Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 10/3

On this edition of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Joel Weisman; there are fewer Chicago murders so far in 2014 than any year since 1965. President Obama comes to town, adding to the flow of national money pouring into Illinois races. A new poll in the governor’s race shows Gov. Pat Quinn nursing a narrow lead.  Sen. Dick Durbin and challenger Jim Oberweis trade heated charges in a face-to- face Tribune meeting. Double dipping charges are leveled in the comptroller race between Judy Baar Topinka and Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon. Fire at an air traffic control center snarls traffic nationwide. A revamp of the CTA in the Loop promises faster and more reliable rides. Jewel Osco announces a credit card breach. Illinois committed to additional Obamacare signups. In sports, baseball playoffs begin as Chicago teams announce changes for next year. Jay Cutler crumbles, and the Bears head for North Carolina. As the Blackhawks conclude the exhibition season, cuts are made to the roster. And the Bulls open training camp.

Craig Dellimore of WBBM Newsradio 780
Amanda Vinicky of Illinois Public Radio
Jon Hilkevich of the Chicago Tribune
Jim Litke of the Associated Press

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

Monday, Sept. 29
Viewer Feedback: 9/29
White Sox Captain Paul Konerko Retires
Celebrating the First Lady of Children’s Music
Editorial Cartoon Shows Impact of Abuse
“Big Cat” Williams on Bears vs. Packers
Construction Begins at Wrigley
Air Traffic Recovering

Tuesday, Sept. 30
Magritte Brings Surrealism to Art Institute of Chicago

The Police Drummer Works with CSO
African Elephants in Danger of Extinction
The Anniversary of Video Gambling in Illinois
Discussing the November Election
Health Coverage in Illinois
‘Fantastic’ Voyage

Wednesday, Oct. 1
Ask Geoffrey: 10/1

Extending the Gardening Season
City to Host Great Chicago Fire Festival|
Solar Power in the City
First Ebola Patient Diagnosed in US
Obama to Arrive in Chicago Via Gary
Local Researcher Working on Ebola Vaccine

Thursday, Oct. 2
The 1968 Exhibit

NU Writer in Residence Stuart Dybek
Misty Copeland on ‘Life in Motion’
Cleaning the Great Lakes
Weather Forecast Causes Flight Cancellations
President Campaigns for Quinn, Speaks at NU

Friday, Oct. 3
Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 10/3

Web Extra: The Week in Review: 10/3

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