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Roe Conn Full Show (01/17/2020): WGN-TV’s Demetrius Ivory prepares you for this weekend’s winter storm, Kevin Brasler of Consumers’ Checkbook gives tips on how to save money on your next vacation, Chicago Blackhawks’ defensemen Connor Murphy joins us, and

1/17/2020
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Roe Conn full show for Friday, January 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:02:02:30

The Top Five@5 (01/17/2020): The LSU Tigers go to the White House, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announces 2020 inductees, Sam Elliott becomes a rapper, and more…

1/17/2020
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The Top Five@5 for Friday, January 17th, 2020: President Trump welcomed 2019 National College Football Champions, the Louisiana State University Tigers to the White House. Former White Sox pitcher Jack McDowell claims the south side team has used cameras to steal signs in the 1980s. Veteran actor Sam Elliott has been recruited to recite the lyrics to Lil Nas X’s Old Town Road for an upcoming commercial for Super Bowl LIV, and more! Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters […]

Duration:00:15:56

Want to avoid unnecessary resort fees when you travel? Kevin Brasler of Consumers’ Checkbook is here to tell you how!

1/17/2020
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Kevin Brasler, executive editor of Consumers’ Checkbook joins The Roe Conn Show to provide helpful tips on finding the best value on flowers for Valentine’s Day. Also, Brasler tells you how to avoid high ‘resort fees’ at hotels. 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:00:17:44

Roe Conn Full Show (01/15/2020): Ald. Brendan Reilly stops by to tell us if the city is really going to ban all Styrofoam and plastics, Spotify unveils a playlist for your pets, a Top Five@5 you won’t believe, and News or Ruse with David Hochberg!

1/15/2020
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Roe Conn full show for Wednesday, January 15th, 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:01:37:18

The Top Five@5 (01/15/2020): Mayor Lightfoot rips aldermen over LGBTQ study debate, the Illinois Lottery is losing money…how? Nik Wallenda vs. the volcano, Ken Jennings is Jeopardy’s G.O.A.T., and more…

1/15/2020
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The Top Five@5 for Wednesday, January 15th, 2020: Mayor Lightfoot scodled a few African American aldermen for “demonizing” the gay community over a proposed vote to launch a study that could lay groundwork for contracts that would be set aside for gay & transgender-owned businesses. Daredevil, Nik Wallenda has announced that he will be walking across a live volcano. Ken Jennings has been crown Jeopardy’s G.O.A.T., and more! Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow...

Duration:00:15:21

Ald. Brendan Reilly on proposed Styrofoam & plastics ban: “I have an issue when the city gets in the business of banning things, my inclination is to defend the Chicago business owner against competitors across the border”

1/15/2020
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Chicago Alderman Brendan Reilly(42nd) joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss a proposal by some aldermen to ban Styrofoam containers, and require restaurants to serve eat-in customers on reusable plates and dishes to cut down on plastic pollution. 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:00:15:45

Roe Conn Full Show (01/14/2020): Donna More explains why she should be the next Cook County State’s Attorney, a Top Five@5 you won’t believe, and should dogs be allowed at your local grocery store?

1/14/2020
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Roe Conn full show for Tuesday, January 14th, 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:00:17:41

The Top Five@5 (01/14/2020): Local businesses fear 100% tariff on wine, SCOTUS declines “free the nipple” case, Larry David scolds autograph seekers, and more…

1/14/2020
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The Top Five@5 for Tuesday, January 14th, 2020: Gov. J.B. Pritzker compared Mike McClain’s behavior to that of a “crime syndicate” and advised the former top lobbyist and confidant to Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan to cooperate with federal investigators. Local wine businesses are freaking out over President Trump’s threat to put a 100% tariff on wines and other goods imported from the European Union, and say they may have to close if it happens. Curb Your Enthusiasm star Larry […]

Duration:00:17:41

Donna More: “Kim Foxx has driven a wedge between law enforcement and prosecutors, we have to work to bring trust back.”

