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A viewer wants to know why the towers atop an iconic Chicago skyscraper have changed height. Geoffrey Baer proves himself equal to the task in this encore edition of Ask Geoffrey.

Workers picket in front of the Hyatt Regency Chicago on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. (Chicago Tonight)

Workers will end their strike at nearly a dozen Chicago hotels after reaching an agreement with the Knickerbocker and Ritz-Carlton hotels on Wednesday. But the strike continues at 15 other hotels.

Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke and defense attorney Elizabeth Fleming listen to testimony Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018 during the seventh day of the trial. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune / Pool)

Attorneys for suspended Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke wrapped up their third day of defense by calling a truck driver who they believe was attacked by Laquan McDonald the night the fatal shooting, and an instructor from Chicago’s police academy.

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An effort that began two decades ago to restore the banks of the North Branch of the Chicago River in Horner Park is finally complete.

Judge Brett Kavanaugh discusses Roe v. Wade during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018.

The Supreme Court nominee is strongly denying new accusations of sexually aggressive behavior in high school, calling them “ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone.”

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New recommendations for how Illinois campaigns and government offices can eliminate harassment in the workplace. We hear from two of the women behind the report.

As one of Chicago’s oldest and most prestigious institutions unveils a new look, it also looks back at an event that transformed the city.

You may know it as bocce ball, bocci or bocce. But however you say it (or spell it) this ancient Italian sport is gaining in popularity with U.S. players. We visit north suburban Highwood for a look – and a lesson.

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Local food reporter Steve Dolinksy serves up a slice from his new book, “Pizza City, USA.”

Watch the Sept. 26, 2018 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”

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German beers, art fairs, historic homes and aliens usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

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