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"brian noonan" Discussed on WTMJ 620
"And now here's your host Brian Noonan. Yeah, thanks again to Justin Garcia for jumping on with us and setting up tomorrow's big game to which you can hear right here on Wtmj, the Hawks in town taking on the books again. The game is at 7 30. So be listening for Justin's pregame and then all the action right here. I never thought I would be defending Britney Spears if you'd asked me. Couple months ago when I started seeing these people who are going on, uh Twitter and tick tock and YouTube and everywhere else saying Free Britney there, there was the hashtag free Britney and I was like free Britney from what this year this young woman has From the outside. Anything you could ask for, right? Oh, she's famous. She's rich. She lives in a big house. She seems to have gone, uh, past all the lunacy from you know, 10 years ago or so when everybody when she was having a lot of public breakdowns and meltdowns, and the police were called and all that well. Then the story starts coming out that Britney Spears for the last 13 years has been under a conservatorship that controls her life and her money. So a conservative ship. I'm not a lawyer, but from what I've gleaned and read a conservative ship. Basically, there are people appointed that make all your decisions. And Britney hasn't really said anything about this. But over the last Few months. More and more details are coming out, and she's getting angry and angry. And yesterday she was in court Now, have you been following any of this great because it's been fascinating to me. Not detailed. The most I know about. It really is her dad that are real wrong, And it's like capitalizing on all of her hard work and Yeah, And that's as much as I know. I know it's not good, and it kind of shows and highlights the murkiness of the music industry as if it wasn't murky enough already. So yes, that's my knowledge of the situation. All right, well, one will address the dad issue. Her dad. Jamie Spears is in my opinion, allegedly Piece of garbage, but that's that's me. You know That's my opinion. If you want to your dad to completely control every aspect of your life. Now he's living in a mobile home. Back, and I believe it's Alabama, Mississippi wherever they're from somewhere down there. He's living in a mobile home outside of warehouse that has all her memorabilia in it. I don't know why I can assume that it's so nobody goes in and steals. You know the white Bull constrictor or those green pants that Britney War Maybe the hit me, baby. One more time plaid skirt is in there. Who knows, But he's sleeping outside in a mobile home. And, yeah, the music business is murky. But this conservatorship business seems very murky, too, and has the details were coming out in court yesterday. Oh, man, The free Britney people were up in arms and I gotta be honest. I was I was up in arms do in my own way. Just going. Here's me up in arms hearing about the Britney Spears case. That sucks. That's it that I was gone, but listen and even got Justin Timberlake came out, he said. What's happening to her is just not right. No woman should ever be restricted for making decisions about her own body, and he made that comment because one of the bombshells That came out yesterday in court. Uh, was Britney saying that She, uh she has an I U D. And she's wanted to get rid of it for a long time, But the conservatives The conservators of this conservatorship will not let her They're making her do this. There's keeping her on medication. They've They've stopped her from getting married. She said She wants to get married. Um, she wants to get married. She wants to have a baby with her boyfriend, but they won't let her They won't even let her drive with him by yourself, she said. Quote All I want is to own my own my money. And for this to end it from my boyfriend be to be able to drive me in his blanking car. I truly believe this conservatorship is abusive. I want my life back. When you hear this. Some of the other allegations was that she can't even go into a room and change her closed by herself. Everybody controls everything she blames her father, She said she accused her father of relishing in his power, and he showed this one she failed a series of psychological test in 2019. That's when she was committed to a mental hospital. Now she's saying quote. I cried on the phone for an hour and he loved every minute of it the control he had over someone as powerful as me. As he loved the control to hurt his own daughter, 100,000%. Yeah. Then she claims she was forced to do the Las Vegas residency and she can't can't change it. So she is petitioning the court to say, Hey, I want this conservative ship dropped and I don't want I don't want to go through any more tests. I don't want you to do it. I've been lying to the world. I told the world that I'm happy. I'm okay. But I've been in denial. I've been in shock. I'm traumatized and I want to do anything I want to. I want to get out of it. Well, according to her court appointed attorney, which is that's weird, isn't it that Britney Spears would need a court appointed attorney? That's something you and I, Greg, if we got, you know, we got busted in holiday and we got we have to get a court appointed attorney, but not Britney Spears. She's got dough. Yeah, No, she has it. Yeah, but she did. That's true. She can't use it. I want to hire a lawyer. Yeah, we're not going to let you use any money for that. What? Huh? Uh, well, She? This lawyer said she made no attempt to control filter or edit. The words are he made no attempt to control filter or edit Britney's statement yesterday. He said that she has not officially asked him to file a petition to end the conservative ship. But under California law The burden is going to be on her to prove that she is competent to manage their own affairs, and they need an intensive investigation and then evaluations, um, before it could even end. It was put in place after she underwent a mental health crisis in 2000 and eight um I don't know her records. The her fortune is more than 50 million bucks. And her father and his attorneys to go. Well, listen, uh it's still there. Anybody could take that money. We were just doing it to protect her. We just don't want anybody to take Britney's money, so I'll stay in control of it. Now He's not all the way in control of it anymore. There are a couple lawyers that are in it with him..
"brian noonan" Discussed on WTMJ 620
"Welcome back to add the brewery's with Brian Noonan. Yes, sir. We are back on at the brewery's My guest today. Grant Paula. He's the founder and brewmaster at three Sheeps Brewing Company in Sheboygan. You could go to three ships brewing dot com to get all the information. Something about the beer industry. The craft beer and independent Maria industry is a sense of camaraderie that ah lot of people talk about, but beer. People really put it into practice. There. They seem supportive of each other. Everybody works. You know, everybody wants to be successful. But if there's if there's trouble People seem to band together and grant. That's what happened. Obviously, with the pandemic tap rooms, having to close things going things going sideways for a lot of people. And that's why you guys had three ships started. Operation s O s. Can you tell us what that is? Definitely operation and Celeste is It's our attempt to make sure that people don't forget about bars and restaurants. You know a lot of people. A lot of industries have struggled to this, but I think everyone can agree that bars restaurants have been hit really hard and There are who we talked to every day. You know, there are customers are friends and, um, watching them go through. This has been really rough. So we've been trying to rack our brains What we could do this whole year and, um Only landed on operation of Celeste, which was a collaboration, Dear we brewed with Ah, young blood growing out of Madison and third space. Bring out of Milwaukee with the intention that you should be a can release four packs of the hazy happy, eh? And we would encourage people who would normally go to a liquor store bar with historical store to instead. Hopefully for this one purchase, go to a restaurant to buy it. And then hopefully as well. Buy some food. Leave a nice tip. And just Help support them a little bit. You know, For most of this pandemic, people have been So good about going out, ordering out more than they usually do. Doing curbside. But with winter it's getting colder. You know, I think we're all a little fatigued at this point. Yeah, definitely. Yeah. I think people are just Not intentionally forgetting, but it's just it's not as easy as it was. So we're hoping to do our part to rejuvenate and just to remind people you know, don't forget. We've a few more months. Want to get a nice road and bars, Anderson start opening their patios. Get some fresh air in there. We're hopeful that things will get better. But we're kind of in the thick of it in the next five months, especially this week were negative for every day. You know. No one wants to go out. But And now it's more important than ever that we still we still do what we can to help this industry and it's available throughout Sheboygan County. It's in Milwaukee. Appleton Fondle AC. It's It's spreading all over where people can get a four pack of operation s O s right. Correct? Yes, it's all over all over Wisconsin and try to get it to all the bars restaurants. I wanted it. And if you go to our website, we have appeared finder on there. Then you can type in up. You could search for operation After last with your zip code, you know, pull up. Places that have brought it in in the last two weeks Sober, you can find someone in your neck of the woods that carries it. That's three sheeps brewing dot com. The website this a great idea and it's It's one of those things. I mentioned the spirit of collaboration and the support Is this something that you went to these two third space? And I forget the other one that you said Did you go to them? Did they come to you? How do you guys are? You guys come to brew a collaborative beer? So for this one, we We went to them that they're both been friends of the bruise for a while. And like you said, I don't know that would call any burry in Wisconsin. Not of a friend of ours. Now we all get along. We all get together and For this one. We wanted to try to find a couple of the bridge partner so we could all spread the word and just make sure that as many people as possible found out about what we were doing and just, you know, get the message out there to go out there and buy some ice and food and buy some beer from restaurants. We went to them and you want her normal collaboration. We would have all gotten together, wrote some recipes all come together improve day, but with pandemic it changed things for us as well. We had a nice big soon call. Where you know, everyone kind of brought in. Different piece of this recipe, so it really wasn't collaborative effort. There's something that each breed as well was incorporated into this beer and, you know, we just put it by ourselves. Um But then yeah. Now we're all out there kind of talking about it and pushing it and seeing what we can do to help him at it. You guys are looking to increase this to try some other some other brews down the road and keep this project going for a while, right? Correct. We do have one more in the mentors right now, that will be coming out. Out three weeks. Who'll have another restaurants out there. So for bars and restaurants that weren't able to get it or other accounts, you know they'll have an opportunity. And I know we've already got a lot of great feedback from from customers out there saying, Let us know when and where we get the next one. So Hopefully, hopefully we can keep this rolling for a bit and make him tell me we can see the ground again. Yeah, that would be because I can only imagine you guys must have you guys had it tough like everybody else. How What did you do to pivot and keep things at least on some sort of even keel through this last year, basically. Yeah, it has been. Definitely I know in my stories, tell the grandkids down the road, You know it has a way. Way definitely had audible very quickly and on Gui did especially when things are often the past. Everything was closed down. Um, sorry. Catherine was to go on Lee. Frankly, we survived right off the bat. Because of our awesome customers they came in would buy a beer to go. But more than that, they tipped our our team so well so well. We could only go limited hours and we did what we could. Our customers made up made up the difference. So, yeah, it could be more appreciative there and it gave us time than to really figure out. Okay. What do we need to do? We knew this pandemic wasn't going away. So we eat audible and started putting out to three new beers a week on a very small scale. Give people something new. Something interesting to try a reason to leave the house and just come to our current sides. We could have contact listened and I made a big difference for us. We also found out that you eventually you think settled in and for every pint of beer we lost because we lost the majority of our cake business, right? We talked, We tended to pick up a can. In one of the grocery stores. So while you know that is nowhere near profitable on that end, Italy's kept our volume going our team going and you know what is kind of Them far away through 2020 so we can try again in 2021. Well, and you've you've to quote you've lived your way through enough to help other places with operation as so as you had something. Did you have something released yesterday? A new bear Did won't get released yesterday or two? Yes, way really to new beard. Yesterday, one was called down the Garden Path pretty classic Belgian trouble. And that was our cat from only pretty still in small batch. We also released one of my favorites. Misdirection hazy. I pop a brood of Idaho. Seven, huh? We've done that one. In the past, it was repeated. 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"brian noonan" Discussed on WTMJ 620
"South bound from high like you do the sooner change 14 minutes. 43 No, I found for the market's good hope Roads an eight minute travel time. 94 outbound from the markets. Layton Avenue will take you seven minutes. Team, Jake. Forecast mostly clear tonight lows of 53 along the lakefront 49 inland for Saturday. Mostly sunny, breezy and warm highs around 73 Sunday. Mostly sunny and breezy highs of 72 away from the lake. The lake breeze will keep the temperatures around 65 along the lakeshore Monday. Partly cloudy, windy and warm high of 72. Bring arrives Monday night continues through your Tuesday windy as well. Highs around 62 right now. Madison at 60 degrees in Green Bay, 60 and Walker shot 63 in Milwaukee. It's 64 degrees. Stories you care about from the source you trust most Everything you need in love from Wisconsin's radio station is on the W T M J Mobile APP. I'm Rusty Mellberg news radio w T. M. J. This is W. G. M J Nights wired from the Annex Wealth Management Studios at Radio City in Milwaukee. And now here's your host, Brian Noonan. Oh, this rain. Welcome to another edition of at the brewery's kick off, Pull up a barstool and get ready to join the cake verse. Asian shark on whiskey is mighty risky. A shark on beer is beer engineer your one stop shop for bruising. The news is on tap for years at the breweries with Brian Noonan. Man Friday night. Lots going on. We've made it through another week, and it is time for a beer. So Friday nights here on W. T. F. J. It's time for at the brewery said I'm very excited to talk to Corey Blodgett. He is the brewmaster from gathering place brewing Company.
