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    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight The Choice for Mayor 2019: Lori Lightfoot

    Chicago Tonight

    The Choice for Mayor 2019: Lori Lightfoot

    An in-depth look at the former federal prosecutor running for mayor of Chicago.

    The Choice for Mayor 2019: Lori Lightfoot

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    Chicago Tonight

    The Choice for Mayor 2019: Toni Preckwinkle

    An in-depth look at the Cook County Board president running for mayor of Chicago.

    The Choice for Mayor 2019: Toni Preckwinkle

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Renée Fleming Reflects on 25 Years with Lyric Opera

    Chicago Tonight

    Renée Fleming Reflects on 25 Years with Lyric Opera

    One of the world’s most renowned opera singers is marking a landmark anniversary.

    Renée Fleming Reflects on 25 Years with Lyric Opera

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Transgender Chicagoan Reunites with Christian Cousin

    Chicago Tonight

    Transgender Chicagoan Reunites with Christian Cousin

    WTTW captures a family reunion between two cousins.

    Transgender Chicagoan Reunites with Christian Cousin

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Tiffany Van Dyke Speaks to Media After Reported Beating

    Chicago Tonight

    Tiffany Van Dyke Speaks to Media After Reported Beating

    The wife of former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke speaks to the press.

    Tiffany Van Dyke Speaks to Media After Reported Beating

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Ald. Ed Burke Accused of Electioneering

    Chicago Tonight

    Ald. Ed Burke Accused of Electioneering

    A cellphone video shows Ald. Ed Burke handing out shoulder bags at a polling place.

    Ald. Ed Burke Accused of Electioneering

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Randy Duncan: “Love in Four Acts”

    Chicago Tonight

    Randy Duncan: “Love in Four Acts”

    In 1994, Randy Duncan was featured in a WTTW program called “Love in Four Acts.”

    Randy Duncan: “Love in Four Acts”

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight 2019 Chicago Election Guide: Dwayne Truss

    Chicago Tonight

    2019 Chicago Election Guide: Dwayne Truss

    Dwayne Truss gives a two-minute statement as part of WTTW’s 2019 Voters’ Guide.

    2019 Chicago Election Guide: Dwayne Truss

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight At 102, This Longtime Pianist Has Still Got the Chops

    Chicago Tonight

    At 102, This Longtime Pianist Has Still Got the Chops

    Meet Dorothy Olson Pauletti, who played piano professionally for nearly eight decades.

    At 102, This Longtime Pianist Has Still Got the Chops

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Illinois GOP Denounces Controversial Facebook Post

    Chicago Tonight

    Illinois GOP Denounces Controversial Facebook Post

    What constitutes racism? We discuss the widening divide in state and national politics.

    Illinois GOP Denounces Controversial Facebook Post

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight New PBS Kids Show Breaks Ground With Help from Local Writer

    Chicago Tonight

    New PBS Kids Show Breaks Ground With Help from Local Writer

    “Molly of Denali” is making headlines for featuring a Native American lead character.

    New PBS Kids Show Breaks Ground With Help from Local Writer

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Viral FaceApp Challenge Raises Broader Privacy Concerns

    Chicago Tonight

    Viral FaceApp Challenge Raises Broader Privacy Concerns

    As the popularity of a photo-transforming app has skyrocketed, so have privacy concerns.

    Viral FaceApp Challenge Raises Broader Privacy Concerns

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Mayor, Aldermen Negotiate Fair Workweek Ordinance

    Chicago Tonight

    Mayor, Aldermen Negotiate Fair Workweek Ordinance

    Should some companies be required to let employees know their work schedules in advance?

    Mayor, Aldermen Negotiate Fair Workweek Ordinance

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Study: Chicago Has Largest Life Expectancy Gap

    Chicago Tonight

    Study: Chicago Has Largest Life Expectancy Gap

    We examine the role of race in creating huge disparities in health care outcomes.

    Study: Chicago Has Largest Life Expectancy Gap

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight How to Garden with Excessive Rain and Heat

    Chicago Tonight

    How to Garden with Excessive Rain and Heat

    Tips from the Chicago Botanic Garden to keep your garden alive in this crazy weather.

    How to Garden with Excessive Rain and Heat

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Why Are There So Many Fireflies in Chicago?

    Chicago Tonight

    Why Are There So Many Fireflies in Chicago?

    An expert tells us why there we're seeing more favorite summertime bug.

    Why Are There So Many Fireflies in Chicago?

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight New Film ‘Cooked’ Revisits Chicago’s Deadly 1995 Heatwave

    Chicago Tonight

    New Film ‘Cooked’ Revisits Chicago’s Deadly 1995 Heatwave

    We discuss a new documentary from Kartemquin Films with producer Fenell Doremus.

    New Film ‘Cooked’ Revisits Chicago’s Deadly 1995 Heatwave

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Chicago Public Transit Leaders Talk Influx of State Funding

    Chicago Tonight

    Chicago Public Transit Leaders Talk Influx of State Funding

    Chicago’s public transit system is set to receive billions in state capital funding.

    Chicago Public Transit Leaders Talk Influx of State Funding

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Local Acts Ric Wilson, Lala Lala Make Their Pitchfork Debuts

    Chicago Tonight

    Local Acts Ric Wilson, Lala Lala Make Their Pitchfork Debuts

    We visit a pair of young local artists as they prepare for their Pitchfork debut.

    Local Acts Ric Wilson, Lala Lala Make Their Pitchfork Debuts

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Sterigenics Opponents Fight Proposed Deal to Reopen Plant

    Chicago Tonight

    Sterigenics Opponents Fight Proposed Deal to Reopen Plant

    A shuttered medical sterilization plant in Willowbrook has a chance to resume operations.

    Sterigenics Opponents Fight Proposed Deal to Reopen Plant

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight She Was Bullied for Alopecia. Now She is Bald and Proud.

    Chicago Tonight

    She Was Bullied for Alopecia. Now She is Bald and Proud.

    A local singer who was bullied now inspires young people with the same condition.

    She Was Bullied for Alopecia. Now She is Bald and Proud.

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Ask Geoffrey: What’s the History of the Chicago Huskies?

    Chicago Tonight

    Ask Geoffrey: What’s the History of the Chicago Huskies?

    Geoffrey Baer tells the story of a youth basketball league from the 1940s and ‘50s.

    Ask Geoffrey: What’s the History of the Chicago Huskies?

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Chicago International Port Considers Massive Investment Deal

    Chicago Tonight

    Chicago International Port Considers Massive Investment Deal

    A new deal could be worth up to $100 million for the giant Port of Chicago.

    Chicago International Port Considers Massive Investment Deal

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight How Exposure to Violence Impacts Young Children in Chicago

    Chicago Tonight

    How Exposure to Violence Impacts Young Children in Chicago

    We discuss a new analysis of Chicago homicide data by the Erikson Institute.

    How Exposure to Violence Impacts Young Children in Chicago