How a high-brow literary editor found himself slicing deli meat and selling lottery tickets at a convienence store with his Korean mother-in-law. We hear from the author of this comical memoir.
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A new religion census reveals the results of 236 faiths polled around the country. Which religions are growing, and which are not? We break down the numbers.
Find out about a musical instrument you've never heard of, and the local virtuoso who was a child prodigy when his family were Afghan refugees in Pakistan. Jay Shefsky has the story.
Tough medicine on Medicaid and pension reform from Gov. Quinn. Will he get lawmakers to sign on, and will it really solve Illinois' money problems? He's here to tell us.
Movies like He's Just Not That Into You may help love-seekers brace themselves for rejection. But how are singles supposed to find their match? The author of a new book shares his secrets on the topic.
The Republican primaries are all but over; Mitt Romney is the presumptive nominee. Focus now turns to the general election and the battle between Romney and President Obama. We take a look at the evolving race for President.
After a tragedy at Notre Dame, a local family engages in community outreach, not legal action.
Gov. Pat Quinn lays out $2.7 billion in Medicaid cuts after a committee he appointed falls short of a plan. We talk to lawmakers and analysts about the governor's sweeping proposal on Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm. Visit the PDFs below to learn more about the Medicaid Stabilization plan.
Celebrated British stage and film actor Simon Callow joins us to talk about his new role in Being Shakespeare.
In a City Council shocker, under increased scrutiny, Mayor Rahm Emanuel calls off the vote on his controversial infrastructure trust. But the speed camera plan sails through. Paris Schutz has the latest.
Retail sales are up in Chicago and two local firms make big purchases. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has those stories, and more top business headlines.
A new movie about the life of a baby chimp has some local connections. We tell you what they are, as we revisit the Mind of the Chimpanzee.
Many questions remain unanswered about Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed infrastructure trust, but he may have enough aldermanic votes to get it approved on Wednesday. Eddie Arruza talks with a panel of aldermen about the controversial funding plan.
We go behind-the-scenes with WXRT's Lin Brehmer, who is celebrating his 20th year on the air as morning drive host.
Three months after his stroke, information about Sen. Mark Kirk's condition remains closely guarded. Should voters know more about the senator's progress and when he might return to the office? Carol Marin and her guests discuss the issue.