"brian noonan" Discussed on WTMJ 620
"With Brian Noonan. Yes, Serena. Nothing better on Friday night and talking beer. Unless you are drinking beer. That would be better than talking about it. I'm gonna do both. I will. I'll talk about it now and I'll drink some after because it is my pleasure to welcome The president and co founder of Lakefront Brewery, Russ Clich joins me now at the breweries. I rust Thanks for taking some time tonight. Thank you, Brian. Thanks for having me my pleasure. So Lakefront has been serving up beer and creating beer since 1987. So you are one of the yogis when it comes to a craft brewing. And to me. The beer is always the story. But the story of how People get into the business. I always find fascinating because there's always a story. So how did you start getting interested in brewing? And how did lakefront come to be? I guess the way the story goes, is brown 19. I think 81 or so are 82. My brother's birthday was coming up and I was living with him, So I figured I'd buy him something and he was talking about making beer so Obama book and how to make beer. And actually read the thing. And then he went on bomb self, A home brew kit, and I saw how he did it. And and it looked didn't look too appetising on stone stole when he when he was cooking up the floors. Bostick is possible. And you thought you know how this is going to taste but he filed it up about a month later gave me a bottle on wasn't too bad. And I figured, you know if you could do that's good, you know, I could do better and So I made some beer and he made very started winning awards, A two state fair, another home group competitions around the country. Even national awards from the American Homeowner Association, and then we got this idea that we should start a berry. I'm always doing before that. I mean, you were you were brewing beer at home. But what was your what we're doing for a living at that point. My brother was working as a Milwaukee police officer and I was working as a engineer. A chance controls their battery division. So another you weren't you guys weren't in the beverage business. You were in the restaurant business when you do When you toss that idea around, you know, we we've been doing pretty good word. We have a knack for this. People Like what? We make it. How difficult was that decision to go? You know what? Yes, we're Let's Let's just go in all in and open a brewery. Yeah. You look back at it. And you think that was my riskier than she had, But, Ah, you know the truth. We were young and we thought we had a great idea and you could see a trend occurring across the nation and we felt if we got in early, we would do good. So we decided to take that risk and even to make the jump Was, I said, Lakefront started in 1987 back Then there wasn't the mean now There's a brewery basically on every corner. You know, the explosion has been huge. What was the landscape like in 87 when you looked at, okay. We know we have a good idea. We have a good product. What was it? What was it like to open an independent brewery in 1987? Um, actually, we were kind of the end of the first way that came out. Sprecher was here. You had water street. Very, um, You know, he had capital and Madison and started out and there was actually a place called Century Hall. On the side. And so we're like the fourth one in town to open a time within a couple years, and everybody was saying Oh, yeah, just another brewery. But but at least we were able to stick it out and it and to grow it so But after we opened, I think Malaki brewing Company open in the nineties on and that was about it for a while. Yeah. And if you're going to open a brewery in Milwaukee had to be a good town to open a brewery in right. Yeah, well, the ball teams named the Brewers. So you were here. They would have Teo like beer here. Andi had the big the big breweries here. Of course. Yeah, So it does. It does mean does does mean beard, everybody around the country that's for sure. People still come to town, and they still want to take it Brewery to her. Well, let's let's talk it since you brought it up. Let's talk about your do your bird brewery tours are famous. What is it? That sets your brewery tour at lakefront, apart from brewery tours that people may have been on at any number of other places. Well, when I started doing tours, I gave a tour like I was a science teacher. If people wanted to know how to make beer, and my brother didn't know much about beers me, So he just told jokes and give up your first and everybody took his tour and nobody took mine and and You figured off along the way that people are really there for two reasons. They want to be entertained. They want to drink beer. So that's what we try to do. We try to entertain and make sure they get they get their beer and they give beer first on the tour. So that's all that is key, because a lot of a lot of tours I've been on you, you know, you know you're going to get a beer, but you have to wait. And if it's if it's a draw, you know the presenter of the tour is very dry and a cz. You said scientific It's interesting to a point, but they're like I know there's a beer somewhere around here. I'm surrounded by Can I have one? Yeah, I never understood it myself. I gave one tour of my life where I didn't give beer first, and it was the worst thing I ever had. People just had no interest in what I was saying. And you give somebody a beer? No, the laugh factory goofy joke, And you will be happy with what you have. And it just It just goes a lot easier goes live father. What was the first beer that you guys brewed it Lakefront? What style? My brother tried to imitate anchor steam. He made a amber lager and I made a pilsner. I like the pills in your quill. It came out at the same time. But those were the two first ones, which one was one more successful than the other Did they both do pretty well. There had to be that sibling rivalry had to translate into that as well. Yeah, I'm I'll give my brother credit. The beer he ended up making was river with Stein. So that was the first one that we made. I made the cushion pills there, Which kind of changed throughout the years. But But they're everyone. Stein still, you know the number one Milwaukee craft beer out there so that that has done very well for us. Trying to Russ Clichy is the president. Cofounder of Lakefront Brew, You know, Lakefront Brewery lakefront brewery dot com. Is the website to get all the information lot of questions for for your Russ, If if you have a question you could text in 85561616 20 more with rust. On the other side 6 20 w T. M. J. In a battleground state. Biden is coming to the Badger State President Trump's campaign. 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University Of Illinois Hospital Nurses In Chicago Enter Day Two Of Strike
"Stay two of weeklong nurses strike at the University of Illinois Hospital. More than 800 nurses walked off the job Saturday morning, but a judge ordered 500 critical care nurses to continue working you? I see nurses like Doris Carol or fighting for better pay more personal protection equipment and smaller patient loads. When you have enough nurses at the bedside, then they can practice in the art of nursing way. All are highly degreed way. Know what our patients Negotiations are ongoing
Israel imposes overnight curfews as virus deaths pass 1,000
"Netanyahu has announced overnight curfews on some 40 cities and towns hit hard by the Corona virus. Curfews are an attempt to Sloane outbreak that's claimed more than 1000 lives. And remains had record levels of new infections. Managers of California's power
Mayor Defends Chicago Police After Clash with Protesters
"24 24 people people were were arrested arrested after after Chicago Chicago police police and and protesters protesters clash clash last last night night in in the the loop. loop. This This morning, morning, Chicago Chicago police police released released surveillance surveillance footage footage showing showing what what they they said said sparked sparked the the confrontation. confrontation. It It shows shows some some protesters protesters taking taking out umbrellas and advancing toward the police line Mayor Lori Lightfoot, praising police for fairly quickly settling the weekend protests that devolved into violent skirmishes. We're absolutely not going to tolerate people who come to these protests looking for a fight and are intending to injure our police officers and injure innocent people who just come to be able to express their First Amendment rights. Lightfoot on CBS's face the Nation this morning video streaming and citizen helped lead to the arrest of a 20 year old man involved in last week's looting. Police. A 20 year old Aaron Neil faces charges of burglary and criminal damage to property. He was seen in a video tryingto hit a store in River North Police Superintendent David Brown says it was an on ly video that led to his capture, but word from residents within 90 minutes. Members Members of of the the community community contacted contacted us us solve solve this this crime crime against against not not on on ly ly the the store, store, but but the the city city of of Chicago. Chicago. This This was was a a first for the new looting task force within the Chicago Police Department, A 20 member unit reviewing social media a
Netflix's 'Tiger King' was watched by 34 million viewers in the US in 10 days, according to Nielsen
"Tiger King on Netflix was watched by 34 million people in the 1st 10 days after it was released, making it one of the most popular series of all times. It was about this little known Area in the world. Life of zookeeper Joe exotic on people who collect animals and have these little roadside zoos that we're going to talk about. Joe Exotic was accused and convicted of exploiting wild animals and also plotting to kill another conservationists who campaigned against him. He sentenced to 22 years in prison. And Ah, well, I I want to talk a little bit about. Why can you buy a tiger? Can you imagine you can buy a tiger cub for as little as $2000? Why was this guy allowed to run this roadside zoo with seem like no regulation by the government. And are there laws And why aren't there laws to protect these beautiful wonderful animals? Joining us is not really the foremost expert in the country. On this topic. Kearney and Nasserist serves as the director and assistant clinical professor of animal welfare at Michigan State College of Law. She runs Klaus Consulting on has a great podcast called Tiger Talk. Welcome to the show. Carney. How are you? I'm fine. Thank you for having me so excited to talk about this topic because it's just fascinating and let me at first ask you. How were you involved in the Joe exotic thing at all in any way, shape or form? I'm the attorney who pitched the wildlife trafficking case the federal prosecutors against him so suddenly, the murder for hire thing didn't happen until after the K five hits with already under investigation for a couple of years, you know, he was charged with multiple counts of illegal trafficking. He's charged with multiple counts of illegally killing Haider violate teenager thinking back and That's already been underway. So, yeah, I mean, I was pretty neck deep in it, actually. So you know, being involved in the animal law world as I assume you are you knew about Joe exotic. You knew about what he was doing there and people in the in that milieu knew what he was doing. Is that right? Sort of robotic has long been, you know, on the top at the top of the list of the most notorious abuser than a goiter of big cats in the country, So you know, he all of the things that made for a great reality show that a lot of people who wanted to watch it during quarantine or the things that we had already known about been accustomed to you for one time, But I told people I live in New Orleans, you know? After you've seen that person you have painted themselves head in gold body caves and thinking on top of the stair on Bourbon Street. It's not there. No wow. Factor left any more. And the same is true for Joan thought it We've been after him for a long, long time. So you know, Chicago here has two world class ooze. We have Brookfield Zoo. I grew up very close. I could almost hear I actually when the wind was blowing right, you could hear some of the noises from the animals. And then we have Lincoln Park Su another beautiful city zoo, and I had never heard of a roadside zoo. I mean, I never understood that someone could just open up. Zoo without having certain regulations. Now tell me are there now regulations that would prohibit a Joe exotic from acquiring big, beautiful animals and putting them in a zoo? Like a menagerie of animals, capped by unqualified people who just collected animals that they want to open their doors in charge. If anybody can get us life in, um like from the U. S Department of Agriculture, which is the threshold entry point in order to get animals to the public and the application of the $30 That is really what hate you open a road pie deal. If you pass a pre lightened infection know that you're probably only going to be some feel about One infection per year in the U. S. D a very understaffed. It's notorious even in his own internal auditing department for failing to enforce applicable regulations, which are very, very low standards of care. Like Do the animals have water? Do they have food? Do they get veterinary care? Then they stand up, turn around and lie down on DNA with Russell, you know, And so in a, for example, like in a state like Illinois The law states that you know you cannot own. There can't be any private ownership of of the danger of exotic animals. Not great. Sounds like a prohibition. It is not really in practice because all it requires to circumvent that prohibition is to get that USDA license tell the federal agency that you have some future plan couldn't get an animal to the public. Pay your $30 half your initial infection and rock and roll and keep those animals so a lot of loopholes in victim lives on nine Good point, Illinois. But in fact, there are four things that don't have any regulation whatsoever. Existing federal laws are fraught with the pole that are really easy to circumvent. And that's why we've seen the proliferation of roadside menagerie that can operate on DH. The proliferation the pirate in particular. Let's go back to that this issue of the laws and changing the laws and all of that, but You're telling me you pay your $30 you go through these preliminary steps, and you can get a baby Tiger. If I wanted to do that, Carney if I just said, OK, I really like these cute little tiger's My my house. Pets from the DuPage animal shelter are just not doing it for me and I and I going to qualify and I get where do I go? And how much do I have to pay to get a tiger coming in? And how hard would it be for me to do that? You may have paid more and your tax deductible donation to the shelter for your rescue dogs. You have to pay to get a tiger. You know, I know that like I paid a few $150 donation to the shelter where I rescued my grumpy old 14 years ago. Um, you can get a tiger for a couple 100 bucks. They're even free, really, and people working on the Internet. Or using the network of roads by do that are going to dump animals month. They've become too big that once they reach that passed that threshold age where they can no longer be used for the extremely lucrative cub handling called pay to play photo op bottle feeding. Twin like tigers experience. Is that the right I do love you so lucrative. Um, once we're done with that, because the animal Barda financial and safety liability and nothing when they get dumped and feed about a pet trade so often recently there was a classified publication. It was a monthly publication and very mom and pop type of day. Anybody could have tried to it and you would be Lifting every single month. Like one ad, it was involving animal option. It was road five You're looking for or looking to dump animal. Whether they're tigers, lions, bears, monkeys, other primate, zebras, giraffes. You need it. You could find it in the animal finding God.
