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  • Bring out the bubbly! Binny’s Beverage Depot picks the best sparkling wine for the holiday season

    Kristen Ellis, Wine Education and Events Coordinator at Binny’s Beverage Depot, joins Roe Conn and Anna Davlantes to talk about finding the perfect sparkling wine for your holiday party. Here are Kristen’s top picks: Santa Monica Cava – $6.99: Traditional Cava that offers a great value. We love it for its versatility. Great for Mimosas or as a supporting ingredient in a Holiday cocktail. Fossetta Prosecco – $10.99/$9.99: Very aromatic and fruity on the nose showing notes of melon, peach, […]

  • Michael Steele on Omarosa’s dismissal: “She has no business in the White House”

    Former RNC Chairman and MSNBC Analyst, Michael Steele joins Roe Conn and Anna Davlantes to talk about the Roy Moore’s historic loss to Doug Jones for Alabama’s US Senate seat, what that means for the mid-term elections in 2018 and why Omarosa Manigault needed to be fired from the White House. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter, we’ll follow back, we promise! Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @WGNGoodBuyGirl​ Follow @VioletaPod​ Follow @kpowell720​ Follow @TheRoeConnShow​ ​And be sure […]

  • WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 12: U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) departs with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Rep. Darin LaHood (R-IL), and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), following a news conference on Capitol Hill December 12, 2017 in Washington, DC. Speaker Ryan spoke about progress in the tax reform legislation. (Photo by Al Drago/Getty Images)

    Rana Foroohor explains how the GOP tax plan will impact taxpayers in states like Illinois

    Global Business Columnist andAssociate Editor at the Financial Times, and CNN’s global economic analyst, Rana Foroohar joins Roe Conn and Anna Davlantes with an analysis of how the GOP tax reform plan will impact the average American, specifically those in high tax states like Illinois. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter, we’ll follow back, we promise! Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @WGNGoodBuyGirl​ Follow @VioletaPod​ Follow @kpowell720​ Follow @TheRoeConnShow​ ​And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

  • Top Five@5 (12/13/17): Steve Bannon congratulates Doug Jones, the CTA raises fares, and more…

    Top Five@5 for Wednesday, December 13th, 2017: Protesters are angry over the CTA’s forthcoming fare increases, Steve Bannon talks about why Roy Moore lost to Doug Jones, the Library of Congress adds three classic American movies to the National Film Registry, the Rock-and-Roll Hall-of-Fame announces the class of 2018, and Stephen A. Smith isn’t impressed by Jay Cutler’s win over the New England Patriots. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter, we’ll follow back, we promise! Follow @RoeConn […]

  • Jim Cornelison and Frank Catalano get into a jazzy mood for the holidays

    Opera singer and the voice of the national anthem at Chicago Blackhawks games. Jim Cornelison and jazz saxophone virtuoso Frank Catalano join Roe Conn and Anna Davlantes to talk about their collaboration on a forthcoming album and performing ‘Back Home Again in Indiana’ at the Indy 500. Frank also talks about working with some of the greatest musicians around including his newest album “Bye Bye Blackbird,” wherein he teams up with ‘Smashing Pumpkins’ drummer Jimmy Chamberlin. Follow your favorite Roe […]

  • Roe Conn Full Show (12/13/17): Jim Cornelison and Frank Catalano get in a jazzy-holiday mood and more…

    The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Wednesday, December 13th, 2017: Former RNC Chairman and MSNBC Analyst Michael Steele talks about Roy Moore’s historic lost in Alabama, WGN-TV’s Tom Skilling talks about Chicago’s weather history, Fox32’s Lou Canellis looks at Devin Hester’s Hall-of-Fame (hopefully) career, Global Business Columnist /Associate Editor at the Financial Times and CNN’s global economic analyst Rana Foroohar explains how the GOP tax reform plan will impact the average American, the Top Five@5 includes Steve Bannon praising […]

  • A look at Chicago’s ever changing architecture with Joni Hirsch Blackman’s “This Used to Be Chicago”

    Author Joni Hirsch Blackman joins Roe Conn and Anna Davlantes with a look at Chicago’s rich architecture and her new book, “This Used to Be Chicago.” Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter, we’ll follow back, we promise! Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @WGNGoodBuyGirl​ Follow @VioletaPod​ Follow @kpowell720​ Follow @TheRoeConnShow​ ​And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!​​​​

  • Ald. Brendan Reilly explains the goals of Chicago’s newly formed Vehicular Terrorism Task Force

    Chicago Alderman Brendan Reilly joins Roe Conn and Anna Davlantes to talk about how Chicago’s newly formed Vehicular Terrorism Task Force is working to protect the city and why a ban on cashless businesses might be a good idea. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter, we’ll follow back, we promise! Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @WGNGoodBuyGirl​ Follow @VioletaPod​ Follow @kpowell720​ Follow @TheRoeConnShow​ ​And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!​​​​

  • Top Five@5 (12/12/17): Sarah Huckabee-Sanders defends another Trump tweet, Rahm on Colbert’s couch, and more…

    The Top Five@5 for Tuesday, December 12th, 2017: Kentucky State Rep. Dan Johnson opens his day in court with a hymn -he is facing charges he sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl, Sarah Huckabee-Sanders responds to questions about President Trump’s tweet saying Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand would “do anything” for campaign contributions, the mother of Keaton Jones defends herself against allegations of racism, Jimmy Kimmel takes a shot at Roy Moore, and Rahm Emanuel shows up on Stephen Colbert’s couch. Follow your […]

  • Roe Conn Full Show (12/12/17): Roeper reviews “Last Jedi,” Ald. Reilly looks at Chicago’s terrorism preparedness, and more…

    The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Tuesday, December 12th, 2017: Richard Roeper reviews the much anticipated “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” Tom Skilling talks about why he loves snow, Chicago Alderman Brendan Reilly looks at what the city’s newly formed “Vehicular Terrorism Task Force” is doing to prevent a terrorist attack, attorney Mike Monico explains how a second special counsel (being called for by President Trump’s lawyer Jay Sekulow) to investigate Robert Mueller’s Russian probe will impact investigation, The […]