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►Chicagoans could soon be spending almost as much time on the river as they do along the lake. The city released its new plan to expand and develop the riverwalk. The plan includes facilities for boating, fishing, dining and – one day – swimming. A boardwalk will also help make the riverfront more accessible to pedestrians.
►Workers who walked off their job at a giant Wal-Mart-affiliated warehouse near Joliet last month are back to work—and claiming victory.
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►Rick Kogan celebrates the anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire on The Afternoon Shift
And your WEATHER for today: Partly sunny and breezy but mild. highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 15 to 25 miles per hour with gusts up to 30 miles per hour. Tonight, cloudy with rain showers in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Cooler, lows from the lower 30s to the lower 40s downtown. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Wednesday, mostly sunny, breezy, much cooler, highs in the lower 50s. Wind gusts up to 30 miles per hour in the late morning and afternoon. Wednesday night, mostly clear, lows from the lower 30s to the mid 40s downtown.
Music in the podcast brought to you by Ingrid Michaelson. She’s scheduled to play Park West tonight
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