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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.

Twitter:

@RoeConn

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English


Episodes

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

Bail reform analysis by Cook County chief judge based on flawed data.

2/14/2020
Gary Marx, investigative reporter for the Chicago Tribune joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss a report that has found flawed data on violent crime in a Cook County chief judge’s analysis in bail reform. 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:00:10:42

The Top Five@5 (02/12/2020): Mayor Lightfoot says CPD will “rise to the occasion” to stop gun violence, the Backstreet Boys perform an interesting version of the Thong Song, a Kansas man is offering you $25,000 to find his soulmate, and more…

2/12/2020
The Top Five@5 for Wednesday, February 12th, 2020: Mayor Lightfoot held her weekly accountability meeting with police brass, and says the city’s gun violence must be dealt with. During an interview to promote his new movie Sonic The Hedgehog, Jim Carrey had an odd response to a female reporter who was conducting the Q&A. A Kansas man is offering people $25,000 to anyone that can find his soulmate, and more! Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow […]

Duration:00:16:50

Former acting Attorney General George Terwilliger on the Roger Stone firestorm: “The ultimate responsibility for the decisions the DOJ makes belong to the leadership, and where the leadership thinks they should do something different…they should.”

2/12/2020
Former Acting Attorney General George Terwilliger joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss whether or not the 9 year sentencing guideline for President Trump’s friend Roger Stone who was convicted of lying to Congress is appropriate. 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:00:14:21

Lawyer for Osundairo brothers on the planning of Jussie Smollett’s alleged attack: “This was a choreographed stunt in front of cameras with the understanding that this was going to be a publicity stunt…not involve CPD”

2/12/2020
Gloria Schmidt, the attorney representing Ola & Abel Osundairo joins Roe Conn to give an update on her two clients following the 6 count indictment of Empire star Jussie Smollett. 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:00:16:35

Roe Conn Full Show (02/11/2020): John Records Landeck joins the show, Showtime’s Mark McKinnon previews the New Hampshire primary, full coverage of the Jussie Smollett saga, and more…

2/12/2020
Roe Conn full show for Tuesday, February 11th, 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:02:07:03

The Top Five@5 (02/11/2020): Could pumping your own gas be banned in Illinois? Cindy Crawford’s son lashes out at critics of his face-tattoo, your grandmother might be on Tinder, and more…

2/12/2020
The Top Five@5 for Tuesday, February 11th, 2020: Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx received the endorsement of over 100 clergymen for her reelection campaign. Chicago Cubs’ president of baseball operations responded to Joe Maddon’s claim that the front office wanted to control everything, which led to his departure, and more! Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be...

Duration:00:17:41

Chicago Sun-Times sports columnist Rick Telander on NCAA athlete pay: “The NCAA started it…they didn’t have to sell to TV networks and make millions.”

2/12/2020
Chicago Sun-Times sports columnist Rick Telander joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss NCAA’s President Mark Emmert latest move, urging Congress to step in and put restrictions on college athletes’ ability to earn money from endorsements. 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:00:15:25

Boogie check! John Records Landecker joins The Roe Conn Show!

2/12/2020
Chicago radio legend John Records Landecker will be inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Broadcasting Hall of Fame this year. He joins The Roe Conn Show to reflect on his 50 years in the business. 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:00:06:29

Does the T-Mobile and Sprint merger mean better service for you?

2/12/2020
Ed Baig, Personal Tech Columnist for USA Today joins The Roe Conn Show to explain the huge Sprint/T-Mobile merger, what that means for you, and if this means better service for the consumer. 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:00:10:47

Roe Conn Show full coverage: Jussie Smollett indicted on new charges

2/11/2020
Empire actor Jussie Smollett was indicted on with six counts of disorderly conduct over false statements he allegedly made to the police in connection with an incident a year ago in which Smollett reported that he had been the victim of a hate crime. Smollett’s former attorney Mike Monico joins Roe Conn to explain what these new charges mean for the embattled actor/singer. Also, the three challengers running for Cook County State’s Attorney, Donna More, Bob Fioretti, and Bill Conway […]

Duration:00:24:18