Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 9/9

 

This week on Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review, President Barack Obama tells Congress to pass his jobs plan to lift the economy, but will it make a difference here? Gov. Pat Quinn outlines 1,900 layoffs and cuts to seven state facilities. Kids go back to school this week, as more schools accept Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s cash incentives for a longer school day. And in sports, Chicago Bears’ Lance Briggs demands to be traded as Matt Forte declines a new contract offer.

Guests:
- Mary Ann Ahern, NBC-5 News
- Jim Kirk, Crain’s Chicago Business
- Laura Washington, Chicago Sun-Times and ABC-7 News
- Lester Munson, ESPN

Here is a roundup of Chicago Tonight‘s web stories from this week:

Monday, September 5:
- Labor Day Holiday

Tuesday, September 6:
- State Worker Layoffs
- Chicago Business News: 9/6
- Scientific Chicago
- College Success Tips
- En Route
- Filing Property Tax Appeals
- unPHILtered Blog: Nature Flips the Switch

Wednesday, September 7:
- Unions Under Fire
- Former Illinois Gov. Jim Thompson
- Cultural Connections: Chicago's Only Castle
- Bloomingdale Trail

Thursday, September 8:
- Analysis of President Obama's Jobs Speech
- Quinn's Layoffs & Closings
- Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis
- Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football
- Bed Bugs
- Viewer Mail: 9/8

Friday, September 9:
- Weekend Events Around Town