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.
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.
October 19, 2020 - Full Show
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‘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.
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?
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.
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.
October 15, 2020 - Full Show
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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.
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.
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.
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.
October 14, 2020 - Full Show
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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.
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.