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Chicago’s Crime Beat Reporters: Telling The Stories Of The City [Listen]

Sam Charles of the Sun Times and the Tribune’s Peter Nickeas stopped by to discuss why they feel it’s important to tell these stories. July’s Public Affairs show on XRT includes some surprising crime statistics, and insight into why you should never call this town Chiraq.


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The ‘XRT Morning Show Week in Review [Listen]

It’s the end of the week, so let’s take a look back at some of the topics that we touched upon on the WXRT Morning Show with Lin Brehmer and Mary Dixon: Mary Dixon reported […]



Fly To Boston for Tom Petty At Fenway Park!

As mid-summer approaches, there is still so much to look forward to! August 23rd will be a great Saturday night in Chicago, with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers tearing the roof off the United Center. […]


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Do New Music Thursday Right With This Album Preview From Spoon, “Do You” Exclusive [Free Download]

Interested in hearing what some have said may be a contender for Song of the Summer? Then you came to the right place. “Do You” is available here as a free download this week.


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Rest in Peace, Johnny Winter [Listen]

He was 15 when he released his first single. He came out of Beaumont, Texas in love with the blues of Muddy Waters and Bobby Blue Bland. His first album in 1968 was released on […]