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The Top Five@5 (07/19/19): Tiger Woods misses British Open cut, President Trump tries to free rapper A$AP Rocky, Chicago man use city’s potholes for art, and more…

7/19/2019
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The Top Five@5 for Friday, July 19th, 2019: (Richard Roeper filling-in for Roe Conn) Tiger Woods spoke to reporters after missing the cut following a one-under second round of the British Open Championship at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. President Trump says he’s been contacted and asked to help free rapper A$AP Rocky, who has been in custody in Sweden on assault charges. A Chicago man has developed a following for using the city’s potholes for his canvas, and more! […]

Duration:00:12:10

The new documentary ‘This Changes Everything’ tackles gender inequality in Hollywood. Richard Roeper has your review right here!

7/19/2019
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Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times film critic, and regular contributor to The Roe Conn Show joins us to review this week’s latest film releases: ‘This Changes Everything’- A documentary about gender inequality in Hollywood, featuring Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Geena Davis, and many others. ‘The Farewell’- starring Awkwafina and Tzi Ma ‘Sword of Trust’- starring Marc Maron Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720...

Duration:00:13:58

The Top Five@5 (07/18/19): Mayor Lightfoot spars with Toni Preckwinkle over gun violence, ‘Mai Tai Guy’ explains himself to Mark Carman, ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ is revealed to the world, and more..

7/19/2019
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The Top Five@5 for Thursday, July 19th, 2019: Mayor Lightfoot disagreed with Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle over who is to blame for the city’s gun violence. President Trump was questioned by reporters about why he didn’t do more to stop the crowd who chanted “send her back” when he criticized Rep. Ilhan Omar at his rally in North Carolina. WGN Radio’s Mark Carman got a chance to talk to ‘Mai Tai Guy’, the man who swiped Kyle Schwarber’s […]

Duration:00:25:51

Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas on unclaimed property tax exemptions: ” Most seniors didn’t know that they could get it.”

7/19/2019
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Senior citizens who pay property taxes could be owed money back. As many as 26,000 people in Cook County are owed as much as $45 million in the form of unclaimed property tax exemptions. Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas joins the Roe Conn Show with Ana Davlantes to tell you how you can claim your property tax exemption if you qualify. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka...

Duration:00:27:58

Roe Conn Full Show (7/18/19): Cook Treasurer Pappas tries to save you money, Ryan Dempster tries to make you laugh, and more…

7/19/2019
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The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Thursday, July 18th, 2019 A show that began on the digital stream because of White Sox baseball: WGN-TV’s Ben Bradley looks at a poorly communicated ‘active shooter’ drill in the Loop that caused serious chaos; Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas explains how residents can collect their piece of the more than $45 million in exemptions due to property owners; Fox32’s Mike Flannery breaks down a public exchange of opinions between Mayor Lori Lightfoot […]

Duration:02:10:33

Roe Conn Full Show (7/17/19): Gator trapper Frank Robb plays #NewsOrRuse, Richard Roeper reviews a doc about the deadly ’95 heat wave, and more…

7/18/2019
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The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Wednesday, July 17th, 2019: WGN-TV meteorologist Mike Janssen lays out the extreme heat settling into the Chicagoland area; former chairman of the RNC Michael Steele looks at President Trump’s tactics for stirring up his voting base; Sports medicine expert Sherwin S.W. Ho, MD explains how the right ulnar nerve contusion to the White Sox star Eloy Jimenez relates to bumping your ‘funny bone;’ the gang decides the Chicago River is not ready for […]

Duration:01:48:48

Alligator trapper Frank Robb plays #NewsOrRuse

7/18/2019
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Alligator expert Frank Robb aka the guy who nabbed the reptile in the Humboldt Park Lagoon known as ‘Chance The Snapper’ joins The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes to play ‘News or Ruse’. Also Robb is here to promote Chicago Animal Care & Control’s free adoption event. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:17:52

Richard Roeper reviews the documentary ‘Cooked: Survival by Zip Code’ that examines Chicago’s deadly heatwave in 1995 that killed 739.

7/17/2019
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Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times film critic, and regular contributor to The Roe Conn Show joins us to review ‘Cooked: Survival by Zip Code’ a new documentary that examines the July 1995 Chicago heatwave, which killed 739 people. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:11:12

The Top Five@5 (07/17/19): ‘The Squad’ calls out President Trump on racially charged tweets, Trump doubles down on explosive tweets, Frank Robb is a celebrity after catching ‘Chance The Snapper’, and more…

7/17/2019
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The Top Five@5 for Wednesday, July 17th, 2019: Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna Pressley sat down with Gayle King for a joint interview and expressed anger at President Trump’s divisive tweets. President Trump on his way to a rally in North Carolina, says he does not regret comments he made against four democratic congresswomen of color. Alligator expert Frank Robb is Chicago’s newest celebrity after catching the Humboldt Park reptile known as...