9 Test Positive for Coronavirus at Georgia High School Where Viral Photo Showed Students Without Masks
"School west of Atlanta, Georgia made headlines last week when viral photos showed packed hallways and students without masks for the first week of school yesterday, that school told parents in a letter six students and three step members tested positive for covert 19. That letter to parents said the students and staff members were inside the school building sometime last week. It's unclear whether the district will quarantine others who may have been exposed.
18 injured in military ship fire in San Diego
"And fire Sunday on board a ship undergoing routine maintenance at Naval Base. San Diego in California, according to military officials happened on the USS Monem Richard the U. S Navy, saying that all crew are now off the ship and accounted for with the least 18 sailors being treated for minor injuries. Cause of the fire under investigation. Monica New nose is with San Diego Fire and rescue. We've heard multiple explosions and my understanding. Is there any items on board the ship? That Our potential hazards as Faras. Bottles and things like that. That might Low
Chicago's Wicker Park Farmers Market reopens for 20th anniversary
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Surveillance video shows Rayshard Brooks shooting in Atlanta
"Authorities in Georgia released the dash camera video which shows the last moments of the life of Richard Brooks man fatally shot by Plano police in Wendy's parking lot on Friday night A. B. C.'s Trevor all has reaction from Brooks family attorney Chris Stewart in Fulton County district attorney Paul Howard junior Brooks attorneys say wielding a taser doesn't justify lethal force you can't say he ran up with a weapon that could kill somebody when you say it's not dead the district attorney now investigating the killing pointing out that the interaction was cordial up until the arrest if you didn't know any better or you would never imagine that this man would end up D. Brooks wife speaking out in shock over her loss I couldn't believe it I didn't know that I was going to wake up Sir my husband never come home officer Ralph who shot Brooks has now been fired from the department officer Brosnan has been placed on administrative leave pending the investigation Atlanta's police chief has since
40,000 cruise ship workers still trapped at sea
"More than forty thousand cruise ship workers are still stuck on the CD because of concerns about global nineteen according to the Miami Herald at least forty two thousand are still on cruise ships and the not getting paid right now Somers still suffering for but but nineteen three months after the industry shut down cruise line stop sailing in mid March after several high profile outbreaks at
Huge crowd gathers for George Floyd memorial in North Carolina
"Huge crowds gathering Saturday for the emotional farewell to George Floyd the state where he was born ABC's Victor Kendall was there more than ten thousand people descended on the small town of reefer North Carolina not to mourn the loss of George Floyd whose death sparked a worldwide movement but to celebrate their native sons near his birthplace hundreds of friends and family gathered at Saturday's emotional memorial service since early Saturday morning when his casket was wheeled into the Douglas keep your conference center long stretch for miles filled with people who wanted to stand in solidarity with the
Boris Johnson Backs Top Aide Accused of Breaking Lockdown Rules
"British prime minister Boris Johnson says he is not going to fire his chief aide for allegedly violating the national coronavirus lockdown rules that he helped create Johnson via your growing clamour for firing Dominic Cummings reportedly took the two hundred and fifty mile trip to his parents home with his wife and son as he was coming down with code nineteen at the end of March Britain's lockdown which began the twenty third of that month required that people should stay at their primary residence and not visit their
Chicago - Neighbors Protest Metro Praise International Church For Holding Services During Pandemic
"Some some residents residents on on Chicago's Chicago's northwest northwest side side staging staging a a protest protest as as a a church church in in the the neighborhood neighborhood hold hold services services WGN's WGN's Judy Judy wing wing with with more more protesters say they are not here to harass church members they want to make it harder on them by taking all of the parking spaces around the building nobody ever sent to shut it down on the server we just want them to be respectful of each other and the boss to police were on standby outside Metro praise international church of diversity in long Avenue they made no arrests the pastor made no apologies residents say Mitchell praise needs to protect the community the Latino community in this case with some of the highest concentrations of CO in nineteen in the state
Grammy-winning 1970s soul singer Betty Wright dies at 66
"Influential Grammy winning soul singer Bettye Wright died Sunday ABC's Christopher Watson looks back on her career soul singer Betty Wright has died she released her first solo album when she was just fourteen years old four years later she scored her first hit with nineteen seventy one's clean up woman now one became her signature song sampled years later by artists including chance the rapper and Mary J. Blige other hits include tonight is the night dance with me in nineteen seventy five Grammy winning where's the love writer and six Grammy nods in all including a win the most recent not was in two thousand eight for a gas bottle Wayne's the Carter three Betty Wright was
Red Cross Plans Another Blood Drive at Chicago’s Navy Pier
"Another blood drive being planned at navy pier the red cross sell to drive last Monday with nearly a hundred people participating their next one comes up on may twentieth from eleven AM to five PM it's a partnership between the red cross at navy pier which has been closed since March due to the stay at home order if you want to sign up schedule an online appointment with the red
French Open could be held without fans
"President of the French tennis federation says the French Open could be held without fans and pushed back again organizer's haven't ruled out any options when it comes to the grand slam event it's scheduled to begin one week after the U. S. open is scheduled to finish in New York that's on September twentieth and no word yet whether the U. S. open will still be
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Targets Young People With Social Distancing Message
"Their life would strongly strongly emphasize emphasize the the importance importance of of the the stay stay at at home home order order during during a a Facebook Facebook live live appearance appearance yesterday yesterday she she was was a a guest guest on on activist activist Jamal Jamal greets greets young young and and restless restless series series life life would would spoke spoke especially to young people saying staying at home and not partying is a life and death matter these issues partisan congregating there happening all over the city they're not limited to black Chicago they're just not and and that's just a reality since the stay at home order began in March Chicago police have arrested twenty people cited thirty more and broken up thousands that were violating the order police reported no problems with parties this weekend
Chicago Postal Worker Unique Clay, Mother Of 3, Dies Of COVID-19 Just One Week After Giving Birth
"A thirty one year old woman is the first postal worker in Chicago to die of coping nineteen unique clay died four days ago less than a week after giving birth to her daughter unique tested positive for coke at nineteen but was sent home from the university of Chicago hospitals three days after the baby was born her mother Annette says she has a lot of questions I like to sneak
‘You are risking first responders’ lives’: Chicago police shut down multiple parties amid coronavirus pandemic
"Police broke up to large parties on Chicago's west side last night one with people dancing in the street and tying up traffic police superintendent David Brown says the spread of Kobe nineteen is nothing to mess with and issued this warning Los office office in in nineteen nineteen loss loss firefighters firefighters local local ninety ninety given given the the ultimate ultimate sacrifice sacrifice their their lives lives to to save save all all of of us us what what a a silly silly party party you are risking first responders lax about that near like that said these types of gatherings only prolong the spread of covert nineteen and things will go back to normal unless it stops governor Pritzker said today state police will provide backup if needed to shut parties down
"brian noonan" Discussed on WGN Radio
"Funny and he's just got tons of energy and he's just a terrific guy so listen to Brian on Sunday nights because it does a really good show yes it is Brian Noonan it back on seven twenty WGN one of a rare Sunday nights we are glad to have you here we've got a lot to talk about a couple bowtie theater reviews will talk about some thanksgiving prep and code and I were to Big Bear of it last week and will will share that with you too in anticipation for a Black Friday event that is coming up so we're glad you're here always more fun when you're involved three one two nine eight one seven two hundred that's the phone at that's the text that's how you get a hold of us here if you want to stay up to date on everything that's happening with the the big show of course it's Brian and show on Facebook and Twitter Rogers here in the newsroom keeping up to date on everything that's going on there Cody is back so the the band is back together for a whopping fifty forty nine minutes so let's not waste anymore time let Cody we're going to address the elephant in the room because a lot of people have been sending me messages all week texting me cine internet messages carrier pigeons just knocking on my door I don't know how the from my house but they're showing up on the lawn and they're asking me about all the changes that are happening here WGN and I don't know any more than what most of you know and people say well what does this mean for you and again I will say I don't know what it means for me I am operating I as if everything is going to continue the same way changes come we don't know when or if they come if they do we'll let you know if they don't we'll let you know but right now I don't know anything more than you do now except we're here tonight and we're going to have a good time so so that's really all that good car do you think we dressed in all isn't okay acutely done yet Sir is that change happens in every business and sometimes you don't like your your your company that you work for during the day is going through kind of the same thing my yeah right yeah the job I do for my day job is in jail as in the us in the middle of an acquisition it's and I did some freelance work for another company about a month ago they're just got acquired so everyone's getting a quiet but he's getting a choir this list is the season to buy other business that's what it is it's the giving season when you you give to your shareholders more company exactly trying to buy the presidency in house and I was very nervous everybody's got a lot of that's the thing man you got a lot of money you could do a pretty much anything yeah run for president you could buy a million dollars in TV ads or whatever it is and then even though you're not running but a lot of TV ads I may not be running at all who knows really yes you never know what's going to happen that's the joy of a that's the joy of well being alive that's part of the now we have a couple bow ties the reviews because I'm very excited we have some limited engagement shows and you know that I like to go to the shows and tell you Molly just regular man on the street the reviews now a regular man on the street who of course wears a bow tie to the show because that has become that has become the look that I'm chastised if I don't wear now except I did not wear it on Wednesday when I went to the Broadway Playhouse to see the Simon and Garfunkel story now I know you did not get to go you are very upset by that my wife was really upset well I can see why because it was a it was a fun show it's a if you don't know what the Simon and Garfunkel show is it's basically an immersive concert and you have two actors portraying Simon and Garfunkel but they're not passing themselves off as Simon and Garfunkel because you know they look they bear a physical resemblance to them at Taylor bloom is Paul Simon and Ben coolly is art Garfunkel at the production we were at and they do a wonderful job as singers harmonizing it's all wonderful and they yeah it's hard because they're supposed to be Paul Simon and art Garfunkel but they're not saying we blah blah as there is they're telling the story they're talking about Paul and art and there to calling them it's never us or we it's always about it's always about the real people lot of state a great projection stuff the historic footage timeline stuff and then it's it's basically a concert they're backed up by a four piece band and they've had their plan all the all the hits if you love Simon and Garfunkel you're gonna love this music they're playing a Mrs Robinson of course sound of silence bridge over troubled water Cecilia homeward bound the end with my after after it's all over night bridge over troubled water kind of ends the show than they do one more and they do actually my favorite Simon and Garfunkel show our song rather which is the box so they end with the boxer and it's terrific my only beef with the show is I was right I was hoping there would be more like stories of what was really going on between Simon and Garfunkel you know they they tell the story and there's beautiful footage in its interspersed with music and it's as I said heavy on the hits but later on the dish I guess that's kind of what I wanted you know and I compared it afterwards my wife and I were talking when we saw a beautiful the Carole King musical which is which is a much bigger production this is a small intimate production but you you saw you got a lot of Carole King information you know you got a lot of the the good the bad the ugly of her life this one is not set up that way even though it's called the Simon Garfunkel story it's it's not set up to be a complete biography of these two artists it's show that revels in the music and the story moves along now there were some there was stuff I didn't know I didn't know about how they started out in high school as a different kind of band I didn't do it you know so there were a couple songs I'd never heard of before and then it was it was cool watching you know the video stuff of the Vietnam War end and as things progressed in as Simon and Garfunkel progressed and then as the show goes on and you near the end it it ends basically with the concert in Central Park and so on the screen there giving a lot of dates and facts and it's almost like a power point presentation of the last of what happened to each of them after the concert in Central Park so that was that was my only thing I wish I'd I wanted a little I wanted some dirt I wonder what really happened why did why did they call it quits stays there well the you know they're kind of gone their own way in the touring and and all of this had taken its toll and so they wanted to do other things okay yeah but I do you give me something else but then that little piece is not enough to take away from the fact that if you like this music you are going to love the show especially the Broadway Playhouse which is is a five hundred seats eight so it's really intimate as I said Taylor bloom and Ben coolly harmonized great they bore enough of a resemblance to Simon Garfunkel that you were you were like oh this is cool this is really cool the backup band was tight overall it was a great great show it it is only there a through December eighth so if you if you are a Simon and Garfunkel fan go to Broadway in Chicago dot com get your tickets now the Simon Garfunkel story is at the Broadway Playhouse what am I going to give it Cody three and a half out of four voters wow yes because as I said I can get past the fact that it wasn't gossip heavy and I can put that aside because that that may have just been me because you know I love lurid details so one site would sit once I came to terms with the fact that I wasn't getting lurid details it was terrific SO three and a half out of four bow ties the salmon Garfunkel story now through December eighth at the Broadway Playhouse that's at water tower place one seventy five east Chester go to Broadway in Chicago dot com and get your tickets A. S. A. P. all would you like that for the maybe now that you know your wife wants to see it so much Cody dig into those deep pockets to yours take some of that daytime job money and take your wife to see this for their for the holidays yeah we can talk about that later alright so let's so let's do this and then I have another bow ties the review yes were you having a ball in because you know you never know so we're gonna do that after this it's seven twenty WGN first I.
