Connected to Chicago (04/30/17)

Alderman, Ameya Pawar answers the questions, ‘Who is Ameya Pawar and why should he be the next Governor of Illinois?”

Bill Cameron is joined by Ray Long of the Chicago Tribune, Greg Hinz of Crain’s, and Lynn Sweet of the Chicago Sun Times for the Round Table segment. Lynn leads the team’s commentary about the first 100 days of the Trump administration. Greg gives us the details about Congressman, Adam Kinzinger who is one of 3 Republicans representing the Chicago suburbs and who might be holding off on supporting some portions of health care reform. Ray follows up on his story about a fired Illinois Tollway employ who was hired to run the security detail at O’hare airport… and is looking for a job once again.

Monday, May 1st has been dubbed “Melanoma Monday.” The American Academy of Dermatology is encouraging people to look for any signs of the cancer on their body and promoting a “Check Your Partner. Check Yourself” campaign. Jennifer Keiper talks to Dr. Alix Charles, with the American Academy of Dermatology tells us about susceptibility to the deadliest form of skin cancer, how we can identify it, what other symptoms may accompany the condition, what the treatment is. More information is available at : and