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Chief Medical Officer at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Dr. Kevin Most joins the Steve Cochran Show to talk about when you should get your COVID-19 booster shot, what age you should get your shingles vaccine, and he explains what mRNA vaccines are and how they work.
In the wake of Tyre Nichols’ death, Chief of Police at Willow Springs & former Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy joins the Steve Cochran Show to provide insight into how police brutality happens, politics dictating police policy, and what police reform should look like.
*Jordana Miller, ABC News Jerusalem, reports on Secretary of State Blinken’s visit to Israel.
*The Suntimes’ Frank Main discusses the PPP loans that were misrepresented in Chicago.
*POLITICO’s Jonathan Martin shares his thoughts on the Democrats who may step up as Biden steps down in the party.
*Plus, we discuss the passing of Bobby Hull, and Nick Kindelsperger goes through the list of Chicagoan semifinalists for the James Beard award.
Union battles, declining enrollment, and empty schools have haunted Lori Lightfoot’s term as mayor and whoever becomes the next mayor of Chicago will continue to face challenges with CPS and the CTU. Chicago Tribune Reporter A.D. Quig covers Cook County and City Hall, and she joins John Howell to talk about the challenges that the next mayor will face.
Memphis, Tennessee city officials released the disturbing footage of the fatal confrontation between Tyre Nichols and Memphis police officers. Brad Garrett, ABC News Crime and Terrorism Analyst, joins John Howell to discuss what the footage reveals about the encounter and how it affects the police force nationwide.
NBC 5 Sports Mike Berman joins the Steve Cochran Show to talk about how Patrick Mahomes’ improvisation helped the Chiefs beat the Cincinnati Bengals, why the Philadelphia Eagles are favored to win the Super Bowl, and whether Brock Purdy should be able to start as Quarterback for the 49ers next season.
Vintage Tribune Kori Rumore reminds the Steve Cochran Show how unlucky the Chicago Bears are… They travel back in time to talk about why the ’85 Bears didn’t get invited to the White House & Disney World after Super Bowl XX, and what caused the Bears to lose the Super Bowl in 2007.
Co-owner of Phenomenal Fitness Sean Armstead joins the Steve Cochran Show to talk about how strength training may enhance your quality of life and he also explains why you should stop training for aesthetics and start focusing on improving the functions of your muscles.
Sean also shares easy at-home workouts you can do to improve your ability to do everyday activities!
*Craig Wall, ABC 7 Political Reporter, has the details on the latest mayoral forum.
*Alee Quick, Civic Marketing Manager for the News Literacy Project, explains how building public trust in the media is essential to democracy.
*ABC News’ Alex Stone has the details on the Paul Pelosi call and footage that were released today.
*Plus, Doug Cummings explains why he updated his book, “Escaping the O-Zone.”
You can find bobbleheads of nearly anything these days…even congressmen. Phil Sklar, Co-Founder and CEO of the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum, joins the John Howell show to discuss their brand new George Santos bobblehead and what else they have at the museum.
The Tyre Nichols video is set to be released later today. What do we expect the reaction to be, why was it released now, and where do we go from here? John Howell speaks with Jim Ryan from ABC News in Memphis to try and tackle those and other questions.
Illinois Holocaust Museum’s Kelley Szany joins the Steve Cochran Show on International Holocaust Remembrance Day to talk about why they highlight local survivors in their tours, addressing antisemitism through education, and the significance of International Holocaust Memorial Day.
Owner of SoJu BBQ Jake Lee joins the Steve Cochran Show to talk about the meaning behind SoJu BBQ’s name, what gave him the motivation to leave his job in finance to enter the hospitality business, and he explains the health benefits of kimchi.
Mayoral candidate Paul Vallas joins the Steve Cochran Show to talk about what the Mayor’s Office is doing wrong in terms of public security, his vision for Chicago Public Schools, and restoring morale in the City of Chicago.
Junior NFL Analyst David “Primetime” Clauss joins the Steve Cochran Show to talk about how the Cincinnati Bengals’ Defense intimidated the Buffalo Bills, why Tom Brady should go to another team next season, and he shares his AFC Championship predictions.
*Rep. Daniel Didech from IL District 59 joins the show to talk about being named chair of the House Gaming Committee.
*Kim Komando has the latest tech stories of the week, including “woke” Xboxes and TVs that are spying on us all.
*Colby Hall from Mediaite explains that Vice Presidents CAN, in fact, declassify documents.
*Plus, ABC News’ Anne Flaherty talks about the possibility of a yearly COVID vaccine, similar to the flu.
Public financing for elections has had a positive impact in several cities in the US. Now, it’s being proposed in Chicago. John Howell speaks with Alisa Kaplan, Executive Director of Reform for Illinois, about the mechanics and what she believes to be the benefits.
“Place-based resentment” is the feeling that rural areas are ignored, fundamentally misunderstood, and disrespected by lawmakers and cityfolks. Residents in Southern Illinois are speaking out against Pritzker after his victory in the gubernatorial election, even though they have not been ignored by the state legislature. John Howell speaks with Ted McClelland, Author and Contributor at Chicago Magazine.
Owners of Mima’s Cuban Kitchen Jamie & Billy Alvarez join the Steve Cochran Show to shine a light on women and minority-owned restaurants in Chicago. They also talk about their spin on traditional Cuban recipes and share how they developed a passion for food & family.
Cook County Board Commissioner Bridget Gainer and Pat Brady joins the Steve Cochran Show to discuss if mayoral candidate Willie Wilson has reached his peak, why Mayor Lightfoot is not going to make the runoff race, and if mayoral candidate Chuy Garcia can build a strong coalition.
*Dave McKinney of WBEZ details the economic plans released by each of the Chicago mayoral candidates.
*Fox News Chief Washington Correspondent Mike Emanuel discusses the latest on the classified documents scandals.
*Evan Bleier of InsideHook tries to discern Tom Brady’s future after he curses out the host of a podcast.
*Plus, longtime political analyst Jeff Greenfield tells John that trying to predict the results of the 2024 election is a fool’s errand.
The M Room is a first-of-its-kind concept from the teams behind Roka Akor and The Macallan. Jason Huffman, bar manager for The M Room, joins John Howell and Bret Gogoel to talk about some of the whiskey you can try at The M Room.
The World Economic Forum is attended by CEOs, lawmakers, presidents and prime ministers, but little news and little change comes out of the conference. Charles Gasparino, FOX Business Network Senior Correspondent & New York Post columnist joins the John Howell show to talk about the conference.
Nancy O’Brien, author of “The Guide to Tipping,” joins the Steve Cochran Show to educate on the art of tipping, when to tip, and how much is appropriate.
Can’t figure out why your pipes keep freezing or need help elevating your DIY home projects? Around the House with the Steve Cochran Show can answer all of your problematic remodeling questions!
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