"brian noonan" Discussed on WGN Radio
"Here we will talk to him in just a few moments because right now we have to say hello to our guest for the last well I don't I don't know if you'll be able to tell us for the last number of years I have had the pleasure of being the host for rocket for a cure to help the dads chapter of the leukemia research foundation raise money for a great cause any coal is on the board of the dead's chapter he is one of the organizers of rocking for a cure and he joins me now and WGN Eddie how are Hey Brian how are you it's nice to talk to you good to talk to you so it I was trying to remember you guys always seem to know what you guys always think I've been there much longer than I think I have been but I've been I think it's about fifty five years now yeah I am I've been am seeing this event for in utero I started doing it it is a great event but for those who don't know what is the dads chapter of the leukemia research foundation we're one of the old twenty five twenty six chapters that are generally spread around the Chicago where you'd be VM ware part of leukemia research foundation which is eighteen thirty organized about seventy years ago and more it's a local charity is right here in Chicago which is based in Northfield indeed it provides research grants in patient services in and care for the relatives of patients that have not just leukemia but all blood cancers in so this this organization has been around for seventy years actually they just opened their first chapter in Atlanta we just found out so but we've been around do groups that are over seventy years now our group is not been around that long but you've been around with us for almost as long as we have because I think this is your twelve year with us it rocket and maybe and we we've only been around for about fifteen years so well I've heard that I almost got in on the ground floor it is a it is a great event and for those who who want to know about it it is it happening on November nineteenth which is a Tuesday night in in you can boxes in because you're there it's actually true this is not a strategy charity event this this this event really moves it be if the if we call record for cure but it does work will have the modern day Romeos entertaining is along with Brian Noonan handling all the duties and it is Monday it it last two and a half hours or so and it plays by it's great it moves very quickly and this year or you are back a dirty no lease which is one eighty.
"brian noonan" Discussed on WGN Radio
"Ninety fifth downtown seventeen minutes and fifteen on the reverse traffic is crawling on the Indiana toll road because of construction and weather for personalized traffic on demand. Get the traffic Chicago app approved by the mortgage experts have team hockberg just search T R A F F, I X Chicago. And now the weather from the WGN Chicago weather center this afternoon snowy with a high in the mid thirties. Wind gusts is highest thirty five miles an hour out there right now tonight. We'll see more rain and snow with a low dropping down to around thirty three tomorrow sunny with a high near forty eight and Tuesday, mostly cloudy, Brian will love this with a high near sixty five right now your current temperatures. Look like thirty three at O'Hare thirty four midway thirty three in Schaumburg and thirty three at the lakefront, I'm Pam Jones in the WGN radio newsroom. Ready to join the conversation live whenever a story changes on Chicago's very own seven twenty WGN. You new. He's playing on the radio. Dime on this full. Boy, I'll tell you get out of hand. And hurry. Good afternoon. Welcome. Glad you're with us. Brian neutered on seven twenty WGN. Yeah, we're close to start. I guess only our late. That's not too bad. The White Sox. One today. Big big win in New York. World Series, Cody of jumping oh, man. I'm getting over-anxious early. Whoa. This is. Yup. We take take two out of three from the Yankees. We're going to the World Series. Now, you're gonna come back and say, hey, Brian. It was a depleted Yankees rosters. Now, say shut up doesn't matter. It's April snowing. Chicago got my Christmas decorations up today before the snow came. That's good news because I don't want to have to put them up in the snow. That's insane. So yeah, here we are. Good. Good to have you with us. We have a big show planned for you today. Always more fun when you are involved three one two nine eight one seven two hundred that's the phone number. That is also the text number. That is not how you get hold of us on social media. You would need to go to Facebook or Twitter and type in Brian Noonan show, then you have access does on those two channels as well. So a lot of ways to get involved when you do call in you'll be talking to Cody too excited about this new cough. He's the executive producer misguided as he is from Rockford, Illinois. If you're nice to him, you get to me, that's how it works. We will be talking to my Janssen from WGN TV. He is in the weather center. He's keeping an eye on all the well the hell that has been unleashed on us over the last morning. And after noon, I am not happy about it. And I'm not going to dwell on it. But I'm just going to say this is nuts. I don't I don't cotton to this at all. This is why people move to warmer climates. That's all I'm going to say about that, Cody you're very excited about this. Aren't you came out, and it was snowing and you were skipping around. Like a like a woodland nymph were so excited to go outside. I get excited when I don't have to go anywhere. Yeah. This was not not great. No..
"brian noonan" Discussed on WGN Radio
"Mike nights of people in our neighborhood. It's kids. It's adults. Yes. Anyone who wants to perform? And we got talent is that what it's called LaGrange. But. No, we don't put any pressure on. It's just you want wanna do a couple of songs that night. You can sign up in the past. My husband. I have rehearsed like practice really hard, and we've got some Tracy Chapman songs. Shawn mullins. John plays guitar. His wife. Julie is not only as co host for his podcast. She's a singer really good. Yeah. That's excellent. So we I asked if you were going to open mic nights. And you said, I think so and I said are you planning to do anything? And that's where Bill laughed at you actually broadly at me, I said, well, you've got to do this on shallow from stars born as a joke. You guys are doing. We're doing shallow. I'm saying it's on the table. Kidding around. That's a tough song. You know that top really can't do it. I mean, there's no reason that any any couple of migraines, and there's probably one or two that could probably pull it off. Maybe pulling it off with you have to let her start, and you have to sneak up around her the way that Bradley Cooper has done times to lady Gaga, you have to do it that way. We're also having trouble getting Julie fitted for meat dress. Him off the ram you hard to find him. Just goes to show you that, you know, different people find enjoyment in different ways, you love playing tennis, John, and I like doing this like it. There's nothing wrong with us tonight. Hate you rolling your eyes at us. You can't see me. Young right. It keeps us going that. We do this being young. You wanted to talk about the transition ages of a young twenty year old. We were talking off the air. I started working at the loop radio station when I was twenty three years old, right? But I was I felt like an adult I had gotten my own car. I had moved out by then I was an adult. Now, a twenty three year old has a different thing. Right. So twenty three twenty four twenty five year olds are home a lot of the time because you can't afford nice early to live outside the home home meeting with your parent home with mom and dad. Yeah. Exactly. And you've got one or two one or two groups typically that I find in the last couple of years one is the group that kind of toed the party line. Did the thing they were supposed to do? I went to the college. I was supposed to go to I pick the major I'm doing the job. I was supposed to have. I have the apartment I'm supposed to have a big win in New York taking two or three from the. The Yankees ru. And now they come back to a snowy, Chicago, it's Brian Noonan. I drink. I know things, and I will tell you all about those things on the other side.
"brian noonan" Discussed on WGN Radio
"Happy Saint Patrick's Day Brian Noonan on seven twenty WGN the festivities. Who knows for some people the festivities have wrapped up for others. They will go into the wee hours. The river is still green. So that's nice. I didn't get to see see them die the river yesterday. But to be able to look out on an energy still break. Green today. Much like my beard. It will take a while for the green to dissipate and the river to go back to its usual, sludge green color. Not the bright not the bright green that we associate with Saint Patrick's Day the sludge green that we associate with like Wednesday. Did you see what somebody posted on social media? So if they can die the river green. Why can't they diet blue boy every year we hear the same joke? Thank that's terrific. Did you get it? Get it. Get it. Got it because it's a river. It should be waters. You'll be blow. Tough day for the White Sox. Wasn't it? I've torn forget and games like this. Because. You got players who are out there. They're trying to make it to the show. And you know, they're not going to the show. This is so, you know, you get to farmers said at the end of the broadcast you get to see some of the starters do their work. And then you see guys who. I admire I admire that skill and dedication it takes to get even to that even to that point to play in a spring training game for the big club. But then you know, that most of them after you know after this week. It's it's done. That's their dream. They go back to the minors, and they keep knocking around or they decide you know, what maybe it's time to hang up the spikes and move on. It's gotta be a horrible to see could be it's hard for anything to chase a dream. And then not quite get it. But I think it's even it might even be harder for an athlete to get to that point. Because you know, if you're a musician you, yeah, you've put in tons of hours. It's probably the same kind of thing. You've put in all those hours practicing all those gigs at bars and clubs and smoky rooms garages and dances. And just like a baseball player, especially you're coming up through the minors. And you're riding buses. Oh my goodness. And then you get close in one day, you get to put on the you know, you put on that uniform and you go out to play for the for the big club. And you know, it's just them looking in. Then you go back, and that's not your year. You know, you're going to be you're going to be there for you there for another couple of years. So it's hard. But opening day is not far away. Cody SOX home opener April fourth. It's only a couple of days after a birthday if people are looking for gifts. That's my birthday. Here's April fourth them. All there because I forgot I thought yours was the day before my hours is a day after so April fourth if you want to send Cody night of the SOX home opener White Sox if you're listening come on. My post eleven days to opening day in general. Any references that are not tied to social media. No not anymore. Do things you've said to be have been so social behavior. There's a whole world out there. Really, I wonder through it. No way. Yes. I do. I do practice social media. But you practice practice like minor league. She's in the minor aged. Don't get yourself Palam on Twitter certified. Verified. So you may want to back off. All right. So what? Yes every day if you follow. Roger there's ears are plugged Roger. He makes the Yankee Yankee motion follow Roger and you could see every day. He posted a different baseball card and that player's number is how many days it is to opening day. Right. But today was one of our one of my favorite players from the White Sox from nineteen sixty nine Louis apprecia-. Oh, very nice. Yeah. We have flirtation on Rogers last social media ramblings. They did die the river. Blue in the cubs won the World Series. I wasn't paying attention. So. The into the parade and stuff. I don't even remember the blue now. Just another quick because Saint Patrick's Day will go on a little bit Catherine Connor, I kind of our good friend, wonderful, wonderful vocalist. She'd been on the show before she's on Rick Kogan show. A lot the old Saint patch show was moved to the auditorium theatre for this Tuesday night because the CFO is on strike. So if you still want to see the old Saint PAT's show this Tuesday night, it is going to be at the auditorium theatre. So you can go and check that out. And I'm sure if you Google old Saint PAT's show and auditorium theatre you'll be able to get all the information. So we'll do that. All right since we're talking about theater. Oh, a segue seamlessly. It's time for another bowtie feed review. I had the pleasure of going this week to see a Bronx tale, which is playing at the James neater Landers theater, formerly the oriental theatre. Now. Here's the thing. It's only here for another week. It was a very short two week engagement. It had opened on Broadway and done very well. So now, it's on a national tour. If you're not familiar with a Bronx tale, maybe you heard of it Chazz Palminteri wrote a one man show years ago that one man show, he then turned into a film. Which did very well with Robert deniro de Niro, directed it. He loved the script so much that deniro directed the film Chazz Palminteri start as sunny, the mobster in the movie, and and, but basically a Bronx tale Chaz is story of growing up in the Bronx in the late fifties early sixties if you've seen the movie. This is the one this is the one problem. I had with the show if you've seen the movie the movie's pretty gritty the show because it's a Broadway musical while. It has some heavy parts is a little more upbeat. Putting that.
