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

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

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@BobSirott

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English


Episodes

Why is valley fever becoming more common?

2/1/2023
Dr. Aileen Marty, Infectious Disease Specialist and Professor at Florida International University, joins Bob Sirott to talk about the latest health news. Dr. Marty explains what valley fever is and informs of a new Omicron subvariant, CH.1.1, or Orthrus.

Duration:00:07:54

Could artificial intelligence be allowed in the courtroom?

2/1/2023
Karen Conti, attorney at ContiLaw, joins Bob Sirott to talk about the charges dropped against R. Kelly, some possible crimes former President Donald Trump could be charged with, and how likely it could be to defend a case with multiple charges. She also discusses artificial intelligence in court rooms and who she will have on […]

Duration:00:08:15

This Week in Chicago History: Beanie Babies, “Snowmaggedon,” and the Chicago Sun-Times

2/1/2023
Anna Davlantes, WGN Radio’s investigative correspondent, joins Bob Sirott to share what happened this week in Chicago history. Stories include the Holy Name Cathedral fire, the lawsuit against Lincoln Park towing, the birth of Ty’s Beanie Babies, and more.

Duration:00:12:33

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: Beyoncé, Ozzy Osbourne, and Peacock

2/1/2023
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talk about Beyoncé’s new stadium tour, the 2023 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees, DC Universe’s new projects, another “Bad Boys” movie, and a reboot of “Matlock.” They also share details about the last season […]

Duration:00:12:39

Extremely Local News: Chicago choir teacher nominated for Grammy Award

2/1/2023
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: CTA’s Brown Line Flyover Fixed By Contractor After Concrete Fell Off Shortly After Opening: Sections of concrete started falling from the CTA’s new Brown Line flyover in Lakeview after water got […]

Duration:00:04:46

Ukraine-Russia War update: Debris fills the streets of Kharkiv neighborhoods

2/1/2023
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 destruction in the Kharkiv region and how donations are benefitting Ukrainians. You can find more updates on Joseph’s website, ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his team’s efforts to distribute supplies […]

Duration:00:07:51

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 2/1/23

2/1/2023
On February 1st, 2023, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers:

Duration:00:00:54

Why is spending in technology going down?

1/31/2023
Paul Nolte, Senior Wealth Advisor and Market Strategist for Murphy & Sylvest, joins Bob Sirott to talk about how much consumers are spending in retail and when the Fed could cut interest rates. He also discusses why spending is slowing down for technology and what stocks to purchase.

Duration:00:06:42

What is ‘ChatGPT’ and how do you use it?

1/31/2023
Social media strategist Scott Kleinberg joins Bob Sirott to explain what ‘ChatGPT’ is and how people are using it. He also talks about the influence that ‘ChatGPT’ has on social media and answers this week’s genius bar questions.

Duration:00:11:38

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: Cindy Williams, Lisa Marie Presley, and Michael Jackson

1/31/2023
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean discuss Lisa Marie Presley’s life insurance policy, AMC’s Black History Month special, and a new theater in Chicago. They also talk about the death of Cindy Williams, Michael Jackson’s biopic, and Dean’s interview with Dave Bautista.

Duration:00:13:25

Ukraine-Russia War update: What are Ukrainian children taught about war?

1/31/2023
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 more shelling from Russian forces and how children are taught to become aware of war. You can find more updates on Joseph’s website, ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his team’s efforts […]

Duration:00:08:38

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 1/31/23

1/31/2023
On January 31st, 2023, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers:

Duration:00:00:41

WGN Radio producer revisits Chicago’s Pedway

1/30/2023
Bob Sirott is fascinated with what Chicago’s architecture has to offer. This is year two of sending WGN Radio producer Hayley Boyd through the Chicago downtown pedestrian walkway system. He checks in with her throughout the morning to get updates on how to navigate through the Pedway, where you can shop and purchase food, and […]

Duration:00:10:30

Here’s what happened at the FDA’s COVID booster meeting

1/30/2023
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 shares details of what happened during the FDA’s meeting over an annual COVID booster. He also talks about a routine test for ovarian cancer and new treatments for Alzheimer’s.

Duration:00:10:57

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: ‘Top Gun,’ Lisa Marie Presley, and Rupert Grint

1/30/2023
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talk about more celebrity deaths and what is happening with Lisa Marie Presley’s will. They also share details about an award for “Top Gun: Maverick,” Marc Anthony’s new marriage, and Dean’s interview with Rupert Grint.

Duration:00:11:36

Ukraine-Russia War update: More civilian infrastructures damaged in Ukraine

1/30/2023
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 more damage done to Ukraine’s civilian infrastructures and concerns about heating systems. You can find more updates on Joseph’s website, ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his team’s efforts to distribute supplies […]

Duration:00:07:51

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 1/30/23

1/30/2023
On January 30th, 2023, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers:

Duration:00:00:44

The Beat Cop’s guide to tavern burgers and chocolate bars

1/27/2023
Lieutenant David Haynes, a police officer who works on the North Side of the city, makes his weekly visit to the WGN Radio studios and the Bob Sirott Morning Show. Lt. Haynes, who co-authored “The Beat Cop’s Guide to Chicago Eats,” reviews Green Door Tavern. Located at 678 N. Orleans St. in Chicago, they are known […]

Duration:00:11:42

These side hustles could help with extra income

1/27/2023
Marianne Murciano, Bob Sirott’s wife and founder of Savvy-Planet, joins Bob this morning to talk about how to make some extra money with a side job. Marianne joins Bob for a weekly segment following the 8:30 am newscast. For more savvy tips, go to Savvy-Planet.Com. Share your own savvy tip: hello@savvy-planet.com. Follow Marianne on Twitter (@marimur), […]

Duration:00:07:24

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: Jay Leno, Rick Astley, and King Charles

1/27/2023
Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talk about Jay Leno’s motorcycle accident and why Prince Andrew is no longer welcomed at Buckingham Palace. They also share details about Rick Astley’s lawsuit against Yung Gravy, who the world’s most handsome man is, and […]

Duration:00:12:18