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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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Episodes

You could win $4,500 in gift certificates to over 30 South Side businesses

4/7/2020
Owner of S&T Provisions (3804 W. 111th St Chicago, IL), Brian Giaretta joins Roe Conn to talk about the Small Business Lottery and how for as little as $10, entrants could $4,500 to some 30 different businesses on Chicago’s South Side. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow […]

Duration:00:05:56

A Bronx Zoo tiger is sick, can your family pet get COVID-19?

4/7/2020
After a 4-year-old Malayan tiger named Nadia developed a dry cough and other flu-like symptoms, the Bronx Zoo in New York sent samples to the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory for testing. U of I’s Karen Terio DVM, Ph.D., Clinical Professor and Chief of the Zoological Pathology Program at the […]

Duration:00:09:36

COVID-19: Getting goods & services to the immunocompromised

4/3/2020
Jeff Miller, co-founder of Helping Hands joins The Roe Conn Show to explain how their service provides healthy people to run errands for immunocompromised seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720Follow @LaurenLapkaFollow @kgfrankenthal And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:07:07

Cardinal Blase Cupich offers a prayer for all Chicagoans during these tough times

4/2/2020
Cardinal Blase Cupich joins Roe Conn to talk about how the Catholic Church is working to keep the faith during the COVID-19 crisis. His Eminence also discusses how the Chicago Archdiocese hopes to spread a message of hope with religious & civic leaders and services being offered for those in need via the Catholic Charities […]

Duration:00:15:14

COVID-19: Former NASA astronaut gives tips on coping with isolation

4/2/2020
Colonel Terry Virts, former International Space Station Commander joins The Roe Conn Show to talk about how to deal with isolation during the COVID-19 outbreak. Colonel Virts spent 213 days stranded in space. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720Follow @LaurenLapkaFollow @kgfrankenthal And be sure to follow Roe on […]

Duration:00:10:39

COVID-19: Should I pay my rent/mortgage during this crisis?

4/2/2020
Terry Savage, author of best-selling book, The Savage Truth on Money, and expert on personal finance joins The Roe Conn Show to help you understand what COVID-19 relief means for you. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720Follow @LaurenLapkaFollow @kgfrankenthal And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:17:00

COVID-19 Q&A: Can you transport the virus on your clothes and bring it into your home?

4/1/2020
Dr. Khalilah Gates, Pulmonary & Critical Care Specialist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital joins The Roe Conn Show to answer questions from listeners concerns on 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: Follow […]

Duration:00:09:50

COVID-19 & your finances

4/1/2020
Joel Herman, CPA from ORBA joins The Roe Conn Show to explain the details of the $2 trillion CARES Act signed into law by President Trump. Herman also discusses when IRA contributions are due. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720Follow @LaurenLapkaFollow @kgfrankenthal And be sure to follow Roe […]

Duration:00:08:48

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