"brian noonan" Discussed on WGN Radio
"Years after breweries with Brian Noonan. It's been too long the breweries, and I am joined as always John Carruthers from a revolution brewing. Jesse Valenciana who just made it in the Nick of time from goose island. Oh my gosh. John. And I were we're ready to catch him. You're late you, and you're gone. Well, welcome back. Happy new you're happy. Happy new year. Jesse's pull copepod. He's like you like Felix the cat with his bag. Oh here. And I've got another beer here. And this is going on if you are new to the segment at the breweries the guys come in. And they review three different styles of beer. They pick one that is kind of the baseline. And then try another one today we are going to try Cezanne's. We're going to try Mexican lagers and Stoute's porter hoarders Puerto orders. Oh, very nice. So we'll start you know, we haven't talked since December. So I know there's some new things happening. What's happening new revolution? You got a couple of new things going on. Yeah. Just off those five minutes. I spent dry in January. Got a new every day. I it's four point three percent alcohol in fifteen packs literally just launched last week. It's still going into stores, but I really like it. I just had it today. It's fantastic. The lazy dad loves the four point three percent. A lot of places. Are I'm seeing are coming out with that. Because for a while everything was heavy heavy heavy people like well. I you know, I can only have one or two. I did I can't drink these during the day be coherent. So it's nice everybody coming out with a lower AB without sacrificing any taste or the quality. I wish I participated in any athletic endeavors because it'd be the perfect ear for that. Nice. And then you've also got a new beer created by some of the female employees at revolution. That's coming up. Yes spirit of revolt. So this was this is back. It was a draft only released last year. It is now in cans, so by you this beer goes to benefit this local charity does great work called connections for abused women and their children. So everyone who buys us who drinks this. When this us. Nice so beer and a good call. We're throwing an art show at the taproom on March eighth. Do you know? Culminate the whole fundraising effort, very nice spirited revolt. And the art on the can one of the employee's came up with that was based on a sketch by one of our bartenders her and her husband all talented artist. Kind of concept of this. Character is supposed to be like, you know, every Chicago woman. Very nice. So that spirit of revolt. It's on it's on sale now in cans Canadian it's still on tap it the tapper yes, perfect go. What's new what's new at goose start? We actually we've got a really cool by coming up in March. Women in brewing at the Ted the brew pub and clyborn so in keeping with women's von thin. It's pretty awesome stuff that we're doing. We've got some events throughout the they were going to be doing to support. Women in brewing which school. Two months of the year, baby. Yeah. That's right. Definitely as a tribute. You also had that you also had the fun dibs release the which crushed I was not play. There was I wanted to get out just because I had gone through January. And I was like, oh, I need a beer. And so I went, and I had no no intention of debating, and you kept do you do? He jesse. I'm not going to do this. That was it. One beer I had to. So I was pretty good. And you should know that when you're near me, you're not going to have just one beer's. True anticlimactic. I I was only going to have one beer, and I'm like, oh, man. I can't wait to hear where. I had to McMahon. That's the worst. Trying to be very responsible. It was the middle of the day. Plus, I was coming off not drink it for a month. Oh, I hear you to two of those two of those port. I was that was plenty have more police horse or something. But I did punch a verbally punch. The guy. Who thought he was going to destroy me? And I just punch. Mike Tyson, you Mike Tyson this kid, I did you ever see eight mile, John? Yeah. Where at the end Eminem doses. This guy so bad. He cannot respond more in that hoodie. That was exactly what happened to the point where he actually he turned around. And I have nothing you win as nice fired him because we're like, this is we. I mean. Craft beer is always watching the lights, go out and somebody's eyes. So so you've got the big goose has the the big event in March for women in brewing. We do we're also going to be goose island is going to be at the James beard house March. I oh, yes. Yeah. So you're thing in New York. It is very New Yorker tell people about that. So the guys from steadfast, which is a amazing restaurant in downtown Chicago chef ender, and I am Chris who does all of their their participant chef. So we're putting together a six course three appetizer dinner at the James beard house and everything is paired with goose island beer to the dishes are paired with virtue cider, and there's a bunch of different beer, actual beer as ingredients in the courses. So it's pretty fascinating. Very nice. Sounds good. All right. Let's get into. What is our first style that we are going to experiment with today. So we're bringing it back in gently. We're going to do Mexican laggard. Crisp refreshing, everyone's had corona or Takata. I never. So we have got the classic Maddelo. This is just picked this because this is my favorite Nager Maddelo, even better too. I love to not bring any lines the brewery, not at the let me let me ask this. Yeah. Archerd? In florida. I have always been steadfastly against pudding fruit pudding, lime in in a beer is that doing it wrong might, you know, realistically, my exception is Mexican lagers. So what sets a Mexican lager apart from old styles a logger? What's the what makes a Mexican logger Mexican law? Mexican lives are essentially just Vienna. Loggers? Okay. And then, you know, Takata the Modell's the world kind of took off and that was the style. There is a big influx of different immigrants that came through rookie immigrants and the NFL appear took off. Yeah. And Mexico claimed it as their own. I mean, you think of you think of places where maybe you've gone on vacation in Mexico is usually hot tropical. It's it. You know, so nice crisp light beer goes perfectly. We're sitting on the beach. Oh, totally. And that's the whole citrus thing my dad, my grandfather, you saw in bars. And he said the reason there's limes- and beer, and I don't know if this is a story that he keep up with what he said, the beers would come in open trucks. Yes. There was always dirt. I heard of them. I've heard that. Same sued gravel lime slice it up, and they would clean the top of the can. And just kind of like squeeze put in the can which is counterintuitive if you've used the line to clean off a rag you've jammed it in your beer, it'd be like taking the bar ragged. This is delicious like the suicide of. So what do you like, what do you? What do you guys like about Madala to make this the baseline? Because I've I've I like I like the Negra Delo ally such a great so good people get scared of it because it's dark, but it it's darker, but it's still almost just as light as the regular Mondello. Yeah. We've talked about this before with when people see like a Guinness. I don't like those big heavy beers. It's too strong. And you're like this is like a four point two. And it's so light. I mean, it's the carbonation little bit different. But. What we like about Medella? I mean what I like about Mondello? It's really straightforward. It's refreshing. There's flavor to it. But it's not that like cheat grainy kinda corny. Yeah. Lager that someone spent some time wanting to make nice for you. And it says SPCA mechanical means a special always. What what's on? This is what I'm looking at right now. These count calorie wise are these these are not light beers right there. They're lighter on the palate. What I really like Bob Mondello Takata is like they're so loud in the pal. The really effervescent. So like when you're eating a taco with great with. Yeah. Yeah. They complement whatever you're having a cheat sheet. All right. So what? Now, we've we've had the baseline which is Madonna when everybody there's a place near me that on Fridays. The Ford the Medalla tour boys are four dollars. Oh, so I've enjoyed -joyed some food with a few Medeiros enjoy which is also a benefit. So what is now? What are we going to compare for comparison says Cruz Blanca Mexico calling lager espec-, Al oh, four point seven a special lager? Always. But this is like non-drowsy a blackout Buron here. Forever. Jack of the brew master does work over there. And they also have a heck of a kitchen so all their beers and really have that kind of culinary aspect in mind brewing brewing, there is obviously the priority is the beer is there. Also an eye toward this is do they collaborate does a kitchen in the brewery collaborate or does the does one react to another? I guess is what I'm asking. What the the great thing about what I've seen at cruises. Jacob is like mad scientists, and he's got a brilliant mind. And he gets a really run that beer program. We wants it and the food's just fantastic. And there's always gonna be some credit crossover. Okay. I'm sure Jacob. He does is really amazing coconut toasted coconut that he doesn't make enough. Hope you're listening. But yeah, the kitchen. They do this like toasted coconut porter to it. So there's that they're using in the kitchen that they're incorporating to their beers. You know, and that just naturally to these different pairings that happened there. Now, this one seems a little a little heavier. Yeah. Creamery less effervescent than than the Modesto still light. But just there's there's a different texture on your tongue. When you when you take a drink. It's a little thicker and a taste test Morris or balance to the malt. So it's got all sweetness. Then you also notice if you look in your glass, kind of hold the head a little longer than your Medalla does it's really pretty it's real good though. I mean, those are pretty drink. But not so pretty that. I will not have not met the two pretty beer yet. All the beers. Cody is now now you're looking you're looking long. You are welcome. You know, you're welcome to come in. He he gets very jealous should be could be yours. What other so in the Mexican lager family for the traditionalist you mentioned Miguel, you mentioned corona is there something if somebody other than the cruise which people can pick up at the store to is there another one where you go if you want to delve in. Here's another local local brewery that's doing a Mexican logger. Really? Well, there is a kind of like an explosion of Mexican lagers in the last couple of years so everybody, but now does like their version of it. I feel crews and making the best one if you wanna go if you want to spend a little bit more and go beyond the Modell's in Takata is the Mexico calling is debate. It's I love it. It's a crusher. That's all live in there. I don't know if they hate me for that. But that I wonder I wonder that too. If if Jamie already of the brewers, you don't need to do that with ours are archaic system is clean. Top. We're good. I'm on the beach here. This is what I'm doing. So people should be looking for in a Mexican lager. Effervescence lightness a little bit of citrus flavor. Yeah. If you put the lime in I mean naturally. It should have naturally. I mean, it doesn't you're gonna. Yeah. I can see where I mean. I don't know if it's just that. It's a perfect pairing. We have trained to have citrus. So many times I think just works. Great. Yeah. What's the on this one four seven? You could you can enjoy throughout the day and into the night. And then the next morning. Yeah. The guys are here for at the breweries three one two nine eight one seven two hundred if you have a any questions regarding not only styles of beer that we're talking about today. But any any type of beer question? You can follow the guys to John. Give us your Twitter Twitter handle at UT, Chicago. And Jesse at Jesse men BQ Jesse man, let's say quick break. We'll be back with more. It's WGN..
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"Pam Jones in the WGN radio newsroom. And these are the stories that matter on seven twenty WGN. Thanks. Brian Noonan seven twenty WGN. If you know one thing about this program. You know, we like beer, we talk about beer a lot. We like to imbibing beer, everything about beer, another man who likes beer a lot. And you know, how he likes because he writes about beer for the Chicago Tribune. And he is the author of barrel aged stout and selling out goose island, Dan, Heiser Bush and how craft beer became big business. Josh Noel joins us right now on WGN. Josh my saying your last name correctly. Yeah. No work either way. That answer. But that's the one answer that most people will say, oh, here's a here's a definitive answer. But all right. Well, we'll just say Josh for now. Join reading your stuff in the trip because it always opens my eyes up to some new things this week, not no exception because I think like many people I've walked through different grocery stores, and all your Costco, or even WalMart. And I've seen beer there at first glance you go, oh, that's ex- brand. Because it looks like it might be a popular brand that we've all bought and then upon closer inspection you go. No, that's not that's not bad at all. It's some sort of store brand is is this a recent thing that these chains have started doing their own private label beers. It's not recent trader Joe's has been at it for a while. And they're really the best known for do you? Walk into trader Joe's, there's going to be probably fifteen or twenty brands you won't find anywhere else, which is very on brand for trader Joe's does salsa and wine and chips and fruit and everything. So no, we shouldn't extend the beer, but it it it it sort of looks different and almost a little screwy because we're just so used to you know, we see bud Miller. Those are the commercials we're going to see in the day, and then you know, craft, you know, goose island in Scotland revolution. But then you walk into trader Joe's, and you see these brands that you quite possibly never seen before in your life. Exactly. Like, what is this? And so, but to your point he has gotten pretty strong in that game now as well. And then you've seen WalMart has experimented with at Costco is played around in that space. Walgreens, even got into it. So they did. But it's it's a way for them. It it it it sort of works for the stores 'cause they can do it on the cheap. And then it works for the customers because we can get the beer cheaper base as private labels the problem. And what sorta got me going on the story in the first place was just a simple question of which of these are good, which of these are not, you know, you generally get what you pay for right? But but not always in. There are some really good deals to be found there and some of them were absolutely dreadful. So I drank through thirty of the brands to to to see what I could see well, see because just and I know this is well now, I know after reading your piece that this is wrong. I just immediately assumed that these were all horrible, and I would never have picked them up. Now, I'm going to try some because of what I read. But is that how do these companies overcome that hurdle? Because most there's some people who are going to drink whatever just because it's cheap. There are some people. I think I think you just nailed it. Okay. That's how they deal with it. Is there just these these beers offer really strong value that the problem is that a lot of them also offer not so good beer. But again, I just I sort of assumed that there had to be some gems in there. And and that's what got me going in the first place. But you're right. A lot of them probably more than half or probably just not worth your time or your money. No matter how cheap it is. But there are a handful that are really nicely made beers that if you just need something dependable on the in the fridge or something to bring to a party that doesn't cost you know, too much money in there. There are some winters in in that stack before we get into the list of what we should drink and what we should avoid. These are all a contract beer contract brews. Right. So where do these places find the breweries that are actually making the beer for them? That's an important point. So the the the brewery the people who are actually making the beer, they're really they're they're density is nowhere to be found on these beers. The point is it's supposed to come off as just this exclusive. Trader Joe's brand, even if it's not branded trader Joe's, you won't find it anywhere else. But it's meant to of vocal sort of this identity away from the company that actually making it that said if you dig a little bit you can generally figure it out so back in the day, which will say let's say ten years ago contract made beer, which is beer made by a company as another brand was pretty pretty bad. But with the craft beer revolution. We're seeing incredible progress on the contract brew front. So some of these fears are really quite quite good. But you know, some of the old standards are like min hostile crafts min house brewery in Monroe -sconsin point brewing up in Stevens point Johnson. There's there's sort of all over the place big names and some are not. So some of them are making beers under their own labels to right? It's not they're not or are. They all doing just contract stuff. Why no point is not. But are they just in the contract business? Some are. So there's great central brewing here in Chicago, which was opened as a contract burry. There's a