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Roe Conn Full Show (10/14/19): Eddie Olczyk on his new memoir, John Kasich wants everyone achieve more in life, and more…

10/15/2019
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The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Monday, October 14th, 2019: WGN-TV’s Joe Donlon has an update on numbers behind the Chicago Marathon; Hall of Fame Chicago Blackhawks Eddie Olczyk talks about his new memoir, ‘Eddie Olczyk: Beating the Odds in Hockey and in Life’; Senior Wildlife Biologist at the Forest Preserves of Cook County & Urban Coyote Research Project, Chris Anchor explains why coyotes, deer, and snakes seem to show up at people’s doorstep this time of year; Former […]

Duration:02:13:59

The Top Five@5 (10/14/19): Supt. Eddie Johnson responds to inspector general’s report on Laquan McDonald video, Kanye West expresses concern over Kim K’s sexy dress, ‘Breaking Bad’ actor Robert Forster dies at 78.

10/14/2019
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The Top Five@5 for Monday, October 14th, 2019: (Richard Roeper filling-in for Anna Davlantes) CPD Superintendent Eddie Johnson went on the defense at a news conference over the weekend to respond to an inspector general’s report noting he was among the police brass who viewed video of the Laquan McDonald shooting, and didn’t object to it. Bears coach Matt Nagy addressed the media, and spoke about Kyle Long being out for the season due to injury. Oscar-nominee Robert Forster passes […]

Duration:00:14:34

Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich: “The Republican party was my vehicle, not my master, I’m an American.”

10/14/2019
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Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich joins The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes (Richard Roeper filling-in for Anna) to talk about his new book ‘It’s Up to Us: Ten Little Ways We Can Bring About Big Change’. 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:00:13:30

Eddie Olczyk on his battle with cancer: “If I was by myself…I would not be here.”

10/14/2019
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Chicago Blackhawks legend Eddie Olczyk joins The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes (Richard Roeper filling-in for Anna) to talk about his new book ‘Eddie Olczyk: Beating the Odds in Hockey and in Life’. 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:00:16:37

Roe Conn Full Show (10/10/19): Chicago Blackhawks Home Opener, NBC Sports Chicago Nick Gismondi, Hall of Famer Chris Chelios, Denis Savard and more…

10/12/2019
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The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Thursday, October 10th, 2019: WGN-TV’s Ben Bradley breaks down another tail of the political hijinx; New NBC Sports Chicago rinkside reporter Nick Gismondi joins the broadcast to discuss his 1st Blackhawks game in the Madhouse on Madison and reflects on what hockey means to him; SR. VP of Administration and Operations of the United Center Joe Myhra talks about the new scoreboard in the UC and the celebration of the stadium’s 25th anniversary; […]

Duration:02:23:37

Blackhawks new Rinkside Reporter Nick Gismondi: “Somebody’s gotta pinch me”

10/12/2019
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Nick Gismondi, the new NBC Sports Chicago Rinkside reporter for the Blackhawks, joins the Roe Conn show this afternoon to discuss his excitement on joining the Blackhawks this season. Gismondi spent the last year and a half reporting for the Las Vegas Golden Knights. Growing up, hockey was always in Nick’s blood and has stuck with him to this day. “Somebody gotta pinch me,” Nick says as he gears up for tonight’s home opener against the San Jose Sharks. Follow […]

Duration:00:08:39

Scoreboards, tours, and contests; what’s new at the United Center

10/12/2019
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Joe Myhra Senior Vice President of Administration and Operations at the United Center joins the Roe Conn show to discuss all the new amenities upgraded at the UC, including the state of the art 4k video scoreboard. The scoreboard includes six moving panels and 8,600 sq.ft. of screen space, it will be nearly four times bigger than the old scoreboard. Topping off the new scoreboard, the UC has a brand new audio system that will send a buzz throughout the […]

Duration:00:07:58

United Center’s Chef Mike Arcomone on the new menu offerings at the Madhouse on Madison

10/12/2019
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Executive Chef at the United center for Levy Restaurant Chef Mike Arcomone breaks down the newest food in the United Center, including switching out Big Star’s tacos with the inspired tacos from Stephanie Izard. Some new items include This Little Goat’s pulled pork tacos, Goat empanadas with Yucatán mayo. The UC also brought in popular local restaurants, including Links Taproom, Honey Butter Fried Chicken, and Mindy’s Hot Chocolate. Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720...

