How to Manage Your Mental Health During Stressful Times
Winter is on its way, and with it comes holiday stress, seasonal depression and — this year — concerns about COVID-19. We get advice on staying mentally healthy during the pandemic.
How Essential Workers Who Rely on Transit Have Handled the Pandemic
Over the last nine months, the ways in which people are getting around Chicago — and their need to do so — have shifted dramatically. But the demand for public transit from essential workers has remained steady.
Jeannie Morris, Groundbreaking Sports Journalist and Author, Dies at 85
Trailblazing sports reporter Jeannie Morris, the first woman to cover the Super Bowl who is perhaps best known for her book “Brian Piccolo: A Short Season” that was later turned into the film “Brian’s Song,” died Monday.
Crain’s Headlines: Mag Mile Tax Proposal Fails
Mag Mile landlords dodge a new tax aimed at revitalizing the shopping strip following this summer’s unrest. Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker has details on this story and more.
December 14, 2020 - Full Show
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‘Chicago Tonight’ in Your Neighborhood: Pilsen
Pilsen has long been an enclave for immigrants, and right now, it’s a community with many residents who are struggling because of the coronavirus.
Bears Desperate for Win Against 4-8 Texans
Former Bears offensive lineman James “Big Cat” Williams previews the Bears matchup Sunday against the Texans.
Illinois Shipment of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine to Come From Wisconsin
Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines are expected to ship to Illinois and the rest of the country as soon as this weekend, with much of that shipment being stored in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.
US Panel Endorses Widespread Use of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine
Shots could begin within days, depending on how quickly the Food and Drug Administration signs off, as expected, on the expert committee’s recommendation.
Ask Geoffrey: The Peter Schuttler Wagon Works
Geoffrey Baer has the story of a famous wagon supply company once based in Chicago.
City Says Long-Awaited Navy Pier Flyover on Track to Open by Year’s End
Chicago’s lakefront trail has been battered by winter storms this year and closed down by the mayor. But there is some good news on horizon: the long-awaited Navy Pier flyover appears to be close to completion.
December 10, 2020 - Full Show
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What Happens When Legislators Speak Out Against Speaker Madigan?
Who will be the next speaker of the Illinois House? For the first time in decades, there’s no clear answer. Longtime Speaker Michael Madigan still wants the job — but at least 19 of his fellow Democrats say they won’t support him. We check in with some of the first to defect.
Spotlight Politics: Madigan Floats Income Tax Hike
With the failure last month of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s graduated income tax amendment, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan floats an income tax hike while making his pitch to the Black Caucus.
Englewood Keeps Focus on Revitalization 6 Months After Looting, Unrest
Area businesses along commercial corridors like 63rd Street and Ashland Avenue experienced extensive damage in late May and early June. Business owners and community organizers talk about what’s next.