Thursday, September 28, 2006

County Budget Shortfall
Interim Cook County board president Bobbie Steele says the county is looking at a deficit of more than $400 million next year. Steele joins us live to tell us what she's going to do about it.

News Analysis with Eddie Arruza
Iva Toguri better known as "Tokyo Rose" spent her adult life right here in Chicago. She died Tuesday at the age of 90. Eddie Arruza and his panel will take a look at her legacy and her life. Guests: Ross Harano, Laura Hein and Tom Tunney

Stop the Bullying
Life after bullies: A panel of Chicago kids talk about how they've dealt with bullies at school.

Friday Night Preview
We'll preview John Callaway's "Friday Night" interview with Chicago Tribune jazz critic Howard Reich. He has written a new book called The First and Final Nightmare of Sonia Reich.

Chicago Stories
We'll look back at a colorful and influential old labor union known as "the Wobblies." They were founded in Chicago in 1905.

America's Investigative Reports
A groundbreaking Chicago Tribune investigation is the subject of a new public television documentary. We'll have a preview of this week's installment of "AIR: America's Investigative Reports."

Artbeat
An instrument that's usually found in the back row of the orchestra comes front and center. Hear the world premiere of a trombone concerto written for Chicago Symphony Orchestra player Charlie Vernon.