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Best podcasts about Bob Sirott

Latest podcast episodes about Bob Sirott

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Becoming a morning person may not be difficult

Bob Sirott

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023


Marianne Murciano, Bob Sirott's wife and founder of Savvy-Planet, joins Bob this morning to talk about how to become a morning person and discusses a recipe for Cuban coffee. 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 […]

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Dean Richards' Entertainment Report: David Crosby, Lisa Marie Presley, and new movies

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023


Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean discuss the death of David Crosby and where to watch Lisa Marie Presley’s memorial. They also talk about things to do this weekend and Dean’s movie reviews.

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Extremely Local News: Gillman's Ace Hardware set to close after 80 years

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 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: Welles Park Isn't Getting Night Game Lights Due To Neighbor Pushback, Park District Says: The Welles Park Parents Association floated its pitch to add lights at Welles Park to allow nighttime games for […]

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Ukraine-Russia War update: Getting tanks from Germany to Ukraine

Bob Sirott

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 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 Joseph’s reaction to President Zelensky’s interview with David Letterman and the discussion of getting tanks to Ukraine from Germany. You can find more updates on Joseph's website ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph […]

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David Hochberg: Is now a good time to buy a house?

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023


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 talk about the increase in credit card delinquencies, the decrease in filings for unemployment insurance, and whether or not it is a good time to buy a house. He hosts “Home Sweet […]

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Dean Richards' Entertainment Report: ‘Ted Lasso,' ‘Rust,' and Kim Kardashian

Bob Sirott

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023


Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean discuss the upcoming (at the time of the recording) decision about “Rust” criminal charges, new information about “Ted Lasso,” and Kim Kardashian’s purchase of Princess Diana’s necklace. They also talk about Brian Savage’s run for Congress, […]

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Ukraine-Russia War update: Ukrainians celebrate the Feast of Jordan

Bob Sirott

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 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 how Ukrainians are celebrating the Feast of Jordan and an update on the helicopter crash in the Kyiv region. You can find more updates on Joseph's website ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph […]

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Extremely Local News: Vote to name Chicago's snow plows

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023


Jen Sabella, the Director of Strategy and co-founder of Block Club Chicago, joins Bob Sirott to share the latest Chicago neighborhood stories. She provided details on: Drivers Caught On Camera Blocking Bike Lanes Downtown Could Soon Be Ticketed: Under an ordinance proposed by Mayor Lori Lightfoot and alderpeople, city cameras would be used to catch drivers […]

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NFL playoffs could mean an increase in sports betting scams

Bob Sirott

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023


President and CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois Steve Bernas joins Bob Sirott to talk about sports betting scams and why teens are being targeted by online extortion. He also discusses what to look for before signing up to be paid to take surveys and and increase in duct cleaning online advertisements.

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Here's who will be at Chicago's Restaurant Week

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023


Host of First Bites Bash, Darnell Reed, joins Bob Sirott to talk about what first-timers should know about Chicago’s Restaurant Week, what the First Bites Bash is, and what vendors will be there.

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Ukraine-Russia War update: Brovary helicopter crash update

Bob Sirott

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 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 updates on the Brovary helicopter crash and the ongoing Ukrainian Christmas celebrations. You can find more updates on Joseph's website ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his team's efforts to distribute supplies […]

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Bob Sirott gets a call from across the pond

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023


Bob Sirott received a long-distance call from someone claiming to be the King. In the short conversation, the caller recommends some of his favorite books from his collection.

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Did people have COVID before we knew about it?

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 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 talks about the post-holiday COVID surge and whether or not it has passed. She also discusses the possibility that COVID was here before we knew about it and when we could […]

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This Week in Chicago History: Cubs Convention, Michael Jordan, and Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023


Anna Davlantes, WGN Radio's investigative correspondent, joins Bob Sirott to share what happened this week in Chicago history. Stories include Michael Jordan’s first TV commercial, Cody Parkey’s missed field goal, Prohibition in Chicago, and more.

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Extremely Local News: CTA explains long wait times on New Year's Eve

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 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: Overhaul Of Bank Buildings At Damen And Lincoln Would Create Stores And 258 Apartments. Here's How Neighbors Can Weigh In: North Center’s busy intersection at Irving Park, Damen and Lincoln would […]

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Could someone be criminally charged for an honest mistake?

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023


Karen Conti, attorney at ContiLaw, joins Bob Sirott to discuss the updates on the assault weapons ban in Illinois and the laws for locking up guns. She also talks about whether or not someone can be criminally charged for an honest mistake and some New Year’s resolutions for getting your legal affairs in order.

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Dean Richards' Entertainment Report: Meryl Streep, Dolly Parton, and Jeremy Renner

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023


Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talk about Meryl Streep’s upcoming appearance in a popular TV show, Craig Ferguson’s possible return to late night TV, Dolly Parton’s new collaborations, and Jeremy Renner’s release from the hospital. They also discussed Wilco’s return to […]

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What is the difference between passwords and passcodes?

