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Afternoon Shift#301: Netiquette

Blogger Carol Felsenthal and WBEZ reporter Tony Arnold join Niala to discuss today's important stories. We'll also talk with tech expert Brian Proffitt about reducing e-clutter and check in with blogger Leah Pickett and producer Greta Johnsen about girl nerds and their unique brand of nerdiness.

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  1. The Day Today:
    Blogger for Chicago Magazine Carol Felsenthal and WBEZ state house reporter Tony Arnold join Niala to digest the big stories of the day. They’ll take on the Shock-ing news that Aaron Shock won’t be running for governor, the latest in Illinois’ pension troubles and look ahead at what we can expect from Obama’s library.

  2. Travel:
    Could this week be the worst week for air travel since 9/11?  Travel blogger Chris Elliott thinks this could be the worst week for air travel since 9/11. Between the bombings in Boston, the sequester, extreme weather and airlines experiencing computer problems some airports were at a complete standstill. 
  3. Inbox Zero: Brian Proffitt is trying something radical: going 30 days with an empty inbox. Proffitt, a tech expert and adjunct professor at Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, is attempting to not just declutter his email account, but clean up his relationship with technology all together. 

  4. Girl Nerds Chicago’s version of Comic Con, C2E2, is this weekend at the McCormick Center. In anticipation of this nerdly mecca, Niala talks with three of WBEZ's biggest girl nerds. Web producer Tricia Bobeda, blogger Leah Pickett and producer Greta Johnsen talk about the culture, language, and customs of nerds. 
  5. #C2E2 #McCormickPlace #Chicago #SamsungGalaxyS3 #SamsungGalaxySIII #InstaGood #IGDaily #PhotoOfTheDay #SuperHeroes #ComicBooks #comics #GeekShit #geek #geeks #geekgasm
    #C2E2 #McCormickPlace #Chicago #SamsungGalaxyS3 #SamsungGalaxySIII #InstaGood #IGDaily #PhotoOfTheDay #SuperHeroes #ComicBooks #comics #GeekShit #geek #geeks #geekgasm
  6. Some of us with Andy Price! #c2e2
    Some of us with Andy Price! #c2e2
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