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Connected to Chicago (04-22-2018)

Former Mayor of Chicago Richard M Daley is celebrating his 76th birthday on April 24th. Bill pays tribute with a retrospective of Daley’s most memorable moments.

In this week’s round table segment, we continue with part two of former Mayor Richard M Daley’s greatest hits. Bill Cameron is joined by Ray Long of the Chicago Tribune, Greg Hinz of Crain’s, and Fran Spielman of the Chicago Sun Times. Topic’s of discussion include Dorthy Brown’s decision to run for mayor,the possibility of a runoff vote between the candidates for mayor, and how downstate republican senator Sam McCann could challenge Bruce Rauner in the upcoming governor’s race.

This week’s community spotlight segment with John Dempsey is about Mayor Emanuel’s plan to acquire more land for parks in the city and to expand access to the Chicago Riverfront.