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Miles Bryan

Miles Bryan

Reporter

Miles Bryan is a General Assignment Reporter for WBEZ News. Since joining the station in 2016, Miles has reported stories ranging from a deep dive into a single, complicated shooting, to a look at why northern Illinois is the most popular location in the country for pornography-related copyright lawsuits. He joined the station 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.

Recent Stories

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A Poor Neighborhood In Chicago Looks To Cuba To Fight Infant Mortality

Health professionals from Cuba—a country that does a good job keeping babies healthy on a tight budget—helped out their peers in Chicago.

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MLK Breakfast Conversation Dominated By Trump Remarks

The morning’s conversation was dominated by vulgar remarks allegedly made by President Donald Trump.

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After Being Shut Down, Suburban Man In Talks To Open Official Homeless Shelter

A man in suburban Elgin who had his makeshift homeless shelter shut down by city officials is in talks to open up an official one.

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Homeless Patients Get Novel Treatment From Chicago Hospitals: Housing

One hospital found that paying rent for homeless patients who frequent the ER improves health and saves money.

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City Sues Some Landlords For Allegedly Not Providing Adequate Heat

The city of Chicago is taking some landlords to court today for allegedly not providing adequate heat.

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Judges Consider If Federal Agents Were Racially Biased In Drug Robbery Stings

A panel of judges is considering whether or not federal agents were racially biased in how they conducted drug robbery stings in the Chicago area.

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American And Cuban Health Workers Present Results Of Infant Mortality Reduction Pilot Program

American and Cuban health workers presented the results of a pilot project to reduce infant mortality in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood on Monday.

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Officials, Formerly Incarcerated Meet To Develop Female-Focused Corrections Policies

Illinois prison officials and women formerly incarcerated met in Chicago to talk policy Monday to develop female-focused corrections policies.

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Former State Democrat Ken Dunkin To Run For Illinois House Seat Again

An Illinois Democrat who lost his house seat after breaking from his party wants his old job back.

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Illinois Candidates Knocking On Doors In Search Of Voter Signatures

Candidates across Illinois are out knocking on doors and standing in grocery store parking lots right now in search of voter signatures to get on the ballot.

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Illinois and Chicago Officials Brag About Efforts To Resettle Puerto Rican Evacuees

Illinois and Chicago officials are bragging about the success of the city’s efforts to resettle Puerto Rican evacuees.

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Former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger Wants His Old Job Back

Former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger is running for his old office again.

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Illinois State Legislators Debate Controversial Voter Data Program

Illinois state legislators are debating the state’s participation in a controversial voter data program.

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Cook County State's Attorney: Law Enforcement Alone Not Enough To Help Young Offenders

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx says that law enforcement alone is not an adequate response to the area’s young offenders.

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What’s In A Name? Transgender Felons Say Rules Lead To Harassment

Illinois has one of the most restrictive name-changing laws, but a bill moving through the state legislature might change that.

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Illinois Gun Rights Group Fighting Bill That Would Create State Licensing System for Gun Dealers

An Illinois firearms advocate says proposed legislation to license gun dealers in the state could drive small gun store owners out of business.

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Chicago A Step Closer To Getting New Top Federal Prosecutor

Chicago is one step closer to getting a new top federal prosecutor.

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City, State Officials Announce Plans For U of I South Loop Research Institute

City and state officials are announcing plans on Thursday for a massive University of Illinois research institute in Chicago’s South Loop.

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Active Transportation Alliance: Reserve Part of LSD For Bikers, Walkers Until Navy Pier Flyover Is Done

A bicycle advocacy group wants the city of Chicago to reserve part of Lake Shore Drive for bikers and walkers until the flyover opens in 2019.

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State Officials: Trump’s Changes To Affordable Care Act Will Not Affect Prices Of 2018 Illinois ACA Plans

Illinois officials say residents enrolled in an Obamacare insurance plan won't be forced to pay more despite Trump’s decision to end some federal subsidies.

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