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Chicago Tonight: Black Voices, March 21, 2021 - Full Show

Brandis Friedman hosts “Chicago Tonight: Black Voices.” (WTTW News)

Looking back on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Black community. Remembering Breonna Taylor. The role of mental health care in fighting violence. Plus: 20 years of Congo Square Theatre.

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, March 20, 2021 - Full Show

Alex Hernandez hosts Latino Voices, March 20, 2021 (WTTW News)

A look back on the impact of the pandemic on the Latino community after a year of COVID-19. What you need to know about the Real ID program. And a throwback with Grammy Award-winning singer Lila Downs. Alex Hernandez hosts.

March 18, 2021 - Full Show

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March 17, 2021 - Full Show

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March 16, 2021 - Full Show

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Crain’s Headlines: Alden’s Tribune Takeover Could Be Derailed

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A competing bid to buy Tribune Publishing could derail hedge fund Alden Global Capital’s takeover of the Chicago Tribune. Crain’s Chicago Business editor Ann Dwyer has details on this story and more.

March 15, 2021 - Full Show

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City Opens United Center Vaccine Registration to Additional South, West Side Communities

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In an effort to boost the vaccination rate in Chicago communities that have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, city officials announced Saturday that residents of four additional zip codes would be eligible to make appointments at the United Center mass vaccination site.

March 11, 2021 - Full Show

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March 9, 2021 - Full Show

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Crain’s Headlines: Moderna Partners with Baxter on Vaccine Production

Deerfield-based Baxter International reaches a deal with Moderna to produce up to 90 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S. Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker has details.

March 8, 2021 - Full Show

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March 2, 2021 - Full Show

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Crain’s Headlines: Orrington Hotel Faces $50M Foreclosure Lawsuit

The Orrington hotel in Evanston. (WTTW News)

Trouble for a prominent Evanston hotel. United Airlines increases its Boeing 737 Max order. And a commercial truck company looks to Bolingbrook. Crain’s Chicago Business editor Ann Dwyer has details.

March 1, 2021 - Full Show

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Chicago Tonight: Black Voices, Feb. 28, 2021 - Full Show

A sweeping criminal justice bill becomes law in Illinois. The history of social reformer Ada S. McKinley. Black Voices Book Club checks out “BeBop Fairy Tales.” Plus, a throwback with Sammy Davis Jr.

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, Feb. 27, 2021 - Full Show

How the pandemic has interrupted an income source for day laborers. Reviving the debate over a $15 minimum wage. A hospital chaplain offering spiritual support. The last word on bridging cultures.

February 25, 2021 - Full Show

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February 24, 2021 - Full Show

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February 23, 2021 - Full Show

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Crain’s Headlines: United Grounds Boeing 777 Following Engine Explosion

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Fallout for Chicago-based Boeing after an aircraft engine explodes near Denver. Crain’s Chicago Business editor Ann Dwyer has details on that story and more business news.

February 22, 2021 - Full Show

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Chicago Tonight: Black Voices, Feb. 21, 2021 - Full Show

A scathing report on how the Chicago Police Department responded to 2020 protests. Author and professor Eddie Glaude joins us for this week’s Black Voices Book Club. And sisters in the name of gospel.