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The Morning Shift with Tony Sarabia is a live talk show that airs weekdays from 8:50 to 10 a.m. on WBEZ 91.5FM in Chicago. It offers a dynamic mix of news, culture and music and rely heavily on engagement with you, our listeners, on-air and via social media.

The Morning Shift with Tony Sarabia is a live talk show that airs weekdays from 8:50 to 10 a.m. on WBEZ 91.5FM in Chicago. It offers a dynamic mix of news, culture and music and rely heavily on engagement with you, our listeners, on-air and via social media.
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The Morning Shift with Tony Sarabia is a live talk show that airs weekdays from 8:50 to 10 a.m. on WBEZ 91.5FM in Chicago. It offers a dynamic mix of news, culture and music and rely heavily on engagement with you, our listeners, on-air and via social media.

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Episodes

New ALA Director Says Libraries On Front Lines Of Social Justice

1/27/2020
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Traci Hall talks about her plans and goals as she becomes the first African American woman to lead the Library Association of America. The ALA the world’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to the advancement of libraries and their important role as holders and disseminators of knowledge.

Duration:00:19:58

Celebrating Lunar New Year With Food and Culture

1/26/2020
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Monica Eng and Louisa Chu, co-hosts of the Chewing Podcast, talk about the history of Chinese food in Chicago, and Monica softens her stance on Americanized Chinese food.

Duration:00:14:43

Friday News Roundup For Jan. 24, 2020

1/24/2020
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Illinois state politics gurus Amanda Vinicky (WTTW) and Tony Arnold (WBEZ) bring us the latest news out of Springfield in our Friday News Roundup

Duration:00:22:49

Chicagoans Gather To Heal Wounds Of Racism

1/23/2020
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In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, we hear from the folks behind Truth Racial Healing, and Transformation Greater Chicago. They’ve planned events across the area to help people better understand each other, and to help individuals heal from racial trauma.

Duration:00:14:36

CPD Overhauls Crucial Training Program That Senior Officials Once Called ‘A Hot Mess’

1/22/2020
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For decades, the Chicago Police Department’s field training program has been in shambles. But officials say they’re turning it around. Reset takes a look at CPD’s efforts to overhaul the program that could determine the future of policing in Chicago.

Duration:00:26:51

SNL’s Chris Redd Says You Need To Bomb To Grow

1/19/2020
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Chicagoan Chris Redd talks about wanting to be a rapper and a wannabe gangster before finally finding himself as a standup comic, and eventually a cast member on Saturday Night Live.

Duration:00:22:53

Friday News Roundup For Jan. 17, 2020

1/17/2020
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The City Council, The County, and The State are all on the agenda, as WBEZ state politics reporter Dave McKinney, Daily Line managing editor and City Hall reporter Heather Cherone and A.D. Quig, government and politics reporter at Crain’s Chicago Business join us for the Friday News Roundup

Duration:00:31:10

A Possible Construction Slowdown For Chicago, And The Rise Of Cli-Fi

1/16/2020
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Is Chicago’s decade-long building boom slowing down? And, as temperatures and sea-levels rise, so does the interest in Cli-Fi, or Climate Change Fiction

Duration:00:20:59

$10 Million Up For Grabs To Reinvigorate Chicago Neighborhoods

1/15/2020
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6 community organizations are trying to win $10 million to advance their work investing in the future of certain Chicago neighborhoods

Duration:00:17:16

Illinois Governor Pritzker And Lieutenant Governor Stratton Reflect On First Year In Office

1/14/2020
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Today on Reset, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker discusses his first year in office. We talked about legal cannabis, a graduated income tax...and why he wanted to expand gambling statewide. We also hear Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton about her work to make criminal justice in Illinois more fair and equitable.

Duration:00:26:29

Illinois Senate President John Cullerton Reflects On Four Decades In Springfield

1/13/2020
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After 41 years as a legislator in Springfield, including the last decade as Senate President, Chicago Democrat John Cullerton is bowing out of politics to honor a long-standing promise to his wife to spend more time with family. Reset talks with Cullerton about some of the biggest moments in his political career, the ongoing federal investigations into Illinois lawmakers and what challenges and opportunities lay ahead for his successor.

Duration:00:21:44

When People Say “Don’t Go To The South or West Side”

1/12/2020
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Many people born and raised in Chicago, and many newbies to the city, are told to not go to the South or West sides of the city. Many of those who say it have never actually been to those neighborhoods, or know anyone from those neighborhoods. We’ll look at what happens to a neighborhood and the people in it when their community is on an unofficial “do not visit’ list.

Duration:00:17:33

Friday News Roundup for Jan 10, 2020

1/10/2020
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WBEZ’s, Tony Arnold, Better Government Association CEO David Greising, and Shia Kapos of Politico talk about the biggest local news stories of the week on our Friday News Roundup

Duration:00:31:00

Preckwinkle’s 2020 Previews And Predictions Plus 2019's Biggest Sustainability Stories

1/9/2020
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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle talks about her priorities for the the new year, and Reset’s Sustainability Contributor Karen Weigert looks back at the biggest environmental stories of 2019

Duration:00:23:11

Minority Business Owners Hoping To Claim Stake In Legalized Cannabis Industry

1/7/2020
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The state will distribute 75 new recreational marijuana dispensary licenses by May 1. Reset takes a look at how minority business owners are working to enter the legal cannabis industry.

Duration:00:16:34

A History Of Chicago Theater And A Church Schism

1/6/2020
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Why the United Methodist Church is preparing to split, and a new book chronicles the history of Chicago’s famed theater scene

Duration:00:23:40

Friday News Roundup For Jan 3, 2020

1/3/2020
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Pot. Weed. Grass. Doobie. Mary Jane. Whatever you want to call it, marijuana is legal in Illinois. That’s the biggest story in a week of big stories we cover as we begin a new year on the Friday News Roundup.

Duration:00:31:23

2019 Homicide Numbers And Kids Chess Champions.

1/2/2020
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Homicides and shootings were down in Chicago in 2019 compared to recent years. We’ll get the numbers and the reasons behind them. Plus we’ll hear from a group of 8th grade girls from the city’s South Side are the state chess champs.

Duration:00:23:15

The Best Reads Of 2019

12/31/2019
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Looking for something to read as the weather turns cold? Our panel of book experts and our listeners talk about the favorite things they read in 2019

Duration:00:36:47

Why Chicago Is The Most Polish City In The U.S.

12/30/2019
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Historian Dominic Pacyga takes us inside his new book, American Warsaw: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Polish Chicago

Duration:00:16:35