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May 15, 2018 - Full Show

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May 14, 2018 - Full Show

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Illinois Eyes Sports Betting Revenue as Supreme Court Lifts Ban

| Jay Shefsky
(Joe Ravi / Wikimedia Commons)

Sports gambling gets a big boost from the U.S. Supreme Court. What that could that mean for Illinois. 

Web Extra, The Week in Review: Trump Tower’s Difficulties Leasing Space

| Jay Shefsky

Eddie Arruza and guests discuss the difficulties Trump Tower has faced leasing space. With guests Heather Cherone, Natasha Korecki, Laura Washington and Chris Jones.

The Week in Review: Lightfoot Vying for Mayor Emanuel’s Job

| Jay Shefsky

An Emanuel appointee jumps into the Chicago mayor’s race. Illinois lawmakers have less than three weeks to pass a budget. Will they? And Chicago’s Lincoln Towing may lose its license.

Viewer Feedback: ‘I Think The Human Species Will Survive!’

Your responses to a Harvard scientist’s research into climate change.

May 10, 2018 - Full Show

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May 7, 2018 - Full Show

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May 3, 2018 - Full Show

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Viewer Feedback: ‘They Need to Shut Down That Line’

Your thoughts about an old oil pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac and whether it’s potentially dangerous to our drinking water.

Quest for ‘Lost City’ Leads Chicago Man on Risky Jungle Expedition

| Jay Shefsky
(Courtesy Tom Weinberg)

Tom Weinberg’s new book “Chasing the Lost City” details his 20-year search for an ancient abandoned city in the Honduran jungle.

May 2, 2018 - Full Show

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May 1, 2018 - Full Show

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April 30, 2018 - Full Show

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Web Extra, The Week in Review: A New Level of Newspaper Rivalry?

| Jay Shefsky

Paris Schutz and guests discuss the newspaper rivalry between the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times, and more.

The Week in Review: Mayor Emanuel Faces Increasingly Crowded Field

| Jay Shefsky

A caravan of candidates vow to take on Mayor Rahm Emanuel. A push to regulate gun shops fails. Assessing the Bears first round draft pick. And what does the future hold for Chicago’s newspapers?

April 26, 2018 - Full Show

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April 25, 2018 - Full Show

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April 24, 2018 - Full Show

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‘The Fox Hunt’ a Story of 4 Strangers, 3 Faiths and 1 Remarkable Escape

| Jay Shefsky
(Courtesy Mohammed Al Samawi)

A refugee’s harrowing escape from war-torn Yemen is also a remarkable story of interfaith cooperation.  

April 23, 2018 - Full Show

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Web Extra, The Week in Review: Is there a Newspaper War in Chicago?

| Jay Shefsky

Eddie Arruza and guests discuss whether there’s a newspaper war brewing in Chicago.

The Week in Review: Dorothy Brown Enters Mayoral Race

| Jay Shefsky

Cook County Clerk Dorothy Brown joins the race for mayor. A federal appeals court says the federal government may not withhold funding from so-called sanctuary cities. And the U.S. Supreme Court denies an appeal from Rod Blagojevich.

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