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PM Chicago (5/29) – A Hectic Night in Springfield + a Potential Path for Pritzker

PM Chicago (5/29) – A Hectic Night in Springfield + a Potential Path for Pritzker

On this episode of PM Chicago with Bret Gogoel: Jerry Nowicki, Editor-in-Chief of Capitol News Illinois, recaps a very hectic day (and night) in Springfield as the legislature worked on the budget. Jonathan Bregman brings us an interview with Illinois Holocaust Museum Curator  Arielle Weininger about their new Kindertransport exhibit. Plus, Edward “Ted” McClelland shares…

The Closing Bell (5/29) – Delays in Save-A-Lot Openings + A Scientific Reason for Bad Dreams

The Closing Bell (5/29) – Delays in Save-A-Lot Openings + A Scientific Reason for Bad Dreams

On today’s edition of The Closing Bell with Bret Gogoel: the Chicago Sun-times’ Mariah Rush joins the show to discuss the delays in opening Save-A-Lot stores around the city. Bret shares an analysis on restaurants leaning into limited time offerings and which offerings appeal most to different generations. Plus, there could be a simple, scientific…

Abortion providers in Indiana want to expand abortion access

Abortion providers in Indiana want to expand abortion access

Abortion providers are asking an Indiana trial judge this week to broaden access to abortions under the state’s near-total ban. Indiana law allows for abortion in rare circumstances, including when the health or life of the woman is at risk, but only at a hospital. Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers are asking a Monroe…

Nations Unite to Recognize Palestinian State Amid Ongoing Israel-Hamas War

Nations Unite to Recognize Palestinian State Amid Ongoing Israel-Hamas War

University of Illinois International Relations Professor Nicholas Grossman joins the Steve Cochran Show to discuss the global movement some countries are starting to recognize a Palestinian state, the international pressure on Israel due to Hamas’ “human shield” tactics, and the United States’ role in the Israel-Hamas conflict.

PM Chicago (5/28) – Bus Rides During the DNC + Johnson’s Summer Safety Plan

PM Chicago (5/28) – Bus Rides During the DNC + Johnson’s Summer Safety Plan

On this episode of PM Chicago with Bret Gogoel: the Chicago Tribune’s Sarah Freishtat joins the show to discuss the CTA’s DNC busing plans and how they could affect regular bus service. Ret. Chief Tom Weitzel analyzes Mayor Johnson’s summer safety plan. Plus, an update on the Illinois budget, and some good news for baseball…

History will be made in Park Ridge next month

History will be made in Park Ridge next month

Park Ridge will hold its first Pride festival June 20th from 6 to 9 near Prospect and Second Avenues. Mayor Marty Maloney is expected to issue a proclamation for the city and State Representative Greg Harris who is openly gay will speak. The event will also feature music, food, a run and games for the…

Episode 105: Garfield, Golden Girls, and Art Thieves

Episode 105: Garfield, Golden Girls, and Art Thieves

First up, Andrea chats with Academy Award nominee and writer of “The Garfield Movie” and “Finding Nemo,” the great David Reynolds! He shares his process of bringing our favorite grumpy cat to an entirely new generation. After that, a special conversation from the morning show with two actors bringing iconic sitcom stars to the stage.…

PM Chicago (5/24) – David Greising on ShotSpotter + Andrea Darlas talks Garfield

PM Chicago (5/24) – David Greising on ShotSpotter + Andrea Darlas talks Garfield

On this episode of PM Chicago with Bret Gogoel: Andrea Darlas, Host of Show & Tell, previews this week’s episode featuring Garfield, Golden Girls, and art thieves. David Greising, President and CEO of the Better Government Association, shares his thoughts on the ShotSpotter debate happening in City Council. Plus, Nick Gale shares a piece about…