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OTL: Episode #524- Cook Co. back-taxing local music venues, Press START to Drink, The Secret History of Rude Guest

Mike Stephen talks with:   freelance reporter Lee V. Gaines for an update on Cook County’s ruling on what is “fine art” and their pursuit of back taxes from small music venues;   Chicago Loot Drop chairman Mike Chuck about “Press START To Drink,” their 7th annual holiday fundraiser for University Of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital; […]

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OTL: Episode #516- Is Riot Fest a good thing?, More government transparency hurdles, The Secret History of Hamid Drake

Mike Stephen talks with:   Concerned Citizens of Riot Fest in Douglas Park co-founder Sharaya Tindal about her organization’s concerns about the annual music festival in their neighborhood;   Chicago Justice Project executive director Tracy Siska about filing suit against the Chicago Emergency Management and Communications office for more government transparency; and   Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about world-renowned drummer Hamid Drake for this week’s edition […]

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OTL: Episode #491- Jogging around Lake Michigan’s perimeter, BallotReady.org, Hideout Harmonica Hoedown preview

Mike Stephen talks with:   adventurist/author Steve Cannon about his run around the perimeter of Lake Michigan as detailed in his new book 40 DAYS: Life, Love, Loss and A Historic Run Around One of the World’s Largest Lakes;   BallotReady co-founders Aviva Rosman and Alex Neimczewski about how they’re helping to make voting easier; and […]

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OTL: Episode #489- Ald. Waguespack on good government, Drones and civil liberties, The Doorman app

Mike Stephen talks with:   Chicago’s 32nd Ward alderman Scott Waguespack about the quest for better government within the Chicago City Council;   Scrappers Film Group cinematographer Ben Kolak and Robo Aerial founder Christopher Morrison about Where Can I Fly My Drone?, the second episode of the “Rights Lab” web series that’s screening at Experimental Station; and   Doorman CEO/co-founder Zander […]

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