WBEZ brings you fact-based news and information. Sign up for our newsletters to stay up to date on the stories that matter.The noise from O’Hare’s new traffic patterns is loud, but so are the voices of opposition to closing what’s known as the diagonal runways. We talk about jet noise and the future of O’Hare expansion with the commissioner of Chicago’s Department of Aviation. Some warm weather is about to hit the area…we get a short and long-term forecast. Plus high temps mean more folks will head toward the water, and we figured it never hurts to get a refresher on water safety. Later on we check in with the organizer of a back-to-school parade that’s in it’s fifty-third year on Chicago’s South Side And we dive into an exhibition at the DuSable museum on the 50th anniversary of the AACM-the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians. Also, French supersonic jets take over the Air and Water Show.