Local Police Club

There's no brotherly love between the Lake County Sheriff's Office and the local Fraternal Order of Police.

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Lawyer Who Posed As Judge Charged

Rhonda Crawford faces charges of impersonating a judge when she was a court staff attorney early this year, prosecutors announced Friday.

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Chicago Is Losing Its Last Two Vehicle Emissions Testing Facilities

The Illinois EPA says the closures are part of a package that will save state taxpayers at least 11 million dollars a year.

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Cook County Offering 'Amnesty Week' For Unpaid Court Costs

The county is offering a discount on outstanding court costs if you pay this week.

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Chicago Police Honored For Exemplary Service

Chicago leaders honored outstanding city firefighters, medical personnel and police officers at a City Hall event Thursday.

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CPD To Release Information On Controversial Monitoring Devices

As part of a settlement with a transparancy nonprofit, CPD will release documents detailing use of “Stingrays.”

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