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October 27, 2020 - Full Show

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Crain’s Headlines: Illinois Gains Skilled Workers

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Illinois moves up in a technology and innovation ranking as skilled workers move into the state. Crain’s Chicago Business Editor Ann Dwyer takes us behind the headlines of that story and more.

October 26, 2020 - Full Show

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Chicago Tonight: Black Voices, Oct. 25, 2020 - Full Show

The Chicago Teachers Union reacts to plans for returning to in-person learning. How African American sororities are stepping up for one of their own. And a Pointer Sisters classic gets a reboot.

COVID-19 in Illinois: 4,062 New Cases, 24 Additional Deaths

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A day after reporting a record number of new COVID-19 cases over a 24-hour period in Illinois, state health officials said another 4,000-plus residents had become infected with the virus.

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, Oct. 24, 2020 - Full Show

What you need to know about the so-called fair tax amendment. A win for Southwest Side residents fighting gentrification. Why Dia de los Muertos is a family reunion. And we visit a Peruvian kitchen.

October 22, 2020 - Full Show

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October 20, 2020 - Full Show

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Crain’s Headlines: Boeing Max 737 is Coming Back

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American Airlines says it’s bringing Boeing 737 Max planes back into service. Crain’s Chicago Business Editor Ann Dwyer takes us behind the headlines of that story and more.

October 19, 2020 - Full Show

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Chicago Tonight: Black Voices, Oct. 18, 2020 - Full Show

Meet the highest-ranking Black woman in the Chicago Police Department and a trauma surgeon making safety his specialty. Also: the horrific history of racism on the small screen.

COVID-19 in Illinois: 4,245 New Cases, 22 Additional Deaths

Pritzker: Trump is ‘modeling bad behavior’

People line up for early voting in Chicago on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. Amid the pandemic, many residents in the city and state have requested mail-in ballots for the Nov. 3 election. (WTTW News)

Gov. J.B. Pritzker responds to criticism from the president Sunday as state health officials report more than 4,200 new cases of the coronavirus and a slight increase in the statewide test positivity rate to 5.3%.

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, Oct. 17, 2020 - Full Show

Latino supporters of President Trump on the reasons behind their votes. Domestic violence is on the rise during the pandemic, especially for Latino households. And we check in with the “Tamale Guy.”

October 15, 2020 - Full Show

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October 14, 2020 - Full Show

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Mapa: Sitios de Votación Temprana en Chicago Elecciones Generales 2020

Adicionalmente: Preguntas frecuentes del proceso de votación para los residentes de Chicago y los suburbios del condado de Cook

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La votación temprana para las elecciones generales del 3 de Noviembre ha comenzado. 

October 13, 2020 - Full Show

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October 12, 2020 - Full Show

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Crain’s Headlines: Southwest to Fly From O’Hare

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For the first time since it began flying to Chicago in 1985, Southwest Airlines will begin flying from O'Hare. Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker joins us with that story and more.

Chicago Tonight: Black Voices, Oct. 11, 2020 - Full Show

With Sen. Kamala Harris on the ticket, advocates discuss the power of Black women at the ballot box. A throwback to funnyman Bernie Mac. And we’ll get a taste of some Black-owned restaurants.

COVID-19 in Illinois: 2,727 New Cases, 9 Additional Deaths

People wearing face masks walk in Chicago’s Albany Park neighborhood on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. (WTTW News)

State health officials reported more than 2,700 new cases of the coronavirus Sunday, bringing statewide totals to 319,150 cases and 8,984 deaths since the first infection was reported in Illinois in late January.

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, Oct. 10, 2020 - Full Show

Community members in Little Village fight to retain their cultural identity. The need for LGBTQ role models. And in La Ultima Palabra: closing the health disparity gap for Latinos.

October 8, 2020 - Full Show

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October 6, 2020 - Full Show

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