The Week in Review: Teachers Gear Up For a Coordinated Strike


Teachers, support staff, and Park District employees give Mayor Lori Lightfoot her toughest challenge yet: a potential strike.

Gov. J.B. Pritzker says state Sen. Martin Sandoval, under investigation by federal agents, should step down as chairman of the powerful transportation committee or be removed. President Donald Trump lashes out at the media and Democrats, and asks another foreign power to investigate a political rival as the impeachment inquiry charges forward.

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Two former top aides to House Speaker Michael Madigan should be barred from working for the state, according to a new report on sexual harassment in Springfield. Billionaire Ken Griffin buys the naming rights to the Museum of Science and Industry.

The Cubs and Sox both miss the postseason, ending the Cubs four-October streak. An Illinois lawmaker introduces a bill allowing college athletes to make money on endorsement deals. And the Bears get ready to face the Raiders in London.

Guests

Lynn Sweet, Chicago Sun-Times | @lynnsweet
Dave McKinney, WBEZ | @davemckinney
Nader Issa, Chicago Sun-Times | @NaderDIssa
Lester Munson, freelance sports journalist


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