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  • Childcare and Camp Options During 2019 CPS Teachers’ Strike

    With a Chicago Teachers Union strike now officially set to start Thursday, October 17th, know that you have options of places to send your kids when CPS is closed. Check out our list of classes, camps, and childcare options available during the strike.   Official Chicago Public Schools Contingency Plan Codeverse Codeverse is programming a day full of game creation, robotics, interactive activities and more. Full-day camp from 9:00am – 3:00pm with an early drop-off that begins at 8:00am and late […]

  • Win Blackhawks Tickets from Four Seasons

    Four Seasons Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing is giving you a chance to win a pair of their four season Chicago Blackhawks tickets this season! Keep listening every Monday for a chance to win! Giveaways will happen 7:40am on the Steve Cochran Show and at 4:40pm on the Roe Conn Show. On select days, there will be more chances to win by tuning-in to the Bill and Wendy Show (10am – 12pm) and the John Williams Show (1pm – 3pm)*. […]

  • Video: Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood is seeing a rebirth that builds on the history of the community

    Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood was once called the “perfect community.” From its origins as a planned company town, its designation as a national monument by President Obama, and its ongoing rebirth, residents and businesses are continuing the traditions and honoring the history of the community while they look to the future.

  • VIDEO: Meet Newsroom Anchor Vic Vaughn

    Meet the team from WGN Radio’s Northwestern Medicine Newsroom! In this video series, you’ll get to know the reporters and anchors that bring you the news and keep you informed every day. First up is Vic Vaughn. Vic joined WGN Radio in 2014. You hear him overnights, 11pm to 6am, on The Nick Digilio Show and delivering Alexa “Flash Briefings” to your Amazon Echo smart speaker.  Vaughn left a career in national defense to pursue broadcasting. He previously served in […]

  • PHOTOS: The Steve Cochran Show at WGN-TV’s Back-To-School Kids Fair

    WGN-TV’s 18th Annual Back-To-School Kids Fair was the perfect way to get people excited about the new school year. See photos of The Steve Cochran Show’s live broadcast from the event which was filled with friends, fun guests, live animals and more. Listen to the full show here:

  • Lollapalooza 2019

    PHOTOS: Lollapalooza 2019 Highlights

    Every year Lollapalooza proves to be more than just a place to enjoy live music or discover new fashion trends. It is an annual event that brings friends together, a destination to interact with brands in a unique way, an environment for people of all ages and most importantly a place to have fun! Check out WGN Radio’s favorite moments from Lollapalooza 2019. Gallery 1: Performances and festival grounds Gallery 2: WGN team with performers, friends and family

  • Video: West Loop’s Scratch Goods specializes in food-grade skincare

    West Loop’s Scratch Goods specializes in food-grade skincare. They sell products sourced locally and offer classes on proper use of the items as well as other aspects of mindful living and wellness. They support a local women’s shelter as well as other non-profits in the community.

  • Photo Gallery: The Perfect Holiday Wines

      December is a month of celebration filled with laughter, love and libations! This month Binny’s Beverage Depot has been guiding us on some of the best wines and champagnes for the holidays. Check out some of the wines we have sampled and how some of our friends are enjoying them this holiday season.   Full list of recommended holiday wines and champagnes available at Binny’s Beverage Depot: Henri Leblanc $8.99: Perfect sparkling wine for large gatherings as you can confidently […]

  • Audio and Photos: WGN Radio’s 2018 presentation of “It’s a Wonderful Life”

    The WGN Radio holiday tradition continues. This year, many of WGN Radio’s hosts, newscasters and more gathered in our Performance Studio for a live broadcast of “It’s a Wonderful Life,” with a script based on the classic movie but with a few twists and turns thrown in by our Bill Leff. Click to download. Gallery 1: Gallery 2:

  • Photos: The First Röel at Durty Nellie’s

    The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes visits Durty Nellie’s in Palatine for The First Röel, the jolliest holiday party of the season. Check out photos below and click here for more information about the event and all of our sponsors and partners who made the event possible. Gallery 1 Gallery 2

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