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Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich on Challenges Facing the Church

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Archbishop Blase Cupich

Faced with major, ongoing financial pressure, the Archdiocese of Chicago is looking hard at its mission and membership. Archbishop Blase Cupich talks about the Chicago Catholic Church's money woes and how it might reorganize and revitalize itself.

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Archbishop Blase Cupich
Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich on Challenges Facing Church
Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich on Challenges Facing Church

Coalition of Social Service Agencies Files Lawsuit Against Governor, State Agencies

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Andrea Durbin: "Collectively [the agencies] are owed over $100 million to date. That number grows every day. We're just trying to be paid for the work we've done."

On Wednesday, a coalition of 64 Illinois-based human and social service agencies and companies filed a lawsuit against Gov. Bruce Rauner and the directors of six statewide agencies seeking payment for work performed since July 1, 2015.

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Andrea Durbin: "Collectively [the agencies] are owed over $100 million to date. That number grows every day. We're just trying to be paid for the work we've done."
Coalition of Social Service Agencies Files Lawsuit
Coalition of Social Service Agencies Files Lawsuit

In the Fight Against Invasive Plant Species, Fire a Worthy Weapon

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How local forest preserves are using fire to maintain the Chicago area's natural ecosystem, much like Native Americans did prior to European settlement.

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Crain’s Roundup: Can Gondolas Lift Chicago Tourism?

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Can aerial gondolas proposed for tours along the Chicago River lift tourism business in the city? Crain's managing editor Ann Dwyer joins us to discuss this story and more.

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Crain’s Roundup: Can Gondolas Lift Chicago Tourism?
Crain’s Roundup: Can Gondolas Lift Chicago Tourism?

Broadway Star Kate Baldwin on Chicago Roots, ‘The King and I’

15 Things You Might Not Know About ‘The King and I’

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Kate Baldwin and Paolo Montalban in 'The King and I' (Courtesy of the Lyric Opera)

The star of "The King and I," now on stage at the Lyric Opera, talks about her Evanston roots and performs songs from the production.

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Kate Baldwin and Paolo Montalban in 'The King and I' (Courtesy of the Lyric Opera)
Broadway Star Kate Baldwin on Chicago Roots,'The King and I'
Broadway Star Kate Baldwin on Chicago Roots,'The King and I'

Local Scientists, Institutions Join Global Fight to Save Coral Reefs

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Great Barrier Reef (Lock the Gate Alliance / Flickr)

Coral reefs evolved 240 million years ago, but now scientists say coral reefs could be gone before the end of this century. They say the biggest threat is the warming ocean water. Three major institutions in Chicago are now actively engaged in the fight to save the coral reefs.  

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Great Barrier Reef (Lock the Gate Alliance / Flickr)
Local Scientists, Institutions Fight to Save Coral Reefs
Local Scientists, Institutions Fight to Save Coral Reefs

May 3, 2016 - Full Show

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Watch the May 3, 2016 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."

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May 3, 2016 - Full Show
May 3, 2016 - Full Show

Ald. Burke's Law Firm Helps Trump Trim $11.7M Off Property Taxes

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Donald Trump (Gage Skidmore / Flickr) and Ald. Ed Burke

Donald Trump has racked up a number of victories in his presidential bid, but he's also been a big winner in Chicago. Hear from the Sun-Times reporters who've uncovered Trump's big tax breaks thanks to Ald. Ed Burke (14th Ward).

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Donald Trump (Gage Skidmore / Flickr) and Ald. Ed Burke
Ald. Burke's Law Firm Helps Trump Trim Property Taxes
Ald. Burke's Law Firm Helps Trump Trim Property Taxes

Indiana Primary: Front-Runner Trump, Cruz in War of Words

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The barbs turned personal during Tuesday's primary battle in Indiana. Trump claimed another victory, and Cruz suspended his campaign. What will these results mean for the big picture?

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Indiana Primary: Front-Runner Trump, Cruz in War of Words
Indiana Primary: Front-Runner Trump, Cruz in War of Words

Grand Budget Bargain Progress in Springfield

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We have the latest on action from Springfield, including whether or not a secret budget working group has a grand bargain in the works to finally break the budget stalemate.

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Grand Budget Bargain Progress in Springfield
Grand Budget Bargain Progress in Springfield

Lucas Museum ‘Seriously Pursuing Locations Outside of Chicago’

Friends of the Parks pauses lawsuit, opposes any lakefront site

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“We are now seriously pursuing locations outside of Chicago,” Mellody Hobson, wife of movie mogul George Lucas and board member of the Lucas Museum, said in a statement. “If the museum is forced to leave, it will be because of the Friends of the Parks and that is no victory for anyone.”

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Master of Painting Brings Art from Bronzeville to the World

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“Past Times,” 1997. (Courtesy of the MCA)

From his studio in Bronzeville, Kerry James Marshall creates large-scale canvases that are prized in museums around the world. A 1997 winner of a MacArthur "genius" grant, Marshall spoke with “Chicago Tonight” at the opening of his career retrospective at the Museum of Contemporary Art. 

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“Past Times,” 1997. (Courtesy of the MCA)
Master of Painting Brings Art from Bronzeville to the World
Master of Painting Brings Art from Bronzeville to the World

Chef Curtis Duffy, Alinea Among Top Winners at 2016 James Beard Awards

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Curtis Duffy, chef and owner of Grace, accepts the James Beard Award for best chef of the Great Lakes region. (Brandis Friedman)

More than a dozen Chicago chefs and restaurants were nominated for the 2016 James Beard Awards. Among them was chef Curtis Duffy, who was awarded Best Chef Great Lakes. He joins Gary D. Obligacion, director of operations of The Alinea Group, to talk about their wins.

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Curtis Duffy, chef and owner of Grace, accepts the James Beard Award for best chef of the Great Lakes region. (Brandis Friedman)
Chef Curtis Duffy, Alinea Top Winners at James Beard Awards
Chef Curtis Duffy, Alinea Top Winners at James Beard Awards

May 2, 2016 - Full Show

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Watch the May 2, 2016 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."

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May 2, 2016 - Full Show
May 2, 2016 - Full Show

Lori Lightfoot, Dean Angelo Come Face-to-Face on Task Force Report

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Police union president Dean Angelo denies racism in the ranks. He faces off with Police Accountability Task Force chair Lori Lightfoot over the group's scathing report.

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Lori Lightfoot, Dean Angelo Come Face-to-Face on Task Force
Lori Lightfoot, Dean Angelo Come Face-to-Face on Task Force

#MoreThanMean Highlights Online Abuse Women Face

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A sports fan reads hateful tweets to Julie DiCaro in a viral video. (YouTube)

A new video featuring two local journalists unveils the hostility some female sports reporters face online. One of the journalists, Julie DiCaro, joins us to talk about the attacks she faces and how she fights back.

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A sports fan reads hateful tweets to Julie DiCaro in a viral video. (YouTube)
#MoreThanMean Highlights Online Abuse Women Face
#MoreThanMean Highlights Online Abuse Women Face

Deadline Looms to Change Income Tax Law, Legislative Mapping Process

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Will Illinois move to a graduated income tax from a flat tax, and will it end the practice of gerrymandering legislative maps? Tuesday marks the deadline in the Illinois General Assembly to pass laws to change these practices.

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Deadline Looms to Change Income Tax Law, Legislative Mapping
Deadline Looms to Change Income Tax Law, Legislative Mapping