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The despised soda tax is repealed after just two months. Another property tax hike passes. Mike Ditka denies racial oppression. And the Cubs gear up for another dramatic postseason.

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The governor signs a controversial bill. Chicago cops mimic NFL player protests. City leaders push hard for Amazon headquarters. Chicago native Hugh Hefner dies at age 91. And the Cubs clinch their division for the second straight year. 

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The soda tax repeal vote approaches as Toni Preckwinkle faces an ad blitz and sagging polls. School starts with undocumented students fearful. And the Bears kick off the season. 

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Springfield finally passes a school funding bill. More taxes for Chicago schools. City Council cracks down on Uber and Lift. And the Bears get ready for regular season opener.

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Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno resigns. Three more cops are indicted in the Laquan McDonald case. There’s talk of a high-speed tunnel to O’Hare, and Miguel Montero is out at home.

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President Trump fires the FBI director investigating his connections to Russia. Lawmakers put Gov. Rauner in a bind on the “abortion bill.” And the Cubs early season struggles continue.

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump crisscross the country during their final full day of campaigning. A look at their closing arguments, and what's next.

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A costly deal averts a teachers strike. The mayor paints a rosy picture of city finances, but the county budget is grim. Donald Trump threatens to sue the New York Times. And the Cubs advance to the NLCS. Those stories and more with Joel Weisman and guests.

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U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk dumps presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. Former Gov. Jim Edgar urges civility and compromise in Springfield. Mayor Rahm Emanuel looks for property tax rebates. And the Cubs soar as the Sox sink.

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Eddie Arruza and and guests discuss the mayor's support for Eddie Johnson as police superintendent, Dennis Hastert's apology and other top stories of the week.

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

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists talk about women’s soccer in light of the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team winning the World Cup. Chicago Sun-Times reporter Natasha Korecki plays soccer regularly.

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists tackle the week's top local stories on Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review.

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss Ald. Joe Moore's call for a graduated city income tax to help solve Chicago's pension problems.

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Joel Weisman and his guests discuss the news of the week. In the final days of the mayoral runoff campaigns, what are the candidates' last-minute ads and strategies? And will aldermanic runoffs in 18 wards affect turnout? Indiana's Religious Freedom law continues to be controversial. All that and more on The Week in Review.

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists continue their conversation with a discussion of changes at Wrigley Field, the dispute over Ernie Banks’ will, and predictions for the mayoral election.