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Chicago’s Morning Answer Show Notes: Wednesday 4/19/2017


This morning Dan and Amy were broadcasting from Integrated Physical Medicine in Roselle. Dan and Amy met co-owner Jon Polcyn and talked about how their business has thrived despite the economic environment here in Illinois:


John Pfaff is a professor of law at Fordham University. He joined Dan and Amy to talk about his book “Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration and How to Achieve Real Reform“:


Steve Stephens, the Cleveland killer who posted video of the slaying on Facebook, killed himself in Pennsylvania after a police chase. An employee spotted Stephens’ white Ford Fusion in the drive-thru of a McDonald’s near Erie and called authorities.


Facebook and The Murderer by Steve Coll in The New Yorker


The Associated Press edited the words of a Muslim man who allegedly killed three white people in downtown Fresno Tuesday afternoon and shouted “Allahu Akbar!”


President Donald Trump is taking some heat after he called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after a contested referendum granted him broad new powers.


Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff is headed for a runoff in June against Republican Karen Handel after failing Tuesday to score an upset victory to represent a suburban Atlanta district in Congress. Many were promoting the election as a referendum on the Trump administration.


Former Maine senatorial candidate Richard Fochtmann was filmed joking about rising suicide rates among white males at a recent event hosted by the Maine Democratic Party.


Fox News is preparing to cut ties with star anchor Bill O’Reilly, according to people close to the situation, after revelations that he and Fox parent 21st Century Fox settled multiple sexual harassment complaints led to an exodus of advertisers from his show and mounting pressure on the network.


A column in the Chicago Tribune suggests it would be a good idea for Chicago to annex the suburbs. Meanwhile, in response Dennis Byrne says the suburbs should annex Chicago.