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Get up-close and personal with Billy Corgan in ‘Billy Corgan’s Adventures in Carnyland’

5/20/2024
Smashing Pumpkins lead singer Billy Corgan joins Bob Sirott to talk about his new reality show, ‘Billy Corgan’s Adventures in Carnyland,’ and how he got into wrestling. He also shares details about a new album coming out and feedback he’s received about the show.

Duration:00:11:40

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How you can decrease the risk of skin cancer

5/20/2024
Chief Medical Officer of Northwestern Medicine’s Northwest region of hospitals Dr. Irfan Hafiz joins Bob Sirott to talk about the importance of eating an early dinner and misconceptions about protecting your skin. He also discusses the health benefits of vegetarian and vegan diets, whether or not plant-based meat is healthier than real meat, and possible […]

Duration:00:10:31

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Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: ‘Death Becomes Her,’ André Holland, and Mike Lowe

5/20/2024
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talk about Diddy’s response to a video that was surfaced and how you can support Mike Lowe during his cancer battle. Dean also reviews ‘Death Becomes Her’ and shares his interview with André Holland.

Duration:00:12:47

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Ukraine-Russia War update: What is the relationship between Russia and Iran like?

5/20/2024
Journalist and editor of ‘Ukrainian Freedom News’ Joseph Lindsley joins Bob Sirott from Ukraine to deliver the latest news on the Ukraine-Russia War, including living situations for Ukrainians in Kharkiv and the relationship between Russia and Iran. You can find more updates on Joseph’s website, ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his team’s efforts to distribute […]

Duration:00:09:51

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Associated Bank Market Outlook: 5/20/24

5/20/2024
On May 20th, 2024, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers:

Duration:00:00:44

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What you should know about airline ticket refund rules

5/17/2024
Travel expert and host of WGN Radio’s Eye on Travel, Peter Greenberg, joins Bob Sirott to talk about new rules for airline ticket refunds and why it’s difficult to find parking spots at airports. He also shares details about an air pressure system in planes that can fight against jet lag.

Duration:00:05:47

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What are some of the best burgers in Chicago?

5/17/2024
Chicago Tribune writer Brian Rogal joins Bob Sirott to talk about how restaurants in the Loop are benefiting from the increase of workers going back to the office and which restaurants survived the pandemic. Photographer Nick Murway also joins Bob to explain how he started rating Chicago’s burgers and what his top three favorites are.

Duration:00:09:16

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Extremely Local News: Get your free Michigan Avenue tulip bulbs while they last!

5/17/2024
Shamus Toomey, Editor in Chief and co-founder of Block Club Chicago, joins Bob Sirott to share the latest Chicago neighborhood stories. Shamus has details on: Free Michigan Avenue Tulip Bulbs Are Up For Grabs At West Side Lot: Tulip bulbs harvested from Michigan Avenue planters are available. More bulbs were scheduled to be brought to the […]

Duration:00:05:15

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Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: ACM Awards, Chris Cuomo, and Carole King

5/17/2024
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talk about ‘Beautiful: The Carole King Musical’ at the Paramount Theatre and highlights from the ACM Awards. They also share details about Chris Cuomo’s interview with Kevin Spacey, Paul McCartney’s new achievement, and what to do […]

Duration:00:12:23

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Ukraine-Russia War update: Why has Russia moved their Black Sea fleet?

5/17/2024
Journalist and editor of ‘Ukrainian Freedom News’ Joseph Lindsley joins Bob Sirott from Ukraine to deliver the latest news on the Ukraine-Russia War, including rolling blackouts throughout Ukraine to conserve energy and why Russia has moved their Black Sea fleet. You can find more updates on Joseph’s website, ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his team’s […]

Duration:00:07:43

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Associated Bank Market Outlook: 5/17/24

5/17/2024
On May 17th, 2024, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers:

Duration:00:00:31

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Extremely Local News: Clark Street to resume their dining program in the summer

5/16/2024
Jon Hansen, host and executive producer of ‘It’s All Good’ podcast from Block Club Chicago, joins Bob Sirott to share the latest Chicago neighborhood stories. Jon has details on: Will Bears Stadium Be ‘For Our Children’? Some Community Leaders Are Skeptical: Mayor Brandon Johnson said the proposed $4.7 billion stadium and surrounding green space will […]

Duration:00:05:20

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How to verify if an online job listing is real

5/16/2024
President and CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois Steve Bernas joins Bob Sirott to talk about fake summer job ads online and airline ticket scams. He also discusses home repair scams originating in the south suburbs and SNAP Benefits scams.

Duration:00:04:29

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Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: Cher, The CW, and Rainbow Cone

5/16/2024
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talk about more ‘Happy Gilmore’ news, whether or not Cher will accept her Rock & Roll Hall of Fame award, tonight’s Country Music Awards, and The CW’s summer/fall lineup. They also share details about the most […]

Duration:00:13:52

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How do home buyers overcome the appraisal gap?

5/16/2024
Vice President of Lending for Team Hochberg at Homeside Financial and host of WGN’s “Home Sweet Home Chicago” David Hochberg joins Bob Sirott to explain what an appraisal gap is and how to eliminate PMI. David hosts “Home Sweet Home Chicago” on Saturdays from 10am to 1pm on WGN Radio. You can call him at […]

Duration:00:04:10

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Ukraine-Russia War update: Russia attacks Ukraine with a new offense plan

5/16/2024
Journalist and editor of ‘Ukrainian Freedom News’ Joseph Lindsley joins Bob Sirott from Ukraine to deliver the latest news on the Ukraine-Russia War, including Russian attacks on the outskirts of Kharkiv City and Russia’s new offense plan. You can find more updates on Joseph’s website, ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his team’s efforts to distribute […]

Duration:00:07:49

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Thought Leader Melissa Cooper shares 2024 payment industry trends

5/16/2024
Melissa Cooper (Director of Treasury Management Sales and Onboarding at Associated Bank) joins Steve Grzanich in an Associated Bank Thought Leader conversation to talk about 2024 trends in the payment industry and how virtual credit cards can help improve working capital.

Duration:00:12:08

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Associated Bank Market Outlook: 5/16/24

5/16/2024
On May 16th, 2024, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers:

Duration:00:00:42

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What does the Taylor Swift law protect?

5/15/2024
Karen Conti, Chicago trial attorney, joins Bob Sirott to discuss whether or not Judge Judy’s defamation case has any merit and what the “find your roots” defense is concerning U.S. Senator Robert Menendez’s trial. She also explains what the Taylor Swift law is and whether or not Michael Cohen’s testimony in Donald Trump’s trial is […]

Duration:00:06:06

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This Week in Chicago History: Adler Planetarium, Midway Games, and Chicago

5/15/2024
Anna Davlantes, WGN Radio’s investigative correspondent, joins Bob Sirott to share what happened this week in Chicago history. Stories include the opening of the Adler Planetarium, the crash of Flight #191 at O’Hare, Toucan Sam’s debut, and more.

Duration:00:11:19