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Mayor Emanuel says the city is safe for this weekend’s Chicago Marathon. A moment of truth for looms for the Cook County soda tax. All eyes are on the Cubs, and Mitch Trubisky makes his NFL debut Monday night.

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The governor’s race gets crowded. Sears’ future is in doubt. Red-light cameras may become more forgiving. And Bulls fans say goodbye to Jerry Krause. These stories and more with Joel Weisman and guests.

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Gov. Rauner wants reforms in exchange for tax hikes. CPS sues the state over discrimination. Chicago violence takes center stage again. And players report to spring training. Those stories and more with Joel Weisman and guests.

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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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Chris Fusco, left, and Jim Kirk of the Chicago Sun-Times.

The Chicago Sun-times has a new managing editor. We'll talk with him and the paper's publisher and editor-in-chief about what's ahead for the city's oldest continuously published daily newspaper.  

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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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An investigation by the Chicago Sun-Times and the Better Government Association finds that pension funds for government workers are continuing to pay benefits to some retirees long after the retiree and their spouse have died. One of the lead investigators on the story breaks it down for us.

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists breakdown the Chicago mayoral race, and debate whether Karen Lewis will actually throw her hat in the ring. Also, they discuss the likelihood of having two political newcomers – Lewis and Bruce Rauner – both being elected. 

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss this week’s headlines.

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Cook County Special Prosecutor Dan Webb's previously sealed 162-page report on David Koschman's death was released today. We have the latest on how law enforcement handled the investigation. Carol Marin joins us, along with fellow Chicago Sun-Times reporters Chris Fusco and Tim Novak. Read the full report.

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

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The nephew of former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, has been indicted for involuntary manslaughter. We have the latest on a stunning turn of events in this homicide from 2004.

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