Tag Archives: WLS

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 affect the entire country. 

Vintage Chicago with Kori Rumore: Tylenol Murders, first televised presidential debate, and demolition of the Cabrini-Green high-rise

Curator of the Vintage Tribune Kori Rumore and the Steve Cochran Show travel back in time to talk about the first televised presidential debate ever John F. Kennedy vs Richard Nixon back in 1960, the first death in the Tylenol murders in 1982, and the demolition of a Cabrini-Green high-rise in 1995.

St. Alphonsus Church Oktoberfest kicks off this weekend! Co-Chair of Oktoberfest Ben Hawke and Father Steven Bauer shares the history of Oktoberfest

The beer starts flowing at 5 PM tonight at the St. Alphonsus Church Oktoberfest! Co-Chair for Oktoberfest Ben Hawke and Father Steven Bauer talk with Pete McMurray and Cara Carriveau about the special festivities planned for the entire family, the special 20th-anniversary beer tasting, and why Oktoberfest is celebrated. 

Deep dive into the Chicago Tylenol Murders 40 years later – Can new technology finally catch the murderer?

Chicago Tribune’s Stacy St. Clair and Christy Gutowski’s new podcast “Unsealed” dives into the Tylenol Murders 40 years later. They and the Steve Cochran Show talk about why no one was formally charged with the murders, how this changed the way food and medicine are packaged and how they obtained the evidence for their investigation. 

Around the House with Bertog Landscape Company on the Steve Cochran Show

Can’t figure out how to winterize your yard 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 Bob Bertog of Bertog Landscape Co. offers fall lawn maintenance tips!

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Governor Pritzker issued his 34th Covid Disaster Proclamation – Will we see pushback from Illinois counties?

President Biden said the pandemic is essentially over, but Govenor Pritzker issued his 34th Covid Disaster Proclamation. President of Wirepoints and the Steve Cochran Show talk about why Pritzker issued the proclamation, what the Federal Government is going to do about this, and if the Governor’s Office has too much power. 

How is Russia handling a pushback from Ukraine?

The Russian-Ukraine war is far from over. Brookings Institute’s Michael O’Hanlon and the Steve Cochran Show talk about pushback from Russian citizens, Russia buying back Soviet-era tech from North Korea, and the gains Ukraine’s military forces have made. 

Vintage Chicago with Kori Rumore: Bill Murray’s Birthday, Mayor Daley Marathon debut, and Willie Nelson helping farmers

Curator of the Vintage Tribune Kori Rumore and the Steve Cochran Show travel back in time to talk about why Actor Bill Murray was arrested on his birthday in 1970, the Chicago Marathon making its debut as the Mayor Daley Marathon, and how Willie Nelson, Neil Young, and John Mellencamp raised over $7 million dollars for American farmers back in 1985. 

What’s a larger threat to the United States: an economic alliance between Russia and China or a military alliance?

Putin and Xi Jinping: What is their current relationship? Author of The Great U.S.-China Tech War Gordon Chang joins the Steve Cochran Show to talk about what China has to gain, what Russia would do if they lost China’s support and how the Biden Administration should be handling the Russian Invasion of Ukraine. 

Railroad strike adverted but for how long?

Turns out you will be able to ride the train tomorrow! Chicago Tribune reporter Sarah Freishtat talks to the Steve Cochran Show about why freight workers were threatening to strike, how the White House adverted the strike, and why Aldermen feel disrespected by CTA. 

Around the House with Black Diamond Plumbing 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 Plumber Black Diamond Plumbing Kevin Dagner offers advice on your plumbing issues.  

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