1/14/2020
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Donna More, former Cook County and federal prosecutor now candidate for Cook County State’s Attorney joins The Roe Conn Show to explain why she should get your vote in the primary. 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:00:12:38

Pamela Maurer cold case: DNA used to identify teen’s killer

1/14/2020
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DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss the break in the 1976 cold case murder of 16-year-old Pamela Maurer. 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:00:10:03

Roe Conn Full Show (01/13/2020): Chicago Sun-Times’ Rick Telander explains the seriousness of the Houston Astros cheating scandal, Richard Roeper breaks down the 2020 Oscar nominations, and should the Monday after the Super Bowl be a holiday?

1/13/2020
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Roe Conn full show for Monday, January 13th, 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:02:19:09

Rick Telander on Houston Astros cheating scandal: “This is all about the use of technology…sign stealing went on from the get-go.”

1/13/2020
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Chicago Sun-Times sports columnist, Rick Telander joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss the breaking story in Major League Baseball involving the firing of Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow and manager AJ Hinch for the illegal use of technology to steal signs in 2017. 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:00:07:32

Is ‘capping’ the Kennedy Expressway a real possibility?

1/13/2020
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Scott Sarver, AIA principal at RATIO Architects joins The Roe Conn Show to explain why capping the Kennedy Expressway is a good idea for the West Loop, and how to process will be done. 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:00:06:13

Roe Conn Full Show (01/10/2020): WGN-TV’s Demetrius Ivory gets you ready for this weekend’s snowy forecast, a Top Five@5 you won’t believe, remembering the life of rock legend legend Neil Peart who passed away at 67.

1/13/2020
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Roe Conn full show for Friday, January 13th, 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:02:21:25

Max Weinberg on the life of Neil Peart: “His contribution to music is incalculable.”

1/13/2020
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Hall of Fame drummer for the E Street Band, Max Weinberg joins The Roe Conn Show to reflect on the life and legacy of Rush drummer Neil Peart, who passed away at 67. 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:00:07:19

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Curator on the passing of Neil Peart: “It’s a very sad day in music.”

1/13/2020
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Former Curatorial Director at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum in Cleveland, Howard Kramer joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss the life and legacy of Rush drummer Neil Peart, who passed away at 67. 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:00:10:43

Roe Conn Full Show (01/09/2020): The search for “Wile E. Chi-yote” continues, attorney Mike Monico analyzes the latest news in the Jussie Smollett saga, Richard Roeper reviews “Like a Boss”, and more…

1/9/2020
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Roe Conn full show for Thursday, January 9th, 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:02:19:49

Is “Like a Boss” a watchable film? Richard Roeper has the review of Tiffany Haddish’s latest project right here!

1/9/2020
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Richard Roeper, columnist and film critic for The Chicago Sun-Times, joins The Roe Conn Show to review this week’s film releases: Like a Boss– starring Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne, Billy Porter, and Salma Hayek. The Outsider– HBO limited series based on a Stephen King novel, starring Jason Bateman. Just Mercy– starring Michael B. Jordan, and Jamie Foxx. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow...

Duration:00:18:38

The Top Five@5 (01/09/2020): The search for “Wile E. Chi-yote” continues, Jillians Michaels accused of body shaming Lizzo, actor Buck Henry dies at 89.

1/9/2020
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The Top Five@5 for Thursday, January 9th, 2020: Lawmakers are calling for an investigation after a 2012 email from Mike Madigan lobbyist Mike McClain surfaced, alleging a sexual assault. Former Biggest Loser trainer Jillian Michaels responds to criticism over her comments about singer Lizzo’s body, claiming she’s at risk of diabetes because of her weight. Legendary screenwriter, director, and actor Buck Henry dies at 89. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow...

Duration:00:17:49

In search of “Wile E. Chi-yote”: Cook County coyote expert explains why he’s so aggressive?

1/9/2020
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Chris Anchor, senior wildlife biologist at the Forest Preserve of Cook County & Urban Coyote Research Project joins The Roe Conn Show to explain why the coyotes that’s been spotted in Chicago are so aggressive. 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:00:12:29