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'Your Cause Is Our Cause' - News With Mary DixonHillary Clinton has accepted a historic nomination for president, in a speech urging Americans to pull together and to reject the divisive rhetoric of Republican nominee Donald Trump ... Both candidates will begin getting intelligence briefings as soon as next week ... Pope Francis has prayed with Holocaust survivors today at the Auschwitz Nazi death camp. Francis wrote in the guest book, ‘Lord forgive so much cruelty.' ... Chicago police report shooting two robbery suspects overnight – in one case, that suspect is dead ... Two Cook County jail prisoners took over a maximum security tier for three hours yesterday and took another detainee hostage ... The Cubs beat the White Sox to split the Crosstown Classic ... It’s going to be cloudy with a chance of rain today, and highs in the upper-70s.
Jamestown Revival, Ryley Walker, White Denim - New Noise at Nine. Thursday July 28, 2016Some of the performers who make appearances at Lollapalooza this weekend have made appearances on New Noise at Nine (some have made several!) This week's show has a a sprinkle of Lollapaloozas past, local up and comers, and a whole lot of what truly can be described as the best of New Music Thursday.
Lollapalooza Begins, Demopalooza Wraps Up - News With Mary DixonThey're expecting 100-thousand people per day and tighter security as the 25th anniversary Lollapalooza launches today in Grant Park ... Hillary Clinton plans to accept the Democratic nomination for president tonight in Philadelphia - the first woman to do so in US history ... Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump seemed to invite the Russian government to hack into Clinton's State Department e-mails, and later said the Kremlin should send them to the FBI ... Chicago police are investigating a deadly shooting at a party in the Back of the Yards ... the Obamas have reportedly chosen Jackson Park for his presidential library ... the Cubs beat the White Sox in Game 3 of the Crosstown Classic; Game 4 is tonight at Wrigley ... it's going to be cloudy with a chance of rain and highs in the low-80's. Everything you need to know to start your day.
This Week On XRT: Programming HighlightsWilco and more on New Music Thursday, Lollapalooza Friday Feature, '91 on Flashback, Smashing Pumpkins Sunday Night Concert
Clinton Wins Dem Nomination - News With Mary DixonHillary Clinton is the first woman to become a major party nominee for president ... and was lauded last night by husband and former president Bill Clinton. Republican nominee Donald Trump and the Kremlin deny it, but US intelligence agencies have told the White House they're highly confident the Russian government is behind the recent hack of Democratic party leaders' e-mails. Federal prosecutors in Chicago busted 36 suspected members of the Latin Kings ... The Islamic State is claiming responsibility for a pair of suicide bombings in a Kurdish area of northern Syria. The White Sox shut out the Cubs in Game 2 of the Crosstown Classic. Tonight they go to Wrigley. The Illinois EPA's called an Air Pollution Action Day - kids, the elderly, and people with respiratory conditions should take it easy ... It's going to be sunny today with a high in the upper-80s. Everything you need to know to start your day.
Diary of an Overnight Radio DJ: Gearing up for Lollapalooza!For another chance to win a pair of 4 day passes, meet me at the Jewel-Osco in the South Loop (1224 S. Wabash) from Wednesday evening from 5-7 pm. You miss 100% of the Lollapalooza passes you don’t take.
She's Back! Terri Hemmert To Return To XRT On MondayTerri's return follows a quick recovery after undergoing back surgery.
Buddy Guy's Birth-Week - All Buddy Last Night On Blues Breakers - PlaylistThat was a lot of fun and a lot of great blues last night. We played only Buddy Guy as our way of honoring the biggest blues star in the world and our hometown hero on the week he makes 80! Check out what we played here. And HAPPY BIRTHDAY BUDDY!
DNC Day 1: Bernie's With Her - News With Mary DixonDemocrats today plan to nominate Hillary Clinton for president - the first woman to win a major party's nod. Her primary rival Bernie Sanders told fractious supporters they need to back Clinton, as did Elizabeth Warren and Michelle Obama. The FBI is investigating whether Russian intelligence agencies played a role in the leak of Democratic party e-mails. A North Lawndale Prep basketball standout has been killed in gunfire on the West Side. Japanese officials say a mentally ill man killed 19 disabled people in their sleep; authorities in Fort Myers Florida say terrorism was not a factor in the deadly shooting at a nightclub. The EPA is moving to limit greenhouse gas emissions from airplanes. The White Sox beat the Cubs in Game One of the Crosstown Classic. It'll be sunny and in the 80s today.
THE BIG BEAT Previews Lollapalooza 2016 [Listen]More Lolla stuff, just for you. Tracks from 20-something bands you can see at the fest this weekend. Dig in!
Jazz Transfusion Playlist July 24,2016Larry Coryell, Franck Band, and more!
Len & Lin: Dissecting Trade Rumors & Crosstown Cup [Listen]"Theo Epstein and his group do their due diligence; character matters, so I'm sure they've done their research and are convinced that [Aroldis Chapman'll] be a positive influence in the clubhouse and be a contributor."

Contests & Giveaways

XRT Pepsi Pop Up Party GiveawaysEnter to win a pair of tickets to Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats at Thalia Hall on June 29th, 2016, but selecting a Pepsi Fanny Pack onsite at Chicago Athletic Association at 2pm on June 28th. Fanny packs available while supplies last.
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Win Tickets To The Fest For Beatles FansSign up here for your chance to win a grand prize of a pair of 3-Day passes to The Fest, a 2-Night stay at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare, and dinner with Terri! 5x runners up will receive a pair of day passes for Sunday!
Win Tickets To The 93XRT Big Beat Show With Haley BonarHaley Bonar will be at Schubas on September 6th for an XRT Big Beat Show, and you can be there! Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets, or visit lh-st.com for details. Must be 21+ to enter. 
Win Tickets To The 93XRT Show With Michael Kiwanuka Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to a 93XRT Show with Michael Kiwanuka on December 3rd at Park West! For more information on the show, visit Ticketfly.com. 
Win Tickets To The 93XRT Show With Elvis Costello and the ImpostersEnter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to an XRT show with Elvis Costello and the Imposters, October 29th at The Chicago Theatre. Tickets on sale now at JAMUSA.com! 
Win Tickets To The 93XRT Show With Poi Dog Pondering93XRT presents two shows with Poi Dog Pondering, this October 21st and 22nd at Vic Theatre. Enter to win a pair of tickets to the October 21st concert, courtesy of JAM Productions! Tickets on sale now! 
Win Tickets To The 93XRT Show Brian Wilson presents Pet Sounds Brian Wilson celebrates Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary, live at The Chicago Theatre on October 1st in a 93XRT Show! Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets, courtesy of Jam Productions! For more information on the event, visit JAMUSA.com. 
Win Tickets To The XRT/Billions First Impressions Concert Series with Adia Victoria See Adia Victoria at Schubas on September 20th in the XRT / Billions First Impressions Concert Series, fueled by the Lagunitas Brewing Company.
Lin's Bin Got a question for XRT's Morning Host, Lin Brehmer? Well, now you can ask him! Submit your question to Lin and tune in every Monday and Friday morning at 7:15am and 6:15pm to hear if you're this week's winner.
Andrew Bird Millennium Park Music & Movies Giveaway Win a pair of tickets to Andrew Bird on September 7th at Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park!
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