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Chicago Tonight is a nightly news, arts and entertainment program that airs on WTTW. The program is hosted by award-winning journalist Phil Ponce and provides in-depth coverage of Chicago stories that have national appeal.

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Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight March 27, 2017 - Full Show

Chicago Tonight

March 27, 2017 - Full Show

Watch the March 27, 2017 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."

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March 27, 2017 - Full Show

56:48

Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight The Week in Review: Budget Battle Heats Up

Chicago Tonight

The Week in Review: Budget Battle Heats Up

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

27:04

The Week in Review: Budget Battle Heats Up

27:04

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Chicago Tonight

March 23, 2017 - Full Show

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March 23, 2017 - Full Show

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Chicago Tonight

March 22, 2017 - Full Show

Watch the March 22, 2017 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."

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March 22, 2017 - Full Show

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Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Cook County Democrats Consider Who They Want for Governor

Chicago Tonight

Cook County Democrats Consider Who They Want for Governor

The primary for governor is a year away. But already, it's quite a contest.

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Cook County Democrats Consider Who They Want for Governor

4:50

Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight CSU Postpones Decision on Administration Changes

Chicago Tonight

CSU Postpones Decision on Administration Changes

Paul Vallas was expected to get a top job at Chicago State University on Monday.

5:45

CSU Postpones Decision on Administration Changes

5:45

Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Lincoln Park Zoo Expands Urban Wildlife Monitoring Program

Chicago Tonight

Lincoln Park Zoo Expands Urban Wildlife Monitoring Program

Lincoln Park Zoo is expanding its urban wildlife monitoring program to seven U.S. cities.

7:55

Lincoln Park Zoo Expands Urban Wildlife Monitoring Program

7:55

Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight New Investment Helps Young Chicagoans Find Their Opportunity

Chicago Tonight

New Investment Helps Young Chicagoans Find Their Opportunity

A new effort is targeting young men and women who aren’t in school and are unemployed.

6:06

New Investment Helps Young Chicagoans Find Their Opportunity

6:06

Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Proposed Museum Wants to Use Sports As ‘Bait’ For Learning

Chicago Tonight

Proposed Museum Wants to Use Sports As ‘Bait’ For Learning

The American Sports Museum would teach visitors about everything from physics to history.

7:05

Proposed Museum Wants to Use Sports As ‘Bait’ For Learning

7:05

Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Viewer Feedback: ‘Good Luck to David Meyers’

Chicago Tonight

Viewer Feedback: ‘Good Luck to David Meyers’

Viewers reflect on the closing of Meyers Ace Hardware.

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Viewer Feedback: ‘Good Luck to David Meyers’

1:51

Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight What’s Next for US Health Care

Chicago Tonight

What’s Next for US Health Care

What’s next for Obamacare -- and what happened to the Republican bill to replace it.

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What’s Next for US Health Care

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Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Web Extra: The Week in Review: Budget Battle Heats Up

Chicago Tonight

Web Extra: The Week in Review: Budget Battle Heats Up

Joel Weisman and guests discuss how changes in Obamacare might affect Illinois.

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Web Extra: The Week in Review: Budget Battle Heats Up

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