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NewsViews is a weekly in-depth interview segment with one of the Chicago area's leading newsmakers, moderated by Alan Krashesky on ABC7 News Sunday Morning.



Copyright: WLS-TV Inc. 2006
 



Video Podcast NewsViews October 16, 2011

Sun, 16 Oct 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Why do the state, the city, and also Cook County have huge budget deficits? And what can be done? Two experts weigh in.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/101611newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews October 9, 2011

Sun, 09 Oct 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Chicago's Inspector General Joe Ferguson joins us on this NewsViews to talk more about his ideas for putting the city on the road to financial well-being.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/100911newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews October 2, 2011

Sun, 02 Oct 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is our guest on this NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/100211newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews September 25, 2011

Sun, 25 Sep 2011 11:38:59 GMT

This is Hunger Action Month, and ABC News is calling attention to what it calls a crisis in America. Millions of Americans don't have enough to eat.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/092511newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews September 18, 2011

Sun, 18 Sep 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis is our guest on this edition of NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/091811newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews September 11, 2011

Sun, 11 Sep 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Illinois' longest-serving governor and member of the 9/11 Commission Jim Thompson is our guest on on this NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/091111newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews September 4, 2011

Sun, 04 Sep 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Our guest on this NewsViews is David Vitale, the new president of the Chicago Board of Education.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/090411newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews August 28, 2011

Sun, 28 Aug 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Democratic Illinois Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, her party's chief deputy whip, is our guest on this edition of NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/082811newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews August 21, 2011

Sun, 21 Aug 2011 11:38:59 GMT

This week's NewsViews guest is Jorge Ramirez, president of the Chicago Federation of Labor, which is part of the Illinois AFL-CIO.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/082111newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews August 14, 2011

Sun, 14 Aug 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Metra's new executive director and chief executive officer Alex Clifford is our guest on this edition of NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/081411newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews August 7, 2011

Sun, 07 Aug 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Joining us for this edition of NewsViews are Illinois Tollway Executive Director Kristi Lafleur and board chair Paula Wolff.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/080711newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews July 31, 2011

Sun, 31 Jul 2011 11:38:59 GMT

On this edition of NewsViews we discuss community colleges, the opportunities they provide, and the challenges they face.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/073111newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews July 24, 2011

Sun, 24 Jul 2011 11:38:59 GMT

In May, former legislator Susana Mendoza was sworn in as the Chicago's 44th city clerk-- and the first woman to hold that office.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/072411newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews July 17, 2011

Sun, 17 Jul 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Judy Baar Topinka is back in state government after winning nomination, and then election, for Illinois comptroller last year. She is also the guest on this edition of NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/071711newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews July 10, 2011

Sun, 10 Jul 2011 11:38:59 GMT

While some question climate change, the City of Chicago is preparing for it.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/071011newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews July 3, 2011

Sun, 03 Jul 2011 11:38:59 GMT

CTA President Forrest Claypool is our guest on this edition of NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/wls_070311_vid_newsviews.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews June 26, 2011

Sun, 26 Jun 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has promised more transparency in city government. One of the men charged with making that happen is John Tolva, the city's new chief technology officer.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/062611newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews June 19, 2011

Sun, 19 Jun 2011 11:38:59 GMT

It's been three months since the devastating earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear accident in Japan, which killed more than 23,000 victims and destroyed parts of the country.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/061911newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews June 12, 2011

Sun, 12 Jun 2011 11:38:59 GMT

The new chief executive officer of the Chicago Public Schools, Jean-Claude Brizard, is the guest on this edition of NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/061211newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews June 5, 2011

Sun, 05 Jun 2011 11:38:59 GMT

We're looking at the changing landscape of television in this edition of NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/060511newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews May 22, 2011

Sun, 22 May 2011 11:38:59 GMT

After being sworn in as Chicago mayor on Monday, Rahm Emanuel signed three new executive orders, and continued three of former Mayor Daley's orders, all dealing with ethics.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/052211newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews May 15, 2011

Sun, 15 May 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Two experts look at Richard M. Daley's 22 years as mayor of Chicago.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/051511newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews May 8, 2011

Sun, 08 May 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis is our guest on this edition of NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/050811newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews May 1, 2011

Sun, 01 May 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is our guest on this edition of NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/050111newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews April 24, 2011

Sun, 24 Apr 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Illinois Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon is our guest on this edition of NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/042411newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews April 17, 2011

Sun, 17 Apr 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Gun legislation is the focus of conversation on this edition of NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/041711newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews April 10, 2011

Sun, 10 Apr 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Chicago Fire Commissioner Robert Hoff is our guest on this week's edition of NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/041011newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews April 3, 2011

Sun, 03 Apr 2011 11:38:59 GMT

With 50 aldermen, Chicago's City Council is bigger than those in other major cities, so is it time for change? What would be the benefits and potential problems in doing so?


