Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 8/15

On this edition of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Joel Weisman, a new Chicago Tribune poll shows Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s job approval rating sinking to 35 percent. Governor Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner fire up their respective parties at the State Fair in Springfield. The FBI deploying 65 FBI agents to city streets to help combat gang violence. Illinois’ unemployment rate drops to 6.8 percent. And Jackie Robinson West advances at the Little League World Series.

Craig Dellimore of Newsradio 780 and 105.9 FM
Steve Daniels of Crain’s Chicago Business
Maudlyne Ihejirika of the Chicago Sun-Times
Jim Litke of the Associated Press

Watch our panel’s web-exclusive conversation in Web Extra: The Week in Review: 8/15.

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

Monday, Aug 11
Shark Week and the Shedd
Tom Skilling on Climate Change
Transforming Waste into Organic Material
Assessing US Involvement in Iraq
Off To The Races
I Grow Chicago

Tuesday, Aug 12
Giant Heads Turn Heads in Millennium Park
The Art of Spin
Smart Science
City Council’s Watchdog Speaks Out
Discussing Depression
Remembering Robin Williams

Wednesday, Aug 13
Legendary Actress Lauren Bacall
Don Stiernberg
Ask Geoffrey: 8/13
Two Tribune Reporters Receive Nieman Fellowship
University's Expansion Plan Concerns Neighbors
Springfield News with Carol Marin
Former Redflex CEO, Liaison, Chicago Official Indicted for Alleged Corruption

Thursday, Aug 14
Viewer Feedback: 8/14
Meet the Beatles’ Reporter
Exploring Chicago’s Dirt Jumps
Native Advertising
Genetically Modified Foods
Local Team Plays in Little League World Series
Republican Day at the Illinois State Fair
Rooftop Owners Sue City to Block Wrigley Renovations

Friday, Aug 15
Web Extra: The Week in Review: 8/15
Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 8/15
Weekend Events Around Town: 8/15-8/17