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Wednesday, July 18, 2007
 Chicago Public Radios Robert Wildeboer joins us for an update on happenings in the Chicago Police Department, including the search for a new superintendent, the citys fight to keep details of abuse allegations under wraps, and an upcoming City Council vote on changes to the CPD disciplinary process. Plus, we hear about the history of the HotHouse from founder Marguerite Horberg.


 
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Chicago Police Update

Chicago Public Radios Robert Wildeboer joins us for an update on goings-on in the Chicago Police Department, including the search for a new superintendent, the citys fight to keep details of abuse allegations under wraps, and an upcoming City Council vote on changes to the CPD disciplinary process.

Posted on 7.18.2007
Police Abuse Complaints Stay Sealed

Attorney Jon Loevy explains why the City of Chicago wants documents related to police abuse complaints to stay sealed.



Posted on 7.18.2007
Fioretti Speaks on OPS Revision

Chicago Alderman Bob Fioretti joins us to discuss the City Council's efforts to revise the city's Office of Professional Standards.

Posted on 7.18.2007
License to Dump?

Michael Hawthorne of the Chicago Tribune gives us the background on why Indiana officials are allowing BP to dump more ammonia and sludge into Lake Michigan from its oil refinery in Whiting, Indiana, and the reaction from members of Congress.

Posted on 7.18.2007
As Hot House Doors Close, Others Open for Horberg

Richard Steele talks with HotHouse founder Marguerite Horberg about the history of the venerable club, and her plans for the future.

Posted on 7.18.2007
Wild Cats, Caught and Released

Chicago Public Radio's Catrin Einhorn finds out what some groups say is the best way to help feral cats.

Posted on 7.18.2007
Doggie Dining

Writer Beth Finke reflects on efforts to allow dogs in restaurants.

Posted on 7.18.2007
Remembering John Coltrane

On the 40th anniversary of jazzman John Coltranes death at age 40, we share a recording from one of his many visits to Chicago.

Posted on 7.18.2007
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