Thursday, July 12, 2007

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Stock Market Soars
The Dow closed above 13,800 for the first time with a 284-point surge. We'll talk to Chicago Sun-Times personal finance columnist Terry Savage about what it means and what you should do about it.

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News Analysis with Eddia Arruza
Since news broke of former NBC 5 reporter Amy Jacobson socializing with a source, there has been talk about her judgement and whether or not CBS 2 should have released the video. Eddie Arruza and his panel of journalists discuss the ethical decisions journalists have to make when pursuing a story.

Eboo Patel
A Muslim author from Chicago tells us about his journey from angry outsider to the founder of the Interfaith Youth Core, an international group that's energized the interfaith youth movement.

Mixed Martial Arts
Boxing is the sweet science, but there are some who believe that mixed martial arts is even sweeter. Christian Farr investigates.

Mitch Myers
Author and pop commentator from National Public Radio Mitch Myers tells us his picks for the best summer roadtrip songs.

  • Best Summer Road Trip Songs: "Radar Love" by Golden Earring; "Road Runner" by Bo Diddley; "I'm a Road Runner" by Junior Walker & the All Stars; "Rocket 88" by Jackie Brenston & his Delta Cats; and "Low Rider" by War

Artbeat
Two of Mexico's finest copper artisans are visiting Chicago this week for a series of shows and workshops. We'll meet them and see their work.

  • The Santa Clara de Cobre coppersmiths were brought here by the Cuentos Foundation. More events will take place in the area through July 16. Their copper vessels, as well as the documentary and book about the town, will be on sale at all events.

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