Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 10/17


On this edition of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Joel Weisman; Mayor Emanuel releases his proposed 2015 budget, a new study says Chicago charter schools lag behind traditional public schools, and in sports, after a good week in Atlanta, will we see the “good Bears” or the “bad Bears?” Joel and his panel also take a look at the impact of Karen Lewis’ illness on the mayor’s race, the governor’s race, and other key races around the state.

Panel
Charles Thomas from ABC 7 News
Mary Ann Ahern of NBC 5 News
Perri Small from WVON Radio
Rick Telander from the Chicago Sun-Times

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Watch our panel’s web-exclusive conversation in Web Extra: The Week in Review: 10/17.

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

Monday, Oct. 13
Viewer Feedback: 10/13
‘Indian for Everyone’
J.B. Pritzker on the Chicago Venture Summit
“Big Cat” Williams on Bears vs. Falcons
Toni Preckwinkle Talks Cook County Budget
Joe Ferguson on City’s Red Light Cameras
Karen Lewis Will Not Run For Mayor

Tuesday, Oct. 14
Renée Fleming’s Many Roles at Lyric Opera
‘The Birth of the Pill’
The Growth of Incarceration
Study Says Charter Schools Are Underperforming
Vatican Report Signals Shift on Morals, Values
Quinn, Rauner Face Off in Second Debate
Illinois Network of Charter Schools Calls Report Inaccurate

Wednesday, Oct. 15
Ask Geoffrey: 10/15
Legendary Chicago Actor Reflects on Career
Alan Cumming Details Life, Childhood in Memoir
Aldermen on City Budget, Mayor’s Race, More
Examining the Proposed 2015 City Budget

Thursday, Oct. 16
Viewer Feedback: 10/16
Documentary Explores Life, Work of Writer Nelson Algren
Rebuilding History
‘A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity’
Stock Market Seesaw
O’Hare Begins Ebola Screenings
Weekend Events Around Town: 10/17-10/19

Friday, Oct. 17
Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 10/17
Web Extra: The Week in Review: 10/17

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