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Big John Howell Show Notes 5-5-16

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday made one last stab at keeping movie mogul George Lucas’ museum in Chicago. Emanuel asked the federal appeals court to dismiss a Friends of the Parks lawsuit blocking the museum. The lawsuit challenges the mayor’s original plan to give Lucas 17 acres of lakefront land near Soldier Field. Chicago Tribune Reporter Patrick O’Connor joined John to explain the latest in the saga. (Listen here)

Now that both Ted Cruz and John Kasich have dropped out of the race for the Republican Presidential nomination, Donald Trump is turning his attention to the general election. Trump is finalizing a list of potential running mates, and also beginning to directly criticize likely Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton. CNBC Senior Contributor Larry Kudlow told John that Trump’s chances against Clinton might be better than most people think. (Listen here)

Fox Business Network Anchor Cheryl Casone joined John to talk about her new book The Comeback: How Today’s Moms Reenter the Workplace Successfully”. She joined John to talk about her new book and also weighed in on Donald Trump’s search for a running mate. (Listen here)

America collectively rubbed its eyes Wednesday morning and said “What the hell just happened?” and then they immediately ran to their computers. Google searches for the Libertarian Party skyrocketed early in the morning on Wednesday.

Both George W. Bush and his father George H.W. Bush are planning to remain silent in the general election. Neither plan on endorsing presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.

“Here Are 7 Reasons Why Donald Trump Could Really Win In November” by Howard Fineman.

The 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby is set for Saturday in Louisville. Howard Sudberry with Arlington Park joined John to preview the Derby. (Listen here)

A viral video shows a Florida woman chasing a man out of a Target store after he asked her a series of creepy questions. It turns out he’s been doing this to quite a few women at stores in the area. Police identified the man and posted the video online. Is it right for them to do that if he hasn’t been charged with a crime?