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: Rod Blagojevich's corruption trial finally gets underway; more classroom time is proposed for some Chicago Public Schools; Mark Kirk's military record now a senate campaign issue; we take a closer look at Chicago's deadly streets; and the Blackhawks' Stanley Cup quest hits a road bump.

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Chicago Business

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June 01, 2010 - Chicago Business

Will the new work rules at McCormick Place be enough to keep conventions from deserting Chicago? WBBM Newsradio Kris Kridel has that story, plus the rest of the week's business news.

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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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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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Superdawg

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June 02, 2010 - Superdawg

Nightly Business Report's Diane Eastabrook introduces us to the Berman family, who have been serving Superdawgs in Chicago for more than 60 years.

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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: Civic pride is swelling on the eve of the Blackhawks' first Stanley Cup appearance since 1992; state lawmakers override Governor Quinn's veto of McCormick Place work-rule reforms; Mayor Daley says he won't raise property taxes next year; the Supreme Court rules that African-American firefighter applicants in Chicago will be allowed to proceed with their discrimination case; and the local real estate market is finally starting to show some signs of life.

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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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