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We hear from Michael Hogan about rising tuition, budget issues and his first year as president of the University of Illinois.

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This week on Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review, new top cop Garry McCarthy is beefing up police presence in the wake of mobs of thugs, who are quickly converging and dispersing, robbing shoppers and tourists in the Near North and downtown areas. Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's case goes to the jury after a tough cross-examination and closing arguments. Gov. Pat Quinn threatens to shut down the summer road construction season to get legislators back to the bargaining table in Springfield.

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We hear what you had to say about recent stories when we read some of our viewer mail.

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This week on Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review, Gov. Pat Quinn is considering vetoing a number of major bills the Illinois lawmakers passed at the end of the legislative session this week. Examining casino expansion, ComEd rate hikes and the new state budget are on his summer to-do list. Rahm Emanuel flexes his political clout just two weeks into mayoral tenure, convincing legislators to pass the perennial gambling expansion and a once-dead workers' compensation overhaul. Former Governor Rod Blagojevich's cross-examination starts testily.

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Groupon Inc. has filed for an initial public offering of stock worth up to $750 million. Jim Kirk from Crain's Chicago Business joins us to discuss the local company's latest business move.

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Chicago leads the nation in adapting to climate change. WBBM Newsradio 780's Kris Kridel joins us with that and a look at the week's top business headlines.

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This week on Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review, Rod Blagojevich, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. take the stand in the Blagojevich retrial. The Mumbai terror trial here gets international attention. ComEd gets its controversial rate hike approved. The legislative session is scheduled to end soon with redistricting and the state budget still unsettled. And in sports, a late game collapse dooms the Chicago Bulls' season.

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This week on Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review, Joel Weisman and his panel of guests look back at Rahm Emanuel's first week as mayor: his swearing in, his move to cut $75 million from the budget, and appointment of several familiar aldermen on City Council to lead committees. Also, the prosecution in the Blagojevich retrial rests as talk swirls about the former governor himself taking the stand in his own defense. Oprah ends her historic run with a star-filled sendoff at the United Center.

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Chicago's new mayor is ordering an audit of the city's controversial TIF program. Eddie Arruza talks with the mayor's budget director about what's being uncovered as the new financial team looks into the city's books.

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What effect will the new mayor have on local business? WBBM Newsradio 780's Kris Kridel joins us with that discussion and a look at the week's top business headlines.

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This week on Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review, we look back at Richard M. Daley's biggest accomplishments and multiple scandals over 22 years as Chicago mayor. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel releases a transition report, long on ambition and short on details. Sears threatens to leave Illinois, unless the state ponies up to keep thousands of jobs here. And in sports, Carlos Boozer and Derrick Rose dominate Thursday's game to win the series against Atlanta. Now the Bulls will feel the heat of Miami and LeBron James in the Eastern Conference Final on Sunday.

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The "Home Alone" house is for sale. WBBM Newsradio 780's Kris Kridel joins us with news-making Chicago real estate and a look at the week's top business headlines. And Illinois gets a bad grade for business.

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Arts-and-crafts retailer Michael's is the latest company to be struck by hackers. The company says customer bank and credit information was stolen in a cyber attack. Eddie Arruza and his panel look at the increasing problem of cyber thieves stealing personal information.

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How does Chicago rank as a city of opportunity? WBBM Newsradio 780's Kris Kridel joins us with the answer and to look at the week's business headlines.

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The latest business news is all about inflation, gas prices and unemployment. Newsradio 780's Kris Kridel joins us to review the week's business headlines.

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The local economy is slowly improving according to new data. WBBM Newsradio 780's Kris Kridel joins us to explain the results and review this week's business headlines.