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In this Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 file photo, a shop owner reaches into a drink display refrigerator at his convenience store in Kent, Wash. (AP Photo / Elaine Thompson)

Americans’ diets are a little less sweet and a little crunchier but there’s still too much sugar, white bread and artery-clogging fat, a study suggests.

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German brats and beers, aerial acrobats, monster trucks and a bungalow tour usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

File photos of Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson, left, and Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey. (WTTW News)

The head of Chicago Public Schools remains confident a strike can be avoided, but on the eve of a key vote, Chicago Teachers Union leaders say they’re ready for a work stoppage if they can’t get written assurances on staffing and class sizes.

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting at the InterContinental Barclay hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo / Evan Vucci)

President Trump repeatedly prodded Ukraine’s new leader to work with the U.S. attorney general and lawyer Rudy Giuliani to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden, according to a rough transcript summarizing the call.

President Donald Trump listens during a multilateral meeting on Venezuela at the InterContinental New York Barclay hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo / Evan Vucci)

How is a formal impeachment inquiry likely to play to voters? We ask Tom Bowen of New Chicago Consulting and Jennifer Nevins, a self-described pro-Trump conservative activist.

Watch the Sept. 25, 2019 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”

A Jimmy John’s sandwich shop in Urbana, Illinois. (Wikimedia Commons)

The corporate parent of Arby’s, Sonic Drive-Ins and Buffalo Wild Wings is adding Jimmy John’s to its widening roster of restaurant chains.

Now that an official impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump has been launched, how exactly does impeachment work, and what are the next steps?

Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Sept. 25, 2019.

He has experienced how it feels inside a White House facing the threat of impeachment. Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel offers his take on the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.

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Police departments and divorce attorneys are collecting personal data from I-Pass users. WBEZ reporter Tony Arnold tells us how that happens – and why it’s legal.

The Smithsonian makes a stop in Chicago with its museum on wheels, aiming to bridge the digital divide. We give you a tour.

Federal agents zero in on another powerful Chicago politician. Our politics team dives into that story and more in our weekly roundtable.