Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 9/23


This week on Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review, five Cook County Commissioners declare war on Board President Toni Preckwinkle over their unpaid furlough days. But pressure from constituents forces two of those lawmakers to agree again to take their previously agreed to unpaid days. Property taxes to rise despite plunging real estate values. Tea Party favorite Congressman Joe Walsh is now running against fellow Republican Rep. Randy Hultgren in a newly redrawn district. Former labor leader Dennis Gannon is rehired by the Daley administration for one day to game the system and get a $158,000 pension. And in sports, Bears Quarterback Jay Cutler looks for more protection against the Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers Sunday.

Guests:
- Tina Sfondeles, Chicago Sun-Times
- Mike Flannery, Fox Chicago News
- Lou Canellis, Fox Chicago News
- Kristen McQueary, WBEZ and Chicago News Cooperative

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Here is a roundup of Chicago Tonight‘s web stories from this week:

Monday, September 19:
- President Obama's Deficit Reduction Plan
- Chicago Business News: 9/19
- Bears Alumni Club: Glen Kozlowski
- Charles Percy: 1984 Interview
- Percy Murder: 45 Years Later
- New Boathouses for Chicago River
- Illinois Ranked Third Worst State for Business

Tuesday, September 20:
- CTA Renewal Initiative: Facelift Announced for 100 Rail Stations
- Pipeline Controversy
- Architect Jeanne Gang: Recipient of MacArthur 'Genius Grant'
- Dr. Gerald Chodak: Winning the Battle Against Prostate Cancer
- DePaul Art Museum
- Former Vice President Dick Cheney
- Viewer Mail: Terry Savage vs. Zimbabwe Prime Minister

Wednesday, September 21:
- Preckwinkle vs. Commissioners
- Food Insecurity: New Data for Cook County Released
- Chicago River
- Faith, Politics, and… Parking: Logan Square at Nexus of ‘Holy’ Battle
- Long Distance Warrior
- New Chicago Tonight Website
- Artist John Himmelfarb
- unPHILtered Blog: Who Knew?

Thursday, September 22:
- Down Day on Wall Street
- Police & Fire Station Closings
- Post Office Closures
- Laura Kipnis: How to Become A Scandal
- Ask Geoffrey
- The Art of Gaman

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