WBEZ’s Chicago and Illinois News Roundup: October 19, 2018

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WBEZ’s Chicago and Illinois News Roundup: October 19, 2018

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel delivered his final budget address Wednesday, where he focused more on his legacy than on dollars and cents.

Meanwhile, Chance the Rapper put his clout with millennials behind Amara Enyia, a relative unknown in the 2019 race.

And Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker is facing a racial discrimination lawsuit from current and former campaign workers.

Morning Shift breaks down those stories and more on the Friday News Roundup with guest host and WBEZ reporter Odette Yousef.

GUESTS: Claudia Morell, WBEZ city politics reporter

Mary Ann Ahern, NBC 5 Chicago political reporter

Kimberly Egonmwan, commentator for WVON, attorney, activist

LEARN MORE: Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Final Budget Speech: An Exercise In Legacy Building (Chicago Tribune 10/17/18)

Chance The Rapper’s Mayoral Endorsement Is A Pretty Big Deal (Chicago Magazine 10/16/18)

Chicago Finally Releases Video Of Police Officer Shooting Unarmed And Disabled Ricky Hayes (The Intercept 10/16/18)