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Big John Howell Show Notes 5-3-16

Game over: Lou Holtz has endorsed Donald Trump ahead of the Indiana primary. Voters head to the polls today.

Carly Fiorina apparently lost her footing after introducing Texas Sen. Ted Cruz at an event in Indiana. Cruz did not notice it and ended up having to deal with some criticism from Donald Trump because of it.

Donald Trump leads Hillary Clinton by 2 points in a head-to-head matchup, according to a new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey. Trump gets 41 percent to Clinton’s 39 percent in the new poll.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel stole a police bike and took it for a joy ride on Monday. No charges were filed. He did eventually return the bike.

Everyone’s talking about Malia Obama’s decision take a year off before going to Harvard. More and more students around the country, including some here in Chicago are choosing the same path. Chicago Tribune columnist Rex Huppke wrote a column about the issue and ended up getting a lot of flak, ironically enough from more left-leaning readers. He joins John to talk about the Great Gap Year debate in America in 2016. (Listen here)

Doug Sohn’s Dog Dayz of Summer will return to Humboldt Park this June. The second annual fest dedicated to Sohn’s signature Hot Doug’s sausages, Goose Island beer and live music takes over the Goose Island Barrel Warehouse lot, 605 N. Sacramento Blvd., June 24-25.

Big John Howell Book Recommendation: “Politics Lost” by Joe Klein.