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The Bob Sirott Podcast from Chicago's Very Own, 720 WGN

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Episodes

Thought Leader Mike Winters shares Small Business Saturday

11/25/2022
Mike Winters (Senior Vice President & Business Banking Team Lead at Associated Bank) tells Steve Grzanich why Small Business Saturday is so important as more businesses participate and what it means for consumers in today’s Associated Bank Thought Leader conversation.

Duration:00:11:57

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: All about Rick Kogan

11/25/2022
Rick Kogan, in for Dean Richards, joins David Hochberg, in for Bob Sirott, to chat about his eventful life. Listen in while David chats with Rick Kogan about his career and early days in the industry.

Duration:00:15:09

Small Business Spotlight: Sustainable Grace, Eternal Youth Spa and Canine Connections

11/25/2022
David Hochberg, in for Bob Sirott, is joined with three owners of some small local businesses in the area in honor of Small Business Saturday coming up on November 26th. Listen in to hear Gina Meier with Sustainable Grace, Nella Baba with Eternal Youth Spa and Steven Hochberg with Canine Connections share about their businesses. […]

Duration:00:13:32

‘Tackle Box Troubles: Fish Tale #1: Sammy Spinner’ should be one of your go to stocking stuffers this holiday season

11/25/2022
WGN Radio’s David Hochberg, in for Bob Sirott, is joined with Author Susan Duke to chat about her latest book titled ‘Tackle Box Troubles: Fish Tale #1: Sammy Spinner.” Listen in while Susan shares a little bit about Sammy Spinner, an eager fishing bait, who gets plopped into a tackle box alongside Bucky Bucktail, Francis […]

Duration:00:05:46

‘If you’re a victim of ID theft and fraud it’s going to take years to correct’ | Kredit Guru Gary Novel

11/25/2022
WGN Radio’s David Hochberg, in for Bob Sirott, is joined with Kredit Guru Gary Novel with Kreditguru, Inc. Listen in while Gary shares some credit tips for this holiday season.

Duration:00:07:48

Fire and carbon monoxide safety with Elk Grove Village Fire Chief

11/25/2022
WGN Radio’s David Hochberg, in for Bob Sirott, is joined by Elk Grove Village Fire Chief Richard Mikel, President of Illinois Fire Chiefs Association. Listen in while the Chief talks fire and carbon monoxide safety during the holiday season.

Duration:00:11:32

Turkey thawing tips with the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line

11/23/2022
Butterball has been offering help to first-time Thanksgiving chefs for nearly four decades. Bob Sirott called 1-800-BUTTERBALL to talk about turkey cooking tips. Bob spoke with Nicole Johnson, the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line Director, about the most bizarre calls they’ve received, the most commonly asked questions, tips for carving your turkey, and recipes for Thanksgiving leftovers. […]

Duration:00:07:32

New documentary shares story about missing Aurora boy

11/23/2022
For over a decade, the location of Timmothy Pitzen has been unknown. In 2011, Aurora police found Timmothy’s mother dead of an apparent suicide along with a note saying her son was safe and in someone’s care, but that he would never be found. NBC 5 news anchor Rob Stafford joins Bob Sirott to talk […]

Duration:00:07:46

When could we see an RSV vaccine?

11/23/2022
Dr. Aileen Marty, Infectious Disease Specialist and Professor at Florida International University, joins Bob Sirott to talk about the latest health news. Dr. Marty discussed the lack of room in hospitals due to an increase in RSV cases, when we could possibly see an RSV vaccine, and why doctors are now testing adults for RSV. […]

Duration:00:09:56

Extremely Local News: Could Rainforest Café become a weed dispensary?

11/23/2022
Shamus Toomey, Editor in Chief and co-founder of Block Club Chicago, joined Bob Sirott to share the latest Chicago neighborhood stories. Shamus had details on: Old Rainforest Cafe Gets Key City Approval To Swap Its Mushrooms For Weed, Turn Into A Dispensary: The dispensary’s developers plan to do away with the giant mushrooms and jungle-themed designs […]

Duration:00:03:59

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: Taylor Swift, movie theaters, and Bozo

11/23/2022
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talk about some turkey cooking tips from Butterball and review five new movies opening today. They also share details about Taylor Swift’s apartment for rent, the opening of “It’s A Wonderful Life” stage play, and the Bozo […]

Duration:00:12:29

Ukraine-Russia War update: Ukrainian maternity ward hit

11/23/2022
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 a report of rockets heading to Lviv and a Ukrainian maternity ward hit that killed a two-day old baby. You can find more updates on Joseph’s website, ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph […]

Duration:00:06:33

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 11/23/22

11/23/2022
On November 23rd, 2022, Dave Schwan, filling in for Steve Grzanich, shares today’s potential market drivers: Update on interest rates Durable goods orders Initial jobless claims New home sales numbers

Duration:00:00:33

Bob Sirott’s annual grocery store warning

11/22/2022
WGN Radio host Bob Sirott talks about things you should be aware of when shopping at the grocery store during the holiday season. The rest of morning show crew share their thoughts as well. Read the article here: 10 Of The Rudest Things You Can Do At The Grocery Store

Duration:00:04:49

Here’s why you should follow the TSA on social media

11/22/2022
Johnny Jet, travel influencer, joins Bob Sirott to share details about how to save money while traveling during the holiday season, the best time to fill up on gas, and doing something nice for the gate agents and flight attendants. He also shares details about how to escort family members through TSA, a secret third carry-on, […]

Duration:00:12:31

What could happen if Twitter goes away?

11/22/2022
Social media strategist Scott Kleinberg joins Bob Sirott to talk about what could happen if Twitter goes away, if we could replace it, and the growing popularity of the Mastodon app. He also shared details about what business owners should do if Twitter does away and answers this week’s genius bar question.

Duration:00:11:27

How could a railroad strike threaten the economy?

11/22/2022
Paul Nolte, Senior VP at Kingsview Wealth Management, joins Bob Sirott to talk about how a railroad strike could affect the economy, the decrease in oil prices, and the increased spending of consumers. He also discusses another possible interest rate hike and how likely it is that we’ll see a recession.

Duration:00:06:22

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: Jay Leno, Michael J. Fox, and Daniel Craig

11/22/2022
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean discuss Jay Leno’s release from the burn center, Michael J. Fox’s honorary Oscar, and Harvey Weinstein’s reaction to the “She Said” movie. They also talk about Daniel Craig going viral, Dean’s interview with Seth Rogan and […]

Duration:00:13:01

Ukraine-Russia War update: What is President Zelensky’s ten-step peace plan?

11/22/2022
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 the WHO’s determination of a life-threatening winter in Ukraine and what President Zelensky’s ten-step peace plan consists of. You can find more updates on Joseph’s website, ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and […]

Duration:00:07:29

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 11/22/22

11/22/2022
On November 22nd, 2022, Dave Schwan, filling in for Steve Grzanich, shares today’s potential market drivers: Earnings from Dollar Tree, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Best Buy, and more Reports we will see tomorrow include jobless claims and U.S. durable goods

Duration:00:00:36