Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 1/27


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On the 34th anniversary of Chicago Tonight: The Week In Review with Joel Weisman:
A stroke strikes Illinois Senator Mark Kirk; his doctors remain hopeful after two surgeries to relieve pressure on his brain. Mayor Rahm Emanuel gets tough with the teachers union and city workers on library hours, as the longtime Library Commissioner Mary Dempsey quits her post of 18 years. The Chicago Sun-Times is ending its tradition of endorsing candidates. And in sports, Chicago Bear Brian Urlacher admits he lies and plays through the pain and risk of head injuries.

Guests:
- Charles Thomas, ABC-7 News
- Jim Kirk, Crain’s Chicago Business
- Abdon Pallasch, Chicago Sun-Times
- Mike Mulligan, Chicago Tribune & WSCR the Score Sports Radio

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

Monday, January 23:
- Sen. Mark Kirk Suffers Stroke
- Latest on Republican Presidential Primary
- Chicago Business News
- Jon Yates: Problem Solver
- Winter Biking
- Viewer Mail: Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tuesday, January 24:
- House Speaker on State Pension Crisis
- Sen. Kirk's Recovery
- Preview of State of the Union 2012
- The Science of Fighting Fire
- Oscar Nominations 2012

Wednesday, January 25:
- Chicago G8/NATO
- 1871
- Katherine Lik on Integrative Medicine
- Houdini on Chicago Stages
- Hedy Weiss: Theater Reviews

Thursday, January 26:
- Preckwinkle Plans Overhaul of County Morgue
- Jody Weis on The Gang Book
- Filing Tips from Local Tax Attorney
- Photographing Endangered Species
- Ask Geoffrey
- Elmhurst Art
- Viewer Mail: Chicago G8/NATO

Friday, January 27:
- Weekend Events Around Town: 1/27-1/29

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