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(broadcasting on the “never-late-to-the-news” radio station WGN-AM 720)

Mike Stephen talks to a South Side teacher about why he does what he does, chats local politics with reporter Mick Dumke, drops by Beardsgaard Barbers in Batavia, and visits the Chicago Kickboxing Club in Lincoln Park.

 

Dave Stieber– History teacher at Chicago Vocational Career Academy

Dave reflects on his years of teaching on the South Side of Chicago.  You can also read his recent post on this topic here.


Dave Stieber and his son.

 

Mick Dumke– Senior writer at the Chicago Reader

Mick discusses how the Mayor’s low poll numbers might affect the aldermanic races and the lack of enthusiasm for the IL gubernatorial candidates.


Mick Dumke and Mike Stephen talk Chicago politics.

 

Tyler and Natalie Anderson– Co-owners of Beardsgaard Barbers

We drop by this new barber shop at 117 S. Batavia Ave. in Batavia, IL to learn about this young couple’s dream shop come true.


Natalie Anderson gets ready to cut some hair at Beardsgaard.

 

Jim Glasgow– Owner of the Chicago Kickboxing Club

This Lincoln Park gym specializes in Muay Thai Kickboxing.  We find out what that is and get the story behind this increasingly-popular workout spot.


Jim Glasgow trains students at the Chicago Kickboxing Club

 

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