This Week On XRT

Len & Lin: 27 Outs Away from History [Listen]"You're just not going to keep Anthony Rizzo down for very long and he and Addison Russell had the huge game four and then hit the game-winning home run last night. That is a very encouraging sight to see those two guys get it going."
Are You Registered To Vote? - News With Mary DixonThis Sunday is your last day to register to vote in Illinois with an online application. Early voting expands around Illinois on Monday ... Donald Trump is telling supporters he'll accept a 'clear election result' but reserves his right to file a legal challenge if he loses to Hillary Clinton on November 8th ... Chicago firefighters have been putting out a five-alarm fire at a tire shop in the Little Village neighborhood near 26th and Western ... British American Tobacco is offering to buy Reynolds American in a deal that would create the world's biggest publicly traded tobacco company ... The NFL is re-opening its investigation into domestic violence allegations against New York Giants placekicker Josh Brown ... the Cubs are bringing the NLCS home to Chicago with a 3-2 lead after beating the Dodgers, 8-to-4 ... so the Magic Number is 5. But it's really 1. But it's really 5. Also, the Bears lost in Green Bay. Scattered rain early today, and then clear skies and temperatures in the low-50s.
Dr. John & Bruce Springsteen, Kings of Leon, CRX - New Noise at Nine. Thursday October 20, 2016Musical mojo from Dr. John & Springsteen collaboration, The Strokes' Nick Valensi's side project, and solo Jim James among The Best of New Music Thursday.
The Who Friday Feature!This Friday Feature will celebrate the music of The Who!
Hear Songs From Jim James & More New Music ThursdayBruce Springsteen, Jason Isbell, Irma Thomas, Mavis Staples & Warren Haynes have all contributed to: The Musical Mojo of Dr.John: celebrating Mac and his Music and we’ll share their covers.
Trump On Accepting Will Of The People: We'll See - News With Mary DixonA few jaw droppers if you were flipping between baseball and the debate last night: Donald Trump saying he'll keep us in suspense on whether he'll accept the results of next month's election ... a prospect Hillary Clinton calls horrifying and Republican Senator Jeff Flake says is 'beyond the pale.' ... The Republican National Committee spokesman says the party will accept the results of the general election even if their nominee won't ... The Cubs won. Their bats came alive --- Russell and Rizzo homered -- and they tied up the NLCS by beating the Dodgers 10 to 2 ... The CTU's House of Delegates has approved a new four-year contract, which goes to the rank-and-file next week ... The legendary co-founder of Chicago's Chess Records has died. Phil Chess and his brother Leonard were the first to record Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, Etta James and more at 2120 South Michigan Avenue ... An LA jury has found former Bulls star Derrick Rose not liable of gang raping a former girlfriend ... The long wait is over for Cleveland ... they're going to the World Series for the first time in 19 years ... The Bears play in Green Bay tonight ... Cloudy and cooler today, with temperatures in the upper-50s and a slight chance of rain south of the city.
The Flat Five On This Sunday Night's Local Anesthetic!Drummer Alex Hall and bassist Casey McDonough join me to talk about and spin tunes from "It's a World of Love and Hope" this Sunday night at 7:30.
This Week On XRT: Programming HighlightsThe Who Friday Feature!
Watch Shura Perform Live From XRTHead on over to at 2 PM this Thursday to watch Shura perform live on XRT's BlueCross BlueShield Performance Stage.
Baseball Or Politics? - News With Mary DixonTonight: the battle royale. The crafty veteran versus the rookie upstart. Both claiming the throne, both with dangerous flaws to be exploited. Cubs-Dodgers NLCS Game 4? Or the third and final presidential debate? You bet it is ... Classes are on at Chicago's UNO charter schools, with an eleventh-hour agreement on a new teachers contract ... Chicago Teachers Union delegates meet tonight to vote on the contract deal that prevented thair strike ... State police are investigating a shooting on the Bishop Ford ... while the Sun Times reports the city's recorded 600 murders for the year to date ... The Tribune reports hundreds of Chicago Park District water fountains have been shut down after testing positive for high levels of lead ... The Cubs were shut out by the Dodgers and trail 2-games-to-1 in the NLCS ... The Blackhawks won and Marian Hossa scored his 500th career goal ... It'll be sunny and in the 60s today.
Pearl Jam Nominated To Rock Hall - News With Mary DixonUPDATE: The Rock Hall of Fame has announced the nominees for the Class of 2017. The first-timers include Pearl Jam, Jane's Addiction, Depeche Mode, Bad Brains, Tupac Shakur, Joan Baez, Steppenwolf, ELO and ... Journey. Pearl Jam and Tupac are nominated in their first year of eligibility. The finalists will be announced in December ... The FBI has arrested more than 200 suspected pimps and rescued more than 80 children involved in a global sex trafficking ring ... Chicago police are looking for whoever killed a 15-year-old boy last month by lighting him on fire and leaving him in a Dumpster ... Governor Rauner's launching another attempt to cut red tape in Illinois government ... The experts and allies including Senator Marco Rubio disagree ... but Donald Trump is doubling down on his insistence that the election is rigged against him. His wife, Melania, tells CNN that her husband's boy talk captured in that Access Hollywood video was 'egged on' by Billy Bush ... who's now lost his job at NBC .... Yoko Ono has unveiled an artwork in Chicago's Jackson Park ... near the site of the eventual Obama presidential library ... The Cubs face the Dodgers tonight for Game 3 of the NLCS ... Cleveland is one win away from the World Series ... Partly cloudy and temperatures in the low-70s today.
2 Minute Drill: Jacksonvillains Rob Bears of Victory [Listen]"Once you start pointing the finger and blaming, that's when things get worse."

