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Because America: Today's PlaylistIn 25 years on the morning show, I have never received more commentary on a selection of songs as I have today.
Inauguration Day - News With Mary DixonTens of thousands of supporters and protesters are gathering in Washington, DC for the inauguration of Donald Trump as our 45th president. He will be sworn in at about 11 a.m. Chicago time ... with the Obamas leaving Washington for a vacation soon after Trump's inaugural address ... American law enforcement and intelligence agencies are looking at intercepted communications and financial transactions as they probe links between Russian officials and Trump's associates, including his former campaign chair ... according to the New York Times ... In Chicago, demonstrators plan to be in Daley Plaza this afternoon and at the Trump Hotel this evening. Tomorrow, tens of thousands are expected for the Women's March at Jackson and Columbus. The CTA and Metra are adding longer trains for the day ... An off duty Chicago police officer charged with murder has been released with an electronic monitor - no bail. A Bolingbrook officer has died in a one-vehicle crash ... The Mexican drug lord El Chapo has been extradited to the US ... Rescue crews have found some survivors in that central Italian hotel buried by an avalanche ... The Bulls' Jimmy Butler will be a starter in the All Star game. The Bulls play in Atlanta and the Blackhawks are in Boston tonight ... Patchy fog, light rain and drizzle today and tomorrow. High temperatures today in the low-40s.
My 5 Lives: "People Have The Power"Activist, poet, songwriter, the High Priestess of Rock – Patti Smith has words for all occasions. To some, today calls for only four: People Have The Power.
Celebrate 25 Years of Lin Brehmer as WXRT's Morning Host!Lin Brehmer is marking 25 years as the morning host at WXRT!
Arcade Fire Return With New Song "I Give You Power" Ft. Mavis Staples [Listen]The long-awaited return to 'Reflektor' is here.
Larry Mullen Jr. of U2 Reviews Bono's Resume [Listen]Here's a short segment of a 2009 interview where Larry Mullen Jr. talks about Bono joining the band.

On XRT

Take A Trip Back In Time With This Video Of 1964 ChicagoFeaturing fantastic footage of Buckingham Fountain, Intercontinental Hotel, Oriental Theatre, and more.
Arcade Fire & Mavis Staples, Sturgill Simpson, Laura Marling - New Noise at Nine. Thursday January 19, 2017
The Rolling Stones' "Heart Of Stone" Was Donald & Melania Trump's Walk Up Song At Today’s Inauguration ConcertTaking place at today's inauguration concert.
Google Maps Releases Feature That Will Make Your Life That Much EasierAn already shortened commute could become quicker.
Steve Carell Masterfully Pranks Internet With "Office" Reunion RumorsOf course, he blamed it on Toby.
This Week's GiveawaysTake a look at what we're giving away on 93XRT.com this week!

Music News

Listen to John Mellencamp's New Song 'Easy Target'"So black lives matter/ Who we trying to kid? Here's an easy target/ Don't matter, never did/ Crosses burning such a long time ago 400 years and we still don't let it go," he sings.
Arcade Fire & Mavis Staples, Sturgill Simpson, Laura Marling - New Noise at Nine. Thursday January 19, 2017
3 Doors Down Manager Explains Decision to Play Trump Inauguration"3 Doors have that God, guns, and country black-and-white sort of viewpoint."
Alanis Morissette's Manager Admits to Stealing Nearly $5 MillionSchwartz admitted to stealing nearly $5 million from Morissette between May 2010 and January 2014.
Download Ringo Starr's Latest Peace Song for Free“Time has come for everyone/To lay down all your guns/And let the light of love shine on and on,” Starr sings.
Bruce Springsteen Bids Obama Farewell with White House ConcertSpringsteen, who was awarded by Obama last year with a presidential metal of freedom, was joined by his wife Patti Scialfa.

Contests

Win Tickets To See The xxThe xx are coming to Aragon Ballroom on May 1st. Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the show! Tickets are on sale now. Visit ticketmaster.com for more information. 
Win Tickets To A 93XRT Show With San FerminSan Fermin is coming to Thalia Hall on April 12th for a 93XRT show. Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the show. Tickets are on sale now. Visit thaliahallchicago.com for more information. 
Win Tickets To See Joe BonamassaWin a pair of tickets to see GRAMMY-nominated blues-rock guitar icon, Joe Bonamassa, at Chicago Theatre on Friday, March 10th. Do not miss the opportunity to see one of the greatest guitarists of our time.
Win Tickets To A 93XRT Show With Aimee Mann Aimee Mann is coming to Park West for a 93XRT show on April 29th. Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets. Tickets are on sale now. Visit JamUSA.com for more information. 
See The Lemon Twigs On The BlueCross BlueShield Performance StageThe Lemon Twigs will perform Live on BlueCross BlueShield Performance Stage on Thursday, January 26th! Enter for your chance to attend the performance. Can't make it? You can stream the performance live at 93XRT.com! 
See Bear’s Den On The BlueCross BlueShield Performance StageBear's Den will perform Live on BlueCross BlueShield Performance Stage on the afternoon of Friday, January 27th! Enter for your chance to attend the performance. Can't make it? You can stream the performance live at 93XRT.com! 

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