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Mary Dixon is a Chicago native who had to take the long way home. Not long after her birth at Loretto Hospital on the West Side, Mary’s parents packed the family up for their ancestral home of Dixon, Illinois. It was there that she quit a career as a very bad waitress to begin spinning records and reading hog reports for WIXN Radio. [Read Mary’s Full Bio]

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Indiana Votes, Teens Shot On South Side, Goldilocks Planets Spotted – News With Mary Dixon

This may be Ted Cruz’s last, best stand as Indiana begins presidential primary day … Chicago police investigate the separate shooting deaths of two teenaged boys … astronomers have found three planets that may be just right for life.

WXRT–22 hours ago

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Edgewater Shooting, CTU Rethinks May Strike, NFL Draft Cleanup – News With Mary Dixon 5/2/16

A 21-year-old woman killed in Edgewater … the CTU reconsiders a spring strike … and the NFL Draft wraps up in Chicago.

WXRT–05/02/2016

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Trump Rally Arrests, Prince Prescription Overdose? News With Mary Dixon

Trump protesters arrested in California … Police investigate prescription drug connection to Prince’s death … Chicago police warn of robberies on CTA trains in Lincoln Park … Bears draft Leonard Floyd.

Everything you need to know to start your day!

WXRT–04/29/2016

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Hastert Admits Sex Abuse, Rauner Budget Hopes, NFL Draft In Chicago – News With Mary Dixon 4/28/16

Former Speaker Hastert gets prison time, Governor Rauner talks about a two-year budget, the NFL Draft comes to town. Everything you need to know to start your day!

WXRT–04/28/2016

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Dennis Hastert Sentenced, Donald Trump & Hillary Clinton Win, Paisley Park’s Future

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert is sentenced today for illegal bank withdrawals tied to hush money over past sexual abuse of Yorkville HS boys … Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton win big in another round of primaries … Prince’s family plans to turn Paisley Park into a museum.

WXRT–04/27/2016

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CTU’s Karen Lewis Calls Governor Rauner “Teorrorist”, Blackhawks Shaw Suspended One Game [Listen]

CTU’s Lewis calls Gov Rauner a terrorist as teachers strike looms, Harriet Tubman replaces Andrew Jackson on the $20, Blackhawks Forward Andrew Shaw issues apology over homophobic slur & receives on game suspension, a deadly shooting on I-57 has left one dead.

WXRT–04/21/2016

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Wake Up! News With Mary – 4/20/16

Hillary Clinton & Donald Trump take home the New York Primary, The Blackhawks fall to the Blues, and it’s 4/20!

WXRT–04/20/2016

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XRT News With Mary Dixon

Covering the latest news about the Chicago Teachers Union, a shooting in Foster Park, Pearl Jam’s concert cancelation, and Cubs & White Sox scores.

WXRT–04/19/2016

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XRT News With Mary Dixon

Everything you need to know to get out the door!

WXRT–04/18/2016

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News With Mary 4/15/16

Everything you need to know to get out the door!

WXRT–04/15/2016

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