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Oct 19, 2020

AP Explains: What’s Behind Trump’s Town Hall Answer on QAnon

QAnon followers celebrated President Trump’s response to a question during a televised town hall last week. Asked if he would completely disavow QAnon and reject its followers’ baseless beliefs, he dodged.

Oct 19, 2020

Crain’s Headlines: Boeing Max 737 is Coming Back

American Airlines says it’s bringing Boeing 737 Max planes back into service. Crain’s Chicago Business Editor Ann Dwyer takes us behind the headlines of that story and more.

Oct 19, 2020

October 19, 2020 - Full Show

Watch the Oct. 19, 2020 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”

Oct 15, 2020

‘Chicago Tonight’ in Your Neighborhood: Wheaton

West suburban Wheaton, home to historic Wheaton College, hasn’t been spared the health and economic hit caused by the coronavirus pandemic. 

Oct 15, 2020

Illinois Made It Easier to Vote, But Obstacles Remain

The election is just weeks away and early voting is in full swing. How ready are voters and election authorities?

Oct 15, 2020

Winning Ugly: Bears Reach 4-1 Record But Fail to Convince

The Bears have a 4-1 record after eking out a 1-point win over the Buccaneers on Thursday, but that record may flatter them. Former Bears offensive lineman James "Big Cat" Williams gives us his take.

Oct 15, 2020

Ask Geoffrey: What to See at This Year’s Reimagined Open House Chicago

Geoffrey Baer takes a look at the redesigned event in the latest Ask Geoffrey.

Oct 15, 2020

October 15, 2020 - Full Show

Watch the Oct. 15, 2020 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”

Oct 15, 2020

Preckwinkle Unveils Plan to Close $410M Budget Gap in 2021 Without Raising Taxes

The economic collapse caused by the coronavirus pandemic presented an “extraordinarily challenging” set of circumstances to the county’s finance team, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said a day before unveiling her $6.9 billion spending plan.

Oct 14, 2020

Spotlight Politics: Pritzker Family Feud Over ‘Fair Tax’

Billionaire Pritzker cousins are hurling cash at opposing sides of the “fair tax” amendment. Our politics team tackles that story and more — including the battle over the Supreme Court — in this week’s roundtable.

Oct 14, 2020

Expanded Early Voting Kicks Off in Chicago

What you need to know about mail-in voting and voting in person as Nov. 3 — Election Day — approaches.

Oct 14, 2020

Candidate Forum: Fricilone, Newman Vying to Replace Lipinski in 3rd District

For the first time in decades, a candidate with a name other than Lipinski will represent Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District in Congress. We hear from Republican Mike Fricilone and Democrat Marie Newman.

Oct 14, 2020

October 14, 2020 - Full Show

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Oct 13, 2020

Illinois’ Top Doctors Prepare for Winter as COVID-19 Rates Climb

As temperatures drop and the statewide positivity rate climbs, we discuss the coronavirus pandemic with top public health officials Dr. Ngozi Ezike and Dr. Allison Arwady.

Oct 13, 2020

Barrett Unscathed By Tough Democratic Confirmation Probing

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett batted back Democrats’ skeptical questions on abortion, health care and a possible disputed election in a lively Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday.

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