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Yahoo! Users: Change Your Passwords - News With Mary DixonYahoo wants users to change their passwords and security questions ... it's blaming a 'state-sponsored actor' for a huge data breach two years ago that we're just learning about ... Mayor Emanuel's calling for more police officers, jobs and mentoring in Chicago's most violent neighborhoods ... A quieter night in Charlotte, North Carolina ... where the family of a black man shot by police has seen the video of his death ... The Patriots creamed the Texans ... Chicago's baseball teams had the night off ... the Cubs host the Cardinals today ... the White Sox play in Cleveland tonight ... A bit foggy this morning ... it'll be cloudy today with scattered showers and a high temperature in the upper-70s.
Diary of an Overnight DJ: Interviewing Wayne Coyne, Deep Digs at Dawn, Goose Island Block Party and your last chance for #XRTeal10/10 would click on and read this article in its entirety.
The Pretenders, Empire of The Sun, Florence + The Machine - New Noise at Nine. Thursday September 22, 2016Long awaited new music from The Pretenders, Phish (with a horn section), a collaboration between a sweet soul singer and a vampire, and more.
7 (More) Sites for Scoring New Vinyl OnlineNothing will ever beat heading to a new or favorite record store and fluttering through the dusty LP, on the hunt for that diamond in the rough. These sites simply offer another, fun way to find new music and steadily grow your collection. These funk few are nowhere near the entirety of that’s out there. At the end of the day, who doesn’t love getting mail?
This Week On XRT: Programming HighlightsFriday Feature: Bruce Springsteen & Ray Charles, '92 on Flashback, Sunday Night Concert - Glen Hansard
Rahm To Speak On Crime - News With Mary DixonMayor Rahm Emanuel will focus on policing, youth mentoring and parenting when he lays out his plan tonight for fighting crime in Chicago ... The National Guard is being called in to Charlotte, North Carolina after a second night of protests against police shootings turned violent ... They're back to fighting in Syria ... while US and Russian diplomats blame each other for breaking the cease-fire ... The Cubs beat the Reds ... the White Sox lost in Philadelphia ... It'll be cloudy today with high temperatures in the upper-70s ... And it's another year without a call from the MacArthur Foundation ... 23 other artists, scientists and thinkers have been awarded this year's genius grants. The rest of us? We gotta go to work today.

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Breakfast With The Beatles – September 25, 2016Miss Breakfast with the Beatles this week? Here's the playlist for September 25.
This Week On XRT: Programming HighlightsFriday Feature: Bruce Springsteen & Ray Charles, '92 on Flashback, Sunday Night Concert - Glen Hansard
What's New On Netflix This OctoberThere are some pretty solid choices on here.
The Sopranos Grab Top Spot In Rolling Stone's Top 100 TV Shows Of All TimeIt's not an easy task, but someone had to do it.
Scarlett Johansson Releases Stellar Cover Of New Order's "Bizarre Love Triangle"Scarlett Johansson's band Sugar For Sugar contributed a cover of New Order's "Bizarre Love Triangle" as party of a charity record called The Time Is Now.
Jamila Woods On This Sunday Night's Local AnestheticJamila is part of the incredible youth movement in Chicago music. Her "HEAVN" release is also one of the year's best releases. She'll join me for music and conversation this Sunday night at 7:30 on Local Anesthetic on XRT.

Music News

Red Hot Chili Peppers: A Look Back at 'Blood Sugar Sex Magik' 25 Years LaterWith "Give It Away," "Under the Bridge" and "Breaking the Girl," it brought the club act to the arena level, where they've stayed for a quarter century.
Bruce Springsteen on Trump: 'The Republic is Under Siege by a Moron'As for Trump? Well he's got an opinion on that, too.
Hear Previously Unreleased David Bowie Album 'The Gouster'The album 'The Gouster' is part of a massive box set featuring Bowie's work from 1974-1976.
My Chemical Romance Releases The Black Parade 10th Anniversary EditionThe new edition also includes 11 previously unreleased demos and outtakes from the original recording session
Butch Vig Recalls Producing Nirvana's 'Nevermind'"Kurt wanted his band to be very successful," Vig said. "Nirvana may have come across as punk slackers, but that’s definitely not who they were."
Listen to Oasis' 'Going Nowhere' Demo From the 'Be Here Now' Reissue"Going Nowhere" was written and recorded in the mid-'90s and will appear on the reissue's second disc of B-sides, demos and extras.'

Contests

Win Tickets To A 93XRT Show With Twin Peaks At MetroTwin Peaks are returning to their hometown for a 93XRT Show at Metro on December 17th. Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets! Tickets are on sale now. Visit MetroChicago.com for more information. 
Win Tickets To Bloody Mary Fest 2016Don't miss Chicago's Bloody Mary Competition 4 on Sunday, October 16th at Plumbers Hall in the West Loop! Over a dozen restaurants and bars will compete for the coveted trophy by winning your taste buds. Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets! Tickets available NOW at BloodyMaryChi.com. Must be 21+. 
Win Tickets To See The Head And The HeartThe Head and the Heart are coming to the Aragon Ballroom on October 14th. Enter to win a pair of tickets from Jam Productions! For more information, visit Ticketmaster.com. 
See Warpaint Live From The BlueCross BlueShield Performance StageWarpaint will perform Live on BlueCross BlueShield Performance Stage on Friday, September 30th at 1p! Enter for your chance to attend the performance. Can't make it? You can stream the performance live at 93XRT.com! 
Win An XRT Rock & Roll X-Cursion to Voodoo Music Festival Enter for a chance to win an XRT Rock & Roll X-Cursion for two to attend Voodoo Music Festival October 28th-October 31st in New Orleans!
Win Tickets To The Brew Moon Beer & Band FestivalThe 6th Annual Brew Moon Beer and Band Festival is Saturday, October 15th at the MAX in McCook! This indoor craft beer fest offers over 200 of the finest craft, import and micro-breweries to sample. Presented by Palmer Place Restaurant and the McCook Athletic Expo (the MAX), Brew Moon offers unlimited pours, home brewer pavilions, live music, complimentary tasting glass and more. Event proceeds benefit The LeaderShop and Pillars. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit http://brewmoonfest.com/. 

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