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December 27, 2016 - Full Show

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‘Getting Religion’ Reflects on 50 Years of Faith in America

| Jay Shefsky

Longtime religion reporter Kenneth Woodward tells the story of how American religion, culture and politics influenced each other in his latest book. 

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Pharmacy Errors Revealed in Tribune Investigation

| Jay Shefsky
(Linda Bartlett / Wikimedia Commons)

More than half of Chicago-area pharmacies tested failed to alert their customers about serious drug interactions. That’s the finding of a new Chicago Tribune investigation.

The Week in Review: The Highs and Lows of 2016

| Jay Shefsky

A Chicago alderman is indicted. Jesse Jackson Jr. files for divorce. Joel Weisman and guests discuss these stories and look back at the biggest of the year, from soaring gun violence to the Lucas Museum and the World Champion Cubs. 

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Counting Birds a Christmas Tradition 100-Plus Years Strong

| Jay Shefsky
Each year tens of thousands of volunteers participate in more than 2,000 Christmas Bird Counts throughout the Western Hemisphere. (Camilla Cerea / Audubon)

There are many Christmas traditions, but one that is especially beloved by people who love birds is the annual Christmas Bird Count. Learn more.

December 12, 2016 - Full Show

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The Week in Review: Trump Tussles with Boeing, Meets with Mayor

| Jay Shefsky

Donald Trump tussles with Boeing then meets with Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Illinois universities say no to sanctuary campuses. And the Cubs and Sox are making deals. These stories and more with Joel Weisman and guests.

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Rauner Vetoes CPS Pension Bill, Illinois Senate Responds in Kind

Gov. Bruce Rauner strikes down a bill for Chicago Public Schools teacher pensions and the Illinois House strikes back. The latest from Springfield.

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