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Roe Conn Full Show (01/24/2020): Coronavirus Confirmed In Chicago: Everything you need to know, Kevin Powell is live at Sox Fest for the Wintrust Crosstown Series Fan Flyaway to Arizona, The Canarble Wagon rolls, and more…

1/24/2020
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Roe Conn full show for Friday, January 24th, 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:02:16:28

The Top Five@5 (01/24/2020): The coronavirus confirmed in Chicago, activists push for “small scale” pot peddler’s license, a Hispanic cop in Florida suspended for claiming he’s black, and more…

1/24/2020
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The Top Five@5 for Friday, January 24th, 2020: Illinois health officials announced the second confirmed case of the coronavirus is a woman in Chicago. Community activists are pushing the idea of a peddler’s license for people who wish to sale legal pot on a small scale. A Miami police officer has been suspended after drawing outrage for claiming at a public meeting that he identified as a black man due to the “one drop rule,” and more! Follow your favorite […]

Duration:00:18:10

Coronavirus Confirmed In Chicago: Everything you need to know

1/24/2020
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A second case of the Wuhan coronavirus in the United States has been confirmed, this one in Chicago. Ngozi Ezike, MD, Director of the Illinois Dept. of Public Health, joins Roe Conn to update listeners on what they know so far about the case here. Also, Dr. Igor Koralnik, Northwestern Medicine’s neuro-infectious diseases specialist, explains the dangers of the coronavirus and how it differs from other known viruses. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn...

Duration:00:18:33

Doomsday Clock ticks to 100 seconds to midnight, retired U.S. Air Force Major General Robert H. Latiff explains why

1/24/2020
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U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. (Ret) Robert Latiff, PH.D. joins Roe Conn to explain why the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved the Doomsday Clock to 100 seconds to midnight. 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:00:07:16

Roe Conn Full Show (01/23/2020): Dr. Willie Wilson explains why he’s working on state reparations legislation, famed attorney Mike Monico returns for “Is This Legal?” Richard Roeper reviews this weekend’s film releases, and more…

1/23/2020
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Roe Conn full show for Thursday, January 23rd, 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:02:17:50

Is ‘The Last Full Measure’ the first great film of 2020? Richard Roeper has the review of this weekend’s film releases.

1/23/2020
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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: The Gentlemen- starring Matthew McConaughey, Henry Golding, Hugh Grant, and Colin Farrell. Color Out of Space- a sci-fi horror film starring Nicolas Cage. The Last Full Measure- starring Sebastian Stan, William Hurt, Samuel L. Jackson, Ed Harris, ad the late Peter Fonda. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720...

Duration:00:17:12

The Top Five@5 (01/23/2020): The Doomsday Clock inches to 100 seconds to midnight, are the Grammy Awards rigged?, Will Smith poses as a Lyft driver, and PBS news anchor Jim Lehrer dies at 85

1/23/2020
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The Top Five@5 for Thursday, January 23rd, 2020: Scientist warn that the Earth is inching closer to the end. The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists moved the hands of the Doomsday Clock 100 seconds closer to midnight. Ousted Recording Academy CEO Deborah Dugan tells Good Morning America that the Grammy Awards are rigged. In a video to promote the film Bad Boys For Life, Will Smith poses as a Lyft driver to pick up unsuspecting fans. Legendary former PBS anchor of […]

Duration:00:19:50

Dr. Willie Wilson explains why he’s working on state reparations for African American descendants of slaves.

1/23/2020
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Dr. Willie Wilson joins The Roe Conn Show to talk about his plan for establishing reparations for African American descendant of slaves by introducing the Reparations Ordinance for Descendants of Slavery Bill. 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:00:16:17

Virus hunter explains how coronavirus jumps to ‘human-animal’ and assess the risks in the U.S.

1/23/2020
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Renowned virus hunter & Vice President for Research at EcoHealth Alliance, Kevin J. Olival, Ph.D. joins Roe Conn to talk about a study indicating the Wuhan coronavirus that is rapidly spreading through China may have ‘jumped’ from snakes to humans. Dr. Olival also looks at the history of viruses like SARS, how diseases cross the human/animal barrier, and gauge his level of concern over this outbreak. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow...

Duration:00:09:13

Roe Conn Full Show (01/22/2020): WGN-TV Meteorologist Demetrius Ivory updates a serious weather system approaching the area, Brian Vercruysse at the Illinois Commerce Commission answers why freight trains seem to be getting longer, a Top Five@5 you won’t

1/23/2020
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Roe Conn full show for Wednesday, January 22nd, 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:02:11:54

The Top Five@5 (01/22/2020): The city’s Affordable Housing Requirements Ordinance has a major loophole, the Blackhawks honor coach Quenneville, Harley-Davidson makes a millennial-friendly chopper, and more…

1/23/2020
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The Top Five@5 for Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020: There’s a loophole in Chicago’s Affordable Requirements Ordinance (ARO) that allows developers to pay a fee rather than allow 10 percent of their development to be set aside for low income housing. Illinois lawmakers are raising questions about the integrity of state elections after the Secretary of State admitted hundreds of non-citizens were registered as voters in 2018. Terry Jones, a founding member of Monty Python has died at the age...

Duration:00:17:31

Roe Conn Full Show (01/20/2020): Lecy Goranson of “Roseanne” joins us in studio, Chris Boden drops by to discuss Patrick Kane reaching 1,000 points in the NHL, a Top Five@5 you won’t believe, and more…

1/20/2020
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Roe Conn full show for Monday, January 20th, 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:02:18:33

“Roseanne” star Lecy Goranson joins The Roe Conn Show

1/20/2020
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Lecy Goranson, also known as the original Becky Conner on Roseanne and currently The Conners, joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss a watch party she’s hosting January 21st at Joe’s on Weed Street to raise money for the Chicago Fire Department’s Widows & Children’s Fund. 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:00:18:43

The Top Five@5 (01/20/2020): Kim Kardashian uses her influence for a good cause, Patrick Kane is the newest member of the 1,000 point club, Aaron Rodgers isn’t going to the Super Bowl, and more…

1/20/2020
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The Top Five@5 for Monday, January 20th, 2020: After the Green Bay Packers’ devastating loss to the 49ers in the NFC Championship game, Aaron Rodgers says this loss was disappointing. Oxygen TV released its trailer for Kim Kardashian’s upcoming documentary that tackles prison reform, and her journey to becoming a lawyer. Patrick Kane became the 90th player in NHL history to reach 1,000 points in the Blackhawks win over the Jets, and more! Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters […]

Duration:00:18:43

How to keep safe from urban coyotes…Landmark Pest Management’s Rebecca Fyffe explains why ‘hazing’ them is the best solution.

1/20/2020
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Rebecca Fyffe, Director of Research Landmark Pest Management joins The Roe Conn Show to give tips on how to ‘haze’ coyotes to keep them out of your yard due to the uptick in sightings around 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:00:16:06

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