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Loyola Ramblers players and fans attend a rally at Gentile Arena on Sunday, March 25, 2018. (Virginia Barreda / Chicago Tonight)

As the Loyola Ramblers go to the Final Four, the question of paying college athletes resurfaces.

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According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the city is planning a 12,000-seat arena at McCormick Place that could house the DePaul Blue Demons. The University of Chicago's Allen Sanderson breaks down the economics of a new stadium.

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Defense is one of many areas facing cuts in Congress' expected sequester. Economics professors debate what this means for your budget.

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Why is Chicago hosting the NATO summit? Who stands to benefit? What are the stakes if things go awry between protesters and police? Carol Marin and her guests have answers.

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Allen Sanderson

Economist Allen Sanderson is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago.

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The G-8/NATO host committee is on the defensive as it lays out plans for the May events. Carol Marin and her panel have more.