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Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 10/12

On this edition of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Joel Weisman, Mitt Romney gets a boost in the polls. Video gambling comes to Illinois. Cook County may get a tax on gun and ammunition sales. Mayor Rahm Emanuel puts his budget on the table. Gov. Pat Quinn is still at odds with the mayor over Illinois Sports Facilities Authority. And in sports, the Bears win, and the Bulls open the preseason.

- Mary Ann Ahern, NBC-5 Chicago
- John McCarron, Chicago Tribune
- Pat Milhizer, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
- Jim Litke, Associated Press

Watch our panel's web-exclusive conversation in Web Extra: The Week in Review: 10/12.

Here is a roundup of Chicago Tonight‘s web stories from this week:

Monday, October 8:
- Rare Burrowing Owl Spotted in Chicago
- Presidential Election Update
- As Goes Janesville
- From Food Scraps to Compost
- "Big Cat" on Bears Win Over Jaguars
- Ask Geoffrey
- The Gardens of the Shedd
- Viewer Mail: Presidential Debate

Tuesday, October 9:
- Absentee Aldermen
- Rewriting the Federal Tax Code?
- Fungal Meningitis Outbreak
- Paul Sereno on Dinosaur Discovery
- Logan Center for the Arts Grand Opening
- The Rise of Rooftop Bees

Wednesday, October 10:
- Mayor Rahm Emanuel
- Chicago Business News
- Adolescent Depression
- Bollywood in Chicago
- Web Extra: Bollywood Film's Director
- Web Extra: Remembering Bill Jauss

Thursday, October 11:
- Preview of Vice-Presidential Debate
- Settling Disability Claims
- Exclusive Interview with Bollywood Star Aamir Khan
- Elephants for Africa
- Mansoor Ali Khan: A Foreign Perspective
- Legacy Walk
- Viewer Mail: Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Friday, October 12:
- Chicago Public Schools CEO Brizard Steps Down
- Weekend Events Around Town: 10/12-10/14
- Web Extra: The Week in Review