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    WGN NEWS ‘DECISION 2014’ LIVE COVERAGE BEGINS AT 4PM ON ELECTION NIGHT

    CHICAGO, October 23, 2014 – WGN News will offer complete coverage of the gubernatorial, U.S. Senate and congressional races for Illinois, and other states across the country, on Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV and worldwide on WGNTV.com on election night, Tuesday, November 4th starting at 4pm CT until completion of the major races. · 4pm: WGN News election night coverage will begin on WGN Evening News with Mark Suppelsa and Micah Materre on WGN-TV and WGNTV.com with reports from across Illinois. […]

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    Demi Lovato Winner Aaron Reid

    Winner Aaron Reid and niece (Maliyah) for her 11th Birthday! along with her mom & pals, enjoyed meeting Demi Lovato prior to the October 14 concert! Congrats Aaron!

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    Chicago Winner: FRIENDS 20th Anniversary Sweepstakes

    Congrats to Christina Daniel, Friends Winner! Congrats to Christina Daniel, the Chicago winner in WGN’s Friends Contest. She has won a three-day/two-night trip to NYC.  Her trip will include a visit to the Central Perk pop-up store.  Thanks for watching Friends, weeknights at 10:30p & 11p on WGN-TV.

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    “STORIES OF HOPE: FACING BREAST CANCER” RETURNS TO WGN-TV IN SUPPORT OF NATIONAL BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

    CHICAGO, October  7, 2014 – In support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV will present an all-new “Stories of Hope: Facing Breast Cancer” on Saturday, October 18 at 6pm CT.  The half-hour special will also be streamed live on WGNTV.com.  Encores will be seen on CLTV at 8pm CT and Sunday, October 19 at 2pm CT. “Stories of Hope: Facing Breast Cancer” will include discussions with doctors and healthcare professionals about advancements in breast cancer diagnosis […]

  • WGN-TV celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    CHICAGO, September 18, 2014 – Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by offering special news stories of interest to Chicago’s Hispanic community. Stories will be featured on various WGN newscasts: WGN Morning News, WGN Midday News, WGN Evening News and WGN News at Nine. In addition, Adelante Chicago is airing every Saturday through October 11 at 5:30am. WGN-TV begins the celebration September 19, when WGN’s Lourdes Duarte tells the story of Victoria Gonzalez (Vicky), a 19-year-old girl […]

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  • WGN EVENING NEWS LAUNCHES HOUR EARLIER SEPTEMBER 8- LIVE & BREAKING NEWS TRAFFIC REPORTER ADDED

    CHICAGO, August 19, 2014 – Starting September 8, WGN Evening News expands to include an hour from 4-5pm, running from 4-6pm in total. Anchors Mark Suppelsa and Micah Materre will anchor WGN Evening News in addition to their WGN News at Nine duties. Tom Skilling, WGN-TV Chief Meteorologist, will also join the 4-6pm Evening News. In addition, traffic reporter Sarah Jindra will join WGN Evening News in order to cover traffic as well as LIVE& BREAKING NEWS via Skycam 9. […]

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    Photos: Jhene Aiko performs at Lollapalooza

  • Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue at Lollapalooza Day 3 (photo by Dietrich Zeigler/WGN News)

    Photos: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue at Lollapalooza

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    Photos: Glen Hansard at Lolla

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