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The Decline of the Newspaper and Its Effects on Our Divided Nation

The Decline of the Newspaper and Its Effects on Our Divided Nation

John Howell is joined by Charles Lipson, Peter B. Ritzma Professor of Political Science Emeritus at the University of Chicago. Professor Lipson’s latest piece describes the decline and fall of the classic newspaper. We read differently now, most notably due to the internet.

Is Brad Pitt’s new movie “Bullet Train” worth seeing this weekend?

Is Brad Pitt’s new movie “Bullet Train” worth seeing this weekend?

WLS’ favorite movie critic returns to the Steve Cochran Show! Nick D and the crew talk about “Easter Sunday” starring Jo Koy and go through the best horror movie ever made. You can catch Nick D celebrating 20 years of fear at Flashback Weekend: Chicago Horror Convention all weekend long! 

Fabulous Freddies is turning 32 on Monday!

Fabulous Freddies is turning 32 on Monday!

Originally owned by their father, the 3 Bertucci Sisters took over Fabulous Freddies to continue their family’s south side legacy! Owner Stephanie Bertucci and her Aunt Phyllis Bertucci join the Steve Cochran Show with fabulous food to celebrate their 32nd year in business! 

Americans, Keep Your Head on a Swivel While Traveling Abroad

Americans, Keep Your Head on a Swivel While Traveling Abroad

John Howell speaks with Brad Garrett, ABC News Crime & Terrorism Analyst. The US State Department is concerned about violence against Americans abroad after the Zawarhi killing. Garrett speaks about the reason for these cautions and how we can be careful overseas. 

Sean Casten on Gun Violence Prevention: Why Would We Compromise Over Safety?

Sean Casten on Gun Violence Prevention: Why Would We Compromise Over Safety?

John Howell speaks with Congressman Sean Casten from Illinois’ 6th Congressional District. Congressman Casten insists that gun violence prevention bills need to be passed now. One proposal included is a gun buy-back program. They also talk about the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act.

What can save the Mag Mile?

What can save the Mag Mile?

The Mag Mile vacancy rate is the highest it’s ever been at 28.8%. Crain’s Chicago commercial real estate reporter Alby Gallun joins the Steve Cochran Show to talk about why rent prices are so high on Mag Mile and solutions to make it the downtown destination to eat, shop, and explore the best of Chicago…

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