Back to School

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We talk about the upcoming 2014 school year.

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Gubernatorial Campaigns Amp Up

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As Labor Day passes, the campaigns for governor are accelerating into full gear. Paris Schutz has the latest.

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Wallace Kirkland

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The photographer Wallace Kirkland was a late bloomer who started his career as a social worker at the Hull House settlement in Chicago. He took a winding path in an artistic career that led him from Jamaica to India and around the world – all the while photographing Chicago people and places. 

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Viewer Feedback: 9/2

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We share what you had to say about recent stories when we read some of our viewer feedback.

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Weekend Events Around Town: 8/29-9/1

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A jazz festival, the North Coast Music Festival, and a fair for all things reused and recycled; Chicago Tonight knows what’s going on this weekend.

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Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 8/29

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Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 8/29

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

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Police Cmdr. Evans Charged With Misconduct

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August, 28, 2014-Police Cmdr. Evans Charged With Misconduct

On the day Police Cmdr. Glenn Evans is charged with official misconduct and aggravated battery for allegedly putting the barrel of a gun in a suspect’s mouth, we talk to WBEZ editor Derek John about how they broke the story of the alleged misconduct.

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‘The Opening Kickoff’

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August 28, 2014-‘The Opening Kickoff’

To kick off the college football season, we talk with an author about the sport's past and connection to its present.

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Sen. Dick Durbin on Election, Congress, More

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As the latest polls show the race between Sen.  Dick Durbin and his challenger Jim Oberweis tightening, the long-serving Illinois senator joins us to discuss the Senate race, congressional dysfunction, and other hot-button issues.

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Crain's Corner

Big Pharma Biz May Be Moving to Boston

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According to the real estate rumor mill, pharma giant Baxter International may be moving out of Illinois. What does this mean for the state and its workforce?

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Chicago as a Terminal Town

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We explore Chicago as a terminal town from 1939 until present day, with author Joseph P. Schwieterman.

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Providing Summer Outlets and Creating Fall Jobs

Chicago Urban League Strives to Produce Opportunities

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For nearly 100 years, the Chicago Urban League has been creating opportunities within the African American community.

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Web Extra: The Week in Review: 8/29

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August 29, 2014-Web Extra: The Week in Review: 8/29

Joel Weisman and his panel continue their conversation about Jackie Robinson West little league championship. 

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Candlelight Protest Addresses Diversity in River North

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August 29, 2014 - Candlelight Protest Addresses Diversity

Chicago’s predominantly-white River North neighborhood was the scene of a candlelight protest to promote racial diversity.

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O’Hare Airport Home to Goats, Llamas, More

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August 28, 2014-O’Hare Airport Home to Goats, Llamas, More

Millions of passengers travel through O'Hare every year, but dozens of burros, goats, and llamas call the airport home. Why? Paris Schutz explains.

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From Farm to Table with Rick Bayless

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August 28, 2014-From Farm to Table With Rick Bayless

Rick Bayless took Eddie Arruza on a tour of his Bucktown garden. Bayless uses many of the crops he grows in his backyard in his restaurants and at home. With fall around the corner, Bayless prepares a seasonal dish using vegetables from his garden. 

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