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The Roe Conn Podcast from The Voice of Chicago, 720 WGN

The Roe Conn Podcast from The Voice of Chicago, 720 WGN

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The Roe Conn Podcast from The Voice of Chicago, 720 WGN

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English


Episodes

COVID-19: I have a heart condition…am I more at-risk?

3/31/2020
Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute’s Dr. Clyde Yancy, chief of cardiology, the Magerstadt Professor and vice dean for Diversity and Inclusion at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine joins The Roe Conn Show to explain why COVID-19 tends to be more dangerous to people with underlying heart conditions. “Better knowledge means better health for you […]

Duration:00:12:21

COVID-19 Q&A: How do I cope with my children during quarantine?

3/31/2020
Dr. John Duffy, clinical psychologist, life coach, parenting expert and author of Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety joins The Roe Conn Show to give tips on how to handle your adolescent kids during the COVID-19 stay-at-home order. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720Follow @LaurenLapkaFollow […]

Duration:00:17:25

How ‘Bank the Blue’ is testing & supporting police in the South Loop

3/31/2020
Dr. Nidal Elbarid, MD is a Chicago physician offering free testing and screening for CPD officers at his South Loop office. Dr. Elbaridi was on duty at Mercy Hospital on November 19, 2018, when a mass shooting took place there. Dr. Elbarid joins Roe Conn to talk about how he, along with attorney Dan Herbert, […]

Duration:00:07:06

Apple Chevy in Tinley Park is offering free vehicle cleaning for COVID front-line workers

3/27/2020
Apple Chevy in Tinley Park General Manager Dustin Hightower joins Roe Conn to talk about a new program at the dealership that offers free vehicle sanitizing for emergency personnel, first responders, and medical personnel working on the front lines to defeat COVID-19.

Duration:00:07:27

A solution to shop farmers markets during the COVID-19 outbreak

3/27/2020
‘America’s Newsman’, Bill Kurtis joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss Green City Market, the virtual market where you can buy those hard-to-find foods during the shelter-in-place order due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Bill Kurtis is a founding member of Green City Market. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow […]

Duration:00:10:28

Will the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill help the economy?

3/27/2020
Rep. Adam Kinzinger joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss the $2 trillion dollar coronavirus stimulus bill, and what it means for small businesses and hard working Americans. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720Follow @LaurenLapkaFollow @kgfrankenthal And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:10:13

How can restaurant workers find help amid the COVID-19 crisis?

3/26/2020
President of the Illinois Restaurant Association, Sam Toia joins Roe Conn to discuss the various programs enacted by Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker at the local level and President Trump & Congress at the national level to offer relief for those working in the hard-hit industry. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow […]

Duration:00:09:11

Northern Illinois Food Bank & Greater Chicago Food Depository need your help more than ever

3/26/2020
Illinois TV and radio stations have joined forces with the Northern Illinois Food Bank & Greater Chicago Food Depository to launch Illinois Broadcasters Uniting Against Hunger in partnership with Feeding Illinois and the Illinois Broadcasters Association, WGN Radio, WGN-TV, and radio/TV stations throughout Illinois are uniting in a statewide fundraising drive to combat hunger and […]

Duration:00:05:38

COVID-19 Q&A: If parts of the country open up and we start interacting, can it spread again?

3/26/2020
Irfan Hafiz, Infectious Disease Specialist & Chief Medical Officer of Northwestern Medicine Huntley Hospital joins The Roe Conn Show to answer questions from listeners about COVID-19. “Better knowledge means better health for you and your family. Turn to Northwestern Medicine at nm.org/healthbeatnews for health tips, research and more.” Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: […]

Duration:00:09:17

Ken Burns on COVID-19: “We have a different kind of enemy that attacks from within, yet we have to mobilize in the same spirit as Pearl Harbor.”

3/26/2020
Famed documentarian, Ken Burns joins The Roe Conn Show to about the historic significance of the novel coronavirus pandemic in America, and his new PBS documentary “East Lake Meadows: A Public Housing Story.” Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720Follow @LaurenLapkaFollow @kgfrankenthal And be sure to follow Roe on […]

Duration:00:17:07

How will the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill help Illinoisans?

3/25/2020
Sen. Dick Durbin joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss the proposed $2 trillion stimulus bill that responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, and offers cash and assistance for taxpayers, small businesses, the hard-hit airline industry and manufacturers. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720Follow @LaurenLapkaFollow @kgfrankenthal And be sure […]

Duration:00:08:27

Dr. Oz explains what you should know about the current state of COVID-19

3/24/2020
Dr. Mehmet Oz, Cardiac Surgeon and host of The Dr. Oz Show joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss what he knows about the current state of the COVID-19 outbreak, and his opinion on the current drugs being tested in clinical trials to fight it. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow […]

Duration:00:14:00

COVID-19: Should the U.S. be open for business during pandemic?

3/24/2020
President Trump said he’s looking at ways to ease economic restrictions as COVID-19 cases multiply, and states tighten restrictions on people and businesses. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi joins The Roe Conn Show to explain why lifting those restrictions are a bad idea. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720Follow @LaurenLapkaFollow […]

Duration:00:10:33

COVID-19: City of Chicago rents over 1,000 rooms for isolation during pandemic

3/24/2020
Michael Jacobson, President and CEO the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss the city, and state plans to to use hotel rooms for quarantine, isolation as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the US. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720Follow @LaurenLapkaFollow […]

Duration:00:05:52

COVID-19: The search for a vaccine

3/24/2020
Harvard Professor Dr. William Haseltine joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss the federal government’s approach to finding a vaccine to fight off COVID-19. Dr. Haseltine recently returned from Wuhan where he chaired the 9th US-China Health Summit & Chair and President of the global health think tank, ACCESS Health International. Follow your favorite Roe […]

Duration:00:14:42

The Windy City Nanny offers up survival tips for dealing with your new work-from-home ‘co-workers’

3/23/2020
Author of Nanny and Me, Florence Ann Romano aka ‘The Windy City Nanny’ joins Roe Conn with tips for handling your new work-from-home ‘co-workers,’ aka your kids and family. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720Follow @LaurenLapkaFollow @kgfrankenthal And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:18:09

‘Stump a Chef’ with your home pantry

3/20/2020
Take stock of your pantry for the chance to win a $25 restaurant gift card! Here’s how: Tune in to the Roe Conn Show weekdays, 3pm – 7pm. After 3:30pm, listen for a prompt to call-in to the Contest Line at 312-981-7200. The Roe Conn Show will take the 19th caller. That caller will be […]

Duration:00:08:14

COVID-19: I’m working from home…why is my internet so darn slow?

3/20/2020
Shara Tibken, Senior reporter at CNET joins The Roe Conn Show to explain how COVID-19 also posing challenges for internet services as more people are working from home. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720Follow @LaurenLapkaFollow @kgfrankenthal And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:10:07

COVID-19: Is Chicago prepared for a shelter-in-place order if given?

3/20/2020
Retired CPD Commander Neil Sullivan joins The Roe Conn Show to explain how the Chicago Police Department prepares for large-scale emergency situations, and whether or not the city is prepared to handle a mandatory shelter-in-place order if given due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow […]

Duration:00:07:28

COVID-19: The impact on rural America

3/20/2020
Cathleen London, MD joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss how the COVID-19 epidemic affects rural communities. Dr. London has appeared on Fox News, MSNBC, HLN, NBC, local Fox, ABC as a medical contributor, and is now a member of Door To Door Doctors. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn […]

Duration:00:08:52