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PBS Special ‘American Creed’ on Ideals That Unite Us

| Jay Shefsky

A new PBS program features stories of people coming together across ideological divides. We speak with “American Creed” director Sam Ball.

Web Extra, The Week in Review: Blackhawks Ban Fans for Racial Taunts

Eddie Arruza discusses racist behavior at sporting events after the Blackhawks eject and ban fans who taunted a black player. 

Feb. 22, 2018 - Full Show

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Web Extra, The Week in Review: Florida High School Shooting

Eddie Arruza and guests discuss the Parkland, Florida high school shooting and what Chicago schools are doing to prepare for an active shooter.

Viewer Feedback: ‘We’re Sadly Creating a Bunch of Addicts to Devices’

Your thoughts on the effects of screen time on young children, and react to our story about a Chicago man who stumbled across a rare and valuable work of art at a thrift store.

Feb. 15, 2018 - Full Show

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The Week in Review: Firestorm over Pritzker Wiretap Comments

| Jay Shefsky

More controversy in the race for governor. A neo-Nazi is the likely GOP nominee in a Chicago-area congressional district. A wild week on Wall street. And remembering John Mahoney. 

Feb. 8, 2018 - Full Show

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The Week in Review: State of the Governor’s Race

| Jay Shefsky

Sparks fly as the candidates for Illinois governor go for the political jugular. Where is the study into the fairness of the Cook County tax system? And a former CPS CEO appears to be eyeing Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s job. 

Web Extra, The Week in Review: Fake Followers

| Jay Shefsky

Eddie Arruza and guests discuss the Outcome Health settlement and the controversy over journalists and others allegedly buying fake Twitter followers. 

Feb. 1, 2018 - Full Show

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Jan. 29, 2018 - Full Show

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Outcome Health Patches Up Feud with Investors

| Jay Shefsky
Crain’s Chicago Business senior reporter John Pletz

High-flying Chicago tech startup Outcome Health came crashing to Earth last year with investors. We get the latest from John Pletz, senior reporter at Crain’s Chicago Business.

The Week in Review: Sessions Threatens Chicago, Emanuel Fires Back

| Jay Shefsky

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions threatens Chicago and other sanctuary cities. Meanwhile, Illinois politicians are front and center on the immigration debate. And Janice Jackson officially becomes CPS’s CEO. Eddie Arruza and guests discuss these stories and more.

Web Extra, The Week in Review: Chicago Women’s March

Eddie Arruza and guests Heather Cherone, Steve Daniels, Tahman Bradley and Amanda Vinicky talk about the Chicago Women’s March to the Polls.