Why Does Illinois Have So Many Townships, Anyway?

Why Does Illinois Have So Many Townships, Anyway?

John Howell speaks with Robert Reed, Contributor for Chicago Magazine. They discuss Reed’s latest piece on Illinois and its many government entities. Illinois has more than any other state and most are not of use to us – in particular, our large number of townships. Reed discusses why that is and why we have not…

Listen to Andrea Darlas every Sunday at 5:30 PM on WLS AM 890!

Listen to Andrea Darlas every Sunday at 5:30 PM on WLS AM 890!

You can listen to Andrea Darlas’ podcast “Show and Tell” at 5:30 pm every Sunday on WLS AM 890! She and the Steve Cochran Show talk about the new contemporary, immersive and digital art exhibition on the West Loop Future Galerie,  the Illinois Holocaust Museum’s new exhibit called ‘The Holocaust in the Soviet Union. ‘,…

Will Justin Fields drop the ball against the New York Giants?

Will Justin Fields drop the ball against the New York Giants?

11-year-old Junior NFL Analyst David Clauss and the Steve Cochran Show talk about which teams impressed David last week, Chicago Bears chances of beating the Giants, and why no particular team is standing out this season. 

Do Political Debates Still Matter to Voters in 2022?

Do Political Debates Still Matter to Voters in 2022?

John Howell is joined by Dr. Connie Mixon, Professor of Political Science & Director of the Urban Studies Program at Elmhurst University. Do political debates still matter in 2022? Dr. Mixon gives her thoughts on the efficacy of debates to gain voter support, the risk of debating, and how these events can turn into spectacles.

Hurricane Ian is close to Category 5 catastrophic strength nears Florida

Hurricane Ian is close to Category 5 catastrophic strength nears Florida

Meteorologist Paul Douglas and the Steve Cochran Show talk about what technology is used in locating and keeping track of hurricanes and what Florida residents should do if they were unable to evacuate. CEO of The Florida Aquarium Roger Germann joins the Show to give a live update from Tampa, Florida.

Around the House with Landmark Pest Management on the Steve Cochran Show

Around the House with Landmark Pest Management on the Steve Cochran Show

Can’t figure out how to fix your air conditioning or need help elevating your DIY home projects? Around the House with the Steve Cochran Show can answer all of your problematic remodeling questions! This week’s expert on Around the House Rebecca Fyffe of Landmark Pest Management offers solutions to your pesky pest and rodent issues. …

Max Armstrong on Rising Pumpkin Prices This Spooky Season

Max Armstrong on Rising Pumpkin Prices This Spooky Season

Ramblin’ Ray, in for John Howell, speaks with Legendary Agriculture Broadcaster, Max Armstrong. Armstrong talks about life on the farm, projections for agriculture and livestock prices, and farming equipment advances. He also gives an update on his longtime friend and broadcast partner, Orion Samuelson.  

Meteorologist Ray Stagich Answers Our Questions About Hurricane Ian

Meteorologist Ray Stagich Answers Our Questions About Hurricane Ian

Ramblin’ Ray, in for John Howell, speaks with Meteorologist Ray Stagich about Hurricane Ian. Stagich explains what makes a hurricane and how they decide who is in the evacuation areas, where this storm is expected to hit, and also his weekend football predictions.

PAC Commercials Stir Controversy, But Are They Doing Anything More?

PAC Commercials Stir Controversy, But Are They Doing Anything More?

Ramblin’ Ray, in for John Howell, is joined by Axios Chicago Reporter Justin Kaufmann. The “People Who Play by the Rules PAC” is dominating the headlines with their past three commercials stirring controversy and gaining attention. Kaufmann touches on the ethical questions surrounding this, as well as discussing what exactly the goal is for these…

How the Pennsylvania Senate race could affect the 2024 presidential election

How the Pennsylvania Senate race could affect the 2024 presidential election

The fall election season began in Pennsylvania as Democrat John Fetterman and Republican Dr. Mehmet Oz battle for the open Senate seat. Philadelphia Enquirer political reporter Julia Terruso and the Steve Cochran Show talk about Fetterman agreeing to debate Oz amid concerns over Fetterman’s health, Pennsylvania Governor race candidates, and why the election results could…

How Do We Not Worry About this Economy? Dr. Jon Najarian on Today’s Markets

How Do We Not Worry About this Economy? Dr. Jon Najarian on Today’s Markets

Ramblin’ Ray, in for John Howell, speaks with Jon ‘Dr. J’ Najarian, Co-Founder of Market Rebels, Star of Halftime Report on CNBC, and former Chicago Bears Linebacker. Ray and Dr. Najarian discuss how our economy has gotten to this point, what’s going on with the car market, and how stocks have changed.