Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 10/4

 

On this edition of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Joel Weisman, ObamaCare launches in the midst of a government shutdown showdown. Chicago removes some red-light cameras. A Blue Line CTA crash injures more than 30 people. Illinois State Police blitz distracted drivers and hand out more than 130 tickets. Oprah Winfrey may sell Harpo studios. Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) threatens to leave Illinois. And in sports, the Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks start their Cup defense with a win.

Guests:
- John McCarron, Chicago Tribune
- Charles Thomas, ABC-7 News
- Mary Wisniewski, Reuters
- Jim Litke, Associated Press

Watch our panel’s web-exclusive conversation in Web Extra: The Week in Review: 10/4.

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

Monday, September 30:
Local Impact of Government Shutdown
Impending Government Shutdown Analysis
"Big Cat" Williams on Bears vs. Lions
Elder Portraits
Strings Attached
A History Through Picture Postcards
Viewer Feedback: Sand Mining
- A Memorable Day at the Beach

Tuesday, October 1:
Health Care Exchange Kickoff
Day 1 of Government Shutdown
Analysis of Shutdown Ramifications
Tiffany Art at Driehaus Museum
A. Scott Berg on Wilson
- A Mansion of Marvels, Teeming with Tiffany

Wednesday, October 2:
Rep. Peter Roskam on Shutdown
Relieving Court Delays
Privatizing Chicago's Ports
ELCA Elects First Female Presiding Bishop
Ask Geoffrey: 10/2
- Web Extra: Remembering Tom Clancy
- Beethoven...Beautifully

Thursday, October 3:
Illinois Pension Fix?
Day 3 of Government Shutdown
Homophobia in the Black Church
The Hoosier Mama Book of Pie
Old Jews Telling Jokes
50 Years of EBONY Fashion
Viewer Feedback: Government Shutdown
- Web Series Episode 3: Chicago Tonight’s “Field Trip”: Bugs in Illinois
- Janis Joplin's Ravinia Jam, Part 1

Friday, October 4:
- Janis Joplin Rocks Ravinia, Part 2 - Buried Alive
- Weekend Events Around Town: 10/4 – 10/6
- Web Extra: The Week in Review