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The Weekly Chat Podcast airs bi-weekly. Join us for ongoing content on a variety of topics including politics, news, health, community, business and more. If it’s trending, relevant of empowers you – you can find it on The Weekly Chat!

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Episode 1

The Growing Opioid Crisis

As the synthetic opioid fentanyl is being mixed with Xylazine it is making the deadliest drug threat our country has ever faced even deadlier.

Episode 2


The Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax is on target to generate over $686,000 in funding for transportation and public safety projects with 15% for repair of general government, parks, libraries, fire stations, police stations, and facilities.

Episode 3

Understanding Mental Illness

Mental Illness affects 1 in 5 Americans and often goes untreated resulting in ongoing anguish that we have the ability to treat and change with proper intervention, counseling, and resources.

Episode 4

Violence & Community

Across DeKalb and the United States, we see an increase in acts of violent crimes and mass shootings. What is fueling crime in our communities and what can we do to stop this disturbing trend?

Episode 5

Community Improvement Districts (CIDs)

A community improvement district (CID) may levy taxes, fees, and assessments within the CID, on real property. Such taxes, fees and assessments may be used to provide governmental services and facilities within the CID to improve the area and business district.

Episode 6

Environmental Issues

Episode 7

Women’s Violence

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