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Transgender and Behind Bars

Collaborative policy addresses unique needs of "vulnerable population"

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No one questions Mimi on the street about her appearance, she says, but there is an exception -- when she has to show her I.D. Mimi says she committed Medicaid fraud to hide her identity, but now she sits in Cook County Jail. A post-operative transsexual, Mimi is considered at-risk in jail.

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Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 3/9

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Joel Weisman

Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss the week's top headlines.

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Joel Weisman
Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 3/9
Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 3/9

Chicago Public School Tiers

New app to help CPS applicants

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A new app from government data hounds, Open City, aims to make CPS admissions a little easier.

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Mayor Bloomberg Steps Out with Mayor Emanuel

New Initiatives Announced Amid G8 Fallout

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel © 2011 City of Chicago, photo by Brooke Collins

It is not the G8 -- but New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined Mayor Emanuel today for another international summit in Chicago. Paris Schutz has the story.

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel © 2011 City of Chicago, photo by Brooke Collins
Mayor Bloomberg Steps Out with Mayor Emanuel
Mayor Bloomberg Steps Out with Mayor Emanuel

10th District Democratic Primary Forum

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Vivek Bavda, Ilya Sheyman, Brad Schneider and John Tree

We meet the four candidates vying for the Democratic nomination in the 10th Congressional District.

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Vivek Bavda, Ilya Sheyman, Brad Schneider and John Tree
10th District Democratic Primary Forum
10th District Democratic Primary Forum

Web Extra: 10th District Democratic Primary Forum

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We continue our discussion with the four Democratic candidates vying for the 10th Congressional District in our web-exclusive video.

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Web Extra: 10th District Democratic Primary Forum
Web Extra: 10th District Democratic Primary Forum

Ravinia Festival Lineup

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The Ravinia Festival is on its way again, with 15 weeks worth of classical, pop and jazz programming. We talk with the president and CEO.

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Ravinia Festival Lineup
Ravinia Festival Lineup

8th District Democratic Primary Forum

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Raja Krishnamoorthi (left) and Tammy Duckworth

We meet the candidates vying for the Democratic nomination in the 8th Congressional District.

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Raja Krishnamoorthi (left) and Tammy Duckworth
8th District Democratic Primary Forum
8th District Democratic Primary Forum

Web Extra: 8th District Democratic Primary Forum

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We continue our discussion with the two Democratic candidates vying for the 8th Congressional District in our web-exclusive video.

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Web Extra: 8th District Democratic Primary Forum
Web Extra: 8th District Democratic Primary Forum

Chicago Business News: 3/7

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Kris Kridel

Apple unveils the iPad3, calling it the poster child for a post-PC world. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story and more top business headlines.

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Kris Kridel
Chicago Business News: 3/7
Chicago Business News: 3/7

Illinois Supreme Court Candidate Forum

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We meet the Democratic candidates in the contentious battle for the Illinois Supreme Court.

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Illinois Supreme Court Candidate Forum
Illinois Supreme Court Candidate Forum

Web Extra: Illinois Supreme Court Candidate Forum

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We continue our discussion with the four Democratic candidates vying for an open seat on the Illinois Supreme Court in our web-exclusive video.

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Web Extra: Illinois Supreme Court Candidate Forum
Web Extra: Illinois Supreme Court Candidate Forum

Super Tuesday

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It's Super Tuesday. Ten states are holding primaries and caucuses. Political analyst Jason DeSanto tells us what tonight's results could mean for the four remaining Republican candidates.

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Super Tuesday
Super Tuesday

G-8 Summit Gets Pulled From Chicago

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The G-8 summit is not coming to Chicago and protesters are claiming victory. But NATO leaders are still on the way. What does it all mean for the city? Elizabeth Brackett has the details.

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G8 Summit Gets Pulled From Chicago
G8 Summit Gets Pulled From Chicago

Juan Thomas Candidate Questionnaire

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Juan Thomas candidate questionnaire.

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Attorney General Eric Holder

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Attorney General Eric Holder

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was in Chicago on Monday, defending the overseas killing of terrorism suspects who are American citizens. Paris Schutz has the story.

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Attorney General Eric Holder
Attorney General Eric Holder
Attorney General Eric Holder

Retooling the Workforce

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With unemployment at record highs, why are some companies struggling to fill jobs? Ash-har Quraishi has the story of the job skills crisis.

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Retooling the Workforce
Retooling the Workforce