Coming Up This Week From Changing Gears

Here’s what Changing Gears has planned for the week beginning Sept. 27.

Still Working: Kate Davidson begins an occasional series called Still Working. Many Americans work beyond retirement, some because they have to, some because they feel they have a contribution to make. But a number of people are working in their 80s and beyond. Davidson talks to Tom Malvetis, 88, the owner of the Unicorn Tavern in Lansing, Mich. Once it was a bar for auto workers, now it has a new clientele, all watched over by Malvetis.

A Tale of Two Cities On Friday, the merger between United Airlines and Continental Airlines is set to become official. Two cities in the region are watching the deal: Chicago, which becomes the big airline’s corporate headquarters, and Cleveland, long a Continental hub. Reporters Niala Boodhoo in Chicago and Dan Bobkoff in Cleveland look at the implications for both places.

You’ll find these reports on WBEZ, Michigan Radio and ideastream as well as here on Days and times may vary.

In case you missed any of our inaugural week, you can find everything here — including our first call-in program.

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