Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 11/04


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This week on Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review, aldermen push back on Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed budget, citing concerns over cuts to libraries, health care, and police and fire dispatch. Cardinal Francis George criticizes Gov. Pat Quinn over his decision to attend an upcoming pro-choice event. The corruption trial of Springfield powerbroker William Cellini ends with a guilty verdict on 2 of 4 counts. The CTA’s Red Line gets ready for some major rehab work on the South Side. Smoking pot could mean a ticket, not jail time, as the City Council considers decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana. And in sports, Theo Epstein bolsters the Cubs’ front office.

Guests:
- Frank Main, Chicago Sun-Times
- Mary Ann Ahern, NBC-5 News
- John McCarron, Chicago Tribune
- Sean Jensen, Chicago Sun-Times

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

Monday, October 31:
- Quinn Lashes Out at Legislators
- Political Roundtable
- Chicago Business News
- Biking the Boulevards: Lawndale
- The Godfather of Gore
- Viewer Mail: Marijuana Possession

Tuesday, November 1:
- Split Verdict in Cellini Trial
- Chicago Financial Exchanges: Tax Breaks?
- Anthony Alfano: DePaul University's 1st Gay Student Body President
- SOFA Chicago Art Show
- Danche Guitars
- Trail Marker Trees

Wednesday, November 2:
- Aldermen Push Back Over Proposed Budget Cuts
- Changes for Chicago Cubs: Manager Mike Quade Fired
- Douglas Druick: President of The Art Institute of Chicago
- Bicycle Polo: The Game of Kings - on Bikes
- Fall Gardening Tips from Eliza Fournier

Thursday, November 3:
- The Mormon Religion & Politics
- Different is the New Normal: Documentary on Tourette Syndrome
- Eating Bugs
- Ask Geoffrey
- Black Vaudeville

Friday, November 4:
- Weekend Events Around Town: 11/4 – 11/6

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