Bears Alumni Club

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Bears Alumni Club

The Bears pull off an unexpected win over the Dallas Cowboys. Ed O'Bradovich joins us on the Bears Alumni Club to break down the game.

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Cultural Connections: Candide

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September 16, 2010 - Cultural Connections: Candide

Love prevails in Leonard Bernstein's Candide at the Goodman Theatre. We talk to key members of the creative team behind this highly anticipated musical revival.

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Ray Bradbury

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September 15, 2010 - Ray Bradbury

From the archives, local sci-fi legend Ray Bradbury reads from his fiery classic Fahrenheit 451.

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My Maasai Life

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September 14, 2010 - My Maasai Life

We meet a 28-year-old Schaumburg native whose journey and home in the savanna of Kenya has taught her some most unexpected life lessons which she documents in her new book, My Maasai Life.

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Ask Alpana

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September 14, 2010 - Ask Alpana

You've opened a bottle of red wine but haven't finished it. Should you stick it in the refrigerator? Check, Please! host and Master Sommelier Alpana Singh is here with that answer and more in tonight's edition of Ask Alpana.

Local Winery’s that Produce Seyval Blancs:

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Ask Geoffrey

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September 09, 2010 - Ask Geoffrey

Have you ever noticed a structure just south of Navy Pier that runs almost its entire length? Geoffrey Baer reveals the history of this seemingly useless strip of land in tonight's edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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The Impact of Daley's Decision

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September 08, 2010 - Debrief with Eddie Arruza

We devote the entire hour to further analysis of Mayor Daley's surprising decision not to run for a seventh term. What impact will this have on the city? What names are emerging as potential candidates? What will Daley's decision mean to the business and philanthropic communities? We hear from members of the City Council, political analysts, journalists, and others.

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Controversial Stimulus-Funded Research

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Controversial Stimulus-Funded Research

A federally funded joke machine? We talk with the Northwestern professor behind the controversy that's garnered national attention.

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Building Ornaments

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Building Ornaments

Geoffrey Baer shows us some amazing and easily overlooked ornamentation hiding in plain sight on Chicago's old buildings.

One famous Chicago architect said "less is more," but every once in a while we all enjoy an extra helping...or two. Our Geoffrey Baer found some Chicago buildings with delightfully decadent decoration for this edition of Hidden Chicago.

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Ask Geoffrey

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September 16, 2010 - Ask Geoffrey

We find out about a now-empty building that was once a lively center for the arts in Chicago as well as a safe haven for young women in the big city.

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Viewer Mail

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September 16, 2010 - Viewer Mail

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

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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September 15, 2010 - Chicago Symphony Orchestra

The Riccardo Muti era is about to begin at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. We talk to the President of the CSO to find out how she managed to catch a superstar of the classical music world.

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Hedy Weiss Theater Reviews

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September 14, 2010 - Hedy Weiss Theater Reviews

Hedy Weiss reviews a high-kicking production of A Chorus Line and two other must-see shows on Chicago-area stages.

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Rahm Emanuel's Possible Mayoral Run

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September 09, 2010 - Rahm Emanuel's Possible Mayoral Run

Crain's Chicago Business's Washington bureau chief shares his insights about a possible mayoral run by White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel.

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Mayor Daley on Wild Chicago

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September 09, 2010 - Mayor Daley on Wild Chicago

Mayor Daley takes a walk on the wild side...the Wild Chicago side, that is. We look back at his 1992 encounter with Ben Hollis.

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The Week In Review With Joel Weisman

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The Week In Review With Joel Weisman

Guest host Eddie Arruza and his panel look back on a busy week: in an unprecedented move, former and current gang members call a press conference to push back against Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis's secret meeting with them; Mayor Daley and Weis both defend the move while Governor Pat Quinn, U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald and various aldermen are divided over the issue; and will the fallout affect Mayor Daley's presumed re-election bid?

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Chicago Federation of Labor President

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Chicago Federation of Labor President

With Labor Day right around the corner, unemployment numbers are still discouraging. We sit down with the new President of the Chicago Federation of Labor.

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