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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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Chicago, IL

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

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English


Episodes

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

COVID-19 Q&A: What if the person who prepares my food has the virus, can I catch it from the food?

3/19/2020
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. Northwestern “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 […]

Duration:00:16:21

COVID-19: US closes Canadian border to nonessential traffic

3/19/2020
Bruce Heyman, former US Ambassador to Canada and author of the best selling memoir The Art of Diplomacy: Strengthening the Canada US Relationship in Times of Uncertainty joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss the closing the northern border shared by US and Canada to non-essential traffic as part of the effort to tackle the […]

Duration:00:07:19

COVID-19: Oak Park residents urged to voluntarily shelter in place

3/18/2020
Beginning Friday, residents in Oak Park are being asked to voluntarily shelter in place in order to contain the spread of COVID-19. Oak Park Mayor Anan Abu-Taleb joins The Roe Conn Show to explain why he made this decision. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720Follow @LaurenLapkaFollow @kgfrankenthal And […]

Duration:00:13:41