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

Readers react to the prospect of a casino in Chicago.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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‘Leopold and Loeb Files’ Offers Deep Dive Into Baffling 1924 Murder

Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb with Judge John Caverly. (Courtesy of Chicago History Museum)

Some have called the Leopold and Loeb case “the murder that wouldn’t die.” A new book fans the flames of our obsession with this baffling and sensational crime. A conversation with author Nina Barrett.

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Viewer Feedback: ‘Stay on the Warpath Protestors!’

Your thoughts about a planned anti-violence march along Lake Shore Drive to Wrigley Field.

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