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  • Wintrust Business Lunch 02/07/19: Compromised Passwords, Retirement Planning, Refrigerator App & Sharing DNA with FBI

    We’re all at risk of our passwords being hacked.  Rochelle Garner joins Steve to tell us how to avoid becoming a victim of a compromised password.  Obviously, passwords are a huge deal.  What if the CEO suddenly dies and he’s the only soul that know the password to access customers’ digital currency?  Aaron Hankins calls in to talk about the Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX mishap. Bill Geiger joins along to advise us on retirement planning and why it’s important to prepare […]

  • Cancer Awareness Month: Lotsu Digestive Health & Nutrition Center offers community health open house

    In honor of Cancer Awareness Month, Lotsu Digestive Health & Nutrition Center will host an open house Monday, February 18 from 8:00am to 3:00pm. Dr. Dzifaa Lotsu M.D. is very passionate about educating people on digestive health and stresses that “cancer can be prevented if it’s detected early”.  Hosting this open house for the community will give guests the opportunity to discuss topics like cancer screenings,  prevention, diet, nutrition, fitness and more. If talking in an open dialogue is too much,  guests will also have the opportunity […]

  • ‘American Soul’: BET Launches New Series Inspired by Soul Train

    “The hippest trip in American” will make an impression in households once again. ‘American Soul’ is a drama series that tells the story of Soul Train and its creator Don Cornelius.  The 10 episode series will premiere February 5th on BET and will air every Tuesday. The all-star lineup cast and crew will put you in a time capsule that will take you on an emotional journey throughout the 1970’s. Lead actor, Sinqua Walls (Don Cornelius) and singer/actress Kelly Price (Brianne Clarke) stopped by the WGN […]

  • Brian Noonan 1/1/19- First show for the New Year

    Roe and Anna has New Year’s day off and Brian is filling again with the latest news and politics. Karen Conti also joins to show with legal advice and her annual legal wrap-up of 2018.

  • Maurice Mobetta Brown Sets the Mood for the Holidays | Mobetta Annual Holiday Jam

    Grammy award-Winning Jazz Trumpeter Maurice Mobetta Brown is coming home for the holidays to celebrate with the Mobetta Annual Holiday Jam. He’s been serenading us with this holiday jam for seven years straight and leaves us each time waiting for the next year.  This time he’s bringing along special friends Chris Dave (Drums), Mononeon (Bass), Isiah Sharkey(Guitar/Vocals) and Peter Cottontale (Keys/Vocals). This will go down December 22,  2018  at Martyrs’ 3855 N. Lincoln Ave.  Showtime at 9:00pm.  Tix can be bought in advance. Here’s what you […]

  • Comedian Tommy Davidson-It’s Not All Strictly Business

    Comedian Tommy Davidson sat down to chat with Marsha Lyles prior to hitting the stage at Chicago Improv. He talks about rebooting  ‘In Living Color’, many things that he’s learned during his travels  on his series ‘Vacation Creation’, learning about being abandoned as an infant and more! Check him out at the Chicago Improv: Dec 21st- 8:00pm & 10:15pm Dec 22nd- 7:00pm & 9:15pm

  • Facebook and your privacy

    An internationally renowned security technologist and fellow at Harvard University, Bruce Schneier phones in to Roe to talk about the recent controversy of Facebook’s data sharing deals.

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    Rep. Adam Kinzinger on Syria pullout: “If Barack Obama had done this, GOP would be furious”

    Rep. Adam Kinzinger feels Trump's decision to pull out of Syria is "the dumbest."  He shares his reasons for believing so with Roe and Anna.

  • BruceWillisGoodDayDieHard-20thCenturyFox

    Top Five@5 (12/19/18): Paul Ryan bids farewell at the Library of Congress, not everyone is convinced President Trump’s Syria pullout is a good choice, 20th Century Fox steps into debate over ‘Die Hard’ being a Christmas movie, and more.

    Top Five@5 for Monday, December 19, 2018: House speaker Paul Ryan bids farewell at the Library of Congress.  He says he never wanted to be speaker. Following Trump’s claim that ISIS has been defeated in Syria, Marco Rubio is among those that believe the pullout is a mistake. ‘Die Hard’ for Christmas?  20th Century Fox steps into the debate. Fart spray and glitter makes a perfect combo for package pirates.  At least that’s what one NASA engineer thought.  And more!

  • Mo’Nique | Unapologetic, Unafraid and Uplifting

    During her trip to Chicago for a sold out show at the Improv Schaumburg, comedian Mo’Nique stopped by the WGN Radio studios to talk with Marsha Lyles. Her vocality has caused quite a stir in 2018.  After having as a dispute with Netflix about a $500,000 deal to do a comedy special, Mo’Nique took to social media to express her dismay about inequality and felt they were gender and color biased.  At that point she asked her fans to boycott the platform. […]

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