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Empowering Young People With Bikes

West Town Bikes Resource Development Director Garth Katner (left) talks about the program with First Light host Brian O’Keefe

West Town Bikes Resource Development Director Garth Katner (left) talks about the program with First Light host Brian O’Keefe

For all but the most dedicated riders, the arrival of the first snow flurries of the season signal the end of the cycling season. Despite that, a group of Chicago cyclists and philanthropists didn’t let a blast of cold air deter them earlier this week. First Light host Brian O’Keefe visited with them at ‘Bike-citement’

Ulana Coutts is one of the young people to benefit from the West Town Bikes youth training program. Ulana works on bikes at Ciclo Urbano while studying to become a welder

Ulana Coutts is one of the young people to benefit from the West Town Bikes youth training program. Ulana works on bikes at Ciclo Urbano while studying to become a welder

Bradburd Is Still Dreaming

‘Hoop Dreams’ earned critical acclaim when it hit theaters nearly 25 years ago, it’s widely regarded as the best sports documentary of all time. One of the High School basketball players seen briefly in the film is now at the center of another story tied to basketball on Chicago’s west side. First Light host Brian O'Keefe spoke with the author of "All The Dreams We've Dreamed"

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