Bob Sirott

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023


Social media strategist Scott Kleinberg joins Bob Sirott to explain the differences between passcodes and passkeys and what happens to your passwords when you lose or buy a new phone. He also talks about the possibility of passwords being completely replaced and answered this week’s genius bar questions.

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Why are grocery prices still high?

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023


Paul Nolte, Senior Wealth Advisor and Marketing Strategist for Murphy & Sylvest, joins Bob Sirott to talk about updated housing prices and why grocery prices are still high. He also discusses why the bond market is concerned about a possible recession and why the markets are anticipating another possible rate increase.

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Dean Richards' Entertainment Report: Madonna, Graceland, and Christina Applegate

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023


Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean discuss the future of the Graceland mansion and Madonna’s upcoming concert at the United Center. They also talk about Kevin Spacey’s appearance in Italy, Christina Applegate’s red carpet appearance, when Prince William and Prince Harry began […]

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Ukraine-Russia War update: Apartment in Dnipro hit over the weekend

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 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 apartment building hit in Dnipro and the weekend attack on Ukraine. You can find more updates on Joseph's website ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his team's efforts to distribute supplies […]

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Dr. Kevin Most shares which foods you can add to your diet to help lower blood pressure

Bob Sirott

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023


Dr. Kevin Most, Chief Medical Officer at Northwestern Medicine's Central DuPage Hospital, joins Bob Sirott every Monday morning following the 6:30 am newscast. Wendy Snyder is in for Bob Sirott as Dr. Most explains the difference in heart disease symptoms between men and women as he delves into the details surrounding the passing of Lisa […]

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Dean Richards' Entertainment Report: Gina Lollabrigida, Kanye West, and Marie Osmond

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023


Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Wendy Snyder (in for Bob Sirott) to provide the latest news in entertainment. Wendy and Dean talk about the passing of Gina Lollabrigida, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend welcome a new baby, Kanye West remarries and Kim Kardashian responds, and Marie Osmond’s children will not receive an inheritance.

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Chicago Urban Historian 6 Figga Dilla shares the ties Martin Luther King Jr. had to Chicago

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023


Chicago's Urban Historian Sherman Thomas, a.k.a. “6 Figga Dilla,” joins Wendy Snyder (in for Bob Sirott) to talk about some of the historic ties Martin Luther King Jr. had to Chicago. He also talks about the “Embrace” sculpture recently unveiled in Boston honoring Dr. King and Coretta Scott King.

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Dean Richards' Entertainment Report: Lisa Marie Presley, ‘House Party,' and weekend events

Bob Sirott

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023


Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talk about the death of Lisa Marie Presley and celebrity reactions. They also share details about what to watch and things to do this weekend.

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Why are fine dining Indian restaurants growing in popularity?

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023


Nick Kindelsperger, food critic for the Chicago Tribune, joins Bob Sirott to talk about his favorite dishes of 2022 and the history of Garrett’s Popcorn. He also discusses why Indian fine dining restaurants are growing in popularity and food news to look forward to in 2023.

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How to organize the clutter in your home

Bob Sirott

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023


Marianne Murciano, Bob Sirott's wife and founder of Savvy-Planet, joins Bob this morning to discuss how to declutter your home and a fried plantain recipe. 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), Instagram […]

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Extremely Local News: Could traffic be reduced around Grant Park?

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 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: Can City Slow Down Drivers Around Grant Park? New Plan Will Consider Ways To Reduce Traffic, Officials Say: The Grant Park Framework Plan was last updated in 2002. The city is […]

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Ukraine-Russia War update: Russia's reported losses as the fight in Soledar continues

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 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 Russia’s losses in Soledar and when tanks from Poland could arrive in Ukraine. You can find more updates on Joseph's website ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his team's efforts to distribute […]

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Dean Richards' Entertainment Report: Jeff Beck, ‘Abbott Elementary,' and Prince Harry

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023


Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean share details about Jeff Beck’s death and celebrity reactions. They also talk about the renewal of “Abbott Elementary,” what the mother of one of Dahmer’s victims had to say about the show’s Golden Globe win, how […]

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Extremely Local News: Want to adopt a dog? Look no further than these pizza boxes!

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023


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: Baker Miller Becomes Miller Bagel, Bringing A New, Streamlined Menu To Lincoln Square: Bagels have been the cafe’s most popular item over the years, so its owners decided to narrow […]

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Here's how you can avoid scams in the new year

Bob Sirott

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023


President and CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois Steve Bernas joins Bob Sirott to talk about a new phone call scam, the top local scams of 2022, and how to avoid scams in the new year.

