WGN Morning News hosts third annual Block Party in Homewood

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CHICAGO— On Friday, July 13 from 6-10am, WGN Morning Newsis took “the show on the road” for its third annual WGN Morning News Block Party Extravaganza at 2034 Ridge Road in Homewood (sponsored by United Auto Insurance). Starting at 6am, Larry Potash, Robin Baumgarten, Paul Konrad, Pat Tomasulo, Dean Richards, Ana Belaval, Marcus Leshock, Sarah Jindra, and announcer Mike Toomey were LIVE from right in front of La Banque Hotel.

 The fun included dunk tanks, bounce houses, and great music by Better Than Ezra, KT Tunstall and Lowdown Brass Band.  

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WGN-TV is Chicago’s Very Own source for news, sports and entertainment.  WGN News programs more local news than any other Chicago TV station and can be seen on WGN-TV, CLTV, WGNTV.com and the WGN-TV News app.  Get local weather on WGN-TV, CLTV, WGNTV.com and the WGN Weather app.  WGN 9.2 is Chicago’s home of Tribune Broadcasting’s classic TV network Antenna TV and WGN 9.3 is Chicago’s This TV movie network affiliate.  WGN 9.4 carries TBD, bringing the world of internet video to the TV screen.  WGN-TV is a Tribune Broadcasting station.  For more information on Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV, go to WGNTV.com


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