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/040311newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews March 27, 2011

Sun, 27 Mar 2011 11:38:59 GMT

State Representative Tom Cross heads the House Republicans and is guest on this edition of NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/032711newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews March 20, 2011

Sun, 20 Mar 2011 11:38:59 GMT

On this NewsViews, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan explains how to avoid becoming a victim of scams.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/032011newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews March 13, 2011

Sun, 13 Mar 2011 11:38:59 GMT

On this NewsViews: We'll discuss skyrocketing gasoline prices and recent surveys showing growing Chicago-area gridlock.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/031311newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews March 6, 2011

Sun, 06 Mar 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford is our guest for this edition of NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/030611newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews February 27, 2011

Sun, 27 Feb 2011 11:38:59 GMT

How did Chicago Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel manage to win 55 percent of the vote?


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/022711newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews February 20, 2011

Sun, 20 Feb 2011 11:38:59 GMT

William "Dock" Walls wants to return to City Hall, this time in the top job.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/022011newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews February 13, 2011

Sun, 13 Feb 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Rahm Emanuel gave up a leadership role in Congress and then a key White House leadership post. Now, according to opinion polls, he's leading five other candidates in the battle to succeed the retiring Richard Daley as mayor of Chicago.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/021311newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews February 6, 2011

Sun, 06 Feb 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Gery Chico is one of the leading candidates for mayor of Chicago although he has never held elective office.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/020611newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews January 30, 2011

Sun, 30 Jan 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins is a candidate for Chicago mayor with a unique background. She's the guest on this week's NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/013011newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews January 23, 2011

Sun, 23 Jan 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Fourteen years ago this week Chicago Archbishop Francis George learned he was becoming a cardinal. He's our guest on this edition of NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/012311newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews January 16, 2011

Sun, 16 Jan 2011 11:38:59 GMT

As gasoline prices climb, our NewsViews guest this week will be a leading authority on the issue. Phil Flynn is vice president, energy analyst, and general market analyst at PFGBEST Research.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/011611newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews January 9, 2011

Sun, 09 Jan 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Our guest on this NewsViews is former mayoral candidate Danny Davis. Congressman Davis, a Chicago Democrat, was re-elected to an eigth term in the U.S. House in November.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/010911newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews January 2, 2011

Sun, 02 Jan 2011 11:38:59 GMT

Our guest for this edition of NewsViews is Republican leader of the Illinois House, State Rep. Tom Cross.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/010211newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews December 26, 2010

Sun, 26 Dec 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Former state lawmaker, U.S. senator, and ambassador Carol Moseley Braun tells us why she's running for mayor, and how she'd solve Chicago's problems.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/122610newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews December 19, 2010

Sun, 19 Dec 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Miguel del Valle is our guest for this edition of NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/121910newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews December 12, 2010

Sun, 12 Dec 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Illinois would issue licenses for fie new gambling casinos under a plan the State Senate passed two weeks ago.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/121210newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews December 5, 2010

Sun, 05 Dec 2010 11:38:59 GMT

A plan for transformation is bringing a new era to the nation's third largest housing agency.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/120510newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews November 28, 2010

Sun, 28 Nov 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Almost three months ago, Andrea Zopp took office as president and chief executive officer of the Chicago Urban League. She succeeded Cheryle Jackson, who lost a U.S. Senate race.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/112810newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews November 21, 2010

Sun, 21 Nov 2010 11:38:59 GMT

ABC7's Alan Krashesky talks with the assessor for Cook County, our guest on NewsViews this week.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/video/2010/11/21/wls_112110_vid_newsviews2.mp4




Video Podcast NewsViews November 14, 2010

Sun, 14 Nov 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis has reported some very welcome good news: crime is down in the city.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/111410newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews November 7, 2010

Sun, 07 Nov 2010 11:38:59 GMT

U.S. Senator Roland Burris, Democrat from Illinois, is this week's NewViews guest.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/110710newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews October 31, 2010

Sun, 31 Oct 2010 11:38:59 GMT

State Senator Bill Brady, Republican nominee for governor, is guest on this week's edition of NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/103110newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews October 24, 2010

Sun, 24 Oct 2010 11:38:59 GMT

We'll ask five-term North Shore Congressman Mark Kirk about his philosophy and his views on key issues.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/102410newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews October 17, 2010

Sun, 17 Oct 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Michelle Obama came back home to Chicago Wednesday, to hug, endorse, and raise money for Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Alexi Giannoulias.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/101710newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews October 10, 2010

Sun, 10 Oct 2010 11:38:59 GMT

When you vote in the November 2 election, your choices will include Libertarian candidates.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/101010newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews October 3, 2010

Sun, 03 Oct 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Alderman Toni Preckwinkle, Democratic nominee for Cook County Board president, is this week's NewsViews guest.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/100310newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews September 26, 2010

Sun, 26 Sep 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is this week's guest on NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/wls_092810_vid_newsviews.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews September 19, 2010

Sun, 19 Sep 2010 11:38:59 GMT

The Republican candidate for Cook County board president, Roger Keats, is this week's guest on NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/wls_091910_vid_newsviews.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews September 12, 2010

Sun, 12 Sep 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Rich Whitney, Green party nominee for governor of Illinois, is this week's guest on NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/091210newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews September 5, 2010

Sun, 05 Sep 2010 11:38:59 GMT

The youngest statewide candidate in the November election is a 28-year-old downstate businessman. He's Jason Plummer, the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/090510newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews August 29, 2010

