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  • What you should know about Illinois abortion bill HB40

    Terry Cosgrove, president and CEO of Personal PAC, joined the show this morning to talk about the controversy over legislation that would expand taxpayer subsidized abortions under state employee health insurance and Medicaid–a bill the governor has said he would veto after initially supporting its goals as a candidate. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3399919/3399919_2017-09-17-123619.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3784.mp3

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    The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show 9/17/17- Terry Cosgrove, Todd Maisch, and Sam Toia

    On this edition of The Sunday Spin: Terry Cosgrove, president and CEO of Personal PAC, stops by to talk about the controversy over legislation that would expand taxpayer subsidized abortions under state employee health insurance and Medicaid–a bill the governor has said he would veto after initially supporting its goals as a candidate. Then, Todd Maisch, president and CEO of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, chimed in on the Sunday Spin hotline to talk about state’s current business climate and the […]

  • A preview of the 2017 Chicago Gourmet Festival with Sam Toia

    Sam Toia, president of the Illinois Restaurant Association joins Rick on the Sunday Spin hotline. The two talk about the upcoming 10th anniversary Chicago Gourmet festival, as well as issues like immigration and the Cook County sweetened beverage tax. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3399936/3399936_2017-09-17-132036.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3784.mp3

  • “I think we can definitely be in the game” Todd Maisch on the possibility of Amazon’s new headquarters coming to Chicago

    Todd Maisch, president and CEO of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, joins Rick on the phone to discuss the state’s current business climate and the contest to get Amazon’s 2nd headquarters. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3399925/3399925_2017-09-17-124225.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3784.mp3

  • National Puppy Mill Awareness Day and Puppy Up

    Luke Robinson, the founder of Puppy Up, joins Steve Dale this morning to talk about his amazing organization that supports funding for cancer studies in dogs and people. It’s also National Puppy Mill Awareness Day! Hooray! Steve tells listeners how they can participate in the National Puppy Mill Awareness March on Michigan Avenue that is happening this afternoon! http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3399882/3399882_2017-09-17-092822.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3793.mp3  

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    The Sunday Spin” Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show 9-10-17: Pat Brady, Rebecca Shi, and Amanda Vinicky

    It’s football Sunday and we’re kicking around a few topics on this edition of Sunday Spin. Rick opens the show with Dave with the news and Sam with the sports as the Bears open their NFL season. You heard our predictions last week. Enjoy the season while it lasts. Then, Rick spins us through national politics, leading with the president’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, and giving Congress six months to address the issue. […]

  • Who Has the Upper Hand in the 2018 Illinois Governor’s Race?

    WTTW Ch.-11 correspondent and good friend of the show Amanda Vinicky stops by. Rick and Amanda talk about her new position at WTTW,  the governor’s re-election, and the Democratic race to challenge him. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3397055/3397055_2017-09-10-122055.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3784.mp3

  • Pat Brady on DACA, the Debt Ceiling, and Gov. Rauner’s Re-Election

    Pat Brady, former state GOP chairman and founder of Next Generation Strategies stops by to talk about DACA, the debt-ceiling deal with Democrats, and Gov. Rauner’s re-election.

  • What Could The Repeal Of DACA Mean For Illinois?

    Rebecca Shi, executive director of the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition, joins the show. Rebecca was on recently as Gov. Bruce Rauner signed the TRUST Act, that prevents local law enforcement from detaining someone for federal authorities based only on their legal status. Rick and Rebecca talk about the DACA program. what it means in Illinois, and more. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3397045/3397045_2017-09-10-113745.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3784.mp3

  • An Update on Hurricane Irma, The Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, and Preparing Your Pets For Natural Disasters

    This morning on Steve Dale’s Pet World, Steve spoke to veterinarian Dr. Patrick Flynn in Florida. The doctor is in Clearwater, FL which isn’t far from Tampa. Steve speaks to him about why he stayed and what the weather is looking like. Then, Dr. Bill Folger joins us from Houston. He gives us an update about the city overall, specifically the pets.  Also, pet disaster preparedness! Steve shares some tips on how to prepare your pets for an emergency evacuation. […]