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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

"Naked Statistics" by Charlie Wheelan

Dartmouth economics professor Charlie Wheelan joins us with a refresher on Stat 101.

It's been something of a dead zone for decades, but now the City of Chicago has plans to resurrect part of a North Side cemetery.  We'll tell you about the proposed West Ridge Nature Preserve.

Naperville-based Office Max looks set to merge with Office Depot. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has the low down on what it could mean for the Chicago area.

We hear from three Republican hopefuls looking to fill Jesse Jackson Jr.'s vacated seat.

There's a new push to boost Chicago tourism with visions of glass cable car trams, luxury CTA cars to O'Hare and light shows bouncing off of downtown buildings.  "Choose Chicago's" chairman and possible gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner is here to talk about the plans-- and his political future.

Emotional moments in court today as Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandi enter guilty pleas.  Prosecutors reveal more about the couple's elaborate scheme to enrich themselves. Paris Schutz has the latest.

Excerpt of "Naked Statistics" by Charlie Wheelan