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More and more news organizations are putting an end to comment sections on their websites. We have a discussion with two local editors and a Chicago Tribune columnist who recently wrote about the topic.

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Analysis from the Chicago Sun-Times shows that thousands of Cook County residents do not pay anything in property taxes. (Colin J Bird / Wikimedia Commons)

Are some wealthy residents of Cook County taking advantage of laws meant for the most vulnerable? We discuss the issue with a Chicago Sun-Times watchdog.

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A new memoir tells the story of a young mother separated from her husband during the Nigerian civil war in the 1960s. Hear how she protected her family, including future Chicago Sun-Times journalist Maudlyne Ihejirika.

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In an era in which the Internet and social media have completely disrupted long-established business models for the entire print industry, do newspapers anywhere have a long-term future?

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Sears writes down the value of its trade name and the Sun-Times owner buys a stake in Tribune Publishing. We get the latest on these stories and more business headlines with Crain's Chicago Business deputy managing editor Ann Dwyer.

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On this edition of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Joel Weisman, our panel of guests discuss Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal for a $500 million property tax hike, the ongoing battle over Dyett High School, and more.

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The five mayoral candidates met for their second forum before the Chicago Sun-Times editorial board.

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Veteran political reporter and frequent Chicago Tonight contributor Dave McKinney resigned from the Chicago Sun-Times today. The resignation brings to a head the brewing controversy over the owner's association with GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner, and whether or not that association has influenced the paper's reporting in recent days. Paris Schutz has the story.

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Joel Weisman and his guests continue the conversation online by talking about Mary Ann Ahern’s question to Bruce Rauner.

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss this week’s headlines.

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss this week’s headlines.

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists breakdown the Chicago mayoral race, and debate whether Karen Lewis will actually throw her hat in the ring. Also, they discuss the likelihood of having two political newcomers – Lewis and Bruce Rauner – both being elected. 

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss this week’s headlines.

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss comedian Robin Williams' suicide, and how his battle with depression could impact the national conversation on mental illness. 

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss this week’s headlines.

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists delve further into the upcoming mayoral race, and whether potential candidates Karen Lewis and Alderman Bob Fioretti pose a real challenge to Rahm Emanuel.

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