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The New Frontier - News With Mary DixonSeven Earth-sized planets are orbiting a dwarf star known as Trappist-1 about 235-trillion years from here. NASA scientists say that's cosmically close, and one of those exoplanets might have liquid water and sustain life ... Chicago police say yesterday was the deadliest of the year to date - with 13 people shot and seven of them killed ... The Green Line is running normally, after a fatal car crash into a support pillar on the West Side ... Nine protesters have been arrested after refusing to leave their camp at the Dakota Access oil pipeline site ... Protesters gathered at the White House last night ... after the Trump administration reversed the Obama-era guidelines on bathroom and locker room use by transgender students ... Mexican leaders are pushing back against Trump's order to deport undocumented persons who are not from Mexico to Mexico ... The Blackhawks host the Coyotes tonight ... We'll have some patchy fog this morning, and then partly sunny skies and temperatures falling into the upper-40s.
Want More Music From Ted Leo? Help Fund His Kickstarter...If his Kickstarter is any indication, we will soon have a new album from Ted Leo.
Deportations Coming - News With Mary DixonChicago Public Schools officials are telling principals to keep immigration agents outside, unless they have a criminal warrant. They're reacting to President Trump's direction to step up the deportations of undocumented persons, even those who haven't committed serious crimes ... Convicted murderer Drew Peterson is in a federal prison in Indiana. It's not clear why he's been transferred from Illinois state custody ... A federal judge has stopped Texas state officials from defunding Planned Parenthood ... A federal appeals court is upholding Maryland's ban on military-style assault rifles ... NASA is set to release new findings on exo-planets orbiting stars beyond our sun ... while a group of scientists is trying to redefine planets to restore Pluto's status ... The Blackhawks won in Minnesota. The Bears are looking to trade Jay Cutler ... There's a dense fog advisory until nine this morning, and then temperatures are going up to the low-70s.
Diary of an Overnight DJ: Venturing into Daylight HoursRadio (for me, at least) is a crazy mind game of trying to speak normally while imagining that embarrassing thing you did 10 years ago and wondering if anyone remembers you for it, not to mention trying not to nose breathe into the microphone.
XRT Big Beat Sneak Peek Concert with LPIt's another beautiful night in Chicago with LP Live from Bottom Lounge.

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David Bowie Fans Are Raising Money To Build An Aladdin Sane Lightning Bolt Statue In LondonThe location is just streets away from Bowie’s Stansfield Road birthplace.
The Mystery Of Bruce Springsteen’s Most Misheard LyricThe answer depends whether you trust your ear or Springsteen’s official lyrics.
This Week's GiveawaysTake a look at what we're giving away on 93XRT.com this week!
Frances Bean Cobain Posts Touching Message To Kurt Cobain For 50th Birthday."You are loved and you are missed. Thank you for giving me the gift of life."
We Remember Radio Legend Herb Kent On Tonight's Local AnestheticWe lost a radio great last year. Tune in tonight at 7:30 for a rebroadcast of a conversation I had with the Cool Gent, Herb Kent in Feb. 2009 on Local Anesthetic.
Breakfast With The Beatles – February 19, 2017Miss Breakfast with the Beatles this week? Here's the playlist for February 17.

Music News

Peter Gabriel's Solo Debut: A Look Back, 40 Years LaterPeter Gabriel's longtime bassist, Tony Levin, recalls working on the 1977 album which yielded "Solsbury Hill."
Nirvana's 'Nevermind' Gets Bluegrass TreatmentCobain might have been surprised to hear banjos and mandos on his epic songs.
Sinead O'Connor Apologizes for Accusing Arsenio Hall of Giving Prince Drugs“I apologize for my Facebook posts about Arsenio to the extent that anyone thought I was accusing him of acting as Prince's drug dealer."
'Lazarus' Star Michael C. Hall Honors David Bowie at Brit Awards"David’s kindness and generosity and enthusiasm will forever inspire me to be a better man."
Want More Music From Ted Leo? Help Fund His Kickstarter...If his Kickstarter is any indication, we will soon have a new album from Ted Leo.
Axl Rose Recording a New AC/DC Album with Angus Young?Young's appearance at a series of GNR shows has fans talking.

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