Illinois Job Growth

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October 21, 2014 - Illinois Job Growth

New numbers touted by the governor’s office show that the Illinois unemployment rate has fallen more than any other state in the last year. But is it all good economic news? Paris Schutz has the story.

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Crain's Corner

Tribune Buys Sun-Times Suburban Newspapers

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October 21, 2014 - Crain's Corner

A potential blockbuster deal between the Sun-Times and Chicago Tribune parent companies could shake up Chicago journalism.

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Foodie in Chief

James Beard Foundation Promotes Food Education, Excellence

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October 21, 2014 - Foodie in Chief

The James Beard Foundation is bringing its annual restaurant and chef awards to Chicago. Susan Ungaro, the foundation's president, visits Chicago Tonight to talk about Chicago's culinary scene, fine dining, and the food industry's appeal to mainstream media.

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Cook County’s Prep for Potential Ebola Cases

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October 20, 2014 - Cook County’s Prep for Ebola Cases

How are Cook County health officials preparing for potential Ebola cases? Paris Schutz has the story.

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Chicago Teachers Union Interim President

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October 20, 2014 - Chicago Teachers Union Interim President

Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Jesse Sharkey is filling in as president of the union, while Karen Lewis battles an illness.

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Architect Jeanne Gang Reinvents a Regional Theater

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October 20, 2014 - Jeanne Gang Reinvents a Regional Theater

Writers Theatre in Glencoe is breaking ground on a new home to be designed by Studio Gang Architects.

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Web Extra: The Week in Review: 10/17

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October 17, 2014- Web Extra: The Week in Review: 10/17

Joel Weisman and his panel continue their conversation online by talking about Ebola and media coverage – is the press overreacting to the story?

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Weekend Events Around Town: 10/17-10/19

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A spooky pet parade, an apple pie contest, and a skelebration; Chicago Tonight knows what’s going on this weekend.

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Illinois Treasurer Forum

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October 21, 2014 - Illinois Treasurer Forum

Republican candidate Tom Cross and Democrat Mike Frerichs face off on Chicago Tonight's candidate forum for the open treasurer's seat.

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Future of Clean Energy in the Midwest

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October 21, 2014 - Future of Clean Energy in the Midwest

We dive into the research and business development that's bringing cleaner energy to the Midwest.

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Viewer Feedback: 10/21

Aldermen on City Budget, Mayor’s Race, More

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October 21, 2014 - Viewer Feedback: 10/21

We share what you had to say about our discussion of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed 2015 budget with Chicago aldermen.

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Illinois Comptroller Forum

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October 20, 2014 - Illinois Comptroller Forum

Republican Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka and Democratic challenger Sheila Simon participate in Chicago Tonight’s forum.

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“Big Cat” Williams on Bears vs. Dolphins

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October 20, 2014 - “Big Cat” Williams on Bears vs. Dolphins

James “Big Cat” Williams and Ann Kreiter discuss the Bears' lackluster performance against the Miami Dolphins.

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Is Alderman Playing by the Rules?

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A top Emanuel ally and chairman of the powerful Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics on City Council is in hot water with Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office. 

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Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 10/17

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October 17, 2014: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 10/17

Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss this week’s headlines.

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O’Hare Begins Ebola Screenings

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October 16, 2014 - O’Hare Begins Ebola Screenings

Passengers arriving from West Africa at O’Hare International Airport will be screened for Ebola. Paris Schutz details what the screenings involve for those passengers.

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