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

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Episodes

Some Twitter users experiencing unexpected posts in their feed

12/6/2022
Social media strategist and expert Scott Kleinberg joins Bob Sirott this morning to talk about why we’re seeing unexpected posts in our Twitter feed and what some of the new features on Twitter mean. He also shares details about a new feature from LinkedIn, why Facebook is removing their ‘News’ category, and answers this week’s […]

Duration:00:11:31

What is the labor participation rate and why is it declining?

12/6/2022
Paul Nolte, Senior VP at Kingsview Wealth Management, joins Bob Sirott to talk about the correlation between good economic numbers and rate hikes, wage growth progress, and what the labor participation rate is. He also shares details about the changes in consumer activity and what we could see next from the Fed.

Duration:00:07:16

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: Kirstie Alley, Neil Diamond, and Lady Gaga

12/6/2022
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talk about the death of Kirstie Alley, the sentence of the man who shot Lady Gaga’s dog walker, the opening night of Neil Diamond’s musical, and another night added for Morgan Wallen at Wrigley Field. We […]

Duration:00:09:31

Ukraine-Russia War update: Can Ukraine military use long-range drones?

12/6/2022
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 reports of hits on two Russian bases and if the Ukrainian military is able to use long-range drones. You can find more updates on Joseph’s website ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and […]

Duration:00:08:53

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 12/6/22

12/6/2022
On December 6th, 2022, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers: Trade deficit Imports and exports Crude oil data supply November’s vehicle sales Earnings from AutoZone, Dave & Buster’s, and more

Duration:00:00:29

Here are some holiday gifts that could improve your health

12/5/2022
Dr. Kevin Most, Chief Medical Officer at Northwestern Medicine’s Central DuPage Hospital, joins Bob Sirott every Monday morning following the 6:30am newscast. Dr. Most discusses the increase in COVID and flu rates in Chicago, how to know if you’re sick, his recommendations for over-the-counter medications, and how many times you can wear a disposable mask. […]

Duration:00:12:05

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: Bob McGrath, Amber Heard, and Sally Field

12/5/2022
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talk about the Kennedy Center honorees, the weekend box office numbers, and Will Smith’s apology tour. They also share details about the death of Bob McGrath, Amber Heard’s appeal for a new trial, and Dean’s interview […]

Duration:00:11:39

Ukraine-Russia War update: All of Ukraine under attack as more Russian missiles are launched

12/5/2022
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 another wave of missiles across Ukraine and why the Russian Orthodox church in Ukraine is being targeted. You can find more updates on Joseph’s website ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his […]

Duration:00:07:39

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 12/5/22

12/5/2022
On December 5th, 2022, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers: U.S. ISM services index U.S. ISM purchasing managers numbers Factory orders Earnings from IDT Corporation, GET Lab, and more

Duration:00:00:29

Behind the Blue Cross Blue Shield Tower messages

12/2/2022
The facilities and housekeeping team are 'the stars of the show' to make a message.

Duration:00:06:23

The benefits of getting a lung scan with Dr. Sam Kim

12/2/2022
Thoracic surgeon at Northwestern Medicine Dr. Samuel Kim joins Wendy Snyder, filling in for Bob Sirott, to talk about lung screening for smokers and non-smokers, as well as the typical cure rate for lung cancer. He also discusses the benefits of getting a lung scan and what Northwestern’s A-Plus program is.

Duration:00:07:30

The Joy Project’s third year collecting donations for local charities

12/2/2022
An organizer of the third annual Joy Project, Hannah Kwak, joins Wendy Snyder, filling in for Bob Sirott, to talk about what the Joy Project is and how long they’ve been collecting donations for. She also shared details about what charities they’re donating to and what items they’re collecting. To learn more about the Joy […]

Duration:00:12:12

Extremely Local News: Nearly 250 cars towed on first night of the winter parking ban

12/2/2022
Jen Sabella, the Director of Strategy and co-founder of Block Club Chicago, joined Bob Sirott to share the latest Chicago neighborhood stories. She provided details on: 242 Cars Towed On First Night Of Winter Parking Ban, Highest Number Since 2019: Car owners could pay at least $235 in towing, ticket and storage fees for forgetting to […]

Duration:00:02:49

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: Ye, Caroline Kennedy, and Christine McVie

12/2/2022
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Wendy Snyder, filling in for Bob Sirott, to provide the latest news in entertainment. Wendy and Dean talked about another suspension for Ye (Kanye West) from a social media site and Caroline Kennedy’s introduction to Prince William and Princess Kate. They also shared details about new movie trailers, […]

Duration:00:11:15

Ukraine-Russia War update: Some air raid alarms not working in Ukraine due to power outages

12/2/2022
'There are no plans in war...everything is tentative,' says Ukraine-based journalist.

Duration:00:06:18

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 12/2/22

12/2/2022
On December 2nd, 2022, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers: November’s jobs report Unemployment numbers Speech by Chicago Fed president Earnings from Goodfood Market Corp., Kirkland’s, and more

Duration:00:00:42

Greg Kot: Traveling through Christine McVie’s successful career

12/1/2022
Former music critic at The Chicago Tribune, Greg Kot, joins Wendy Snyder, filling in for Bob Sirott, to talk about Christine McVie’s death and retrace the steps from her career.

Duration:00:05:33

Could banks reimburse customers for Zelle scams?

12/1/2022
President and CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois Steve Bernas joins Wendy Snyder, filling in for Bob Sirott, to talk about what banks plan to do about the recent Zelle scams and an increase in Medicare open enrollment scams. He also shares details about checking with your doctor’s office before paying a bill.

Duration:00:05:14

Mold-A-Rama makes its way to the Museum of Science and Industry

12/1/2022
Paul Jones, CEO of Mold-A-Rama, joins Wendy Snyder, filling in for Bob Sirott, to talk about the new Mold-A-Rama exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. He also shared details about when Mold-A-Rama was first introduced, who chooses the molds for each machine, and how much it costs to make custom molds.

Duration:00:08:11

Extremely Local News: River North residents not happy about Bally’s temporary casino

12/1/2022
Shamus Toomey, Editor in Chief and co-founder of Block Club Chicago, joins Wendy Snyder, filling in for Bob Sirott, to share the latest Chicago neighborhood stories. Shamus had details on: UChicago Men’s Soccer Chases A Title As Coach Julianne Sitch Makes History By Leading Team To Final Four: Sitch, a former Red Stars player, is the […]

Duration:00:05:29