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Erin Arvelund bestselling author of “Too Good To Be True” joins the Morning AMp to talk about her latest book “Open Secret: The Global Banking Conspiracy that Swindled Investors out of Billions” Arvedlund tells the full story behind the one number that affects so much of our financial lives used by financial institutions to defraud bank customers. The manipulation of LIBOR, the London Interbank Offer Rate.

In today’s segment of Livin’ Large with AJ Lubecker the college sophomore attempts to buys a suit.

At 33 Bill Hillman is probably Chicago’s “Most Interesting Man.” He is a former Gold Glove boxing champion who participated in his 10th Running of the Bulls this summer where- despite being recognized as one of the best American runners- he was gored by a bull and lived to tell about it on the Today Show, then spent the rest of his summer touring his debut Chicago novel “The Old Neighborhood” in England with “Trainspotting” author Irvine Welsh.

Vocalo senior accounts manager and our sports analyst LaToya “MoneyBall” Smith chats with The Morning AMp after a tough Chicago Bears loss against the Green Bay Packers in week 4 of the 2014 NFL season.

Former Chicago Cubs ace pitcher Kerry Wood stopped by the Vocalo studio to talk about a new mentoring initiative from his Wood Family Foundation. Kerry also discussed the impact of Jackie Robinson West on baseball in Chicago, handling with media as a star athlete, dealing with almost 100 years of pressure as a rookie. He also tells us which sport is his 2nd best.

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WBEZ reporter Chip Mitchell broke the story of Commander Glenn Evans’ who has been accused of jamming his gun into an arrested man’s mouth.

This Peace Prize Thursday Dr. Coya Paz talks with the Morning AMp about acadermic freedom, self-reported opression, and a church that gave each member of its congregation $500.

Gwen Ifill, award-winning journalist and co-anchor / co-managing editor of PBS News Hour talks with The Morning AMp about PBS’s special broadcast “America After Ferguson.” Molly also pitches Gwen a cartoon network idea featuring Gwen and NPR anchor Michele Norris. The PBS special broadcast airs Friday Sept 26th at 8:00pm ET.

Local actor Fawzia Mirza and Fred Sasaki art director for Poetry Magazine join this week’s Council of Feminist Thought. They discuss the doxxing of men alleged to have committed sexual assault. They also discuss Emma Watson’s UN speech on gender equality to which Fred had an unexpected reaction.

The Goodman Theatre is presenting the world premiere of “The World of Extreme Happiness” Actress Jo Mei and doula/consultant Veronica Ratmann are in the studio. The play begins with the birth of Sunny born in rural China, her parents leave her in a slop bucket to die because she’s not a boy. She survives, and at age 14 leaves for the city, where she finds work in a factory and attends self-help classes in pursuit of a coveted office position. Jo Mei plays Ming Ming a worker in that factory. Veronica talks about how as a doula she helped the cast with the first scene of the play, helping them depict a realistic birth scene.