brewery in Madison Wisconsin called octopus by which is was opened as a contract brewery. And actually they make to the trader Joe's brands that. I really liked but others as you point out like point ruin does a ton of contract brewing. But you'll also see point brand beer on the market. So some are hybrid they do both and some we're starting to see more breweries opening specifically as contract breweries as well. And do those contract brewers. Are they coming up with the recipes for these these beers? If they're contracting out or is somebody in RND trader Joe's going we want an and we wanted to have these kind of notes and giving that to the contract brewery. How how does it work my sensors that the breweries are really taking the lead. They're probably. Five ten years ago, the stores had very little input at all mean. Everyone's getting a lot more savvy about fear. My guess is that trader Joe's has someone who has a pretty good understanding of what they want, and we'll probably have that conversation. But the breweries are the barista the experts at it making it, so they're they're they're the ones who are really sorta arriving on what to put in the Canada the bottle. All right since we've been talking about trader Joe's a lot. Let's start with trader Joe's I walk in. I see the shelves lined with the beer. I've never heard of before. What should I grab? Well, a couple of the winners that I like from trader Joe's there's a whole line of beers from them called Joseph's brow. Okay. Which is a play on trader Joe's, and sort of a German name the brow and those are. Relatively good all in all I really like Joseph bra Joseph's browse pills nerve, they spell it p z an arch the check style lager, and it's made by Gordon beer brewing, California, and they do pretty good. If you've been to restaurants and stuff their beers. Pretty good. Yeah. They're they're pretty well regarded, I don't think they're they're not particularly. You know, sexy name, but they're certainly they've been around a long time. They know what they're doing. And so it's little wonder that this off brand check pills Nur. They're making fur. Trader Joe's would actually be pretty good. Another beer from them. Also, Gordon bearish also under the Joseph's brow. Brand was Joseph Sproul Radler, which is something that's gonna appeal to someone. Who's maybe not the hardest core beer drinker. As the label says, it is a lemon beer, so it's really beer sort of fruit juice hybrid like Randy kind of thing. Yup. Exactly. And you know, I'm pretty. I'll say. Serious beer drinker. But I really I like the I like Justice Breyer Adler. I thought they really they pulled it off quite nicely. There's an Justice proud Heller Bock, which is my box, which is a German style that set of chills to sort of of the harder core. Beer drinkers. Yeah. Kind of beer. Yeah. Exactly. And that's that's another Gordon beers. And another one that's pretty well made. And then stockyard oatmeal stout, which is not Gordon bearish. Oh, no. I'm sorry. It is Gordon bears. It is not branded as Joseph's brow. But stockyard oatmeal stout for six forty nine for a six pack completely. That's not bad. Well-made oatmeal stout. None of these again are are are super sexy. But they're they're they're just they're well-made beers. And then I mentioned occupied brewing, Wisconsin, they had two of my favorites. They have one called you lager. E U P H O N Y. It's just it's just a flawless. Nice clean water five ninety nine. I mean, it's just it's just. Just thread the needle forward. It's trying to do. And then there's another one called cacophony which is also occupied. These are. I should point out or not branded as occupied their branded as camping -nology brewing. But again, that's just confront shadow crazy. Yeah. That's just trader Joe's just wants it to be their own unique brand sure and cacophony is just a really nice pale ale. And it's you know, if you if you if you got that Palay if you went to revolution or half acre one of the Chicago craft breweries a lot of credibility and walked in order to pay on the handed you that you would not be unhappy. It is it's it's that good of a pale ale per again five ninety nine per six pack. It's not reinventing the wheel. It's just a really nicely. Made pale knows with me. He is the right. The beer writer for the Chicago Tribune and the author of barrel aged stout and selling out goose island Anheuser Busch and how craft beer became big business. You can follow him on Twitter at at. Hop notes. Josh forget hang on one second. And we will continue this conversation because some other stores have a couple of ones that we should pick up. And then we'll tell people a few that as they're wondering house. They should avoid at all costs. Okay deal. All right. 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"Newsroom ready to join the conversation. Whenever a story changes on Chicago's very own seven twenty WGN. All right kicking off the final hour. Brian Noonan seven twenty WGN. Karen county will be here at seven o'clock talk about all things that illegal Manno, man. All right. This is the time of year where people are coming in. They're coming into work, and you hear them hacking in the next cubicle or a lot of us work in open areas. You know, the big open office, which I am not a fan of that's research. Now is saying that this is a bad move. These open offices where everybody's just kind of these long tables, and you're sitting right next to people. And I just I worked at an in that environment. And I did not care for it at all. I like a little bit of privacy. Even a cubicle wall gives you at least a little bit of privacy to at least roll your eyes. If somebody does something stupid, whereas if you're in an open office setting you can't do that. So. A new phenomenon is rising six shaming. Because how many times have you been at work and the person next to you start hacking up a lung, and the, you know, their stuff going everywhere that, you know, they're they're too sick to be at work. And so now they're making they're putting everybody else at risk. Well, this is this is happening because. You know, people are standing because we used to be used to be as a group of people. We were a little more. We just suffer in silence. Well, you young people, Cody, you and your ilk. You don't want to suffer in silence. You don't want to be a martyr going to tell these people get out of here. Go home. You gotta go. And I think that's the best way. Because I don't want to be nobody wants to be sitting next to anybody. Anybody who was sick? But they're saying a phenomenal called prison. T- ISM is keeping people from staying home even people who have paid sick days. Now, I know some of us don't have don't have days. Let's be honest code are you and I call in sick. We're not getting paid. No 'cause we're not fulltime employees here. So that's how a lot of people will go and just because they, you know, they have to get paid the argument usually as well production goes down if people show up in their sick was studies have shown that it's not actually true. Because at least if you're sick, you're doing something if you stay home and you're bundled up under your blankets, watching Netflix. You're doing nothing so productivity may dip a little, but it doesn't take the hit that people would have you believe it does that being said. What does it take for you to stay home three one two nine eight hundred seven two hundred and have you ever six? Shame. Somebody handed them handed them some wipes. I see Roger come in. And he disinfects that news area. Like he's going into an operating room. Yep. It's probably one of the most sterile environments. Even when Rogers not sitting there saying you do that. Because well, let's be honest everybody touches this equipment. It's funky half the time we have tons of buttons. And dials computer screens and chair arms and the microphones that we talk into. And there's a lot of people who work here. Let's. Oh, I look into the windscreen on this microphone is looking into the mouth of hell itself. Oh, my. Yeah. It's awful. Cleaner and here. I would imagine. I I'm not the only one in the newsroom because I bring in these containers of disinfectant wipes that I buy at the store. You say as a let me finish. Convenience because they don't have them here. Cody where do you buy disinfectant watch? If you were to buy them online, you'll say online, you don't go to stores are just teasing you. Roger. It's. Them I took wrath and you jump right as. Why do you left the? Three four. Where where else can I heard I heard you it sounding down to in my brain. I heard you. Correct. Chose not to. So let's so I only work on the weekends. And within those five days that I'm not here. Other people use the wipes here because I have to continually by them because they're they're getting emptied out. So we have four five desks in here. And so they're being used by a lot of people during the week. So it's a convenience that I offer. All right. Well, first of all, it's very gracious of you say they ever talked to the bosses go. Hey, it's filthy in here. How about you? How about you pony up for the wipes. I I don't see the bosses during the weekend. I would ask them, and you know, what they'd say much too bad. Who get sick? I have gotten more studios is that the wrong word about the cleanliness ever since the cancer operation. Well, sure, you don't want to get sick again. Yeah. I was there. Let's be honest shooting from the equipment here at work. No. I don't know if you do if you know, I'm out of here. I didn't catch the cancer. I'm not saying that. Afterwards. The the infections and stuff. So I've just gotten crazy about I don't blame you. It's you know. It's gross at a third of the private sector workers. According to research, do not have paid sick leave. So they're going to they're going to try to stay around. But working while sick. I mentioned about the productivity. It's not as bad people people say all kinds of things like when we were talking to Brian Robertson about his book, hashtag chill people find all kinds of reasons to go in when they're sick. Well, I got a lot of work to do. I've got you know. They wouldn't they wouldn't be able to do it without me if I'm not there things will fall apart. What if you go in and you get everybody sick? Nobody's going to get anything done. Right. It's like these people, and I'm going to open a can of worms here. Cody get better get ready for the calls. Get ready. It's like these people in Washington state who didn't vaccinate their kids. And now there's a huge outbreak of measles going on. Because somebody somebody and they're saying they're tracking this back. And most of the cases are because people were not vaccinated if you do not vaccinate. You gotta stay in your house. You can never leave because it is not fair to the rest of the population to go out and risk. All these people getting sick young children, potentially fatally from these diseases. All the real science has said there is no connection with all these things that you know, bloggers and other crazy website people say there are connections to. You know what? It's the same kind of thing. If you're sick, stay home. If you're not gonna vaccinate stay home. Don't don't go out and get the the entire population sick because you read Jenny McCarthy's blog one time and decided that you know, you're not going to give your kid a shot. Really? Okay. That's fine. You wanna risk your health and your own kids health? I'm not in favor of it. But that's your that's your world. But once you once you put my life at risk, then it's my problem too. Or you put my kids at my kid's life at risk. It's my problem. So this is this is what's going on you go you, stay home. When you're sick. Don't you go to your your you've got a pretty poor work ethic? Anyway, horrible. So your work ethic. So you're going to stay. I I understand if you're just a little, you know, if you're like, I think I feel a cold coming on. Okay. We're talking about when you're when you are somebody can look at you and go, oh, man. You are sick or your hacking so much that it sounds like you're going to need an oxygen tank. That's when you stay home. You got a little headache? That's fine. You got a fever. I know at school. You got a fever. You gotta go home. And you have to stay out of school for twenty four hours. You can't come back can't come back for at least a day. If you go home with a fever. You know, why? Because they don't want every other kid getting sick. It should be the same in an office. And if your boss, if your boss lead beer, if you're not here. Deidra, losing your job. All right. Then you're a jerk. If you've got a boss like that, you really shouldn't should be looking for another job. Anyway. Yeah. Yeah. I I've had in Chicago was at Starbucks in wicker park. And there was a day. Couple months. Enemy me working there. I woke up on a let's say a Saturday ten eleven AM, whatever with the flu bad flu, we're talking if I got out of bed. I was my body was not reacting. Well, let's just say that. Okay. What was happening with my body was not safe or sanitary to be in any environment. Let alone one where you're dispensing messages. You're giving people foodstuffs, and I called my boss, and I said the manager of the story, and I was like, look I cannot physically get out of that. Like if I do. There will be a price to pay. I it's just not going to happen. And he's like y'all listen, I can't get anybody on short notice. Now, it's available. I'm going to have to stay like an extra couple hours in like end up doing your shift includes a Soren like all this stuff. And I was like literally I cannot do this. And I said to him at that end the phone call. I said if you have to fire me for this. Then that's the way it is. Here is nothing I can do. And I'm I'm so sorry. And I'll try to help you whenever I can. But I am I can't I'm done. I it out like there. There is no way this will happen. And he you know, I mean, he didn't fire me. But there was a lot of resistance pure, and I get I get that. I understand me. You know if. It's any job where you're you're being counted on to be there because someone else is going to leave or it's, you know, you're the only person who's going to be there. It's yes, it's hard to find somebody else. And yes, sometimes managers have to make have to make those sacrifices in. It's not easy. And it's not right. But to your point would would it have been better for this manager to stay in cover your shift or for you to be there. And, you know, something happened because you're so sick. No. You have to you have to stay home from the three one two we have laptops, that we can take home and paid sick leave. And yet people at our office still come in. It's beyond frustrating. I think they're proud of themselves as if staying home is weak bean while they're getting other people sick and potentially impacting long-term productivity. Plus, it's just gross to listen to them coffin hack. I shave all the live long day constantly, applying antibacterial, l'ocean et cetera. Good for you. See, and that is a that is a mentality that the people who work the hardest the best workers. They don't stay home only row, which can't hang your Wiki. Oh, all right. Well, stay home. I guess if you're not tough enough to come in. Yeah. No, I'm not I've got one hundred and two fever vomiting all night. I'm staying home. Okay. That's how you want to be. Yeah. By computer? I'll do smart from. Okay, whatever. The worst thing in the world is when companies have their corporate policy for time off the combined vacation time and sick days. Yes, you have ten days. Total for vacation insect PTO paid time off. And it's like, oh, yeah. I was going to go on a trip to the Bahamas my wife, but oh I'm going to be I'm going to be a couple of days short. If I don't come in. You know, when I'm horrid Lee sick and ill, and I'll just have to get everyone else sick. And then other people get sick, and they miss work, and it's says dumb domino effect. But I can still go on my vacation for the full two weeks. The company's fault. Stupid quotas in and like, I get it. You can't have employees as the take six weeks paid sick time or snot in there needs to be some kind of standards. But the way it's executed right now by some corporations is is horrible. Yeah. There needs to be set sick days. You know, there's there's different I know with the school district. I work in the teachers in their contract, they have sick days personal days. And a sick day is a day. You know, you wake up in the morning, you're sick. You call him with a sick day take personal days those have to be scheduled in advance. So if you're going on vacation, or whatever, and that makes sense because most of us don't control none of us control when we're gonna get sick. And most of us also don't know, you know, you go. All right. I'm going to take some medicine tonight. And I'll probably I'll probably feel better in the morning. That's what that's what we think. Right. You take your whatever you're going to take you go to bed early. You're hopefully, you sleep at all. But then sometimes you wake up in the morning, and you're you're sick. Stay home because it's not you're not doing yourself or anybody else any good. And I applaud these these shavers. I applaud Roger for walking around like he's going into an operating room sterilizing, everything or people. I I I've gotten to the point at school most of the classrooms have giant jugs of hand sanitizer because the teachers are so tired of getting sick. And if a kid if I hear actor the kid, or you know, they hit they hand you their ipad. It looks like these kids ipads have been dipped in a combination of grease and sand and every other day are the the most disgusting things ever..
