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Chicago Tonight

Remembering TV Pitchman Ron Popeil

The dynamic TV pitchman and inventor has died. He was 86 years old.

Remembering TV Pitchman Ron Popeil

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Chicago Tonight

Lollapalooza Rocks Chicago as COVID-19 Cases Rise

Arts correspondent Angel Idowu talks with music fans and artists in Grant Park.

Lollapalooza Rocks Chicago as COVID-19 Cases Rise

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Chicago Tonight

Is Lollapalooza Good for Chicago’s Independent Music Venues?

We speak with Chris Bauman from the Chicago Independent Venue League.

Is Lollapalooza Good for Chicago’s Independent Music Venues?

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Chicago Tonight

How Loop Businesses are Faring Amid the Pandemic

We check in with Kiana Distasi from the Chicago Loop Alliance.

How Loop Businesses are Faring Amid the Pandemic

Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Global Shortage of Computer Chips Hits US Manufacturing

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Global Shortage of Computer Chips Hits US Manufacturing

A scarcity of computer chips is driving up car prices. What could be next?

Global Shortage of Computer Chips Hits US Manufacturing

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Ask Geoffrey: Cicero’s Klas Restaurant

Geoffrey Baer on the status of a beloved — and endangered — Czech restaurant.

Ask Geoffrey: Cicero’s Klas Restaurant

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Chicago Tonight

Advisory Board Aims to Help Restore Chicago’s Urban Canopy

Chicago has been losing an ally in the fight against global warming: trees.

Advisory Board Aims to Help Restore Chicago’s Urban Canopy

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Chicago Tonight

Spotlight Politics: Insurrection Committee Hearings

Our Spotlight Politics team on the political fallout of the January 6 committee.

Spotlight Politics: Insurrection Committee Hearings

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Chicago Tonight

Simone Biles Withdraws from Olympic Event

We discuss the mental health toll some athletes pay.

Simone Biles Withdraws from Olympic Event

Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Illinois Laws on Marriage Certificates More LGBT Friendly

Chicago Tonight

Illinois Laws on Marriage Certificates More LGBT Friendly

Two new laws help ease the marriage certification process for the LGBTQ+ community.

Illinois Laws on Marriage Certificates More LGBT Friendly

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Chicago Tonight

COVID-19 Cases Spike Across the Country, Again

Rising COVID numbers, a possible vaccine booster shot, and new mask guidance from the CDC.

COVID-19 Cases Spike Across the Country, Again

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Chicago Tonight

City Expands Eligibility for Lead Service Line Program

Your home might be eligible for lead service line replacement. We share the details.

City Expands Eligibility for Lead Service Line Program

Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Chris Ware Explores the Place ‘Where Comics Came to Life’

Chicago Tonight

Chris Ware Explores the Place ‘Where Comics Came to Life’

Artist Chris Ware is our tour guide for a new exhibition on comics in Chicago.

Chris Ware Explores the Place ‘Where Comics Came to Life’

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UChicago-Led Team Discovers Way to Boost Crop Production

Scientists discover a way to dramatically increase crop yields.

UChicago-Led Team Discovers Way to Boost Crop Production

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Chicago Tonight

Local Street Markets Adjust to Pandemic Restrictions

We check in with Chicago-area street markets on their pandemic recovery.

Local Street Markets Adjust to Pandemic Restrictions

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Chicago Tonight

How Climate Change Impacts US and Global Migration

We look into climate-induced migration.

How Climate Change Impacts US and Global Migration

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Chicago Tonight

Congress Members on Jan. 6 Hearings

Local Congress members react to the first day of the Jan. 6 insurrection hearings.

Congress Members on Jan. 6 Hearings

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Chicago Tonight

Chicago Police Defend Use of ‘Deeply Flawed’ Gang Database

More questions over records listing approximately 135,000 Chicagoans as members of gangs.

Chicago Police Defend Use of ‘Deeply Flawed’ Gang Database

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Chicago Tonight

U of C Examines Connection Between Poverty and Child Welfare

A look at the barriers facing families that need financial assistance.

U of C Examines Connection Between Poverty and Child Welfare

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Chicago Tonight

Scientists Expect Extended Fire Season as Climate Warms

Wildfires raging across the U.S. West cast a smoky haze visible in Chicago.

Scientists Expect Extended Fire Season as Climate Warms

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Chicago Tonight

On 31st Anniversary of ADA, Biden Announces New Protections

The president marks the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

On 31st Anniversary of ADA, Biden Announces New Protections

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Chicago Tonight

How the Lipizzan Stallions Learn to Dance

Arts correspondent Angel Idowu visits Tempel Farms just north of Chicago.

How the Lipizzan Stallions Learn to Dance

Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Crain’s Headlines: Aon Scraps $30B Merger Deal

Chicago Tonight

Crain’s Headlines: Aon Scraps $30B Merger Deal

A merger that would have created the world’s largest insurance brokerage falls through.

Crain’s Headlines: Aon Scraps $30B Merger Deal

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Chicago Tonight

Chicago’s Top Doctor on Lollapalooza, COVID-19 Surge

COVID-19 cases are once again skyrocketing across the country — including in Chicago.

Chicago’s Top Doctor on Lollapalooza, COVID-19 Surge