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OTL: Episode #541- Possible CPD reforms, Navigating Lake Street, The Platoon of Power Squadron series concludes

Mike Stephen talks with:   Chicago Justice Project executive director Tracy Siska about changes that need to be made within the Chicago Police Department;   Fulton Market Association executive director Roger Romanelli about fixing the treacherous stretch of Lake Street between Halsted and Ashland; and   The Platoon of Power Squadron creator/writer/director Jake Jarvi about about his long-running locally-produced web series that’s […]

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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:   Pilsen Alliance director Byron Sigcho about the displacement of some of our city’s residents and the movement for rent control in Chicago;   Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about singer and bassist Queen Sylvia Embry for this week’s “Winter Blues” edition of The Secret History of Chicago Music; and   Centro […]

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

Mike Stephen talks with:   Illinois Journalism Education Association board member Stan Zoller about the continuing importance of teaching journalists at the high school level;   Chicago Plant Rescue community outreach director Nora Bryne about what her organization is doing to save orphaned greenery; and   Read/Write Library Chicago executive director Nell Taylor about the importance of documenting local history via books, […]

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

Mike Stephen talks with:   Environmental Law & Policy Center president and executive director Howard Learner about ideas to improve Chicago’s vast pedway system;   Newcity editor/publisher Brian Hieggelke about changes in store for his venerable Chicago alternative newspaper; and   Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about influential self-taught pianist Little Brother Montgomery for this week’s “Winter Blues” edition of The […]

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