Eliza Fournier

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After one of the wettest Aprils in Chicago history, Eliza Fournier from the Chicago Botanic Garden joins Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm to offer spring gardening pointers.

Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 4/19

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss the week's top headlines.

Web Extra: The Week in Review: 4/19

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists take a closer look at the $500 million plan to renovate rundown Wrigley Field.

Weekend Events Around Town: 4/19 – 4/21

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Movies and music galore, Harlem Renaissance murals, and an Earth Day celebration; Chicago Tonight knows what's going on this weekend.

Web Exclusive: Flood Slideshow

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View a slideshow of flood photos from Chicago Tonight viewers, producers and reporters. Submit your flood photos here and we will add them to the photo gallery.

Des Plaines River Flooding

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The Des Plaines River is expected to reach record levels today. Paris Schutz has the latest.

Mobilizing a Flood Response

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How prepared are we to deal with a flood of today’s magnitude, or worse? We talk with area officials and a National Weather Service meteorologist to discuss today’s reaction and the future.

Chicago Flooding

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Street closures, flooded basements and more. Elizabeth Brackett has the latest on the impact of the heavy rains on Chicago residents.

YouTube Videos Storm the Flood

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We see the flood through your eyes — and cameras—when we look at YouTube videos from Chicago's heavy rainfall.

Severe Storms, Flooding Slam Chicago

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Flooding on Kimball Avenue

After days of rain, severe thunderstorms dumped nearly five inches of precipitation Wednesday and overnight into Thursday morning, flooding highways and roads across the city. We have the latest updates on closures and weather. Submit your flood photos here.

Smart Grid Innovation

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Bringing Chicago's electric grid into the 21st century. Ash-har Quraishi has the story.

Celebrating 50 Years Of Rolling Stones Music

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Courtesy: ABKCO Films

We meet the filmmakers who have made a career out of restoring Rolling Stones movies.

IL House Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

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The Illinois House passed a medical marijuana bill by a 61-57 vote.

Sacred Heart Hospital Scandal

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Federal authorities raid Sacred Heart Hospital, arresting four doctors and two executives for what authorities called a "far-reaching" Medicare and Medicaid kickback scheme that included unnecessary, invasive and deadly medical procedures. We have the latest.

Fed Economist on the Recovery

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William Strauss, senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, joins us to discuss how the Midwest is doing on the road to economic recovery.

Chicago Business News: 4/17

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Gold rises after a steep decline, medical devices and generic drugs struggle, and DePaul weighs its options for a new basketball arena. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM joins us to discuss this week's top business headlines.

Negro League Players Reflect on Jackie Robinson

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Sixty-six years ago this week, Jackie Robinson made his historic debut in the major leagues. Two former Negro League players, and Jackie Robinson biographer Jonathan Eig, reflect on Robinson's legacy and accomplishments.

The Newberry Consort

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Chicago's acclaimed Newberry Consort gives us a sample of their upcoming concert devoted to 16th century Poland.

Local Marathon Runners on Boston Bombings

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Chicago Tonight spoke with local marathon runners to get their reaction to the Boston Marathon bombings.

Boston Bombing Investigation

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Ninian Reid / flickr

The FBI says it will go to "the ends of the Earth" to find those responsible for the Boston Marathon bombing. We hear from security and terrorism experts on what clues we know so far, and how agencies plan for similar attacks.

Mary McAleese

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"Building Bridges" was a hallmark of the 14-year tenure of Ireland's former President Mary McAleese. She joins us to talk about her legacy, as well as her support for women priests and gay marriage.

Artist Hale Woodruff

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Hale Aspacio Woodruff (American, 1900–1980), The Mutiny on the Amistad, 1939, oil on canvas, 72 x 120 inches. Collection of Talladega College, Talladega, Alabama.© Talladega College. Photo: Peter Harholdt

Dramatic works of art by a little-known artist, African-American painter Hale Woodruff, visit Chicago for the first time.

Scott Speck

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The new artistic director of the Chicago Philharmonic gives us a peek at the orchestra's new season; and members bring us some music.

Viewer Feedback: 4/16

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We hear what you had to say about recent stories when we read some of our viewer feedback.

Chicago Resident on Boston Marathon Explosions

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A Chicago resident who was standing on the sidelines between the two explosions at the Boston Marathon today describes the experience.

Wrigley Renovation Deal Approved

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Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts speaks out about the deal to renovate Wrigley Field. But will rooftop owners sue? Paris Schutz has the latest.

Harold Washington

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We take a look at the political career and legacy of Chicago's first African-American mayor, Harold Washington.

Next Phase of School Closings Fight

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The Chicago Teachers Union promises to launch a political campaign to defeat Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Elizabeth Brackett has the latest.

Remembering Herseth & Tallchief

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Bud Herseth, the legendary Chicago Symphony Orchestra trumpeter, died Saturday at 91. We revisit our 2004 conversation with Herseth -- as well as John Callaway's 1978 conversation with prima ballerina Maria Tallchief -- who died last week as well.

"Savory Bites"

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Cupcake Wars champ and baked goods maven Hollis Wilder shares her secrets to cupcake perfection.

Opera, Mariachi Style

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The world’s first Mariachi opera is being performed by Lyric Opera of Chicago. We hear from Lyric’s General Director, Anthony Freud -- who commissioned the work -- and hear some selections from the opera that is taking Chicago’s Latino community by storm.

Web Exclusive: Remembering Adolph "Bud" Herseth

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Legendary Chicago Symphony Orchestra trumpeter Adolph "Bud" Herseth died Saturday at 91. We revisit our 2004 conversation with Herseth.

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