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]
Today’s 5-4 landmark decision cites the fundamental rights of gay couples who want to get married, and their right to equal protection under the law.
Have you touched the Cup yet?
The Blackhawks host the Tampa Bay Lightning tonight in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final. The head of NBC Sports thinks the guys need a shave – no more playoff beards!?!
Lin and Mary think you shouldn’t mess with a streak.
For the first time in 20 years, Chicago voters will decide a mayoral runoff on April 7th. We wanted XRT listeners to hear from the candidates themselves – what is their vision for our city?
Do you know the last time Chicago had a mayoral runoff election? Never, not since they re-wrote the rules 20 years ago. Mayor Richard M. Daley never went to the next round, and neither did […]
The polls are open around Chicago. Voters are to decide whether Rahm Emanuel will be re-elected as mayor, or if Cook County Commissioner Chuy Garcia, Alderman Bob Fioretti, businessman Willie Wilson, or community activist Dock […]
Yes, it’s maddening to get the note from HR re: they don’t care that a half-million children are out of school, as your presence is absolutely vital to the filing of TPS reports, etc. But while […]
As we begin sharing chances to run away from a Chicago winter to beautiful beach resorts, let’s get in the mood. Here are some hot songs that will make you loosen your parka:
The Nation bade farewell to Stephen Colbert’s blowhard character “Stephen Colbert” last night. The Northwestern, Second City and Daily Show alum is taking over David Letterman’s seat on the CBS “Late Show” next year. The […]
While we were sleeping, big news was developing.