On this edition of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Joel Weisman, more than 2 million Chicago area Catholics have a new leader, as Pope Francis appoints Blase Cupich to succeed Cardinal Francis George. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and potential mayoral challenger Karen Lewis differ on decriminalizing pot. With six weeks to go before the Nov. 4 general election, a new We Ask America poll reveals Governor Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner in a dead heat. In business news, Tribune Media prepares to go public, while McDonald’s fails to connect with the millennial generation. And in sports, retiring White Sox legend Paul Konerko plays for the final time on the South Side.
Here is a roundup of Chicago Tonight‘s web stories from this week:
Monday, Sept. 22
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Remembering Sheldon Patinkin
Locals Named MacArthur Geniuses
Turning Trees into Art
Researchers: Greater Precautions Needed to Stop Ebola
Discussing the New Archbishop
Thursday, Sept. 25
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Chicago Jazz Philharmonic’s 10th Season
‘I’ll Drink to That’
How Healthy is Diet Soda?
Wall Street Suffers as Tech Stocks Shrink
Hines Veterans Affairs Scandal