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  1. The Present And Future Heat Waves Of ChicagoRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicago's Office of Emergency Management and Communication says it is preparing for the possibly dangerous weather. It says the city will be making calls to elderly citizens and deploying emergency response workers to check-in on people.

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  2. Journey to the Heart of ChicagoRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Will Bouman grew up the son of a geography professor , so he thinks a little more about where things are than most people do. Something bugs him when people describe the Loop - and the start of Chicago's grid-like street address system at State and Madison streets - as the center of the city.

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  3. Puerto Rican singer iLe is making her Chicago debut at Millennium Park Series on Thursday.Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    On this week's Global Notes , Catalina Maria Johnson, host and producer of Beat Latino on Vocalo, visits Worldview to share a bit of the state of the state of Latin music today .  Catalina also shared all the different opportunities Chicagoans will have to see these artists live at Latin music festivals and concerts across the city:

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  4. With Election Day Years Away, Emanuel Campaign Fund Collects Big DonationsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Campaign-fund disclosures from Rahm Emanuel show Chicago's mayor raising money like an active candidate, even with the election almost three years away. The mayor collected more than $590,000 in the last three months - about two-thirds of it from a small group of organizations and their employees.

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  5. Chicago Gets A New Cultural Czar: Columbia College's Mark KellyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    After 32 years of exuberantly and indefatigably boosting Columbia College Chicago-many called him "Mr. Columbia"-Mark Kelly is leaving the college to replace Michelle Boone as commissioner of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, responsible for, as a statement from Columbia President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim put it, "the presentation and promotion of high-quality free festivals, exhibitions, performances and holiday celebrations each year in parks, the historic Chicago Cultural Center and other venues throughout the city." The job is an enormously challenging one, even for someone as energetic as Kelly.

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  6. Getting to the Bottom of Lake Michigan's Legendary 'Shark Attack'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Rumor has it a young George Lawson was attacked by a shark while swimming at a Chicago beach in 1955. Is it true, or just a bunch of bull shark? It's the kind of "fact" that makes you blink and wonder if you read it correctly.

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  7. Photos: Chicago's 47th Annual Gay Pride ParadeRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicagoans came out in force to celebrate the LGBT pride, reveling, but also remembering the recent mass shooting in Orlando that left 49 people dead.

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  8. Chicago Committee Advances Uber, Lyft RegulationsRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Despite objections and threats that Uber and Lyft would leave Chicago, a committee of Chicago aldermen Friday advanced stricter licensing rules for ride-hailing companies that include fingerprinting and background checks. There have been marathon public hearings and hours of closed door meetings at City Hall over whether or not Uber and Lyft drivers should be regulated more like cab drivers.

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  9. Chicagoans: We'll Have A Cup Of Joe No Matter WhatRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Cancer experts from the World Health Organization this week downgraded coffee from the possibly cancer-causing classification to the category. So, go on, have another cup.

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  10. Chicago's Pride Parade Will Go OnRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks with members of LGBT groups and their supporters at a vigil in the city's Boystown neighborhood on Sunday, June 12, 2016. Johnson said the city has stepped up security in gay communities following the shooting attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando.

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  11. How Is Climate Change Affecting Chicago?Read the original story

    May 26, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    This week we took to Twitter to chat about this Heat of the Moment story about how climate change, flooding and inequality are coming to a head in Chicago. We talked preparedness and the what Chicagoans can expect in the future with Shannon Heffernan , the reporter behind the story and the Center for Neighborhood Technology.

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  12. What Chicagoans Can Do To Accelerate Gender EqualityRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Women in Illinois make 79 cents on the dollar for the doing the same work as men. That puts Illinois on par with the national average.  No doubt, it's a fact you've heard before.

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  13. May 19 NPR Presents: Family MattersRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Facing first-time loans as a college student or a new mortgage as a third-time home buyer both come with risks, opportunities and, of course, questions. To help Chicagoans navigate these complex decisions, WBEZ Chicago joins NPR to bring NPR Presents: Family Matters to Chicago for a conversation about money.

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  14. Curious Citizen Ian Adams (center) and fiance join Andrew Gill...Read the original story

    May 9, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    The Tamale Spaceship at Damen and Evergreen began as a food truck before opening a storefront restaurant. Not pictured: The church that - less than 100 feet away - precludes the restaurant from getting a liquor license.

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  15. StoryCorps Chicago: Lincoln Park Before The Boutiques And CondosRead the original story

    May 6, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Bill Smiljanich is a native Chicagoan, part Puerto Rican, and part Ukrainian. As a kid, he spent a lot of time with his grandmother at her house in the Lincoln Park.

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  16. Small Biz: Chicago Institution Manny's DeliRead the original story

    May 5, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    President-elect Barack Obama orders a slice of pie during a visit to Manny's Deli in Chicago, Friday, Nov. 21, 2008. Manny's Deli has been serving its matzo ball soup, corned beef reubens, knishes and other delicacies to Chicagoans since 1942.

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  17. Working Shift: Professional PilotRead the original story

    May 2, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    For the latest installment in our series Working Shift where we interview Chicagoans with interesting jobs, we check in with a commercial pilot.

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  18. Chicago's Tornado-Proof DelusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Curious Citizen Erin English Bailey had a healthy fear of tornadoes as a kid. She grew up near the northwestern limits of Chicago-area sprawl and she remembers when the tornado siren would go off.

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  19. How Would You Spend $1 Million In Your Neighborhood?Read the original story

    Apr 18, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    A little more than a handful of Chicago alderman are doing what's called " participatory budgeting " this year. In those wards, Chicagoans get to cast a vote on how the lawmakers should spend about a million dollars.  WBEZ city politics reporter Lauren Chooljian sits down with us to talk with listeners about how they would spend the money, even if their aldermen aren't participating.

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  20. Why Are So Many People Moving Away From Chicago?Read the original story

    Mar 25, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    New census data released Thursday show that people are leaving Chicago in droves . The trend is particularly strong in African-American communities.  "I work at Northeastern, no state budget means Northeastern employees are all furloughed one day a week until a budget is passed.

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