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Sept. 5, 2018 - Full Show

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Community Reaction to Mayor Emanuel’s Announcement

| Jay Shefsky

From issues of police and violence, to community development and education, an assessment of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s legacy.

Sept. 4, 2018 - Full Show

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Viewer Feedback: ‘Draft Horses Love to Work’

Readers respond enthusiastically to our story about a push to ban horse-drawn carriages in Chicago.

Aug. 30, 2018 - Full Show

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Viewer Feedback: ‘Isn’t The State One Big Casino?’

Readers react to the prospect of a casino in Chicago.

Aug. 23, 2018 - Full Show

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Viewer Feedback: ‘Finally a Law I Can Fully Support’

Readers react to a new Illinois law that toughens up penalties for texting while driving.

Aug. 20, 2018 - Full Show

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Aug. 16, 2018 - Full Show

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Could the Giant Prehistoric Shark in ‘The Meg’ Still Be Lurking?

| Jay Shefsky

We bite into the science behind this summer’s blockbuster movie about the giant, prehistoric shark Megalodon with a Shedd Aquarium expert.

Aug. 15, 2018 - Full Show

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‘Midnight Years’ Memoir a Story of Surviving Jon Burge

| Jay Shefsky

Ronald Kitchen met former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge in 1988. He would go on to spend two decades in prison – including a dozen years on death row – before his exoneration in 2009.

Aug. 14, 2018 - Full Show

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Aug. 2, 2018 - Full Show

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