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OTL #554: The psychology of Chicago violence, The Secret History of Paris Smith, IL Fair Economy

OTL host Mike Stephen wraps up his pre-show vocal exercises in a seventh floor radio studio in the Tribune Tower.

OTL host Mike Stephen wraps up his pre-show vocal exercises in a seventh floor radio studio in the Tribune Tower.

Mike Stephen talks with Loyola University professor of Criminal Justice and Psychology Arthur Lurigio about the psychology of violence in Chicago, chats with Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about unheralded vibe man Paris Smith for this week’s edition of The Secret History of Chicago Music, and checks in with Fair Economy Illinois leader Erica Nanton about the March to Springfield movement for a state budget. Meanwhile, we discuss how Mayor Emanuel is excited that Chicago is a U-Haul destination city! This week’s local music is provided by Iverson 2.0.

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