Inaugural Address

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Historical perspective of the President's inaugural speech.

Chicago's Reaction

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Chicagoans react to the inauguration.

Obama Logo

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We meet the Chicago designers of the Obama logo.

Live in D.C. (Part 2)

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Live in D.C. (Part 2) More from Elizabeth Brackett about the inauguration events.

News Analysis with Eddie Arruza

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On the eve before Barack Obama is sworn in as the 44th president, Eddie Arruza and his panel discuss the meaning behind this historic inauguration and Elizabeth Bracket joins us live from our nation's capitol with the latest on the festivities.

Chicago Business

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Chicago Business
Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780's "Noon Business Hour" takes a look at how all the inauguration hoopla is affecting businesses not just in Washington, D.C but here in Chicago as well.

Ebony & Jet's Inaguration Coverage

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Ebony & Jet's Inaguration Coverage
The senior editor of Ebony Magazine explains what Obama's inauguration means to Ebony and Jet magazines and the black press.

Inauguration Performers

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Inauguration Performers
One local high school's band is not only witnessing history this week, they are a part of it. Last Friday, we visited with the school band at Martin Luther King College Prep on the South Side as they got ready for performances at three inaugural events in Washington, including tonight at the Illinois gala.

Obama's Appearances on "Chicago Tonight"

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Obama's Appearances on "Chicago Tonight"
Rich Samuels looks back on some of Obama's most memorable appearances on "Chicago Tonight" over the years.

The Week In Review

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Tonight's panel discusses the week's top headlines: Controversial pick Roland Burris sworn in by the U.S. Senate; politicians are lining up to fill Rahm Emanuel's vacant congressional seat; Gov. Blagojevich swears in the Illinois state senators presiding over his upcoming impeachment trial; the Chicago Tribune unveiling a tabloid edition on Monday; investors feeling queasy after another wild week on Wall Street; and Bears coach Lovie Smith taking charge of the defense next season.

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The Friday Night Show: John Kass

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John sits down with Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass.

News Analysis with Eddie Arruza

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President Bush bids farewell to the nation tonight. We hear his speech live, and after, Eddie Arruza and his panel of journalists analyze the speech and look at the legacy of the Bush presidency.

"Friday Night" Preview

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We preview John Callaway's "Friday Night" interview with Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass.

Ask Alpana

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Alpana Singh joins us with her list of All-American wines to toast next week's inaugural festivities.

Time Out Weekend Picks

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Time Out Chicago Magazine is here with some indoor activities to keep you toasty this weekend.

Carol Marin Live in Springfield

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Governor Rod Blagojevich presided over the swearing in of the new Illinois State Senate, the same body that will judge him for his impeachment trial in two weeks. Carol Marin joins us live from Springfield with the latest.

Winter Cold Spell

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We are heading into a deep freeze. Rich Samuels will tell us for how long and why Mayor Daley is looking for a salt substitute.

Saving Money at the Grocery Store

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Marilyn Pocius, author of "A Cook's Guide to Chicago," joins us with tips on how to get more for your money at the grocery store. She will also share some tasty recipes from her book that will save you money.

Old Pets

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For many of us, pets bring a great deal of joy. But when they get sick, tough decisions have to be made. Christian Farr explores saying goodbye to an old friend.

Macbeth

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Do you remember reading Shakespeare's "Macbeth" in high school? Our Hedy Weiss sits down with Chicago Shakespeare Theater Director Barbara Gaines to hear about how the five-hundred-year-old story is particularly, and painfully, modern.

Live Music Wednesday: Victor Goines

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Two years ago, Northwestern University ended its jazz studies program. That is, until they found a new man to run the program, world renowned saxophone player Victor Goines. Goines performs live in the studio.

Roland Burris to be Sworn in

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In less than forty eight hours, Roland Burris will be sworn in as the junior senator from Illinois. Rich Samuels brings us the latest on his strange journey to Washington.

Stephanie Neely

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Chicago City Treasurer Stephanie Neely offers some tips on how to take control of your finances.

Vanderpoel Art Collection

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We discover a little-known Chicago collection of American Art. We visit the park district building that's home to this surprising gallery.

Viewer Mail

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We hear your thoughts about some of our recent stories when we read some viewer mail.

"Myself"

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Roland Burris and Obama

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Rich Samuels talks to Jesse White about his initial refusal to certify Roland Burris' appointment. Rich also catches up with Obama's senior adviser David Axelrod for the latest on the incoming administration.

News Analysis with Carol Marin

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Now that Gov. Rod Blagojevich has been impeached, all eyes rest on the Illinois Senate. Carol Marin and her panel of experts discuss what to expect during the governor's senate trial.

Chicago Business

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The Cubs could decide on a new owner this week. WBBM Newsradio 780's Kris Kridel tells us more about the finalists and bring us the other business headlines of the week, including the big job cuts at Deerfield-based Walgreens.

Wayne Miller

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We meet a Chicago-born photographer who made memorable images of the 20th century, from the South Side of Chicago to the South Pacific during World War II.

Digital TV Transition

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Christian Farr answers your questions about the upcoming switch to digital TV.

Friday Night with John Callaway: Rocky Wirtz

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As the Blackhawks head to the playoffs for the first time since 2002, we take another look at John's interview with Chairman Rocky Wirtz.

The Week In Review

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On tonight's special edition of the Week in Review we take an in-depth look at the impeachment of Governor Blagojevich. The Illinois House voted 114 to 1 to oust the embattled governor yet he remains defiant and vows to fight on.

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