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There Goes The American Dream - News With Mary DixonThe odds are dropping that an American child will grow up to earn more than their parents. Stanford researchers estimate just half the kids born in the 1980s will do that, compared to 92% of the children born in the 1940s ... President-elect Trump's nominee for Labor Secretary is an opponent of raising the minimum wage and the Affordable Care Act ... Chicago residents may get a break on their garbage bill if they recycle. The Sun Times reports City Hall is exploring ways to boost a dismal recycling rate ... Severe winter storms are socking the upper Midwest, the Pacific Northwest and the deep South ... The country is mourning the death of John Glenn - the first American to orbit the earth, a longtime US Senator, and the oldest man to go into space has died at the age of 95 ... The Stones' Mick Jagger is celebrating the birth of his eighth child ... The Cubs World Series trophy is going on tour, starting today at the team's new store on Michigan Avenue ... Dexter Fowler is going to Saint Louis ... the Bulls beat the Spurs ... It'll be cloudy and cold today with high temperatures in the mid-20s.
You Can Meet The World Series Trophy!And get your photo taken!
This Week On XRT: Programming Highlights♦ Friday Feature: Rockin’ Holiday Tunes ♦’71 on Flashback! ♦ SNC Twin Peaks and The Record Company
Put Down The E-Cigs - News With Mary Dixon The U.S. Surgeon General says e-cigarettes are not harmless and that too many teenagers are vaping. Dr. Vivek Murthy warns that vaping is an emerging public health threat. He says teens are ingesting nicotine and it’s bad for developing brains ... Chicago police have been shot at for the sixth time in two weeks. The latest was in the University Village neighborhood and the suspected shooter is in custody ... President-elect Trump has named a climate skeptic to head up the EPA, and is slamming an Indiana union leader on Twitter for criticizing the deal to keep some Carrier jobs in the Hoosier state ... The wild giraffe population in Africa has fallen 40 percent in the last 30 years. Conservationists blame habitat loss, civil unrest and illegal hunting ... Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman is reportedly headed back to New York, while the Cubs bring Wade Davis to town. The White Sox are getting pitching prospects as they send Adam Eaton to Washington ... It’ll be a blustery day, with a few flurries and a high in the mid-20s.
The Price Of Vinyl May Become A Lot CheaperThanks to a new technology, production costs of vinyl could dip significantly.
Power Bills Rising - News With Mary Dixon

On XRT

WATCH: Snapchat Video Of Woman Venting About Kohl’s Goes ViralA Michigan woman turned to Snapchat to air her grievances about Kohl’s Cash last week and the video has since gone viral.
PHOTO: This Christmas Tree Dressed Up As Prince Is Spot OnIt's almost lifelike...
This Week's GiveawaysTake a look at what we're giving away on 93XRT.com this week!
OK Go Came By A Chicago High School To Perform With Their Guitar Club [Watch]Performing their latest single "The One Moment" with a Pilsen high school's guitar club.
The Most Popular Baby Names In 2016Here's a list that's always fun to peruse.
Coming In Hot: The Most Viral Videos In 2016Adele takes the title...

Music News

AFI Goes White and Black in New 'White Offerings' Video"We wanted visuals that were as stark as the music itself," says Davey Havok.
Greg Lake: 10 Great SongsFrom King Crimson to ELP, here are some of his best songs.
Amazing Items for Auction at Sotheby’s ‘Rock & Roll Anthology’The auction features memorabilia from The Beatles, Bob Dylan, the Eagles, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson and many more.
Amazing Items for Auction at Sotheby’s ‘Rock & Roll Anthology’The auction features memorabilia from The Beatles, Bob Dylan, the Eagles, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson and many more.
Mick Jagger is a Father Again at 73Jagger's other children range in age from 17 to 45 years old, and he has five grandchildren.
Emerson, Lake & Palmer, King Crimson Frontman Greg Lake Dies at 69The singer and multi-instrumentalist lost a lengthy cancer battle, according to close friend Stewart Young.

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Win Tickets To A 93XRT Show With Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears are coming to Metro on March 4th for a 93XRT Show. Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the show. Tickets on sale now. Visit metrochicago.com for more information. 
Win Tickets To See A 93XRT Show With Houndmouth On New Year’s Eve Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to see Houndmouth on New Year's Eve at Thalia Hall
Win Tickets To A 93XRT Show With Trombone ShortyTrombone Shorty is coming to Park West to play a 93XRT show on February 3rd. Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the show. Tickets on sale now. Visit JamUSA.com for more details. 
Win A Pair Of Tickets To A 93XRT Show With JapandroidsJapandroids are coming to the Vic Theatre on February 15th for a 93XRT show. Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets. Tickets are on sale now. Visit JamUSA.com for more details. 
Win A Pair Of Tickets To See Mike DoughtyMike Doughty is coming to Lincoln Hall on February 18th for a 93XRT show. Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the show! Tickets on sale now. Visit lh-st.com for more information. Must be 21+. 

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