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Learning to Live With Changes to the English Language

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A visit from Carol Fisher Saller, the Subversive Copy Editor. She's here to help us make peace with changes to the English language.

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Learning to Live With Changes to the English Language
Learning to Live With Changes to the English Language

New Website Profiles State Judges, Explains Judicial Process

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There are hundreds of judges in Illinois, and a new website aims to educate users about their backgrounds and how judges are appointed, among other things.

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Pinball Resurgence Keeps Elk Grove Village Factory Humming

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Pinballs from Stern's company are destined for spots across the U.S. and around the world. (Dan Andries / Chicago Tonight)

An inside look at the world of pinball machines with the president of the world's largest pinball company, Gary Stern. 

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Pinballs from Stern's company are destined for spots across the U.S. and around the world. (Dan Andries / Chicago Tonight)
Pinball Resurgence Keeps Elk Grove Village Factory Humming
Pinball Resurgence Keeps Elk Grove Village Factory Humming

New State Bill Seeking to Cut Remediation in Higher Education

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The Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness Act will create annual benchmarks to ensure high schoolers are prepared for a college education. (Steven Sokulski/Pixabay)

State lawmakers hope newly passed legislation will help better prepare Illinois high schoolers for the rigors of a college education.

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The Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness Act will create annual benchmarks to ensure high schoolers are prepared for a college education. (Steven Sokulski/Pixabay)

Sun-Times Reporter, Her Mother Discuss Their ‘Escape from Nigeria’

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A new memoir tells the story of a young mother separated from her husband during the Nigerian civil war in the 1960s. Hear how she protected her family, including future Chicago Sun-Times journalist Maudlyne Ihejirika.

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Reporter And Her Mother Discuss Their ‘Escape from Nigeria'
Reporter And Her Mother Discuss Their ‘Escape from Nigeria'

IPRA Chief Sharon Fairley Explains Decision for Releasing O’Neal Videos

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Sharon Fairley

Newly released videos capturing the events leading up to the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Paul O’Neal sparked protests over the weekend.

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Sharon Fairley
IPRA Chief Explains Decision for Releasing O’Neal Videos
IPRA Chief Explains Decision for Releasing O’Neal Videos

CPS Releases Budget for Coming School Year, Counts on CTU Contract

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Now that Chicago Public Schools has released its budget plans for the coming year, can the district and the Chicago Teachers Union finally nail down a contract agreement?

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CPS Releases Budget for Coming School Year
CPS Releases Budget for Coming School Year

Conservation Group Launches Project to Restore North Side Sanctuary

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It's one of the most beautiful locations in one of the busiest areas of Chicago, but Lincoln Park's North Pond is not in good health. Learn about a proposal for a major makeover.

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Conservation Group Launches North Side Sanctuary Project
Conservation Group Launches North Side Sanctuary Project

August 8, 2016 - Full Show

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Watch the August 8, 2016 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."

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August 8, 2016 - Full Show
August 8, 2016 - Full Show

Investigation into ‘Price of Pork’ Paints Often Disturbing Picture

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A Chicago Tribune investigation called “The Price of Pork” paints an often disturbing picture of pork production in the state. The lead reporter on the series joins us to discuss his findings.

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Investigation into ‘Price of Pork’ Paints Disturbing Picture
Investigation into ‘Price of Pork’ Paints Disturbing Picture

Latest on the Legal Battle Over Remapping

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Lori Lightfoot, who represents the Independent Map Amendment, and state Sen. Kwame Raoul, who introduced a competing redistricting plan earlier this year, discuss the latest in the court fight over redistricting.

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Latest on the Legal Battle Over Remapping
Latest on the Legal Battle Over Remapping

Western Avenue Corridor Project Enters Phase 2

Traffic reduced to one lane on Belmont Avenue

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Rendering of what a typical median will look like once the project is completed. (Credit: Chicago Department of Transportation)

The second phase of the reconstruction project at the intersection of Western, Belmont and Clybourn avenues begins Monday. Find out what that means for drivers.

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Rendering of what a typical median will look like once the project is completed. (Credit: Chicago Department of Transportation)

Chicago-Area Scientists Convert Greenhouse Gas into Fuel Source

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The new study's findings could help combat climate change while lessening our reliance on burning fossil fuels. (Jorge Royan / Wikimedia Commons)

Using a process similar to photosynthesis, scientists from Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Illinois at Chicago have converted carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide and hydrogen gas, which can produce methanol and diesel fuels.

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The new study's findings could help combat climate change while lessening our reliance on burning fossil fuels. (Jorge Royan / Wikimedia Commons)

CPS to Cut More Than 1,000 Teaching, Support Staff Positions

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Students at Senn High School could see larger class sizes after CPS cut hundreds of educators and school personnel across the district Friday.

Declining enrollment and vacancies at other schools cited as Chicago Public Schools announces layoffs for hundreds of educators

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Students at Senn High School could see larger class sizes after CPS cut hundreds of educators and school personnel across the district Friday.

The Week in Review: Republicans Look to Dump Trump

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Republicans are looking to dump Donald Trump after his disastrous week. Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposed water and sewer tax to fix the municipal employees’ pension fund angers aldermen and homeowners alike.

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The Week in Review: Republicans Look to Dump Trump
The Week in Review: Republicans Look to Dump Trump

Original Chicago Cocktail: Cautionary Tale

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Michael Bilandic and the cocktail he inspired.

One-term Mayor Michael Bilandic’s downfall in 1979 has become a cautionary tale to future would-be mayors of Chicago: Always make sure the snow gets plowed. His chilly defeat inspired this iced cocktail.

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Michael Bilandic and the cocktail he inspired.

IPRA Releases Police Video of Paul O’Neal Shooting

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The Independent Police Review Authority released police videos showing the shooting of Paul O’Neal.

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