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"And then winter storm warnings one starts at six for Boone, and winnebago counties and another goes into effect at nine tonight for lake and mckenry counties all of those will wrap up tomorrow after. Noon at six after the snow accumulations are likely to be over for the time being areas of blowing snow tonight possible accumulations of three to five inches around the city, but more so as you head north and farther west in Illinois, especially around the border with Wisconsin, those could be anywhere between six and ten inches of snow low of minus nine tonight tomorrow morning until six like I said when those advisories and we're expecting impossible snow and wind blowing it around until the afternoon high of tomorrow peaking near thirty and it'll fall steadily into Tuesday and Wednesday as the wind continues out of the northwest and the high for Tuesday is going to fall below zero overnight lows for Tuesday fifteen minus fifteen rather to minus twenty five and on Wednesday, wind chills minus forty to minus fifty. So if you can stay indoors Wednesday, Tuesday, those would be great days to do it right now. It is seven degrees at O'Hare eight at midway six in Frankfurt, and it's eleven. Downtown along the lakefront, I'm Don clip in the WGN newsroom ready to join the conversation live whenever a story changes. Now, it's back to Brian Noonan on Chicago's very own seven twenty WGN. Yes. The mayor said we are about to start a week of rough weather here for four people. But it's not only rough weather for you. And I as we try to navigate our way throughout the city as the Saskatchewan screamer bears down on us tonight, bringing snow and winds, and then we've got the frigid temperatures coming later in the week your house..
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"Roger badesch WGN radio newsroom. And these are the stories that matter around seven twenty WGN. All right. Brian Noonan seven twenty WGN. Here's a seven then CARA Conti will come in. I don't know if there's been anything Legal News this week for care to talk about it's going to be tough. Yeah. It'll be a lot of fun. So Karen will be here. But right now, we are enjoying some live music some outlaw country. Hodie snitch is in the studio. They are part of an unbelievably great lineup that is taking place Saturday January twenty six at the Irish American heritage center as part of cash for kids festival Chicago's only Johnny cash festival all the proceeds from the festival go to support the pediatric brain tumor foundation. It is a wonderful cause and an unbelievable lineup. Once again, some of the beds. You will see Hodie snitch who are here the Waco brothers. Hayden Thompson Ironhorse the dark passengers Rosie in the rivets dry county line saddle tramps and Sam Lam the MC. So a lot of great things are going to be happening. If you haven't been to the Irish American heritage center. It's at forty six twenty six north Knox avenue in Chicago. Very very convenient to the I think it's the blue line. And so you can hopper it off you can go and have a good time. You can go to Johnny cash fest Chicago on Facebook. And of course, you've got to follow the boys. Hodie snitch dot com is our website and on Facebook, it's Hodie snitch band. So how did you guys? How'd you guys get involved? You said, you know, Steve who's the organizer? What was the pitch when he when he came to you the first time you were going to perform at cash for kids. How did he how did he sell it to you? I sold it to Steve. Did you initially? Yeah. At the time, I was salesman that he is. A music studio on the north west side and a former band of Steve Davis was playing there. And I and I said to him I said, Steven I come to the Johnny cash fast every year, and I can't believe you don't have the ban of plays the most Johnny cash in town. At your at your fast, and he took me on my and next thing. You know, we were in it. And and we've been a part of it ever since that time for those who don't know the fest started out like in a church, and it got bigger and bigger over the years. And now it's at the Irish American heritage center with a lot of a lot of different number of different stages there in the theater, you guys you guys say you like to play by the bar. I don't blame you if I were in a band. I would want to be as close to the Parnell's comfortable, Brian, sure. And it's easier for people to buy you drinks. Not that not that that's encouraged or expected, but you know, it doesn't hurt. Am. I right. Doesn't doesn't hurt? Know, if I walk up, and I go, hey, you guys, you know, I got a request goes down a lot easier with some beers. Sure. Those requests move while cash prime moves the request to the the absolute front of the line, but beer, probably not not far second right on. Exactly. So you guys touched on this. The band had the band had a big loss. And you didn't think you didn't think you were going to continue how tell us about that. Because it's got to be hard abandoned is family, and then to lose a member of the family and have to decide to go on is a tough tough situation. Absolutely. Yeah. Brian is a lot of love in this room. And where we lost our bass player. Donnie, hey in July to a tragic event that we took a period of time to kind of suss where we were. And at that time, we had a little band meeting about some band business, and it was unanimous consensus to move forward. Todd. I know Donnie was a dear friend of yours. You might want to say a word or two. Yeah, we miss. We miss Danny. Here's a great guy close friend of Oliver's, especially me going way back to our grammar school. And yeah, we didn't we weren't. Sure. What we're gonna do exactly. And then about six weeks ago or so Mark met Dan rally, and he came in learn the songs really quickly. I mean, that's repertoires sixty something song. We usually got forty on the on the roster usually he came in and knocked them out. And he's doing a great job and. To the band. Welcome, dan. Yes. So is it is it hard. I mean, of course, it's hard. You lose somebody. The decision to go on a tough one. Is it or is it, you know, you lose? You lose your friend Danni. You don't want to just wrap things up and not go on because that's not a real tribute to your friend who was part of the ban. What kind of what kind of debate goes into doing that? Because it's gotta be gotta be unbelievably hard well, half -solutely on all of us. And. Johnny was a character. He is a character. And. Obviously, it was a huge huge blow to us. So we let's let it breathe a little. And then we thought what would he wants? And he would pitcher him yelling at us. Really angry and high high register that he would use. And he would say what are you guys doing? You're wasting time. Let's move forward. And that's what we decided to do very nice. And part of that moving forward is performing at once again the cash for kids festival Chicago's only Johnny cash festival. I can't stress this enough. It is for unbelievably good. 'cause all the proceeds go to help the pediatric brain tumor foundation. We have a link with all the links, but I will tell you again to for the festival go to Johnny cash fest, Chicago on Facebook, four Hodie snitch the band that we're going to hear from one more time toady snitch dot com on Facebook. They are Hodie snitch band. They are John green. He's chapel Mark machos Dan rally and Todd our carry gentlemen. Thank you so much again. This is your fourth year at the cash for kids festival. Congratulations on that. Thank you for being here. It's been a lot of fun. You guys are playing music that I love outlaw traditional country before. I let you go though, I got. Because you take a lot of pride that you're not. You're the exact opposite of this borough country, quote, unquote, a new country. This stuff is kinda sold this, right? All those songs sound the same. And I love country music, which it doesn't take. No joy in saying that. But it's like you could put any artists Ango. Well, okay. They got the trucker hat and the aviator glasses. And I know this song is going to be about some girl's tanned legs and drinking Margaritas on a beach, and I don't know what country music became beach music because it used to be about fields and factories, and as David Allen causes trains and trucks, and mama and prison and getting drunk. That's what that's what country music used to be. And now it's all about let's blame Kenny Chesney for all this. So. What has made you decide to issue all of that? Ed, stay with your routes, some of the best music ever made country music evolves in general from when it started nearly as as you mentioned with the Carter family, but it doesn't mean you have to like it at us. So there's this core part of the music from the sixties and seventies which we try to gravitate you as Matthews new songs, and it's actually the music that motivates this most go, so what are we gonna end with? We're gonna end with the Johnny cash. Classic Folsom prison blues. Nice smart before we go just want to make sure that you know, that we have one more band member. His name's Mike Conroy. He couldn't be here with us today. But he's a big part is banned. We love him. We miss you. We wish were here. Mike. Yeah. If he's not here. We don't talk about sorry. He's out. I'd say you show up with the widow pay Mike where we miss your sorry. You weren't here. Hodie snitch Johnny cash WGN..
