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Is the No. 1 drink in the @USDA’s Lunch Program a recipe for sickness & obesity? Monica Eng discussed with The Morning AMp

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.

"Chewing The Fat" podcast hosts Monica Eng and Louisa Chu join Molly and Brian for a heated discussion on raw milk. Believe it or not people have very strong opinions on the consumption of raw milk and the Morning AMp helped capture it on live radio.

Update: a previous version of this post only included Monica’s report. The full segment is now posted.

WBEZ Reporter Alex ’ Chief’ Keefe talks about his series “The Dark Arts of Politics” where he learns about the underground world of political professionals whose job it is to dig up dirt on their rivals. Al and the Morning AMp also discuss some quirky ads from candidates Bruce Rauner and Pat Quinn.

Comedians Bridget Everett and Dave Hill joined The Morning AMp’s Molly Adams and Luis Antonio Perez and discussed their careers as well as their upcoming shows on September 5th and 6th at the Up Comedy Club in Chicago’s historic Old Town neighborhood.

The Morning AMp’s Molly Adams and Luis Antonio Perez, with the help of “The Reel Critic,” Reggie Ponder tackle some issues of race including: interracial relationships and the recent study by the Public Religion Research Institute that broke down the percentage of people that have friends of other races.

Britt Julious of “This Recording” and “Hello Giggles” joined The Morning AMp’s Brian Babylon and Molly Adams for the Council of Feminist Thought. Today on Feminist Wednesday, the Council tackled the social significance of interracial couples in today’s society, as well as a new Lifetime reality show entitled “Girlfriend Intervention” that aims to prove the theory that “trapped inside every white girl is a strong black woman ready to bust out.” Take a listen to what Britt and our hosts had to say!

The Council of Feminist Thought with special guests Cassandra Gaddo, Audra Wilson, and Ricardo Gamboa joined The Morning AMp’s Brian Babylon and Molly Adams and discussed The Emmy Awards and how diversity in television has grown immensly in the last several years due to creators like Shonda Rhimes who have cemented the idea of creating hit shows with diverse casts.

New Council of Feminist Thought guests Elizabeth Gomez and Emily Keck joined Molly Adams and Brian Babylon on the council today, and the topic turned to Little League World Series phenom Mo’ne Davis and challenges women face playing male dominated sports. Davis, a 13 year old who throws 70 miles per hour, is the first girl to throw a shutout in the Little League World Series. Take a listen!


The Council of Feminist Thought with new guests Elizabeth Gomez and Emily Keck joined The Morning AMp hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams to discuss recent updates in Ferguson, MO including: Attorney General Eric Holder’s upcoming visit to Ferguson, the arrest of Hedy Epstein (90-year-old Holocaust survivor) for refusal to disperse at the governer’s office in St. Louis, as well as the media’s depicition of Ferguson’s socio-economic status.