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Thursday, October 19

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Rick Kogan interviewed Shirley Chambers, the woman who lost four children to gun violence in the city, on "The Afternoon Shift" yesterday. Meanwhile, a woman was shot while driving a van on the ramp from Lake Shore Drive onto I-55 this morning. Police Chief Garry McCarthy appeared on Channel 7 this morning to talk about efforts to stem gun violence.

 
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