"brian noonan" Discussed on WGN Radio
"Two nine eight one seven two hundred that's the phone number. That's the texts number when you avail yourself of that number four telephonic communication. You'll be talking to Cody. Yes, I finally came back from Las Vegas golf. He's the executive producer from Rockford, Illinois. If you're nice to him, you get to me if you wanna stay in touch with us via social media. It's Brian Noonan show on Facebook and Twitter. We'll be targeted by the biggest story of the week, which is the weather. We'll talk a little bit about that. Bill Gandhi from smarts dating academy will join us after four o'clock because this is the time of year if you are doing some online dating you're probably really ratcheting up your search this time of year. How much predates cyber stalking is. Okay. We will get into that. We'll talk about Gillette's campaign against what they say is toxic. Masculinity will meet we'll talk also about these teenagers who were in Washington DC the other day who you saw surround a native American Vietnam veteran and told him we'll get into all of that. And then after six o'clock, we're going to we're going to bring in some live music. Hodie snitch will be here in advance of their their performance at the cash for kids festival, which is happening next Saturday night at the American heritage center all to benefit the pediatric brain tumor foundation. So that is a lot. Plus, we'll also talk to Cody about what he saw at the Consumer Electronics Show that way he can write off. Off the whole trip. Because now we'll talk about it. I'm here. And then it's, you know, they're all for the IRS who are shutdown aren't they isn't the government shutdown continues. Of course, it does. We are in day three hundred and twelve of the governor partial government shutdown the president. Saying he wants to do a deal. But the deal is not worth it. The Democrats say, no, you know. Goes, you know, goes the we are never going to have the government reopened. That's pretty much. That's my prediction. You know, when the government's going to reopen when every federal employee who works for the TSA decides to stay home when when the nation's air travel is crippled and people finally. As one get up in arms and go after via correspondence, not physically, of course. But go after their representatives and demanded that this be over. That's when it's gonna add because right now, it's a game of chicken between the Democrats and the president and the Republican party and Mitch McConnell who disappeared. We don't know where mitch's he's not going to bring a vote doesn't matter. But that's that's so if you are a say employees, God bless you been working for free. Just stay home tomorrow, just stay home. And when the nation's airports are crippled then things are going to get done. Because imagine if every corporation that has their executives flying for business. Can't do it. You know, if everybody who was traveling for pleasure. Can't do it. Imagine the outrage. Imagine the airlines outrage and all the people who are connected with the airports being open. If that's if that's all shut down. There you go. There wasn't on the legal pad. Cody, I don't know where that came from. I just getting I'm getting tired of this really I'm done with it. I'm sick and tired of both sides being jerks. I'm tired of the fake the fake deals being brokered. The blame the votes not being done. Those people represent us. We want we want the government open we being America. So stop it. I will take I will say to the TSA is credit. They searched my checked bag. My way back from Las Vegas were coming back from Vegas. They probably thought you had we'd dead Hooker. In there. And I only had one right? We're not saying no, I actually had a lot of podcasting equipment for life. Podcast. I did. You say your your whole suitcase was a look like it was some sort of explosive device. It was all like cables microphones batteries yet. Do you know that you can't you probably know this you can't check any batteries. Right. But you can put them in your carry on. Yes. Which I did not know. And I thought it was because they asked you have any batteries. I said, yeah, I got a few double A batteries. You gotta take that. You gotta carry on. Yeah. I don't I don't claim to understand the chemistry behind batteries alkaline batteries and pressurization and being in the in the freezing cold of the baggage hold rather than up in the pressurized area of the cabinet. I don't I don't know about that. But it is odd. They didn't let you bring your machete though. Did they well they did I had to check it? Okay. Because we know you I know you never travel without your machete. We'll have to have a machete, of course, especially if you're going to Vegas. It comes in handy in more situations than you might think off times, you don't know this about Cody, but he will go to wherever he lands. His first stop is always some sort of grocery store or farmer's market where he buys copious amounts of whole coconuts, which the need to be cracked open back at his hotel room for for drinking and for bathing. And then roasted you also wrote some coconut as a healthy treat rather than buying the already roasted coconut, I find weird. Sometimes I then go to a flea market to try to find a scabbard. I'm always looking for a new Michetti scattered. Yeah. Well, sure, you don't the one it gets beat up because you wear it around all the time. So it gets weathered. But I like the weather. Look, I'm not every time you come up with a new one. I'm a little disappointed because it's a it's great. But it's brand new leather. And I like the look of a worn leather scabbard. Why more so than I've been looking for those of you keep you for those of you keeping track of hope? Yes. We went for government shutdown to Cody getting machete scattered. They're just because I'm sure you're listening to wait a minute. I must have heard wrong or the signal cutout has this all go. This is the train of thought for the last three minutes. Yes. Exactly. So jeweled when you were saying, yeah. But jeweled would be fantastic. Gaudy in my opinion. I mean, but I'm not I'm not the guy carrying it. And I'm not against I'm not against elaborately bedazzled or bright, clothing or. Accessories. Right. I just four my machete. I like it to look more utilitarian a little more militaristic, even so that it rather than inspiring. Oh, isn't that cute? I wanted to inspire a little a tad bit of fear and hint of respect I saw a jeweled Kleenex box that you know, the tissue box boxes you put over the tissue box, which I've never understood. But I know what you're talking about what you've ever interested in putting the ball in the old days where people were crochet them, the crocheted Kleenex box cover or the crocheted teapot, cover or toaster cover. I get. I get what I get what they are. I don't understand what they're for. But where did you see a bejeweled Kleenex? Well, we should actually say tissue box because closure. We don't want to be a totally for the man. Right. But that's like band aids. Bandaids coke bandages cleared is here to say and here in the midwest. We don't say coke about. So it'll be say pop. Got it covered. Well, if you want, but if you go into a restaurant, you always order a coke. Yeah. Most people can't taste the difference. I back in the day when I consumed soda it had the cure for all that ails me. Pepsi was my soda pop of choice. And I could tell the difference I can to I'd probably Katie most people probably can because the minute and this is no slam on our hometown cola. But you take one sip of our C, you know, you're drinking. You know, this is not a coke or Pepsi product. This is the Royal crown cola mostly if you're at a burrito place. That's that's where that's where I see our see all the time. I don't see our see it a lot of other places, but I met a lot of fast food joints. Whether it's a burrito place. I forget we were somewhere else that had oh we were at an Indian restaurant it oak park because I'm nothing if not multicultural right and Debbie got a pop, and it was said a diet coke. Okay. They brought it up. Or it's diet. Right. All she's not happy. Do they have RC on in fountain jets? Oh, yeah. That's like you go to a hot dog or what I say go into a burrito place. That's yeah. It's all the phone. Didn't know that your diet right thought. It was just the canned. No, please, Cody, ROY colours everywhere. Well, look, if you want a bejeweled to clean it. Yes. Tissue box because that's the most important jewel tissue box. I saw one in Vegas for poultry ten thousand dollars. Where were you shopping that they had a ten thousand? Where did where were you shopping? I was I was window shopping in the canal shops at the Venetian. Oh, sure. Because you stay in the high class joints. May I stay just office strip where it's hourly you save the TraveLodge. Well, yeah. Because I don't have to have to spend a lot of time in the room. So I get it by the hour. I check out. I never take luggage either. I just have what I've wearing. And then I shower check in for an hour shower. Do my my hygienic business our again, and then I head out or you have to shower twice. If you're in one of those rooms, we stayed at a place off the strip once I've probably told the story called terribles. No, it's a hotel casino. If you're driving in the Vegas area. You know, there's gas stations called terribles. So I'll tell you. I will continue this story in just a just a minute. No. We got to get into the cold because cody's very happy. Other people are not we'll talk a little bit about this. And then I have to say something about the quintessential argument to pops up every winter here in Chicago. And. My opinion has not changed. So we'll get to all of that. After this. It's.
"brian noonan" Discussed on WGN Radio
"He's coming back from Las Vegas is at the Consumer Electronics Show. So the same rules apply be nice area. And that's how you get to me easy enough. As I mentioned that's the phone next. The text also if you want to stay in touch with via social media, it's Brian Noonan show on Facebook and Twitter. We're gonna talk to Michelle Nichols from the Adler planetarium a right after the three thirty news as I mentioned with Pete. And Jane it is the year of the moon. Lot of new things happening at the Adler, and we have to get ready for the big lunar eclipse that is coming up January twentieth. So it's lots going on. We will learn all about that. And then the science behind our relationship with food that is the subject that is covered in. In the book. Why you eat what you eat the author. Rachel hers will join me after four o'clock a lot of interesting stuff in this book. And a lot of interesting things to share with you. So I hope I hope you'll be here for that. And then I can't wait to talk to these guys. Again. I reintroduced you to these guys back in the summer when I was in for Nick, they are the filmmakers behind f your hair it is a documentary that will be screened at the gene siskel film center coming up in a couple of weeks. And it is about five rabbits survey surreal, which is in Don Bedford park. If you've if you've never had five rabbit beer, you're missing out. It's delicious stuff, but they got into a little controversy with the president then the candidate Donald Trump. And this is the story of the beer and the the brewery, and how this little brewery kind of came to be associated with quote, unquote, the resistance, so. It's a very interesting story. I talked to these guys again when they were still just trying to get the movie finished. And now it's done, and it is going to screen at the gene siskel films are so lots of Todd block left to talk about plus area took the train, which is a just a not only can I can't can't imagine. You know, I don't know if you know this area, you're new to the program, we've had the pleasure of working together before. But I don't know if you know, my aversion to public transportation, I did not I am not a fan of public. I mean, I'm a fan of it in general. I know we need it. I'm happy that people have people who don't have a car and need to avail themselves of public transportation. I'm a big proponent of a good public transportation system. I personally issued at every Shane every chance. I get have you had an opportunity to utilize it for a number of years to come up with that conclusion back when I was in high school and younger I used to take both the well now it's the metro it used to be the Illinois central the ICU is we like to call. All it took that I took a CPA buses, I've taken the the L many many times, I've I will say I've taken public transportation in foreign countries and found it quite pleasant. But I've taken the New York City subway system, recently and did not enjoy it at all. So this is not just this isn't me sitting in my ivory tower. And you know, what I? Going on public transportation. That's ridiculous. There's absolutely no reason for be dubbed up with the unwashed. This is for years of years of hobnobbing with the unwashed being unwashed myself. So this is great because I actually happen to love the rain in the and I can't stand Hooper's and car, sir. Oh, I don't. I I'll use those. I do not enjoy them. I like to drive myself because I'm a control freak. And I'm a lunatic. And I like to make sure that I listen, I know best. I know we're going I know how fast to get there. Nobody drives as fast as I want them to or and thankfully, I well, thankfully for the state coffers. I drive faster than I'm probably legally allowed to. But either way that's here. So, you know, there was a sad story on your trip. But the reason I brought up the reason I brought a public transportation. I don't know if anybody knows this there today is the annual take your pants off and ride the which is another reason. I don't want to run the reason I don't to ride this ETA its annual no pants ride. It probably just finished probably about an hour ago. So if you've put your pants back on able to fish your phone out of your pocket, and you were part of this or experience. This while you were on the red line, please. By all means three one two eight one seven two hundred because I've never I've never understood this. Here's the deal. It was it was organized originally as part of a an improv thing in New York City because we all good things come out of New York City, according to people from New York City. So it was improv everywhere decided they were going to do this. I know pants ride, and then it spread to other cities as you can imagine this is actually your eight for the Chicago addition of the no pants ride. It was organized by a man named Steve Preston, and what what people do is they get on the red line and they ride with their pants on until they're about to get off at a stop. Then they take their pants off and they get off and then people who've gotten off. Before them with no pants, then get on. And it's just a continuous loop of people not wearing pants. Why I don't know other than it's I guess perceived as fun. It's a little chilly out there today. I'm not and they say weirdly enough, the colder, it is the more participants. They have over the years in these no pants, right? There were one hundred sixty last year they were hoping to hit two hundred this year. So I don't know. I. I reserve my no pants news for people that I know it's not it's not something that I'm gonna parade around. So it goes gets on the red line. They go south to Roosevelt then participants hang out and wait for trailing riders to finish. Then everyone heads back north toward Howard street. And then they go to five guys and have a burger this is this is a big plan. So you've been writing out you get on the train as I said with your pants on then as you approach your respective stop. You disrobe? Take off then they get off the train without their paints riders. Then board the following train which will have some trailing Pantelis writers getting off. So it's you know, you just keep doing this and doing this, and there is security. They have they talked to they clear this with the and they claim to see ta is fine with us and having seen behavior on the. I'm sure a couple people riding without their pants is the least of this ETA's worries the horrors that ensue on the cars on the L. I'm sure they're like, hey, you know, you want to write a couple of stops without pants. It's okay. They talked to the police department the police departments on board. They have two plainclothes officers that act active security, and they're in constant radio contact. So there you go because this is a quote one year, we got somebody who ended up lunatic and tried to be touchy feely, and he got arrested. We don't play games with this. So but now again, it's after. Three. So this was supposed to end it to if you're out and you see somebody riding the without pants. Don't think at this point. They're part of this right now, they're just using it to be a little bit little bit perverted. So after two o'clock everybody should have their pants on again. I don't know if that's going to happen or not. Last week. If you remember Cody parkey double joint missed a field goal. The would've catapulted the bears into the second round of the playoffs. Yesterday, goose island tried to teach Chicago lesson. Did that lesson learned we'll find out on the other side, Brian Eno WGN tonight?.
"brian noonan" Discussed on WGN Radio
"Right. Brian Noonan is coming up next Pete hygiene. It's nice to be seen. Nice to see you as well. Is this your thing? Now. Are you guys? I think so but next week we're preempted by western basketball. Listen, I get used to the Sunday preemption. It's all part of the fun. Part of the fun. We had Jeremy Roenick in earlier. I heard any went fan girl. I'm Bret Baier from Fox News. I heard it. It was he sounded genuinely surprised when he was. Setting up these crazy fun who knew like the candid camera radio is fantastic. Well, we do once a while. You have coming up on the first of all, I don't know if you know this twenty nineteen is the year of the moon. It's very exciting. Hey. Year the moon. So there's a big lunar eclipse coming up we'll talk to somebody from the Adler at three thirty. Then there's I know this should be right up. Your alley to Jane off the author of why you eat what you eat. It's the scientific study beside about our connection with food and. History type thing it's a neuro guest. Ronnie. Yeah. Kind of thing. So it's very fascinating. So we've got that. And then we'll then we'll talk to the guys who made the movie f your hair have you heard about this? I never went five rabbit pulled out of pulled out of the Trump Tower thing, they they were like one of the first companies in this resistance after Trump made those anti-immigrant remarks really just did it because they're Latin American immigrants, and they're like we can't really do. Yeah. Yeah. And then suddenly they got pulled in with all these other major companies, and it became a big thing. So these guys made this documentary about them, which is going to be at the gene siskel film center next week. Also, so very cool. All right, man. You guys you see you see you some Sunday. Up next. The hear the sounds that matter the top five at five from the Roe Conn show with Anna davlantes us. Weekday afternoons on seven twenty WGN. Chicago smart speaker users just say play WGN radio on tunein. Here's pan with the news. Thirty one degrees under partly cloudy skies at O'Hare. The investigation continues into the death of an Illinois state trooper killed yesterday afternoon when he was hit by a car on I ninety four thirty four year old trooper Christopher Lambert was on his way home when he passed a multi vehicle accident near willow road. He was hit while working to help those involved Illinois state police director, Leo Schmidt says trooper Lambert will be remembered as one of the best and a person who got things done my condolences. Go out to everybody.