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Arlington International Racecourse (WTTW News)

The Chicago Bears are seriously bidding to buy the plot where Arlington Park has been for decades. What the sale could mean for the Chicago area.

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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.