John Williams Full Show (7/4/17): Go-to grill favorites, 4th of July pet safety and more

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John Williams kicks off Independence Day with the breaking “news” of Joey Chestnut’s victory in the Nathan’s Hot Dog eating contest and he explains his beef with competitive eating; we hear some of your favorite things to fire up on the grill for the Fourth; The Beat’s Harry Teinowitz joins the show with his mid-season assessment of a disappointing Cubs team and MLB’s ‘jersey for every holiday’ mandate; Pet World host Steve Dale talks about ways to  prepare your furry friends for fireworks-related anxiety; Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette reporter Julie Wurth has the latest on the disappearance of a University of Illinois scholar, and more.

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