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  • The Last Jedi at D23

    THE LAST JEDI made a big splash at D23 with fresh behind-the-scenes footage that has us fans jumping out of our skin! We break down the “Sizzle Reel” scene-by-scene and try to connect the dots with what we already know about the plot. We also review earth-shattering news about STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE and Disney’s STAR WARS Hotel with tech expert David Sparks (MacSparky.com). David attended D23 and provides us with behind-the-scenes info about the park and more. Plus, it’s […]

  • City Club of Chicago: Gang Violence in Chicago

    July 20, 2017 Gang Violence in Chicago – Hon. Raymond Lopez, Mary Mitchell, and Rev. Michael Pfleger Hon. Raymond Lopez Alderman Raymond Lopez currently lives in the Brighton Park neighborhood. He has deep ties to the Back of the Yards community where his grandparents and great-grandparents grew up. Alderman Lopez attended catholic school at St. Camillus Elementary and at St. Laurence HS. He went on to study at UIC majoring in Political Science and the Teaching of English Literature. At […]

  • Governor Rauner Announces Roll Out of First Illinois Bicentennial Activities

    100 Day Countdown-Student Generated Historical Video Campaign and Illinois Craft Beer Competition Leads 200th Birthday Celebration SPRINGFIELD – Governor Bruce Rauner today announced the first activities planned for the Illinois Bicentennial in 2018. Events include a craft beer competition and a video contest with students in Illinois. “The Illinois Bicentennial is an opportunity for us to come together and celebrate our great state,” said Governor Rauner. “I can’t think of a better way to kick things off than reflecting on […]

  • City Club of Chicago: Cardinal Blase Cupich

    July 17, 2017 Cardinal Blase Cupich – Archdiocese of Chicago Cardinal Blase Cupich On October 9, 2016, Pope Francis named Blase Joseph Cupich a Cardinal and he was elevated to the College of Cardinals in a consistory on November 19, 2016 at St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City. Cardinal Cupich was ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Omaha on August 16, 1975. He was pastor of two parishes in Omaha. He was appointed Bishop of Rapid City, South […]

  • Donald Trump Jr. releases emails related to Russia meeting

    In a pair of tweets, Donald Trump Jr. has released an email chain related to a June, 2016, meeting described as being about “Russia and its government’s support for Mr. Trump.” Here's my statement and the full email chain pic.twitter.com/x050r5n5LQ — Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) July 11, 2017 Here is page 4 (which did not post due to space constraints). pic.twitter.com/z1Xi4nr2gq — Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) July 11, 2017

  • City Club of Chicago: Senate President John Cullerton

    July 6, 2017 Hon. John Cullerton – Senate President – State of Illinois Hon. John Cullerton John Cullerton’s tenure as Senate President has been marked by collaborative efforts to solve major problems and push Illinois forward. His leadership helped preserve economic viability at McCormick Place through needed workplace reforms, ended the state’s scandal-plagued death penalty, and established marriage equality as the law for all of Illinois. He cast the final vote to expel Rod Blagojevich from office, and he was […]

  • Blackhawks trade Marcus Kruger to Vegas

    The Chicago Blackhawks have released the following statement: The Chicago Blackhawks announced today the team has traded forward Marcus Kruger to the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for future considerations. “We thank Marcus for his many contributions to our team—most notably, two Stanley Cup Championships,” said Blackhawks Senior Vice President and General Manager Stan Bowman. “His work ethic, reliability and strength as a two-way player made him a valuable member of the organization. We wish him the best with Vegas.” […]

  • 2013 Blackhawks Convention – Patrick Sharp

    It’s official: Patrick Sharp is returning to the Blackhawks

    The Chicago Blackhawks have released the following statement: The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have agreed to terms with forward Patrick Sharp on a one-year contract that runs through the 2017-18 season. Sharp, 35, returns to Chicago where he spent 10 seasons with the Blackhawks from 2005 to 2015, winning three Stanley Cups (2010, 2013 and 2015) and totaling 511 points (239G, 272A) in 679 games. Sharp joins Duncan Keith, Patrick Kane, Brent Seabrook and Jonathan Toews as three-time […]

  • Ron Howard talks about becoming a Star Wars director, an archaeologist visits original Tatooine sites in Tunisia, and more

    We listen to the first public comments from Ron Howard and Bob Iger in the wake of the big Han Solo director shakeup and continue to break down the latest stories coming from the production. We return to Tatooine with Dr. David West Reynolds, the first Star Wars archaeologist. Dr. Reynolds tells us stories about his rediscovering of the original shooting locations in Tunisia and how you can see his upcoming documentary “Return To Tataouine”. We review the fresh new […]

  • Daily Line Live: What’s the future of retail in Chicago?

    The Daily Line presents an hour-long panel discussion on the future of the retail business in Chicago and the anticipated impact on business and government as a whole. The discussion focuses on the impact of ecommerce on retail, its impact on the broader business community and land use, as well as strategies for positioning retail for a strong future. Moderated by Daily Line Publisher Mike Fourcher, the discussion features panelists: Rosa Escareño, Commissioner-Designate, Chicago Dep’t. of Business Affairs & Consumer […]