In an effort to reduce plastic waste, the White Sox have become the first team in Major League Baseball to get rid of disposable straws for nearly an entire season.
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Many believe there is a fault line that divides Chicago, pitting brother against brother in a long-standing crosstown rivalry. But a viewer wonders if that historic boundary is a myth.
The two top editors from the Chicago Tribune and Sun-Times share their thoughts on the Republican National Convention. A modest tax rebate is coming to Chicago property owners. And the Cubs get back to their winning ways. Join Eddie Arruza and guests for these stories and more.
Donald Trump has chosen Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his vice presidential candidate. Chicago schools avoid more funding cuts. The Cubs dominate the National League All-Star team, but the American League walks away with the win. These stories and more with Joel Weisman and guests.
There's a lot of joy in Chicagoland as our baseball teams are off to a hot start this season. Is this the year Chicago's crosstown rivals will finally see each other in the World Series?
It’s a dream job, no doubt about it. But Homewood native Jason Benetti works hard to keep his cool while calling games for the team he grew up rooting for.
The Chicago Police Department faces a scathing review from a reform task force that says many Chicagoans believe officers are "fundamentally racist." Joel Weisman and guests discuss this story and more on this week's show.
The weather may not reflect it, but it's opening day for baseball. There's big time expectations for Chicago's long-time losing Cubs. WBEZ's Cheryl Raye Stout and Danny Ecker of Crain's Chicago Business have the stats on how the season's shaping up for the Sox and Cubs.