As we get ready to celebrate Memorial Day and pay respects to those that gave the ultimate sacrifice in defense of this country, Cole Lyle joins Pete McMurray and Judy Pielach to talk about how we can also support our veterans through his organization Mission Roll Call.
The U.S. Census Bureau originally reported that Illinois lost 18,000 residents over the last decade, but a follow-up survey discovered that the state’s population had been underreported. Dr. Cynthia Buckley of the University of Illinois spoke with John Howell about how the miscount happened and what it means for the state. Listen to their conversation on the podcast page.
Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Stacy Davis Gates was elected president of the CTU on Friday. Chicago Tribune Reporter Tracy Swartz recaps the latest with Pete McMurray and Judy Pielach on 890 WLS.
“Not putting on a serial number is not the problem. The problem is when they catch the perpetrator; they don’t put them in jail and keep them there.” – Richard Pearson, Illinois State Rifle Association executive director Richard Pearson
Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon is in town for Gridiron Greats’ 11th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Gala! Pete McMurray and Judy Pielach catch up with the two-time Super Bowl Champion on 890 WLS.
Why is Veteran Chicago Policeman Frederick Collins running for Mayor of Chicago? Pete McMurray and Judy Pielach found out why this morning. Head to the WLS AM Highlights Page to hear the full interview.
Meanwhile, Illinois ranked as the third-most corrupt state in the nation. This is according to a report co-authored by University of Illinois at Chicago professor and former 44th Ward Ald. Dick Simpson, whose interview with John Howell can be heard on the podcast page.
Last summer was the deadliest summer Chicago has seen in years. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart tells Steve Cohran and Judy Pielach what to expect this summer. To hear the full interview, head to the WLS AM Highlights page!
Should you get tested for COVID-19 if you have allergies? Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health Dr. Allison Arwady talks with Steve Cochran and Judy Pielach. To hear the full interview, head to the WLS AM Highlights page!
Which streaming service is the best value for money? The Primetimer’s Aaron Barnhart talks with Steve Cochran and Judy Pielach on 890 WLS. To hear the full interview, head to the WLS AM Highlights Page!
The Illinois primary is June 28th! Gubernatorial candidate Gary Rabine shares his vision for Illinois with Steve Cochran and Judy Pielach on 890 WLS. To hear the full interview, head to the WLS AM Highlights Page!
What is happening in Ukraine? Associate Professor of Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies at Northwestern University Jordan Gans-Morse recaps the latest with Steve Cochran and Judy Pielach. To hear the full interview, head to the WLS AM Highlights Page!
Who is helping the police fight the crime in the City of Chicago? Political Analyst Pat Brady talks with Steve Cochran and Judy Pielach on 890 WLS. To hear the full interview, head to the WLS AM Highlights page!
Bally’s casino in River West is expected to be built at Chicago Avenue and Halsted Street. Lightfoot will still need the approval of the City Council and Illinois Gaming Board. Click to hear WLS City Hall Reporter Mallory Vor Broker’s report.
While we face food price inflation here in the U.S., a food crisis is unlikely. Internationally however, Professor Scott Irwin says that poorer countries in the Middle East and Africa could face trouble. Hear Irwin’s conversation with Andrea Darlas on the John Howell podcast page.
“The government spending ratchet goes in one direction. Eventually that Federal money runs dry.” -Preston Brashers, Senior Tax Policy Analyst at the Heritage Foundation, talking with Ramblin Ray and Jane Monzures Clauss on 890 WLS.