OTL #487: O’Hare’s runway allocation, The history of Chicago’s water intake cribs, How to save the Sun-Times

Mike Stephen
OTL host Mike Stephen takes great pleasure in contributing to the O'Hare noise pollution over OTL producer Andy Hermann's neighborhood.

OTL host Mike Stephen takes great pleasure in contributing to the O’Hare noise pollution over OTL producer Andy Hermann’s neighborhood.

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Mike Stephen talks with Fair Allocation in Runways (FAiR) Coalition leadership team member Helen Rosenberg about the ongoing fight with Mayor Rahm Emanuel over O’Hare noise pollution, visits with Chicago History Museum senior curator Libby Mahoney about the background of Chicago’s water intake cribs in Lake Michigan, and checks in with Newcity editor/publisher Brian Hieggelke about how to keep Chicago a two-newspaper town with his plan to save the Sun-Times. Meanwhile, we get fired up about RedEye columnist defending the fact that she’s never voted. This week’s local music is provided by Badwater Sound.

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