Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 8/22

On this edition of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Joel Weisman, the Jackie Robinson West team advances in the Little League World Series. Karen Lewis inches closer to running for mayor, while the race tightens between Bruce Rauner and Governor Pat Quinn. A Twinkies plant in Schiller Park is closing after making the iconic sweet treat for 84 years. And the Chicago Bears face defending Super Bowl champion Seattle in a preseason game.

PANEL
Chris Fusco of the Chicago Sun-Times
Cheryl Corley of NPR
Greg Burns of the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board
Jesse Rogers of ESPN 1000

Watch our panel’s web-exclusive conversation in Web Extra: The Week in Review: 8/22.

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

Monday, Aug 18
Viewer Feedback: 8/18
Local Chef Wins ‘Hell’s Kitchen’
Elected School Boards
New Study Addresses Perceptions of Police
INSECTS INVADE

Tuesday, Aug 19
Fighting Emerald Ash Borer
John Dean on ‘The Nixon Defense’
Ash-har Quraishi on the Situation in Ferguson
Controversial Comments Resurface in Pending Mayoral Race
Raider of the Lost Art
CONTINUING TO THIN CARROTS

Wednesday, Aug 20
Update on State's Medical Cannabis Program
Viewer Feedback: 8/20
John Dean on the Watergate Cover-up
Gubernatorial Race Heats Up
Living Your Truth
EDAMAME EMERGES

Thursday, Aug 21
Old St. Pat's Church
Jane Lynch
Settlement Reached with Bank of America
James Foley: ‘A Brave, Fearless Journalist’
SPLITTING TOMATOES

Friday, Aug 22
Web Extra: The Week in Review: 8/22
Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 8/22
Weekend Events Around Town: 8/22-8/24