Cubs Fire Manager Rick Renteria

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The Chicago Cubs announced Friday the team would move forward without manager Rick Renteria.

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Web Extra: The Week in Review: 10/31

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October 31, 2014-Web Extra: The Week in Review: 10/31

Joel Weisman and his guests continue their conversation online with more about the Catholic school closings and the Mayor’s race.  

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Weekend Events Around Town: 10/31-11/2

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A film festival, a ball, and Halloween festivities; Chicago Tonight knows what’s going on this weekend.

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Political Pundits on Gubernatorial Race

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October 30, 2014-Political Pundits on Gubernatorial Race

The latest poll shows the gubernatorial race in a dead heat between the two front-runners. We analyze the numbers and the final five-day push before Election Day on Tuesday.

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Same Day Voter Registration

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October 30, 2014 - Same Day Voter Registration

For the first time, Illinois voters can register and vote on the same day. Chicago Tonight takes a look behind the new law that allows Illinois voters to register to vote on Election Day.

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Viewer Feedback: 10/30

U.S. Senate Candidate Forum

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October 30, 2014 - Viewer Feedback: 10/30

We share your reactions to last night's U.S. Senate Forum in tonight's Viewer Feedback.

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U.S. Senate Candidate Forum

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October 29, 2014 - U.S. Senate Candidate Forum

Incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and Republican challenger Jim Oberweis go head-to-head in Chicago Tonight’s Senate Forum.

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He Was the Voice of Bambi – And So Much More

"Boris Karloff taught me how to play checkers."

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Rare local visit by one-time actor who worked with Boris Karloff and Walt Disney and served three tours of duty in Vietnam and…

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Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 10/31

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists recap this week's headlines.

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French Impressions

Vivid Graphics from a Century Ago

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New exhibition shines light on the artful illustrations that flowered in France during a dangerous era.

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Several Catholic Schools to Close

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October 30, 2014-Several Catholic Schools to Close

Approaching his last days as the leader of the Archdiocese of Chicago, Cardinal Francis George announces that low enrollment and limited budgets mean tough choices. The school system is closing seven schools, and consolidating six others.

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Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidate Chad Grimm

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October 30, 2014-Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidate Chad

Chad Grimm, the Libertarian Party candidate for Illinois Governor, visits Chicago Tonight to talk about his vision for Illinois and why he sees himself as the only legitimate candidate for change.

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‘Political Order and Political Decay’

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October 30, 2014 - ‘Political Order and Political Decay’

Historian Francis Fukuyama visits Chicago Tonight to talk about his new book, Political Order and Political Decay, the second volume of a sweeping study of how human societies develop good governance, and how those same societies can fall into decline.

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U.S. Senate Post-Forum News Conference

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U.S. Senate candidates for Illinois  -- Sen. Dick Durbin and Jim Oberweis -- gave a brief news conference following the forum.

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Chicago Archdiocese Announces School Restructuring

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The Archdiocese of Chicago announced a number of school consolidations, re-purposing, and closings as part of its 2013-2016 Strategic Plan for Catholic Schools.

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The Politics of Ebola

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October 28, 2014 - The Politics of Ebola

GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner is calling for a travel ban on visitors from West African countries most affected by Ebola, while Gov. Pat Quinn has instituted mandatory quarantine for anyone thought to be at high risk of catching Ebola. But is the science being lost in this debate? Paris Schutz has the story. 

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