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Fist Bump Is The Cleanest Greeting

Fist bumps are not just for the young and hip anymore, but are now for all who want to avoid germs. British researchers found that a fist bump transfers the least amount of bacteria.

WXRT–07/28/2014

Buddy and Tom at House Of Blues New Orleans

Blues Benefit Announcement, Buddy Guy Feature, Blues Breakers Monday

Blues fans, a heads-up here. On Monday evening’s Blues Breakers we will be announcing details of a blues celebration/benefit/jam coming soon with tickets going on sale very soon. Plus, our Artist of the Week will […]

07/27/2014

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McIlroy’s Dad Makes Good On Ten Year Old Bet

Rory McIlroy wasn’t the only big winner in his family. McIlroy won the British Open and his dad won a 10 year old bet. Gerry McIlroy, Rory’s father, placed a bet when his son was 15 that Rory would win the British Open before he was 26.

WXRT–07/21/2014

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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.

WXRT–07/18/2014

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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 […]

07/18/2014