This Week On XRT

Why You Need To Update Your iPhone & iPad Today - News With Mary DixonApple wants us to update our iPhones after an activist in the United Arab Emirates discovered an attempt to put spyware on his phone. It would be the first known case of malware that could allow hackers to read texts, emails and listen to sounds from a fully updated iPhone 6. ... Illinois State Police shot and injured two robbery suspects on the South Side overnight. They’re also investigating a shooting on I-57 in Matteson ... UPDATE: A fatal accident has made for miserable traffic on westbound I-80-94 at Cline Avenue in northwest Indiana ... Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are arguing over who will do more for minority Americans. He is telling CNN he’ll deport many undocumented immigrants ... Governor Rauner is unhappy with the Illinois Supreme Court – which has blocked a ballot referendum on appointing an independent panel to draw up the state’s political map ... Another strong aftershock in central Italy, and the death toll has risen to nearly 270 ... The White Sox beat the Mariners at home ... Partly sunny today with a high around 80.
Dawes, Norah Jones, Local Natives - New Noise at Nine. Thursday August 25, 2016XRT listeners have been waiting for a while for new music from a whole bunch of artists on this week's New Noise at Nine.
Friday Feature: Bruce SpringsteenDa Boss, all day long on XRT!
This Week On XRT: Programming HighlightsFriday Feature: Bruce Springsteen, '74 on Flashback! Visit Wendy @ Schubas this Saturday! Sunday Night Concert – The Tragically Hip!
White Sox At The Gary? - News With Mary Dixon
Baseball's Sad Lexicon 2016 With Apologies To Franklin Pierce Adams And Ben ZobristThese are the saddest of all possible words: Russell to Baez to Rizz.
Clearance On This Sunday Night's Local AnestheticClearance release a new 7" this week and we'll be spinning and discussing the tracks Sunday night at 7:30.
Chicago Police Debunk Trump's Chicago Violence Story - News With Mary DixonDonald Trump says a Chicago cop told him the city's violence could be resolved in a week with tougher tactics; police brass say none of them ever talked to Trump ... UPDATE: Chicago police are investigating five murders and more than a dozen other shootings around the city ... An earthquake in Italy has devastated two small towns northeast of Rome ... Turkey has launched strikes against ISIS forces across the border in Syria ... as Vice President Biden arrives in Ankara ... The FBI is investigating a cyber-attack on the New York Times and several other major news outlets ... The Cubs won in San Diego, the White Sox beat the Phillies ... We're expecting showers and thunderstorms through this evening, with a high today in the low-80s.
South Chicago Arson Kills Four - News With Mary DixonUPDATE: Chicago police confirm 4 deaths - a 3-month-old infant, 2 children and a man - in an apartment building fire near 81st and Essex. One man is in custody; they suspect he set the fire after an argument. Mayor Emanuel is proposing to give senior citizens a break on his proposed utility tax ... Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is maintaining his promise to build a wall on the Mexican border; The State Department is reviewing 15-thousand of Democrat Hillary Clinton's emails ... President Obama travels today to Baton Rouge, where heavy rains and flooding have damaged more than 60-thousand homes ... The T-Rex displayed at O'Hare International will be dismantled and sent to the Netherlands starting today ... The Cubs won in San Diego ... It'll be sunny and in the low-80s today ... thunderstorms are coming tomorrow.
Len & Lin: Pearl Jam Rocks Wrigley; Cubs Rocked in Colorado [Listen]"Yesterday was kind of summed up by the homerun hit by Addison Russell; it was 10-nothing and he hit a homerun into a trashcan in left, and I think that was a metaphor for the day the Cubs had."
Lin Brehmer's Top 10 Random Concert Moments Of The WeekendA story of Lin Brehmer's encounters at Pearl Jam and Wilco this past weekend.
Local Anesthetic Playlist For Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016 [Playlist & Free Download]The newest Chicago releases from Clearance, Troy Anderson, Radar Eyes, Joe George, Nino Arobelidze and Soft Speaker

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