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The Complete List Of 2017 GRAMMY NomineesThe award ceremony will air live at 8 pm ET on Sunday, February 12th on CBS.
Drowsy Driving As Dangerous As DUI - News With Mary DixonIf you got less than seven hours of sleep and need to drive somewhere, GO BACK TO BED! New research from AAA and the CDC finds the risk of sleepy drivers getting into an accident is about the same as the risk for drunk drivers … (UPDATE) The CTA Green and Pink lines are running normally again, after nearly 5 hours of disruption. A man was walking on the tracks near Morgan before Chicago police persuaded him to come down ... The University of Chicago is investigating at least one neo-Nazi flyer posted on campus. Two Marist High School seniors are suing the Southwest Side school after being expelled for being part of a racist group text last month during protests in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood … The World Series champion Cubs are hiking ticket prices by about 20-percent for the 2017 season. The Tribune reports the team is trying to schedule a White House visit before President Obama leaves office … The Bulls lost to the TrailBlazers … tonight the Blackhawks host the Coyotes … It’ll be cloudy today with temperatures in the mid-30s.
THE BIG BEAT Brings You the Latest from Bon Iver, Strand of Oaks, Run The Jewels, The xx, and MoreIf you need more new music in your life, there's a whole bunch of it waiting for you here. Point and click, people.
Info Regarding The Upcoming Local Anesthetic Holiday Spectacular 25th Anniversary "Best of"As I've done for the last couple of Holiday Spectaculars that have landed on Anesthetic anniversary years ending in either "0" or "5", this year, being the 25th anniversary of Local Anesthetic, I will whittle down all previous entries in to one sixty-minute "Best Of".
Two Minute Drill: A Winter Wonder [Listen]"I felt a little rusty at first 'cause it's been about a month since I played my last game right before the bye week, but kinda settled in towards the end of the game and felt more and more comfortable. It felt really good to get back out there; my back held up great, just a little sore and tight this morning, but overall felt really good."
Saturday Morning Flashback: 1997 [Playlist]1997 made its Flashback debut this week and despite being a slice of relatively recent history, it sounded fresh and nostalgic at the same time.

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VIDEO: Australian Man Punches Kangaroo In Order To Rescue His DogAnd in the latest viral video headline we didn't think we'd write....
Junior Tonight, Buddy Guy Next Week On Blues BreakersJunior Wells will be our Artist of the Week tonight. Next Monday, December 12, we welcome Buddy Guy to the studio for a live, one hour visit.
Info Regarding The Upcoming Local Anesthetic Holiday Spectacular 25th Anniversary "Best of"As I've done for the last couple of Holiday Spectaculars that have landed on Anesthetic anniversary years ending in either "0" or "5", this year, being the 25th anniversary of Local Anesthetic, I will whittle down all previous entries in to one sixty-minute "Best Of".
The Highest Paid Musicians Of 2016In other words, they made some serious cash.
Local Anesthetic Playlist For Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016 [Playlist & Free Download]Chicago music from Post Animal, Split Single, The Fat Babies, Sunjacket, Whitney, The Sirens Records and John Mott
New Chicago Music On This Sunday Night's Local AnestheticNew sides from Post Animal, Split Single, The Fat Babies, Sunjacket, Whitney, Sirens Records and John Mott, tomorrow night at 7:30pm

Music News

Who is Sturgill Simpson?Everything you need to know about the GRAMMY Nominee for best album.
Jazz Transfusion Playlist December 4,2016
GRAMMY Nominees 2017: See the ListThe GRAMMYs will air live Sunday, February 12th on CBS. Unsurprisingly, there are a lot of nominations for Adele and Beyonce.
Pink Floyd Pig Inspires Trump ProtestA Chicago design firm has proposed a pretty creative act of civil disobedience.
Neil Young: The Best Song from Every AlbumWarning: "Heart of Gold," "Cinnamon Girl" and "Rockin' in the Free World" are not on this list.
AFI Announce 2017 North American Tour'The Blood Tour' kicks off in January.

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Win Tickets To A 93XRT Show With Trombone ShortyTrombone Shorty is coming to Park West to play a 93XRT show on February 3rd. Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the show. Tickets on sale now. Visit JamUSA.com for more details. 
Win A Pair Of Tickets To A 93XRT Show With JapandroidsJapandroids are coming to the Vic Theatre on February 15th for a 93XRT show. Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets. Tickets are on sale now. Visit JamUSA.com for more details. 
Win A Pair Of Tickets To See Mike DoughtyMike Doughty is coming to Lincoln Hall on February 18th for a 93XRT show. Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the show! Tickets on sale now. Visit lh-st.com for more information. Must be 21+. 
Win A Pair Of Tickets To See Margaret GlaspyMargaret Glaspy is returning to Chicago to play at Schubas on January 29th. Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the show. Tickets on sale now. Visit lh-st.com for more information. 
Win A Pair Of Tickets To See DawesDawes is coming back to Chicago for a 93XRT show on March 1st at the Riviera Theatre! Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the show. Tickets are on sale now. Visit JamUSA.com for more information. 
Win Tickets To See Tributosaurus Beatles Project Tributosaurus becomes the Beatles for two nights at the Copernicus Center on December 9th and 10th. They will be playing the very best songs from the Beatles entire career from both the Red and Blue albums. Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets! Tickets on sale now. Visit copernicuscenter.com for more information. 

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