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A lifelong Chicagoan, Roe has been one of the city’s top rated radio personalities for the last two decades. For the last decade, Roe has been recognized annually in Talkers Magazine’s “100 Most Influential Talk Show Hosts in America” and has received the prestigious Radio and Records Industry Achievement Award for Best Local Talk Host in America.

A lifelong Chicagoan, Roe has been one of the city’s top rated radio personalities for the last two decades. For the last decade, Roe has been recognized annually in Talkers Magazine’s “100 Most Influential Talk Show Hosts in America” and has received the prestigious Radio and Records Industry Achievement Award for Best Local Talk Host in America.

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Chicago, IL

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A lifelong Chicagoan, Roe has been one of the city’s top rated radio personalities for the last two decades. For the last decade, Roe has been recognized annually in Talkers Magazine’s “100 Most Influential Talk Show Hosts in America” and has received the prestigious Radio and Records Industry Achievement Award for Best Local Talk Host in America.

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@RoeConn

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English


Episodes

Roe Conn Full Show (02/19/2020): Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart discusses the challenges of bail reform, ABC7’s Chuck Goudie describes his plane ride with former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, Harrison Ford joins the show, and more…

2/19/2020
Roe Conn full show for Wednesday, February 19th, 2020: Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:01:51:53

Harrison Ford joins The Roe Conn Show!

2/19/2020
Legendary actor Harrison Ford joins The Roe Conn Show to speak to our own Richard Roeper about his latest film Call of the Wild, the latest screen adaptation of Jack London’s classic 1903 adventure novel. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:09:59

The Top Five@5 (02/19/2020): Rod Blagojevich calls himself a “freed political prisoner”, Interim CPD Supt. Charlie Beck addresses rising CTA violence, Justin Bieber says he can win a fight with Tom Cruise, and more…

2/19/2020
The Top Five@5 for Wednesday, February 19th, 2020: Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich held a press conference from his home in Ravenswood, and thanked President Trump for commuting his 14 year sentence. Interim CPD Superintendent Charlie Beck tells WGN Radio’s Bob Sirott, his plans to combat rising violence on the CTA, and more! Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow...

Duration:00:16:35

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart on repeat gun offenders: “Home ankle monitors were just for overcrowding and low-level offenders. It wasn’t meant for gun offenders.”

2/19/2020
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss why the home ankle monitoring program, which is used to prevent prison overcrowding is inadvertently contributing to the increased gun violence in the city. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:17:47

Alderman Brendan Reilly on new rideshare safety ordinance: “The reason police asked me to pass this ordinance, is so they can proactively stop trolling vehicles to see if they’re actually rideshare drivers. If not…they can make an arrest under the ordinan

2/19/2020
Chicago Alderman Brendan Reilly(42nd) joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss the latest happenings in City Hall, including a proposal of an ordinance that would impose a minimum $10,000 fine and up to 90 days in jail for anyone posing as a rideshare drivers. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:16:32

Roe Conn Full Show (02/18/2020): Roe Conn Show full coverage: President Trump commutes the sentence of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, Northwestern Medicine’s Dr. Jim Adams stops by, a Top Five@5 you won’t believe, Elmwood Park Village President Angelo Savia

2/18/2020
Roe Conn full show for Tuesday, February 18th, 2020: Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:02:01:59

Elmwood Park Village President Angelo Saviano joins The Roe Conn Show to talk Elmwood Park Restaurant Week!

2/18/2020
Angelo Saviano, the Village President of Elmwood Park joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss Elmwood Park’s Restaurant Week going on Feb. 21st-March 1st. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:17:55

The Top Five@5 (02/18/2020): President Trump commutes former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s prison sentence, former Giants’ pitcher Aubrey Huff gets kicked off a radio show, there’s a support group for husbands of Target shoppers, and more…

2/18/2020
The Top Five@5 for Tuesday, February 18th, 2020: Former Illinois Governor, Rod Blagojevich will get to leave prison early after President Trump commuted his sentence today. Former San Francisco Giants’ pitcher Aubrey Huff was kicked off a radio program for insensitive comments towards women, and more! Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on...

Duration:00:17:43

Former Chicago FBI special agent-in charge Robert Grant on Rod Blagojevich’s commutation: “I think it’s terribly unfair to the prosecutors to say the investigation was unduly harsh.”

2/18/2020
Robert Grant, the former special agent-in-charge of the Chicago office of the FBI joins The Roe Conn Show to react to the news of President Trump commuting the sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:15:08

Patrick Collins on President Trump’s commutation of Rod Blagojevich: “If this was on a humanitarian basis, people can accept that. But this is about evening the score.”

