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    Pretty Late with Patti Vasquez 1/16/17 Full Show | Whiskey, Sketchfest Party and the Demise of Ringling Brothers Circus

    Tonight on Pretty Late, Patti Vasquez and guest comedian Paul Farhvar discuss the latest happenings in Chicago and nationwide! First, Patti looks back on the legendary civil rights activist and pastor, Martin Luther King as we celebrate his holiday.  Patti and the crew take a listen to clips of his past speeches and reflect on what the day means to them as well as the importance of the holiday during this uncertain time in American culture. Then, we’ve got music […]

  • PHOTO: The civil rights leader Martin Luther KIng (C) waves to supporters 28 August 1963 on the Mall in Washington DC during the "March on Washington". King said the march was "the greatest demonstration of freedom in the history of the United States." (Photo credit: -/AFP/Getty Images)

    Martin Luther King Day | A look back at his famous orations and legendary life as a civil rights activist

    Patti looks back on the legendary civil rights activist and pastor, Martin Luther King as we celebrate his holiday.  Patti and the crew take a listen to clips of his past speeches and reflect on what the day means to them as well as the importance of the holiday during this uncertain time in American culture.

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    Dr. Charles Limb | This is Your Brain on Improv

    Kelly talks to Dr. Charles Limb, who has studied the effects of improvisation on the human brain. Dr. Limb is the Francis A. Sooy Professor of Otolaryngology and the Chief of the Division of Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. For More Info Visit | Second City Works

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    Associated Bank Market Outlook: 1-13-2017

    On January 13th 2017, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers: The Commerce Department releases two reports today: Retail Sales Data for December & Business Inventories for November. The Labor Dept reports on U.S. Producer Price Inflation for December today.

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    Wintrust Business Lunch 1/13/17 | The Demise of the American Mall and “Getting to Yes, And..” with Kelly Leonard

    It’s time for the Wintrust Business Lunch with  Steve Bertrand!  On today’s show Steve welcomes:  Andrea Hanis (Editor of Blue Sky Innovation), Tom Gimbel (Founder and CEO of LaSalle Network), Kelly Leonard (Creative Advisor at Second City Works), Robert Reed (Columnist at the Chicago Tribune). Steve begins the show talking with Andrea Hanis of Blue Sky Innovation about the recent news surrounding Bow Truss closing 10 locations as coffee chain fails to pay many employees.  They also touch on Mac & […]

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    Is Technology Melting Your Brain? And Mike Thinks Crying Is “Unmanly”

    Jones is certain that modern technology is “turning him grey” and he ponders turning off the Wi-Fi, tossing out the iPhone and walking away from it all. Living in a box and working in a cube Jones is fatigued by modern life and tells Mike about his plan to go through a 10 day detox diet. Mike understands Jones’s woe as he cites an article that he happened to read earlier in the week by Daniel Levitin, “Why the modern […]

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    The Opening Bell Full Show 1-13-2017 | Why you should expect a raise in 2017

    This morning on The Opening Bell, Steve Grzanich we welcome in Paul Nolte of Kingsview Asset Management to discuss the Fed speakers which are ending their hearings this week, culminating in Fed Chief speaking tonight. We’ll see how the stock market behaves and how bonds will follow suit.  Also, they discuss the recent comments floating around about the “Trump” trade… What is it, should you worry and what will the market’s reaction be to his latest ‘tweets’. Then, Andrew Gause […]

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    Associated Bank Market Outlook: 1-12-2017

    On January 12th 2017, Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers: Labor Dept releases its report today on the amount of people who have applied for unemployment benefits over the last week. The U.S. Treasury Dept releases the federal budget for December.

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    Wintrust Business Lunch 1/12/17 | What’s happening with Twitter? And a look at the original IPhone’s rocky start

    It’s time for the Wintrust Business Lunch with  Steve Bertrand!  On today’s show Steve welcomes: CNET Editor, Ian Sherr; Chicago Business Journal Reporter, Lewis Lazar; Ilyce Glink (BestMoneyMoves.com); Phillipe Weiss (Managing Director at Seyfarth Shaw At Work). Steve begins the show talking with CNET Editor, Ian Sherr about the recent anniversary of the IPhone and it’s rocky start near the beginning of it’s inception.  Also, they discuss how the tech world is struggling to come up with the next thing after […]

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    The Opening Bell Full Show 1-12-2017 | The Hyperloop may be coming to Chicago! And Associated Bank Thought Leader, John Horton

    This morning on The Opening Bell, Steve Grzanich we welcome in Associated Bank Thought Leader, John Horton – Mortgage rates have moved higher for the seventh week in a row so, naturally Steve wanted some deeper perspective and 27 years of Residential Mortgage Business experience is what we have. John Horton is the Vice President and Senior Lending Manager at The Associated Bank specializing in construction loans, jumbo mortgages, and refinancing. Steve and John also touch on the reasons behind […]