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Chicago’s Morning Answer Show Notes: Friday 4/7/2017


President Trump on Thursday launched a direct attack against the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, firing 59 cruise missiles at a Syrian air base in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack on Tuesday that left more than 80 Syrian civilians dead. Fox News Anchor Bret Baier joined Dan and Amy with reaction to the missile strike:


U.S. employers added the fewest number of workers in 10 months in March, but a drop in the unemployment rate to a near 10-year low of 4.5 percent pointed to a labor market that continues to tighten. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 98,000 jobs last month. Scott Shellady from Fox Business Network joined Dan and Amy with reaction to the new numbers:


Patricia Miller is the CEO of Matrix 4, Inc in Woodstock. Recently she had the chance to meet with President Trump to talk about business regulations. She joined Dan and Amy to talk about her meeting with the President, and the challenges of running a small business in the manufacturing industry:


The United States fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at Syria overnight in response to what it believes was a chemical weapons attack that killed more than 100 people. At least six people were killed, Syria claimed, but the Pentagon said civilians were not targeted and the strike was aimed at a military airfield in the western province of Homs.

Chicago billionaire J.B. Pritzker made his run for Illinois governor official Thursday. He is an investor, Democratic fundraiser and now gubernatorial candidate. Pritzker joins a crowded field of candidates ready to take on Governor Bruce Rauner.

A Villanova student claims that shaving her head helped her confront her “hair privilege,” as well as “society’s oppressive gender norms.”

New Jersey student’s unconventional approach to applying for college paid off for him. On his Stanford University application, Ziad Ahmed was posed the question “What matters to you, and why?” The 18-year-old activist from Princeton, New Jersey, decided to use the opportunity to write “#BlackLivesMatter” 100 times.