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OTL: Episode #540- Rent control in Chicago, The Secret History of Queen Sylvia Embry, Assisting Chicago’s immigrant community

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

 

 

  • Centro Romero executive director Daysi Funes about how her organization is helping with the challenges facing Chicago’s immigrant community.

 

Meanwhile, we discuss Billy Dec, the recent insanity between Mayor Emanuel and Governor Rauner, the Thompson Center’s food court, and wacky bass players.

 

This week’s local music is provided by The Sweet Maries.

 

OTL host Mike Stephen (far right, on harmonica) and his band Detagoh rock Wise Fools Pub in 2005. [not pictured: Socks the bass player]
OTL host Mike Stephen (far right, on harmonica) and his band Detagoh rock Wise Fools Pub in 2005.
[not pictured: “Socks” the bass player]

 

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OTL: Episode #539- Protecting high school journalism, Chicago Plant Rescue, Inside the Read/Write Library

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

 

 

 

Meanwhile, we discuss the upcoming #RumpsAgainstTrump protest and the growing sanctuary restaurants movement.

 

This week’s local music is provided by The Real Gone.

 

OTL host Mike Stephen supports high school journalism.
OTL host Mike Stephen supports high school journalism.

 

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OTL: Episode #538- Revitalizing the Pedway, Changes for Newcity, The Secret History of Little Brother Montgomery

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

 

 

 

Meanwhile, Mike reveals what the Chicago bag tax is really about right before making a surprise political announcement!

 

This week’s local music is provided by Cafe Racer.

 

OTL host Mike Stephen reads the 31st anniversary issue of Newcity -- the last weekly edition of the venerable Chicago newspaper.
OTL host Mike Stephen reads the 31st anniversary issue of Newcity — the last weekly edition of the venerable Chicago newspaper.

 

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OTL: Episode #537- Living with lead in Chicago, Fatal crashes and cell phone privacy, Is Restaurant Week a good deal?

Mike Stephen talks with:

 

 

 

 

Meanwhile, Mike explains why he turned down Portillo’s this week!

 

This week’s local music is provided by Go Time!.

 

OTL host Mike Stephen III and his son Mike Stephen IV watch an episode of Elmo's World while enjoying a tall glass of Chicago tap water.
OTL host Mike Stephen III and his son Mike Stephen IV watch an episode of Elmo’s World while enjoying a tall glass of Chicago tap water.
(Text “LEAD” to 312-697-1791 to find out more about potential lead poisoning in your area.)

 

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