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WBEZ's Reset

WBEZ's Reset

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WBEZ's daily talk show, Reset brings you the news and conversations that matter most to Chicagoans.

Most Recent Episodes

Chicago and Illinois News Roundup For Aug. 7, 2020

Covid-19 is back on the rise in Illinois, CPS does an about face on remote learning, and House Speaker Mike Madigan stands firm. ProPublica Illinois' Mick Dumke and WTTW's Brandis Friedman break down those stories and more on Reset's Friday News Roundup.

Tracking Covid-19'S Rise in Chicago's Suburbs

Chicago was once a coronavirus hotspot. So why are covid-19 positivity rates down in the city, but rising with alarming frequency in the suburbs and surrounding counties? Reset talks with a reporter, and two county health officials to find out where, and why rates of infection are up.

CPS Switches Gears, Will Start School Year With Remote Learning Only

WBEZ education reporter Sarah Karp brings us all the info, plus we get reaction from parents, teachers, students, and the teacher's union president on today's announcement that Chicago Public Schools will do remote learning for at least the 1st quarter of the year.

The Fight Against Covid-19 From Chicago to Champaign

Reporter Heather Cherone on the latest covid numbers and info according to the Chicago Department of Public Health, and the Chancellor of the University of Illinois on the precautions put in place to assure the start of the fall semester in Champaign-Urbana

Illinois Could Be Facing A Serious Covid-Related Eviction Situation

Thousands remain unemployed because of the covid pandemic. And despite Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker extending the deadline on Illinois' eviction moratorium, thousands of renters in the state are facing eviction. Reset talks with a legal services group for Chicago tenants in need of help.

Chicago and Illinois News Roundup: July 31, 2020

From the continuing Covid-19 crisis to Mayor Lightfoot lashing back at President Trump to Mike Madigan feeling the heat, Laura Washington and Charlie Meyerson join Justin this week for the Friday News Roundup

CPS CEO Janice Jackson On The Fluctuating School Plan

Parents, teachers and students are informed and asking questions about Chicago Public Schools' current plan to reopen schools in the fall. We talk to CPS CEO Janice Jackson about that plan, and how it could change depending on circumstances around the covid-19 crisis.

Work From Home's Future As Google Extends Practice Through July 2021

The Atlantic's Derek Thompson studies and writes about our work habits. As companies extend their "work from home" timelines, how are we adapting, and what practices will we carry into the future?

How Coronavirus Changed Illinois, And Checking In On Long-Term Care Facilities

6 months in, 2 reporters look at how the pandemic has changed life in Illinois, and the manager of a long-term care facility describes what he's done to keep his residents safe, and their families informed.

How Coronavirus Changed Illinois, And Checking In On Long-Term Care Facilities

Chicago and Illinois News Roundup: July 24, 2020

From violence in Chicago to the Com-Ed scandal in Springfield, we unpack a lot of big news on this week's Friday News Roundup. Joining us this time around is NPR correspondent Cheryl Corley and Better Government Association President & CEO David Greising

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