GOP Hopeful Supreme Court Battle Will Help Shift Election
Just 44 days before President Donald Trump’s reelection will be decided, Republicans are looking to a Supreme Court nomination fight to unite a deeply fractured party as it faces the very real possibility of losing the White House.
Crain’s Headlines: Old Post Office Debuts Massive Rooftop Park
Could the pandemic affect the Old Post Office’s leases with high-profile tenants? Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker joins us with the stories behind the headlines.
September 21, 2020 - Full Show
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‘Chicago Tonight’ in Your Neighborhood: Mount Greenwood
How one of Chicago’s Far Southwest Side neighborhoods is coping with the coronavirus.
Celebrating Mexican Independence Day Amid the Pandemic
Mexican Americans didn't let the pandemic stop their celebrations. Was there a better way?
Bears vs. Giants Preview: Chicago Looks to Build on Last Week’s 4th Quarter, Start 2-0
After a come-from-way-behind victory against Detroit, the Bears now face the New York Giants in the home opener on Sunday. Former Bears player James “Big Cat” Williams has this preview.
Ask Geoffrey: Seawall or Railway Tracks?
Geoffrey Baer on a mysterious lakefront structure in this week's Ask Geoffrey.
September 17, 2020 - Full Show
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Spotlight Politics: Another Illinois Politician Pleads Guilty
Another Illinois politician pleads guilty. The Cook County Democratic Party turns its back on a long-serving judge. Our politics team weighs in on those stories and more.
City Introduces Equitable Transit-Oriented Development Plan
Previous plans have largely targeted Chicago’s North and Northwest sides. However, officials say this plan will focus on bringing equitable transit-oriented developments to the South and West sides.
Final Push for Chicago Census Participation
According to census numbers, Chicago is currently performing at a 59% response rate. But the city risks an undercount, especially in predominantly African American and Latino neighborhoods.
Trump Calls For More Stimulus Money, Pritzker Warns of ‘Thousands’ of State Layoffs
“State and municipal budgets across the nation and here in Illinois are being decimated,” Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday. “It’s not a blue state problem or a red state problem.”
Despite Big Ten’s Reversal, Pritzker Says Youth Sports in Illinois Will Remain on Hold
Citing a lack of widespread safety protocols and limited COVID-19 testing capacity, the governor on Wednesday doubled down on his stance that it’s not yet safe for youth athletes to begin playing football or other fall sports.
September 16, 2020 - Full Show
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What’s the State of Film and TV Production in Chicago?
A conversation with Kwame Amoaku, director of the Chicago Film Office.