Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 1/11

On this edition of Chicago Tonight: Week in Review with Joel Weisman, pensions are the top priority for a new Illinois legislature sworn in this week. Bill Daley considers a run for governor. Ald. Dick Mell may be retiring, or maybe not. An out-of-the-box plan to turn the Thompson Center into a casino. Flu cases overwhelm many local emergency rooms. Boeing has a Dreamliner nightmare. And in sports, Notre Dame gets trounced by Alabama, and Hockey fans rejoice as the lockout comes to an end.

Guests:
- Bruce Dold, Chicago Tribune
- Derrick Blakley, CBS Chicago
- Bruce Japsen, Forbes
- Jim Litke, Associated Press

Watch our panel’s web-exclusive conversation in Web Extra: The Week in Review: 1/11.

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

Monday, January 7:
- House Committee Approves Pension Reform
- Pension Reform Analysis
- Deadline for 2nd District Primary
- 2013 Sets Stage for Affordable Care Act
- "Big Cat" Williams on Bears Coaching Candidates
- Web Extra: "Big Cat" on Super Bowl Picks
- Artist Leo Segedin

Tuesday, January 8:
- Final Day of Lame-Duck Session
- House Approves Immigrant Driver's License Bill
- Reforming the Tax Code
- Community Policing
- Rolling the Dice Downtown
- Scientific Chicago with Neil Shubin
- The Hypocrites
- Massive Partnership Promises Fields of Dreams
- Viewer Mail: Fiscal Cliff Deal

Wednesday, January 9:
- New IL General Assembly Sworn In
- Hultgren & Quigley on Fiscal Cliff
- Flu Outbreak
- #WordOfTheYear
- Chicago Business News
- Marimba Ensemble

Thursday, January 10:
- Gambling, Guns and Retirement
- Commission on School Utilization Issues Report
- New Mortgage Rules Protect Consumers
- The World Until Yesterday
- The Book of Mormon
- Film Critics on 2013 Oscar Nominations

Friday, January 11:
- Weekend Events Around Town: 1/11-1/13
- Web Extra: The Week in Review