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Dick Gregory, Comedian and Activist, Dies at 84

(Dick Gregory / Facebook)

The comedian and civil rights activist died on Saturday. He was 84. 

Solar Eclipse 2017: Live Coverage

Videos of the eclipse from Chicago’s Adler Planetarium and multiple spots across the U.S. from NASA, plus safety tips, Chicago watch parties and more.

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Solar Eclipse 2017: Share Your Photos With Us

Phil Ponce watches the eclipse. (Alexandra Silets / Chicago Tonight)

What did you see during the historic event? Add your images to our stellar online gallery.

Viewer Feedback: ‘Rauner And Madigan Are Both Total Failures’

Viewers sound off on Amanda Vinicky’s interview Monday with Gov. Bruce Rauner.

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Cook County Jail is Giving At-Risk Inmates Narcan Upon Their Release

| Jay Shefsky

Inmates at risk of substance abuse are given an overdose-reversing drug as they leave detention.

Aug. 7, 2017 - Full Show

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In The Works: New Life for 440-Acre South Works Site

| Jay Shefsky
Preliminary concept design (Courtesy Barcelona Housing System)

The massive former site of U.S. Steel South Works has a new buyer—and new possibilities.  

Viewer Feedback: ‘This Tax Was Never About Health’

Viewers weigh in on the new Cook County sweetened beverage tax.

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Viewer Feedback: ‘The Chicago Public School System Is a Failure’

We hear from you about the the school funding debate in Springfield.

July 27, 2017 - Full Show

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