Your NPR news source
The Rundown Podcast - Show Tile

Stay in the loop with the Windy City’s biggest news.

Angela Cheng

The Rundown Podcast - Show Tile

Stay in the loop with the Windy City’s biggest news.

Angela Cheng

Morning News: November 2, 2023

Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson reaffirmed his stance that officers shouldn’t belong to extremist groups. Governor J-B Pritzker says the state legislature won’t be sending any more money this year to Chicago to help accommodate migrants. A new proposed Chicago elected school board map is out. Lawmakers could vote on it as early as next week.

Stay in the loop with the Windy City’s biggest news.

Angela Cheng

   

Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson reaffirmed his stance that officers shouldn’t belong to extremist groups. Governor J-B Pritzker says the state legislature won’t be sending any more money this year to Chicago to help accommodate migrants. A new proposed Chicago elected school board map is out. Lawmakers could vote on it as early as next week.

More From This Show
We can’t let National Transportation Week pass without revisiting our conversation with Lee Crooks. He’s basically a local celebrity, with a highly-recognizable voice. He’s been announcing stops on the CTA for 25 years. “It does become something of a legacy,” Crooks said. In this episode, he talks to host Erin Allen about trains, legacy and Midwest accents. And yes, we have him do the voice. This episode was originally published on Oct. 18, 2023.