2/18/2020
Patrick Collins, the former lead prosecutor that send former Illinois Governor George Ryan to prison in 2007 joins The Roe Conn Show to react to President Trump’s decision to commute the sentence of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:07:36

Robert Blagojevich on Rod Blagojevich’s commutation: “I will not concede one way or another as to whether my brother is guilty or innocent…no one was hurt, no money was exchanged, it was politics.”

2/18/2020
President Trump has commuted the 14-year prison sentence of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich. He was convicted of trying to sell President Obama’s vacated Senate seat for personal gain. His brother, Robert Blagojevic now joins The Roe Conn Show to react to the President’s decision. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:02:56

Roe Conn Full Show (02/17/2020): WGN-TV’s Ben Bradley updates the twist in the dead horse found in Englewood story, we speak to the Indiana woman who was quarantined on cruise ship…now back in the U.S., a Top Five@5 you won’t beleive, attorney Mike Monico

2/17/2020
Roe Conn full show for Monday, February 17th, 2020: Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:02:15:39

Indiana woman quarantined on cruise ship amid coronavirus outbreak talks about being evacuated back to the U.S.

2/17/2020
Over three hundred Americans evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan have arrived in the US and have been placed under quarantine. They were cleared for travel, taken by bus to a waiting plane and brought back to the U.S. Jim & Linda Levell were among the more than 300 Americans quarantined on the cruise ship off the coast of Japan. Linda joins Roe Conn to talk about her experience on the Diamond Princess and how the evacuation […]

Duration:00:14:48

The Top Five@5 (02/17/2020): Jim Bakker claims he has the cure to the coronavirus, the Osundairo brothers are “praying for Jussie Smollett”, a horse is found dead in Englewood, and more…

2/17/2020
The Top Five@5 for Monday, February 17th, 2020: Jim Bakker, the former TV evangelist is now hawking a product that claims to kill the coronavirus in 12 hours. Jussie Smollett’s alleged accomplices, the Osundairo brothers say they are hoping the Empire actor comes clean about his involvement in the the 2019 attack, and more! Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure...

Duration:00:18:20

New IRS migration numbers confirm flight of Illinois’ wealthy: Wirepoints.org founder Mark Glennon explains why this is happening.

2/17/2020
Wirepoints.org founder Mark Glennon joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss why Illinois’ wealthy are leaving the state for Florida, Indiana, Texas and Wisconsin due to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s “fair tax” increase. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:12:45

Quarantined Diamond Princess cruise passenger Linda Levell joins The Roe Conn Show!

2/14/2020
Dan Ponce’s mother-in-law Linda Levell is among the passengers quarantined on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan. On Feb. 5, she was among the ship’s 2,666 passengers and 1,045 crew members quarantined on board at a port near Tokyo by the Japanese government because passengers had been exposed to the novel coronavirus. The quarantine is scheduled to end Feb. 19. She now joins The Roe Conn Show to share her experience. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on […]

Duration:00:15:28

Is it all downhill for…”Downhill”? Richard Roeper has the review of Will Ferrell’s dark comedy right here!

2/14/2020
Richard Roeper, columnist and film critic for The Chicago Sun-Times, joins The Roe Conn Show to review this week’s film releases: “Downhill”- starring Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. High Fidelity- A Hulu series based on the 2000 film starring Zoe Kravitz. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:14:30

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx joins The Roe Conn Show!

2/14/2020
Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss her record, and why she should be reelected for a second term in office. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:15:47

The Top Five@5 (02/13/2020): CPD holds a memorial for Cmdr. Paul Bauer, Attorney General William Barr says he wont be bullied by President Trump, Isaiah Thomas gets booed in Chicago on live TV, and more…

2/14/2020
The Top Five@5 for Thursday, February 13th, 2020: Members of the Chicago Police Department, family members, and friends held a memorial for fallen Cmdr. Paul Bauer. Attorney General William Barr says President Trump’s tweets on Roger Stone make it hard for him to do his job. Former NBA star Isaiah Thomas took a jab at the Chicago Bulls during a live taping of ESPN’s First Take, and more! Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow […]

Duration:00:17:24

Three Square Market president on micro-chipping their employees: “We wanted to test the limits of responsible technology. If you’re not ready to embrace it fully…how can you test it?”

2/14/2020
The Indiana Senate Committee approved a bill prohibiting employers from requiring their workers to be implanted with microchips. Patrick McMullan, President of Three Square Market, a company that actually microchip its employees, joins The Roe Conn Show to explain the benefits of participating in this program. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe...

Duration:00:16:26