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Joel Weisman

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Host of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review, a weekly program on public television station WTTW Channel 11; former reporter for the Washington Post and the Chicago Sun-Times

Joel Weisman on KCRW

Marathon negotiations began last November, but they broke down yesterday and today some 26,000 teachers are  on strike  in Chicago.

Chicago Teachers Strike Leaves 350,000 Students without School

Marathon negotiations began last November, but they broke down yesterday and today some 26,000 teachers are on strike in Chicago.

from To the Point

As the state legislature considers impeachment, Rod Blagojevich today went out for a jog.

Blagojevich Vows to Break Silence as Impeachment Process Begins

As the state legislature considers impeachment, Rod Blagojevich today went out for a jog.

from To the Point

Governor Ron Blogojevich was arrested this morning on  federal corruption charges , including that he tried to sell his power to appoint Barack Obama's successor to the US Senate.

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Taken into Federal Custody

Governor Ron Blogojevich was arrested this morning on federal corruption charges , including that he tried to sell his power to appoint Barack Obama's successor to the US Senate.

from To the Point

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The gig economy has made it easy and fast to order food, groceries, or a ride.

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Arctic temperatures are hitting the midwest, while Australia experiences a heat wave. Heat records were broken all over last year, from Hong Kong to Norway to Southern California.

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Stacey Abrams, who narrowly lost the Georgia governor’s race in November, is delivering the Democrats’ response to President Trump’s State of the Union address.

from News Stories

President Trump decides he’s done waiting for Congress to fund his border wall. He’s doing it himself, or at least trying to, anyway.

from Left, Right & Center

Was it conspiracy or idiocy that led to the failure of U.S. intelligence agencies to detect and prevent the 2001 terror attacks?

from Scheer Intelligence

President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address Tuesday night, a speech that had been delayed during the government shutdown.

from News Stories