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  • Being Old Is Being Redefined and Reimagined

    Dr. Louise Aronson, the author of Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life, joins the Karen Conti Show to discuss getting older and how aging is being viewed differently in the modern age. You can find Dr. Aronson's book here.

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    How the OJ Simpson Trial Changed the Legal System

    It's hard to believe it's been 25 years since the historic events of the OJ Simpson trial. In light of the anniversary, WGN Radio's Karen Conti talks with the founder of Zehner Trial Consulting, David Zehner. David discusses the OJ Simpson case, how it changed the legal system and how we approach jury systems.

  • Karen Conti | Full Show 6/16/19

    Karen starts the show off talking with trial consulting expert David Zehner about the OJ Simpson case and how it changed the workings of the legal system. Then, Dr. Louise Aronson joins us to discuss getting older and how we should view aging from a different perspective. As always, Karen provides updates on the latest legal news and answers legal questions from listeners.

  • New to Lou Too: Stow N Go

    This week's New to Lou Too is the Stow N Go packable hanging travel shelves and packing cube organizer. Listen to hear what he and Lindsey think of it!

  • HouseSmarts Radio with Lou Manfredini: 6/15/19

    Lou is back with great advice for homeowners, special guests, a review of a new product, and more!

  • Embracing Fear & Cultivating Courage

    Facing your fears and finding the courage to do so is probably an emotion everyone deals with at some point or another in their life. Big or small, fear exists and we should learn to embrace and “high-five” it, as Kristin Robinson would say. Kristin joins the conversation to share her perspective on the topic and tips & tools she offers her clients. This is a must listen! Kristin has a Masters in Counseling and is the Founder and Head Coach at Thrive Coaching Studio. She is also the co-host of the podcast “Cultivating Courage”, available through any podcast app. Learn more about Kristin and her workshops at

  • Matt Ford on fixing the Supreme Court, IL Legislative Recap with Amanda Vinicky, limiting notoriety of mass shooters and more

    New Republic’s Matt Ford discusses proposal to fix the Supreme Court. Parents of Aurora shooting victim Thomas and Caren Teves discuss their organization No Notoriety, aiming to limit publicity for mass shooters. Chicago Tonight political journalist Amanda Vinicky joins the show to recap the busy end of the IL legislative session. In the Legal Grab Bag, Dan Cotter & Bill Davidson join Tina and Rich to discuss breaking legal news involving Scottie Pippen, Joey Fatone and Brad Pitt and much more.

  • The Most Neglected Public Health Issue: Gambling

    In light of the new Illinois gambling expansion bill, National Director of Stop Predatory Gambling Les Bernal joins WGN Radio's Karen Conti to discuss the ramifications of the ease of gambling access. Les tells us the issues involved with gambling addiction and the dangers of predatory and commercial gambling.

  • Karen Conti | Full Show 6/9/19

    Karen starts the show off discussing Beverly Hills, CA to be the first city discontinuing the sale of cigarettes. Then, we hear about the current status in the corruption case of Alderman Willie Cochran. Later, Les Bernal, National Director of Stop Predatory Gambling, talks about gambling addiction and the recent Illinois gambling expansion bill.

  • B2B – Michael Mondavi

    This week on Barrel to Bottle, a man whose name is synonymous with Napa Valley, Michael Mondavi. Mondavi shares his unique perspective in a conversation that's lighthearted but touches on some issues important to the wine world and beyond: from natural, organic and biodynamic viticulture; labor shortages in an age when a legal, documented migrant workforce is scarce: the impact climate change is having on grape vines today; the changing role of the wine critic; to the timeless, refreshing taste of rose over ice. Stick around for the Q&A segment, when the team answers your question about where to start with old world wine.

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