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Chicago Tonight

Web Extra, The Week in Review: June 23, 2017

Joel Weisman and guests continue the conversation in our exclusive web-extra video.

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Web Extra, The Week in Review: June 23, 2017

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Chicago Tonight

As End of Fiscal Year Nears, Little Progress in Springfield

The end of the fiscal year is a week from Friday. Is Illinois any closer to a budget?

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As End of Fiscal Year Nears, Little Progress in Springfield

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Chicago Tonight

Chris Kennedy Making a Name for Himself in Governor’s Race

Businessman Chris Kennedy on his bid to be the next governor of Illinois.

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Chris Kennedy Making a Name for Himself in Governor’s Race

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Preckwinkle Expects 2018 County Budget to be Nearly $100M Sh

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle joins us to discuss county finances and more.

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Preckwinkle Expects 2018 County Budget to be Nearly $100M Sh

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Chicago Tonight

Stones Retrospective ‘Exhibitionism’ Rolls Into Chicago

From handwritten lyrics to iconic outfits, a new look at 50 years of the Rolling Stones.

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Stones Retrospective ‘Exhibitionism’ Rolls Into Chicago

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Chicago Tonight

Sun-Times Critic Hedy Weiss Under Fire for Steppenwolf Revie

Controversy over a review raises issues about theater criticism in Chicago.

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Sun-Times Critic Hedy Weiss Under Fire for Steppenwolf Revie

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Chicago Tonight

Ask Geoffrey: What Happened to the Hamilton Statue?

Geoffrey Baer tells the story of what happened to Lincoln Park Hamilton statue.

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Ask Geoffrey: What Happened to the Hamilton Statue?

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Chicago Tonight

In Springfield, Special Session Off to a Slow Start

The 10-day special session called by Gov. Bruce Rauner got off to a slow start.

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In Springfield, Special Session Off to a Slow Start

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Chicago Tonight

New Book Tracks Peregrine Falcon’s Return From Near-Extincti

The new book “The Peregrine Returns” tells the story of the raptor’s recovery -- and more.

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New Book Tracks Peregrine Falcon’s Return From Near-Extincti

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Chicago Tonight

Profile: Mentoring for Girls Focus of Polished Pebbles

Polished Pebbles founder Kelly Fair recalls a highlight in the organization's history.

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Profile: Mentoring for Girls Focus of Polished Pebbles

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Chicago Tonight

Should Illinois School Districts Hire More Minority Teachers

Why one suburban school district says hiring more minority teachers will help students.

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Should Illinois School Districts Hire More Minority Teachers

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Chicago Tonight

Trump Administration in Foreign Territory as Global Crises M

The foreign policy issues in President Trump’s inbox seems to be growing by the day.

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Trump Administration in Foreign Territory as Global Crises M

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Chicago Tonight

‘Ugly Prey’ Tells Story of First Woman Sentenced to Hang in

We speak with the author of a new book on a forgotten 1920s Chicago story.

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‘Ugly Prey’ Tells Story of First Woman Sentenced to Hang in

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Chicago Tonight

All Cooped Up: Renting Chickens in Chicago

There’s a growing trend in cities and suburbs across the country: renting chickens.

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All Cooped Up: Renting Chickens in Chicago

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Chicago Tonight

Art Conservation Expert Does Museum Work for Free

Art conservation can cost thousands of dollars. Meet one man who’s restoring art for free.

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Art Conservation Expert Does Museum Work for Free

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Chicago Tonight

New Book Unearths Role, Influence of Museum Curators

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the role and influence of Field Museum curators.

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New Book Unearths Role, Influence of Museum Curators

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Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Politics and Prog Rock with Dave Weigel of the Washington Po

Chicago Tonight

Politics and Prog Rock with Dave Weigel of the Washington Po

Politics and progressive rock may not sound like a natural pairing.

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Politics and Prog Rock with Dave Weigel of the Washington Po

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Chicago Tonight

Rauner Calls for Compromise Ahead of Special Session

Gov. Bruce Rauner calls for compromise, but do actions speak louder than words?

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Rauner Calls for Compromise Ahead of Special Session

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Chicago Tonight

Fermilab Celebrates 50 Years of Scientific Discovery

Since 1967, a suburban laboratory has been pushing the boundaries of scientific discovery.

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Fermilab Celebrates 50 Years of Scientific Discovery

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Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Illinois Senate President John Cullerton on Budget Stalemate

Chicago Tonight

Illinois Senate President John Cullerton on Budget Stalemate

Senate President John Cullerton talks about how Illinois can finally get a budget.

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Illinois Senate President John Cullerton on Budget Stalemate

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Chicago Tonight

Illinois State Reps Discuss Budget Ahead of Special Session

The pressure is on for Illinois lawmakers to strike a budget deal before July 1.

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Illinois State Reps Discuss Budget Ahead of Special Session

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Chicago Tonight

State Moves to Cut Off IDOT Construction

As if traffic isn't bad enough, how might it get worse on account of the budget impasse.

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State Moves to Cut Off IDOT Construction

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Chicago Tonight

Why ‘Dirt is Good’ For a Child’s Developing Immune System

A new book argues that a fixation on cleanliness won’t lead to healthier children.

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Why ‘Dirt is Good’ For a Child’s Developing Immune System

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