Two local politicians discuss their solutions to Chicago's violence. A new study claims CTA riders should talk to each other for a more pleasant commute. Plus, Chicago progressives organize the United Working Families coalition.
Columnists Eric Zorn and Neil Steinberg join us to talk about the week's top stories. We look at a potential lawsuit by local petroleum coke firm, CBX Terminals. Plus, we review this week in tech news and look at Amazon's Fire phone.
The General Admission podcasters joins to talk about the Chicago Fringe festival and storefront theater. The black Chicago establishment seeks a consensus candidate. Plus, three local scientists from Argonne win R&D 100 awards.
Author Marja Mills joins us to discuss her new memoir, which recounts her time living next to Harper Lee. Two federal courts offer conflicting rulings on the Affordable Care Act. Plus, USA Today's Bill Spain talks about how Chicago's violence is impacting Rahm Emanuel's national reputation.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is taking fire from all sides as the mayoral campaign continues to heat up. A panel meets in Chicago to discuss criminal justice reforms. Plus, are scientists close to discovering life on another planet?
We look at a new program in Chicago that pairs at-risk youths with combat veterans. Bruce Norris joins us to talk about his new play, 'The Qualms.' Plus, we talk about a new program that's tracking health data in Chicago.
We talk to columnists Eric Zorn and Neil Steinberg about Wrigley Field, Bruce Rauner and Chicago Violence. We cover off-the-beaten path travel destinations in Chicagoland. Plus, we look at how a new Twitter account is tracking what politicians do online.