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‘They believe in the vision and they believe in the university.’ – Coach Shauna Green, Fighting Illini Women’s Basketball Head Coach on the Steve Cochran Show

Fighting Illini Women’s Basketball Head Coach Shauna Green joins the Steve Cochran Show to discuss the Fighting Illini women securing the inaugural WBIT title, the importance of building genuine trust and relationships with her players, and how the ‘Caitlin Clark Effect’ is positively impacting women’s basketball.

Where Is Mayor Brandon Johnson?

Retired CPD Lt. John Garrido, founder of the Garrido Stray Rescue Foundation, joins the Steve Cochran Show to delve into the message Mayor Brandon Johnson’s absence at Officer Luis Huesca’s press conference sent to Chicago police officers, highlighting solidarity within the Chicago Police Department in times of loss, and partnering with Joe’s on Higgins to support a Vietnam-era Army veteran and longtime Joe’s delivery driver who was carjacked, leaving him unable to work due to damage to his car.

To contribute to the cause, visit: https://www.gofundme.com/f/its-time-to-deliver-for-sgt-ernie-aimone 

Rocky LaPorte Leads ‘Comics for Comics’ Comedy Event to Support Daughter’s Battle with Cancer

Can you write a headline using this information? In May 2023, Comedic sensation Rocky LaPorte’s family received devastating news as his daughter was diagnosed with Diffuse Cancer, requiring aggressive treatment. With Toni unable to work due to chemotherapy, the family rallies together to support her and her three children through this challenging journey. Rocky joins the Steve Cochran Show to discuss to shed light on “COMICS FOR COMICS,” a heartfelt comedy event for his daughter battling cancer. 

Get your tickets: https://rosemont.zanies.com/show/comics-for-comics/zanies-comedy-club-rosemont/rosemont-illinois/

‘I love to take the hard way.’ – Alisha Elenz, Winner of Jean Banchet Rising Chef of the Year on the Steve Cochran Show

Youngest executive chef in Chicago history & Winner of Jean Banchet Rising Chef of the Year Alisha Elenz joins the Steve Cochran Show to discuss the essential seasonings that you should always keep in your cabinet, how her mother inspired her to pursue a career in the culinary arts, and she reveals the challenges she faced in her 20s that almost led her to abandon her passion for cooking.

Highland Park Independence Day Parade Returns

Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering joins the Steve Cochran Show to the return of the Highland Park Independence Day Parade, the importance of honoring the lives impacted on July 4th, and she explains the decision to create a Place of Remembrance instead of a traditional memorial.

Illinois’ Next Big Flooding Disaster is on the Horizon

Embed Investigative Reporter at Illinois Answers Project/Better Government Association Meredith Newman joins the Steve Cochran Show to discuss the reasons behind the surge of extreme rain events experienced in this decade, what makes flooding the most threatening natural disaster in the state, and potential solutions to prevent the next big flooding disaster.

‘DNC should not come here if they aren’t going to deal with the issues.’ – Rev. Dr. Michael Pfleger on the Steve Cochran Show

Pastor at St. Sabina Church Rev. Dr. Michael Pfleger joins the Steve Cochran Show to explain why Chicago should avoid hosting the Democratic National Convention, the city’s pressing homelessness crisis, and the unfortunate uptick in shootings that often accompanies the first nice day of the year.

Internet Services Required To Add ‘Nutrition Labels’: Tech Friend Newsletter’s Guide To Reading Broadband Consumer Labels

Tech reporter for the Washington Post and curator of Tech Friend Newsletter Shira Ovide joins the Steve Cochran Show to discuss the necessity of ‘nutrition labels’ for internet services, what information will be included on the labels, and how Broadband Consumer Labels will empower consumers with clearer insights into their fees, pricing, and more.

AFSP State Capitol Day: What Can Springfield Do To Help End Suicide?

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Illinois is asking for more help from Springfield to prevent suicide on the AFSP’s State Capitol Day. Steve Moore from AFSP Illinois joins the Steve Cochran Show to delve into the crucial requests made to Springfield, invaluable advice on supporting loved ones facing mental health struggles, and how to get involved with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Illinois’ mission. 

‘We’re building 90 thousand square feet of hope.’ – Founder of Project H.O.O.D. Pastor Corey Brooks on the Steve Cochran Show

Founder of Project H.O.O.D. Pastor Corey Brooks joins the Steve Cochran Show to discuss Capitol Hill visiting Project H.O.O.D.’s new community center, Chicago leaders stepping up to support his mission, and how the new community center will help Chicago communities regain their confidence & self-belief.

The Exchange at Soldier Field: The Ultimate Business Networking Event of the Year!

Get ready for an exclusive sneak peek into The Exchange, the ultimate business networking event of the year! Jack Lavin, the President and CEO of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, joins the Steve Cochran Show to unveil all the exciting details about this upcoming event at Soldier Field on April 16th. Whether you’re representing a small startup or a corporate giant, this is your chance to connect with industry leaders, create valuable partnerships, and elevate your business game.

Get your tickets: https://www.chicagolandchamber.org/the-exchange/

Iran Attacks Israel: Will Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Retaliate?

Professor of International Relations at the University of Illinois & author of ‘Drones and Terrorism’ Dr. Nicholas Grossman joins the Steve Cochran Show to discuss why Iran launched more than 200 drones and missiles at Israel, why world leaders do not want Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to retaliate, and whether the United States should adopt Israel’s Iron Dome system.

Chicago Film Critic Nick Digilio Talks Norm Macdonald, O.J. Simpson, and Offers New Movie Suggestions

Chicago film critic Nick Digilio joins the Steve Cochran Show to delve into the latest episode of his SNL podcast, “That Show Hasn’t Been Funny in Years,” Norm Macdonald being O.J. Simpson’s biggest hater, and if you’re wondering what movies to catch this weekend, Nick’s got you covered with his take on “The First Omen,” “Civil War,” “Sting,” and “Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead.”