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Ukraine-Russia War update: President Zelensky's Golden Globes speech

Bob Sirott

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 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 decrease in Russia’s artillery fire and President Zelensky’s speech for the Golden Globe Awards. You can find more updates on Joseph's website ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his team's efforts […]

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Are people losing interest in the British royal family?

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023


Professor of History at Syracuse University, Alan Allport, joins Bob Sirott to talk about how the royal family is normally good with publicity, when the British press began to publish stories about their private lives, and the response to Prince Harry’s interviews and new book.

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This Week in Chicago History: WGN Radio, George Halas, and Lite Brite

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023


Anna Davlantes, WGN Radio's investigative correspondent, joined Bob Sirott to share what happened this week in Chicago history. Stories include the Brown’s Chicken murders, the birth of the Tootsie Roll, WGN Radio’s big announcements, and more.

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Why is there a surge of COVID cases in China?

Bob Sirott

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 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 discusses the COVID surge in China and more about the new subvariant. She also shares details about the severity of different COVID cases and answers listeners’ questions.

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Dean Richards' Entertainment Report: Highlights from the Golden Globe Awards

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023


Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talk about Elizabeth Vargas’ show on NewsNation and highlights from the Golden Globe Awards.

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Extremely Local News: Rock Bottom Brewery abruptly closes

Bob Sirott

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 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: Edgewater's Broadway Armory Could Get Pool Addition With Help From $2 Million In Federal Fund: Ald. Harry Osterman said he is working to secure the estimated $10 million needed to add […]

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Can the judicial system hold a child accountable for a crime?

Bob Sirott

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023


Karen Conti, attorney at ContiLaw, joins Bob Sirott to discuss how the judicial system could hold a young child accountable for a crime, the prank call made by the Highland Park shooter, and possible outcomes from a Georgia grand jury on a Donald Trump case. She also talks about what the Illinois Supreme Court could do […]

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Here's why tax refunds could be smaller this year

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023


Paul Nolte, Senior VP at Kingsview Wealth Management, joins Bob Sirott to talk about why tax refunds could be smaller this year and why analysts are optimistic about this earnings season. He also discusses consumer and producer price predictions and the status of technology stocks.

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How can adults unplug from social media?

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023


Social media strategist Scott Kleinberg joins Bob Sirott to talk about a study that involves teens on social media and how it affects their mental health. He also discusses how adults can lessen the impact of social media, if Twitter could increase their character limit, and answers this week’s genius bar question.

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Ukraine-Russia War update: Russian troops continue to invade Soledar

Bob Sirott

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 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 Russian troops invading Soledar and the push for Ukrainians to get tanks from other countries. You can find more updates on Joseph's website ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his team's efforts […]

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Dean Richards' Entertainment Report: California evacuations, Bob Saget, and Paul McCartney

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023


Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean share details about the evacuation of celebrities from California, Harry and Meghan fatigue, and the first anniversary of Bob Saget’s death. They also talk about the delay of Harvey Weinstein’s sentencing, a new “Grease” series, a […]

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These are the New Year's resolutions you should be making

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 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 explained what non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is, the progress of Damar Hamlin’s health, and the new Omicron sub-variant. He also talked about what kinds of New Year’s resolutions you should be making and […]

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Dean Richards' Entertainment Report: Prince Harry, Kylie Jenner, and Jeremy Renner

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023


Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talk about Prince Harry’s interview on “60 Minutes.” They also discuss the weekend box office numbers, another Jeremy Renner update, and the breakup of Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott.

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Ukraine-Russia War update: There could be an increase in Russian troops

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 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 continued celebrations of Ukrainian Christmas and an increase in Russia troops. You can find more updates on Joseph's website ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his team's efforts to distribute supplies […]

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Denny Laine, guitarist of The Moody Blues and Wings, tells how he met The Beatles

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023


Denny Laine, founding member of Wings and The Moody Blues, joins Bob Sirott to talk about The Moody Blues’ first hit and how they met The Beatles. He also discussed recording the Wings’ song, “Band on the Run,” experiences with Paul McCartney, and how colleges reacted to Wings concerts on campus.

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Extremely Local News: Here's where you can recycle your broken holiday lights

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 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: Recycle Your Broken Holiday Lights At These 12 Drop-Off Locations: Keep your non-working decorative lights out of a landfill by dropping them off at one of 12 locations throughout the city. […]

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Ukraine-Russia War update: What do Ukrainians really think about Russia's Christmas truce?

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 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 Ukraine’s Christmas Eve traditions and what Ukrainians think of the Christmas truce. You can find more updates on Joseph's website ukrainianfreedomnews.com. To donate to Joseph and his team's efforts to distribute supplies […]

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Dean Richards' Entertainment Report: The Grammy's, Saturday Night Live, and Jeremy Renner

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023


Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joins Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Bob and Dean talked about who will be the next hosts of Saturday Night Live, an update from Jeremy Renner, and who will be receiving the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. They also shared details on how to watch the […]