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  • Asha Rangappa on Mueller

    Yale Senior Lecturer Asha Rangappa joins Rich and Tina to discuss the latest on the Mueller probe.

  • B2B – Ep. 64 Port 2016

    If you take out all the glamorous wine categories... Binny's Wine Buyer Bill Newton is responsible for everything else. One of his favorite categories is Port, which is getting extra attention for the release of the 2016 vintage - the first declared Port vintage since 2011. What Port lacks in glamour, it more than makes up for in intensity and ageability. Bill shares a favorite vintage aged Port and talks about this great vintage. Stick around for the Q&A segment, when the team answers your question about red wine and cold weather.

  • Mayoral candidate Dorothy Brown

    Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown is in studio to discuss her run for Chicago mayor.

  • uh-PARENT-ly Ep. 24 | Depression, anxiety and the holiday blues: Tips for surviving the stretch from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day

    Approximately 12 million women in the United States experience clinical depression each year. And during the holidays, when everyone is supposed to be happy and joyful, many suffer in silence. Dr. Megan Kennedy from Edward-Elmhurst Health tells uh-PARENT-ly cohosts Tracy Weiner and Anne Johnsos it’s important to prioritize. Are holiday cards absolutely necessary? Do you need to “win” the white elephant? Maybe your time is better spent focusing on what’s really important.

  • Health, Fitness & Empowerment with BJJ Black Belt Sophia McDermott

    Sophia McDermott, Australia’s first female Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt and multiple time World & Pan Am Champion, and one of my soul sisters, joins me to discuss female empowerment, health, nutrition, fitness, jiu-jitsu and running a business while being a single mom of two. Sophia is a NASM certified personal trainer specializing in nutrition, a lifelong athlete and founder of SophiaFit. Check out everything in her world at

  • B2B – Ep. 63 Cali Cab

    Cabernet is king, especially during the holidays. The full Barrel to Bottle team is in the house, joined by Binny's Wine Buyer Bill Newton, to talk through everything California Cabernet Sauvignon, tasting samples from Sonoma to Napa. Wines featured include cabernet bottlings from Gundlach Bundschu, Rodney Strong Alexander's Crown, Ulysees and Robert Mondavi. Stick around for the Q&A segment, when the team tackles your question about Malbec.

  • Defining an Era in Rock & Roll: Music Legend Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes’ Best Christmas Party Ever, ‘Be My Baby’, ‘The Best Part of Breaking Up’, ‘Take Me Home Tonight’

    To preview her upcoming concert with The Ronettes at The Arcada Theater in St. Charles on Sunday December 9th, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Ronnie Spector joins Dave Plier to talk about her life, music and message of love, and working with fellow music icons Darlene Love, Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, Eddie Money and The Rolling Stones. Do you have a favorite Ronnie Spector song?

  • TV’s Merriest Must-See Holiday Classics

    Grab the family, hot cocoa and cookies as Dave Plier, Roger Badesch, Ben Anderson and listeners talk about the non-stop marathon of beloved holiday TV classics that have aired for the last 6 decades including The Honeymooners, The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Andy Griffith Show, The Brady Bunch, Happy Days, All in the Family, Seinfeld’s Festivus, Curb Your Enthusiasm and more. What is your favorite holiday TV episode?

  • Nothing Beats the Sweet Holiday Treats at Anderson’s Candy!

    Leif Anderson and Katie Anderson join Dave Plier to talk about their century-old family business, their annual give-back gift box and their award winning chocolates.

  • Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Darlene Love: The Voice that Launched Hundreds of Hits including ‘He’s a Rebel’, ‘The Boy I’m Gonna Marry’, ‘Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)

    Dave talks to music legend, Darlene Love, about her early days singing in her Church choir, working with Phil Spector, Elvis, Marvin Gaye, Sonny & Cher, Paul Shaffer, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, her role int he Lethal Weapon movies and her biggest hits including ‘He’s a Rebel’ and 'Christmas Baby Please Come Home'.