Duration:00:16:07

Dr. Jim Adams offers a simple remedy for the summer sore throat going around: honey

7/17/2019
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The doctor is in, Chief Medical Officer & SVP for Northwestern Medicine Dr. Jim Adams joins Roe Conn and Anna Davlantes to offer advice on identifying and dealing with the dreaded “summer cold” that seems to be going around. Dr. Adams also looks at the causal nexus of new data on declining marijuana use among teenagers in states that have legalized recreational marijuana. Also addressed with Dr. Adams is startling new research on the dangers of increased electronic cigarette & […]

Duration:00:12:01

Roe Conn Full Show (7/16/19): Supt. Eddie Johnson talks tactics, Dr. Jim Adams diagnoses the ‘summer cold,’ and more…

7/16/2019
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The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Tuesday, July 16th, 2019: WGN-TV’s Ben Bradley updates the capture of the Humboldt Park lagoon alligator; Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson talks about new recruits on the streets; ABC7’s Alan Krashesky talks about visiting Auschwitz with holocaust survivor Fritzie Fritzshall and Cardinal Blase Cupich; Northwestern Medicine’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jim Adams looks at the symptoms of the ‘summer cold’ making the rounds; the Top Five@5...

Duration:01:50:07

The Top Five@5 (07/16/19): ‘Chance the Snapper’ is caught, Joe Biden is ready to challenge Donald Trump…to push-ups, and more…

7/16/2019
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The Top Five@5 for Tuesday, July 16th, 2019: Former Vice President Joe Biden is ready to challenge Donald Trump in an “ugly election;” President Trump doubles down his attacks of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ crew; NASA celebrates the 50th anniversary of Appollo 11’s historic launch with astronaut Michael Collins; Blackhawks’ GM Stan Bowman explains the trade of Artem Anisimov to the Senators exchange for Zack Smith; and finally, the Great Chicago Gator Hunt of 2019 is over, thanks to trapper...

Duration:00:16:33

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson: “You can’t talk about change and not be willing to be apart of it”

7/16/2019
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Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson joins Roe Conn & Anna Davlantes to discuss how the Chicago Police Department is handling this year’s summer violence. Although Chicago violence is down 10%, superintendent Johnson makes a vocal point when he visits any neighborhood, “You can’t talk about change and not be willing to be apart of the change.” Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow...

Duration:00:16:40

Roe Conn Full Show (07/15/19): The Great Chicago Gator Hunt enters a new phase, ‘Storm Area 51’ might not be what it seems, and more…

7/16/2019
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The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Monday, July 15th, 2019: WGN-TV’s Ben Bradley reports on Alligator Bob being dismissed from the great Chicago gator hunt; Chicago’s electric scooter pilot program levies the first set of fines for non-compliance; Manager of Program Development at Adler Planetarium discusses the various they’re hosting to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 landing on the moon; ABC’s Alex Stone reports on the almost 1 million people who have joined the ‘Storm...

Duration:01:46:32

What’s really happening at Area 51?

7/16/2019
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ABC News’ Alex Stone joins Roe Conn & Anna Davlantes to discuss the U.S. Air Force warning ‘attendees’ of the joke Facebook page “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us” from trying to gain entry to Area 51. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:12:36

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Landing on the Moon with the Adler Planetarium

7/15/2019
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Manager of Program Development for Adler Planetarium Kyle Sater joins Roe Conn and Anna Davlantes to talk about the various events the Adler is hosting to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 landing on the moon. For more information, check out – http://www.adlerplanetarium.org/events/apollo-11-celebration Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow...

Duration:00:11:16

The Top Five@5 (07/12/19): President Trump defends Nancy Pelosi, Sebastian Gorka and CNN’s Brian Karem bicker in the W.H. Rose Garden, Serena Williams is ready for Wimbledon Final, and more…

7/12/2019
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The Top Five@5 for Friday, July 12th, 2019: President Trump during an impromptu press conference defended Nancy Pelosi, who has be feuding with Alexadria Ocasio-Cortez for the past few days over immigration. Serena Williams spoke to reporters after reaching the Wimbledon singles final, and says she’s looking forward to going against Simona Halep. The enraged man who went viral for ranting about women on dating sites share his thoughts on what he looks for in a woman with TMZ, and […]

Duration:00:16:06

It’s the Army vs. Chef Irvine at the Taste of Chicago!

7/12/2019
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What would happen if a world renowned chef went head-to-head with Army cooks? The Food Network’s Robert Irvine will square off against some of the Army’s best, including Under Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy at the Taste of Chicago! Irvine & McCarthy both join The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes to talk about the event. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow...

Duration:00:14:08

“RoeStock” Day 4: ‘Gorilla Social’

7/12/2019
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Roe Conn presents a week of music with “RoeStock 2019.” On Day 4, on of the hottest up-and-coming Chicago bands ‘Gorilla Social’ performs. https://www.facebook.com/gorillasocialmusic Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:18:34

Roe Conn Full Show (7/11/19): Roeper reviews Lion King, Gorilla Social performs, and more…

7/12/2019
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The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Thursday, July 11th, 2019: WGN-TV’s Ben Bradley reports on Day 3 of the Humboldt Park Lagoon gator hunt; Former chairman of the RNC Michael Steele discusses President Trump’s plan to start mass ICE raids & deportations; White Sox TV’s Jason Benetti previews the second half of the MLB season; President Trump addresses the country from the White House Rose Garden to announce he’s dropping the fight to get a citizenship question on the […]

Duration:02:24:05