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  • Do you have the tools you need to make your business thrive?

    Dr. Loren Williams , a program manager with Sunshine Enterprises and Taneka Pernell, a financial coach from NLEN talk about L.I.S.C. (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) chat with Jon Hansen on Extension 720. Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) facilitated a partnership, between the North Lawndale Employment Network (NLEN) and Sunshine Enterprises’ Community Business Academy (CBA) — a 12-week program that gives entrepreneurs the tools they need to make their businesses thrive. Each week of the program offers a new insight, such as marketing, bookkeeping, […]

  • Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter Senior Manager of Education Hadi Finerty | “This is why we’re fighting”

    The Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter Senior Manager of Education and Community Volunteers Hadi Finerty joins Jon Hansen on Extension 720 to talk about the upcoming walk at Soldier Field, what to expect and the latest update on Alzheimers research The walk will be held on Saturday October 26th at Soldier Field. To sign up go to alz.org/illinois.com. This is the podcast for Extension 720. The show originates from Chicago on WGN Radio and features newsmakers, tastemakers and trailblazers.  Hosted by […]

  • Katie Kadan brings The Voice to WGN!

    Jon Hansen is joined with The Voice contestant Katie Kadan tonight on Extension 720. Listen as Katie talks about the blues, her new full length album and her experience being on Team Legend. This is the podcast for Extension 720. The show originates from Chicago on WGN Radio and features newsmakers, tastemakers and trailblazers.  Hosted by award-winning broadcaster Justin Kaufmann, this talk show/audio magazine goes in-depth to help you better understand the city (and world) that you live in.  

  • Extension 720 with Jon Hansen Full Show 10-7-19

    Tonight on Extension 720! Jon Hansen is in for Justin Kaufmann again! Jon chats with The Voice contestant Katie Kadan about the blues, her full length album and her experience being on Team Legend. The Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter Senior Manager of Education and Community Volunteers Hadi Finerty joins Jon next. To close out the show, Loren Williams , a program manager with Sunshine Enterprises and Taneka Pernell, a financial coach from NLEN talk about L.I.S.C. (Local Initiatives Support Corporation). […]

  • Dr. Swati Kulkarni ‘PROMISE’s to keep you informed about Breast Cancer!

    October is Breast Cancer awareness month, with that being said Pete McMurray brings you Dr. Swati Kulkarni from Northwester Hospital to give us the 411 on Breast Cancer and to remind us to encourage all women to get mammograms. Dr. Kulkarni also talks about the PROMISE study which is being hosted at NMH that recently opened nationally. The PROMISE Study is studying a new medication to see if it prevents women with DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ) from developing an […]

  • Former Secretary of Transportation under President Obama Ray LaHood | “Chicago is one big pothole”

    To kick off the Pete McMurray Show today, Pete is joined with former congressman and Secretary of Transportation who has been named the Chair of the Lincoln Library and Museum, Ray Lahood. Listen as Ray and Pete discuss what to expect from the Lincoln Library in Springfield, as well covering topics such as Chicago roadways and bridges, President Trump impeachment hearings, and more!

  • NBA play-by-play legend Neil Funk is retiring after this season!

    With the start of the NBA season being only 16 days away, Pete is joined with the play-by-play legend Neil Funk. Neil , who has given basketball fans 43 years of calling NBA games, 28 of those with the Chicago Bulls is retiring after this season. Listen in as the guys reminisce on the glory days of Chicago basketball.

  • Pete McMurray Full Show 06.10.19 | Lincoln Library, Bears, Bulls, Breast Cancer awareness and MORE!

    To kick off the Pete McMurray Show today, Pete is joined with former congressman and Secretary of Transportation who has been named the Chair of the Lincoln Library and Museum, Ray Lahood.  Then, Bears insider Adam Hoge calls in LIVE from London to give us a halftime update. On the latter half of the show, Pete switches gears over to the Bulls to talk to the play-by-play legend Neil Funk who is retiring after this season.  To close out the […]

  • Featured Guests: Katy Lynch CMO of Codeverse & Todd Snead Director of Learning Programs w/ the Lyric Opera & Managing Partner of Lightbank Victor Pascucci | Startup Showcase: Digital Dream Labs

    On the show, Scott kicks off the show by talking with our featured guest Katy Lynch, CMO of Codeverse and the Director of Learning Programs at the Lyric Opera, Todd Snead. Earth to Kenzie is a new opera written by Frances Pollock and Jessica Murphy Moo and directed by Jess McLeod. Featuring a cast of four singers with piano accompaniment, this family offering is specifically programmed to expose young audiences ages 7-12 to storytelling through song, introducing them to the […]

  • Kevin Powell and Jordan Bernfield breakdown ‘Da Bears’

    Then, WGN’s very own Kevin Powell hops on with Jordan Bernfield to reminisce and to talk more in depth about what’s in stored for the Bears the rest of this season.

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