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City Cast Chicago
City Cast Chicago
City Cast

Chicago’s daily news podcast, fresh every weekday at 6 a.m. Host Jacoby Cochran brings you timely conversations with news and culture makers;... more

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Chicago Restaurants’ Best Potluck Dishes

Whether it’s a friend’s party, a family gathering, or a work potluck, there’s no way you’re cooking for all of... more

29 Nov 2023 · 41 minutes
Burke Trial Updates, Election Season Begins, and Holiday Pop-Ups

The federal corruption trial of former Ald. Ed Burke is now in its fourth week. Multiple delays have slowed down... more

28 Nov 2023 · 21 minutes
What Happens When a Chicagoan is Missing?

What happens when a person goes missing in Chicago? Trina Reynolds-Tyler with Invisible Institute and Sarah Conway with City Bureau... more

27 Nov 2023 · 31 minutes
Why Does Chicago Love to Hate Malort?

Many of us may have out-of-town visitors this week for the Thanksgiving holiday. And what better way to say “I’m... more

22 Nov 2023 · 22 minutes
Yellow Line Crash, Migrant Shelter Limits, and Holiday Travel Tips

Service on the Yellow Line from Howard to Skokie/Dempster was still suspended Monday after a train crashed into a city... more

21 Nov 2023 · 22 minutes
Not Just Chicago: Juvenile Jails Across Illinois Fail Standards

Most of Illinois’ 16 juvenile detention centers fail to meet minimum compliance standards, according to recent reports from the Illinois... more

20 Nov 2023 · 17 minutes
New Top Doc, Johnson’s First Budget, and City of Lights

After a three month search, Mayor Brandon Johnson has hired Dr. Olusimbo Ige to lead Chicago’s Public Health Department. This... more

17 Nov 2023 · 29 minutes
Who Is the Voice of CTA?

If you’ve been on a CTA train or bus in the last 25 years you have heard the same voice announcing... more

16 Nov 2023 · 16 minutes
How 'Smelly' Onions Define Chicago

The name Chicago is believed to originate from Indigenous words describing a type of wild onion now known as “ramps.”... more

15 Nov 2023 · 17 minutes
ShotSpotter’s Future, Renaming Chi Birds, and Thanksgiving Meal Deals

City Council is slated to vote this week on the budget. One detail concerning Mayor Brandon Johnson’s supporters is the... more

14 Nov 2023 · 24 minutes
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Chicago Restaurants’ Best Potluck Dishes
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