'Emancipation' more than cinematic dive into slavery

Oscar-winning actor Will Smith steps into the role of Peter in what some critics say is one of the year's best performances. But it is also one of the toughest.  

‘Emancipation’ more than cinematic dive into slavery

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Oscar-winning actor Will Smith steps into the role of Peter in what some critics say is one of the year's best performances. But it is also one of the toughest.  

2 in critical condition after Ashburn drive-by shooting

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Three individuals were shot in a drive-by shooting in the city's Ashburn neighborhood Saturday night.

US downs Chinese balloon, drawing a threat from China

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WGN's Jewell Hillery reports on the latest details from the story where US Armed Forces shot down a balloon they allege was a Chinese Spy Balloon.

Chicago police hold catalytic converter theft prevention …

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Members of City Council and the Chicago Police Department are working together to deter catalytic converter thefts in the city.

Chicago physician assistant teaching others across …

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It's been said that challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Illinois Holocaust Museum highlights Chicago’s impact …

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WGN's Gaynor Hall dives into the history behind the Green Book, what it meant for the Black community, and how Chicago played a role in its publication.

Man dead after fatal Palatine condo fire, 39 firefighters …

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WGN's Christine Flores reports on the latest details from Palatine.

US downs Chinese balloon over ocean, moves to recover …

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WGN's Jewell Hillery reports on the story from the newsroom.

Moor’s Brewing Company in Chicago

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Moor's Brewing Company in Chicago

Chicago mayoral candidates meet for second forum …

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With Election Day just weeks away, Chicago’s mayoral candidates are looking to lock in their place as a top contender in the nine-person field.

South Side grocery store owner supplying community …

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A few months ago business owner Felix Leshey opened up Bamenda Fresh, a new neighborhood grocery store in Chicago's South Deering neighborhood. 

Paul Lisnek discusses the latest on Chicago’s mayoral …

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WGN Political Analyst Paul Lisnek discusses the latest on Chicago's mayoral race and the latest political news.

Chicago mayoral candidates meet for second forum …

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Eight of the nine candidates, including Mayor Lori Lightfoot, will take the stage Friday evening for a town hall in East Beverly.

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2 in critical condition after Ashburn drive-by shooting

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US downs Chinese balloon, drawing a threat from China

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Chicago police hold catalytic converter theft prevention …

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Chicago physician assistant teaching others across …

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Illinois Holocaust Museum highlights Chicago’s impact …

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Man dead after fatal Palatine condo fire, 39 firefighters …

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US downs Chinese balloon over ocean, moves to recover …

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Moor’s Brewing Company in Chicago

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Chicago mayoral candidates meet for second forum …

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South Side grocery store owner supplying community …

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Paul Lisnek discusses the latest on Chicago’s mayoral …

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Chicago mayoral candidates meet for second forum …

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Winter Wine Walk with Lakeview Roscoe Village

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Weekend Break: Marcella Visits Carnivale

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Weekend Break with Carnivale

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Sweet Vegan Bakes with Valentine’s Day treats

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PAWS Chicago welcoming 30 displaced dogs from Texas

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‘The Green Book’ exhibit opens at Holocaust Museum

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Around Town – Luft Balloons

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Around Town – Luft Balloons

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Around Town – Luft Balloons

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Around Town – Luft Balloons

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“Amber: The Girl Behind the Alert”

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Crain’s Dennis Rodkin Talks about Real Estate including …

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Coronavirus

End of Covid Public Health Emergency: What does that …

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President Biden to end COVID-19 emergencies in May

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UK and US studies show vaccines protect against long …

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Northwestern-Iowa basketball game postponed due to …

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Can you use an expired at-home COVID-19 test?

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New Illinois COVID-19 Tracker

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CPS asking students to take COVID-19 test before …

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Bruce Springsteen fans wait hours for opening show …

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Battle of the brothers: Parents speak out about upcoming …

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Dolly Parton has family in Cleveland, Akron, Willoughby

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Donnie Wahlberg with details on the big NKOTB convention …

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Blue Bell releases….I ♥ Cereal for Valentine’s …

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Three Iowa QC school districts among best STEM programs …

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Groundhog Day Special – Out of the Shadows

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Groundhog Day, the movie impact on the town and event

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Groundhog Day Movie Global Impact

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Frontier unveils all-you-can-fly summer pass for …

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Bears

Only one man’s kick return ‘coverage’ could stop …

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WGN at 75: How Channel 9 covered the Bears’ Super …

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WGN at 75: Hulk Hogan among those arriving to see …

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WGN at 75: WGN at Bears’ Super Bowl XX arrival

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WGN at 75: Super Bowl XX media day

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WGN at 75: Walter Payton prepares for Super Bowl …

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WGN at 75: Mike Ditka on the Bears’ win in Super …

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WGN at 75: The ‘9 O’Clock News” from the Bears’ Super …

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See the Walter Payton memorabilia up for auction …

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Chris Zorich, who was Kevin Warren’s first NFL client, …

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Kevin Warren makes his goals clear as he joins the …

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Kevin Warren’s hire a rare day for the Bears

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Blackhawks

Former Blackhawk Bobby Hull dies at 84

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NASCAR in Chicago update, tribute to Lin Brehmer …

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Brent Sopel using life experience to guide young …

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Greg Boysen discusses the first half of the Blackhawks …

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Patrick Kane on IR – but probably won’t be there …

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Random Hawlight: A six-year-old celebrates remission …

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Cubs

NASCAR in Chicago update, tribute to Lin Brehmer …

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Cubs & White Sox 2023 single-game tickets go on sale …

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Chicago’s ‘Jack of all Trades’ Brickhouse was the …

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Ryne Sandberg is the latest Cubs player to get a …

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WGN News Now 2023 Cubs Convention Special

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Paul Dzien talks Cubs Convention, 2023 season on …

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Coca-Cola is coming back to Wrigley Field in 2023

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Jason Benetti and Steve Stone are returning to the …

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Cubs & White Sox 2023 single-game tickets go on sale …

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See a Mike Clevinger MLB domestic violence investigation …

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Report: White Sox pitcher Mike Clevinger under MLB …

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White Sox create web page to send well wishes to …

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White Sox are adding “View Bars” to the upper deck …

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