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CHICAGO, November 13, 2020 – Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV presents a half-hour WGN News special Behind the Headline: Chicago Violence on Tuesday, November 17 from 7-7:30pm CT.  As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the ongoing gun violence epidemic has worsened the city’s public health crisis.  Hosted by WGN News Anchor Micah Materre, Behind the Headline: Chicago Violence opens up a conversation with those on the frontlines trying to bring peace and create sustainable change.

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