Thursday, August 21, 2008

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON SOME OF TONIGHT'S STORIES:

School Funding Lawsuit
The Chicago Urban League called the Illinois school funding system a scheme yesterday as they filed a lawsuit against the state and the Illinois State Board of Education. Urban League CEO Cheryle Jackson joins us to talk more about this story.

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News Analysis with Joel Weisman
Mayor Daley weighs in on the national debate to lower the legal drinking age to curb binge drinking. Our panel debates the merits and dangers of changing the law.

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Canadian National Railway's Bid
The proposed acquisition of the Elgin, Joliet and Eastern railroad by Canadian National Railway picked up some congressional support today. Rich Samuels has that story and also some reactions from people who oppose the deal.

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1968 Democratic National Convention
Next week marks 40 years since the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago. We talk with two familiar faces who witnessed the events both inside and outside of that historic convention.

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Ask Alpana
Looking for the best wine to pair with the season's last holiday feast? Alpana Singh recaps her summer wine list later in tonight's edition of Ask Alpana.

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Time Out Weekend Picks
MC Hammer performs this weekend at the Chicago Theater. If that is not your cup of tea, Time Out Chicago magazine presents all its top picks for this weekend.

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Viewer Mail
We have your reaction to the controversial new movie "Tropic Thunder" when we read some of your viewer mail.

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