Duration:00:13:12

HOF Chris Chelios breaks previews the

10/12/2019
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Chicago native and 2013 pro hockey Hall of Famer Chris Chelios joins the Roe Conn Show to breakdown the Blackhawks home opener. Chelios gives offers his expectations for the Blackhawks after a long off-season. Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:09:35

Denis Savard on Expectations for 2019-2020 Blackhawks Season

10/12/2019
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Blackhawks legend Denis Savard examines the expectations for the 2019-2020 season for the Blackhawks. 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:00:11:15

Richard Roeper reviews “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie”

10/11/2019
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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 film releases: “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie”- starring Aaron Paul “Dolemite Is My Name”- starring Eddie Murphy 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:00:17:21

The Top Five@5 (10/11/19): Jesse Sharkey says there’s only one way to avoid a teachers strike, Ronan Farrow alleges NBC News knew of complaints against Matt Lauer long before firing, Paul McCartney says he felt like Harry Potter, and more…

10/11/2019
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The Top Five@5 for Friday, October 11th, 2019: With only days left before a potential strike, CTU President Jesse Sharkey says avoiding a strike rests on getting promises about key issues in writing. Ronan Farrow makes his first public comments about the latest Matt Lauer allegations on ‘Good Morning America’. ‘Breaking Bad’ star Aaron Paul opens up about ‘El Camino’ which premiered on Netflix, and more! Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow...

Duration:00:15:35

Scott Beatty of AU Sports tells you if your sports memorabilia is trash, or treasure.

10/11/2019
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Scott Beatty, co owner of AU Sports joins The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes (Bob Sirott filling-in for Roe & Anna) to take calls from WGN listeners who wonder if their old sports relics might be worth some cash. 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:00:20:50

Roe Conn Full Show (10/11/19): Bob Sirott takes over with his record collection, ‘Great Moments in Vinyl’ perform, and more…

10/11/2019
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Bob Sirott Takes Over The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Friday, October 11th, 2019: WGN-TV’s Demetrius Ivory lays out the weekend weather forecast; Lauren Lapka presents her list of things to do, see, and avoid this weekend; James Schaefer, MS. ATC/L, Athletic Trainer for ATI Physical Therapy talks about his preparations for running his first Chicago Marathon; Co-owner of AU Sports Scott Beatty doles out advice for listeners on the value of their collectibles; The Top Five@5 features...

Duration:02:20:13

The Top Five@5 (10/09/19): CTU addresses school overcrowding with 8 days left before potential strike, President Trump slams Steve Kerr over China stance, Rod Stewart crashes a wedding, and more…

10/9/2019
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The Top Five@5 for Wednesday, October 9th, 2019: With eight days left until a potential strike, the Chicago Teachers Union held a press conference to address overcrowding. Sam Wachs, the fan who was escorted out of an NBA exhibition game at the Wells Fargo Center because he brought in several “Free Hong Kong” signs explains on The Sean Green Show why he did it. Rod Stewart crashes a couple’s wedding in Las Vegas, and more! Follow your favorite Roe Conn […]

Duration:00:18:14

Is ‘Fortnite’ making our kids addicted to video games?

10/9/2019
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Dr. Danesh Alam, Addiction Psychiatry & Medical Director at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital joins The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes to explain why more & more kids are becoming addicted to the popular video game ‘Fortnite’, and what signs parents should look for if they suspect their child may be addicted. 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...

Duration:00:13:24

Lou ‘Mr. Fix-It’ Manfredini on preparing your furnace for a Chicago winter: “Having your furnace or boiler inspected professionally is the best $100-$125 you’re gonna spend”

10/9/2019
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It feels like fall right now in the city, and cooler temperatures are on the way. With temperatures expecting to drop, some areas may see lows in the 40s. Lou ‘Mr. Fix-It’ Manfredini of HouseSmarts Radio heard Saturdays (7a-10a) on WGN Radio joins The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes to give tips on what steps you should take before you turn on your furnace. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720 […]

Duration:00:15:02

Northwestern Medicine’s Dr. Jim Adams explains why your child should be vaccinated for whooping cough

10/9/2019
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The official doctor of the Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes, Chief Medical Officer and SVP of Northwestern Memorial Healthcare Dr. Jim Adams joins the show to discuss several cases of whooping cough that have been confirmed at two schools in the northern suburbs. Also, Dr. Adams discusses CVS and Walgreens’ decision to stop selling the heartburn medicine Zantac. Better knowledge means better health for you and your family. Turn to Northwestern Medicine at nm.org/healthbeatnews for health tips,...

Duration:00:12:51

Ed O’Bradovich on the Bears 24-21 loss to the Raiders: “There was time for an adjustment and get ready to play.”

10/7/2019
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Following the Bears frustrating 24-21 loss to the Oakland Raiders, Ed O’ Bradovich breaks down what went wrong, and what needs to be done during the bye week in order to beat the New Orleans Saints. 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:00:15:05

When will Gene & Georgetti’s reopen?

10/7/2019
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Tony and Michelle Durpetti, family owners of Gene and Georgetti Steakhouse joins The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes to update the status of their establishment, after a small fire caused the famous restaurant to temporarily close. When will the restaurant open again? What sort of damage did firefighters find? Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And...

Duration:00:14:09