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Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 5/3

On this edition of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Eddie Arruza at 7:00 pm, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s pension reform bill passes in the House, but faces an uncertain future in the Senate. Cubs owner Tom Ricketts says the team would consider leaving Wrigley Field if the city doesn’t approve signage and a large video board in the outfield. Teachers at Chicago’s UNO charter schools make the surprise move to unionize. Chicago billionaire and major Obama fundraiser Penny Pritzker is nominated for the U.S. Commerce Secretary post. Sears finally gets in the digital game, hoping the use of mobile technology will help revive its slumping sales. And in sports, the Blackhawks boast all of the key ingredients necessary for a run to the Stanley Cup.

- Roger Crockett,
- Natasha Korecki, Chicago Sun-Times
- Paris Schutz, Chicago Tonight
- Dan McGrath, Chicago Sun-Times

Watch our panel’s web-exclusive conversation in Web Extra: The Week in Review: 5/3.

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

Monday, April 29:
- Remembering Earl Pionke
- New Rules for Chicago Parking Meters
- Sandra Day O’Connor Speaks Out
- Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon
- "Big Cat" Williams on NFL Draft

Tuesday, April 30:
- New Pension Package in Springfield
- Cardinal George: Restore Free Water to Nonprofits
- Parking Settlement Extends Evening Hours
- Duprey Elementary School's Fight to Stay Open
- William Friedkin
- Hedy Weiss: Theater Reviews

Wednesday, May 1:
- IL Senate Approves Gambling Bill
- Mayor Emanuel on Wrigley, Gambling & Parking Meters
- Madigan's Pension Reform Proposal
- Bus Rapid Transit
- Live Healthy Longer
- Chicago Business News: 5/1
- 50 Years of EBONY Fashion

Thursday, May 2:
- Madigan's Pension Bill Clears IL House
- IL House Approves Madigan's Pension Deal
- Sen. Dick Durbin
- Drones in Illinois?
- Adam Grant
- OneGoal Sets High Bar for Low-Income Students
- Viewer Feedback: 5/2
- Cinco De Mayo, Mariachi Style

Friday, May 3:
- Weekend Events Around Town: 5/3-5/5
- Web Extra: The Week in Review: 5/3