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(podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago)

(broadcasting on the “I’ll see you in court” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago)

Mike Stephen talks to journalist Mick Dumke about his lawsuit against the City of Chicago, chats with DJ James VanOsdol about leaving radio and also about his new book, and hears why local developer Dan O’Neil went to the White House last week.


Mick Dumke– Senior Writer at the Chicago Reader

Recently Mick filed a lawsuit against the City of Chicago, saying that their reasons for denying his Freedom of Information Act requests were bogus.  He gives us the details and previews his cover story running this week.

 

James VanOsdol- Longtime local radio DJ, blogger and author of Off the Record Collection: Riffs, Rants and Writings about Rock

James recently hung up the radio headphones.  We find out why and get the lowdown on his book as well as his undying love of Rush.

James VanOsdol

Dan O’Neil– Chicago Developer and creator of citypayments.org

Last week Dan attended a special event at the White House because of his creative efforts on the Web.  He tells us about that experience and his latest project, citypayments.org.


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