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The Week in Review: Budget Battle Between Rauner, Mendoza Heats Up

Joel Weisman and his guests discuss the week’s news. 

Chicago lost two legendary sports executives this week: Dallas Green of the Cubs and Jerry Krause of the Bulls. As Democrats line up to challenge Gov. Bruce Rauner, state Comptroller Susana Mendoza engages him in a bitter war of words over the budget. 

Sears’ future may be in doubt.  The Chicago area is losing population. A change in red-light camera rules may give drivers a break. And as Chicago police get tougher on cyclists, most citations are issued in minority neighborhoods.  


Mary Wisniewski, Chicago Tribune
Chris Fusco, Chicago Sun-Times
Craig Dellimore, WBBM Radio
Rick Telander, Chicago Sun-Times

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