The Week in Review with Joel Weisman

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May 21, 2010 - The Week in Review with Joel Weisman

Joel and his panel discuss the week's top headlines: A New Trier honor student is jailed in a hit-and-run case; Cook County Board Presidential candidate Toni Preckwinkle backtracks on her pledge to eliminate the rest of the controversial county sales tax increase; Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis says he is willing to cut his $310,000 salary; Republican gubernatorial hopeful Bill Brady launches a television ad blitz; a Congressional probe is called for after a bank in President Obama's old neighborhood avoids being seized by the government; and the mighty Blackhawks are just two wins

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The Week in Review with Joel Weisman

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May 14, 2010 - The Week in Review with Joel Weisman

Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Joel Weisman at 7:00 pm

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Chicago Business

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Chicago Business

Will new work rules at McCormick Place keep conventions in Chicago? WBBM Newsradio's Kris Kridel joins us with those details, plus the rest of the week's business headlines.

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News Analysis: Political Roundtable

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Carol Marin and her panel of journalists take a look at some of the biggest political stories, including the state budget and the election.

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Chicago Business

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United and Continental are officially birds of a feather. We talk to WBBM Newsradio's Kris Kridel about the big merger that makes Chicago-based United the largest airline company in the world.

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The Week in Review with Joel Weisman

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The Week in Review with Joel Weisman

Joel and his panel discuss the week's top headlines: President Obama gives a boost to the Giannoulias campaign during a visit to Illinois this week; Mayor Daley balks at the suggestion of sending in the National Guard to help police Chicago's deadly streets; United and Continental Airlines are reportedly close to striking a mega-merger deal; immigration protests are planned in Chicago and across the country this weekend; Walmart is going to meet face to face with organized labor about its proposed Chicago expansion plans; and the Blackhawks advance to the conference semifinals against the V

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News Analysis: Regulating Financial Markets

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April 19, 2010 - News Analysis: Regulating Financial Markets

The battle over regulating the financial markets is heating up this week. Carol Marin examines what's on the table and the looming fight on Capitol Hill.

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Chicago Business

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What role did the Chicago-based Society of Women Engineers play in the latest Barbie incarnation? Kris Kridel joins us with those details, plus a roundup of the rest of the week's business news.

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The Week in Review with Joel Weisman

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The Week in Review with Joel Weisman

Joel and his panel discuss the week's top headlines: Governor Quinn is trailing Republican challenger Bill Brady by 10 points, according to a new poll; Forrest Claypool is running as an independent in the Cook County Assessor's race; United Airlines and US Airways have renewed merger talks; violence is surging on Chicago's deadly streets; and the Cubs and Sox embark on a new season.

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Chicago Business

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May 17, 2010 - Chicago Business

Another area bank has been seized, while yet another holds on for dear life. WBBM Newsradio's Kris Kridel tells us which banks are struggling, and much more when she joins us with the week's top business stories.

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News Analysis: McPier Changes

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Last week the state legislature passed a bill that would overhaul the agency that runs Chicago's convention center. Elizabeth Brackett and her panel look at what the bill -- or a veto of the bill -- could mean for the area.

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The Week in Review with Joel Weisman

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The Week in Review with Joel Weisman

Joel and his panel discuss the week's top headlines: Lawmakers are still wrangling over the state budget in Springfield; we'll take a closer look at Chicago's deadly streets and what can be done to stop the violence; a Chicago Tribune investigation finds that House Speaker Michael Madigan swayed the University of Illinois to admit relatives of political figures, political allies, and donors; sweeping work rule reforms are expected at McCormick Place; the Bulls fire head coach Vinny Del Negro; and the Blackhawks continue their Stanley Cup quest.

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Swedish Covenant Hospital

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We find out how Swedish Covenant Hospital took an unusual approach to dealing with the recession, and its employees.

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News Analysis: State Budget

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Lawmakers expect to pass a budget this week in Springfield. Just how will they make up the budget shortfall and what agencies will feel the pinch? Carol Marin and her panel discuss this and more.

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Chicago Business

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Chicago Business

What does it mean that federal regulators have seized the more than 30-year-old Giannoulias family-owned Broadway Bank? Kris Kridel discusses this and other business news.

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Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

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April 19, 2010 - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

We talk to Charles Evans, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, about economic recovery and much more.

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Chicago Business

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Chicago Business

WBBM News radio 780's Kris Kridel fills us in on the week's top business stories, including a local business connection to Sunday's demolition of Texas Stadium.

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