Contests & Giveaways

Win Tickets To The XRT Holiday Concert For The Kids With Los LobosLos Lobos are coming to City Winery for four XRT Holiday Concerts for the Kids: December 11th - December 14th! Enter for your chance to win tickets!
Win A Pair Of Tickets To The 93XRT Show With Band Of HorsesEnter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to a 93XRT Show with Band of Horses on November 16th at The Aragon Ballroom! For ticket information and more, visit! 
Win A Pair Of Tickets To The 93XRT Show With John PrineEnter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to a 93XRT Show with John Prine on November 4th at the Chicago Theatre! For ticket information and more, visit 
Harris Theater Presents: R.E.M.'s Mike Mills and Robert McDuffie: Concerto for Violin, Rock Band & String Orchestra R.E.M.'s Mike Mills and Robert McDuffie: Concerto for Violin, Rock Band & String Orchestra will be at the Harris Theater on November 7th. Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets! Tickets on sale now. Visit for more information. 
Step Into the Dark Step into the dark on Saturday, October 29; there’s plenty of places to hide…Enter for your chance to see Nikki Lane and special guest DJs at the Chicago Athletic Association's Annual Halloween Party. Festivities include DJs, pop-up bars, Palm reading by Principe Palmistry and tarot by Weeping Eye and an Aura experience from Radiant Human. Must be 21+ 
Win A Free Download Of Kings Of Leon’s New Album ‘Walls’Enter to win a digital copy of Kings of Leon's latest album, 'Walls'! 
Win A Free Download Of Jimmy Eat World’s New Album ‘Integrity Blues’Enter for your chance to win a digital copy of Jimmy Eat World's 'Integrity Blues' album! 
Win Warren Miller Film Passes & A Ski TripEnter for your chance to win passes to see Warren Miller's 'Here, There & Everywhere'. One grand prize winner will receive a ski trip to Boyne Highlands. 
Win A Trip To Las Vegas For New Year’sRing in the New Year's with Sting and The Weeknd in Las Vegas!
Win Tickets To See Roger WatersEnter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to see Roger Waters at the United Center on July 22nd or July 23rd.
Dia De Los Muertos: The Dance of Life and DeathChicago Sinfonietta Presents Dia De Los Muertos: The Dance of Life and Death! Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the October 31st performance at the Symphony Center!
Win Tickets To A 93XRT Show With St. Paul and The Broken Bones Enter to win a pair of tickets to 93XRT Show: St. Paul and The Broken Bones live at The Chicago Theatre on November 1st! Visit for more info. 

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