OTL #495: Chicagoland’s growing footprint, Taco Takedown Chicago, Equal Pay Day Chicago

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OTL host Mike Stephen dumps a bucket of Chicago city tap water over his head before learning about its potential lead risks.

OTL host Mike Stephen dumps a bucket of Chicago city tap water over his head before learning about its potential lead risks.

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Mike Stephen chats with Openlands president and CEO Jerry Adelmann about Chicagoland’s open spaces in decline and what our area could look like in the future, checks in with The Takedown impresario Matt Timms about the upcoming 2nd Annual Chicago Taco Takedown at Lincoln Hall, and talks with Equal Pay Day Chicago chair Barbara Yong about efforts to finally eliminate the gender pay gap between men and women. Meanwhile, we discuss the fact that the city of Chicago is failing to warn its citizens about lead risks in tap waterThis week’s local music is provided by The Peace Exchange co-founder and The Chicago International Youth Peace Movement founder Jessica Disu (aka FM Supreme).

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