Sun, 29 Aug 2010 11:38:59 GMT

This week on NewsViews: Green party U.S. Senate nominee LeAlan Jones has a unique background for a political candidate.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/082910newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews August 22, 2010

Sun, 22 Aug 2010 11:38:59 GMT

This week on NewsViews we continue our parade of candidates with the independent candidate for governor, Scott Lee Cohen.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/082210newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews August 15, 2010

Sun, 15 Aug 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Tom Tresser, the Green party nominee for Cook County Board president, is the guest on this edition of NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/081510newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews August 8, 2010

Sun, 08 Aug 2010 11:38:59 GMT

On this NewsViews, Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis discusses violence, the city's response, and what the numbers reveal about crime in the city.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/080810newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews August 1, 2010

Sun, 01 Aug 2010 11:38:59 GMT

The unemployment rate in the U.S. stands at 9.5 percent. And a survey of economists found that many don't think it will be any lower by the end of the year.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/080110newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews July 25, 2010

Sun, 25 Jul 2010 11:38:59 GMT

House Republican leader Tom Cross tells us how he'd handle the state's financial crisis on NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/072510newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews July 18, 2010

Sun, 18 Jul 2010 11:38:59 GMT

After six weeks of his corruption trial, federal prosecutors have rested their case against Rod Blagojevich.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/071810newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews July 11, 2010

Sun, 11 Jul 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Legal appeals have delayed the start of the Drew Peterson trial. So what's ahead? We look at the possibilities in this NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/071110newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews July 4, 2010

Sun, 04 Jul 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Governor Pat Quinn discusses the state budget he signed on Thursday. We'll talk about where cuts are being made.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/070410newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews June 27, 2010

Sun, 27 Jun 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Chicago is home to a single Walmart store and the battle to build more has gone on for years. Local union leaders have expressed concerns about salaries and benefits offered by the retailer. But some have argued the city can't afford to pass on the jobs that Walmart would create and the tax revenue stores would generate.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/062710newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews June 20, 2010

Sun, 20 Jun 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Our guest on this NewsViews is Karen Lewis, president-elect of the Chicago Teachers Union. She defeated the current two-term president, Marilyn Stewart, in a runoff, and takes office July 1.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/062010newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews June 13, 2010

Sun, 13 Jun 2010 11:38:59 GMT

The Council of Religious Leaders of Metropolitan Chicago celebrates its 25th anniversary at 5:30 pm Monday, June 21, in the Garfield Park Conservatory.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/061310newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews June 6, 2010

Sun, 06 Jun 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Two key state lawmakers tackle Illinois' huge budget deficit and possible solutions on this NewsViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/060610newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews May 30, 2010

Sun, 30 May 2010 11:38:59 GMT

This week NewsViews will have a mini-debate on Illinois' death penalty moratorium, after the tragic killing of Officer Wortham.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/053010newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews May 23, 2010

Sun, 23 May 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Our guest on this NewsViews is Anita Alvarez. She is completing a year and a half as the first woman, and first Hispanic, to be state's attorney of Cook County.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/052310newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews May 16, 2010

Sun, 16 May 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Is the country coming out of recession? And what should people do if they have money to invest? Two experts answer these questions and more on this NewViews.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/051610newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews May 9, 2010

Sun, 09 May 2010 11:38:59 GMT

On this episode of NewsViews we will focus on the recent rash of shootings in Chicago, the causes, and possible ways to reduce the bloodshed.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/050910newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews May 2, 2010

Sun, 02 May 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Barbara Eason-Watkins, the No. 2 officer of the Chicago Public Schools, is leaving CPS after 35 years.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/050210newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews April 25, 2010

Sun, 25 Apr 2010 11:38:59 GMT

John Gates Jr., chairman of the interim board of the McCormick Pier and Exposition Authority; and Frank Libby, president and executive secretary/treasurer of the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters joined Alan Krashesky this week.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/042510newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews April 18, 2010

Sun, 18 Apr 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Chicago is being recognized as one of the nation's greenest, most eco-friendly cities. We'll discuss this in advance of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, which is Thursday, April 22.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/041810newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews April 11, 2010

Sun, 11 Apr 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Our guest on this NewsViews is Southern Illinois University Law Prof. Sheila Simon. She is the new Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/041210newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews April 4, 2010

Sun, 04 Apr 2010 11:38:59 GMT

According to the U-S Department of Health and Human Services, April is Donate Life Month.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/040310newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews March 28, 2010

Sun, 28 Mar 2010 11:38:59 GMT

On this edition of NewsViews we'lll have a mini-debate on whether to legalize medical marijuana, and even marijuana for recreational purposes.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/032810newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews March 21, 2010

Sun, 21 Mar 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Our guest on this week's edition of NewsViews is Illinois Governor Pat Quinn.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/032110newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews March 14, 2010

Sun, 14 Mar 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Our guest is Laurence Msall, an expert on government finance who's president of the non-partisan Civic Federation.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/031410newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews March 7, 2010

Sun, 07 Mar 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Our guest--to discuss a series of important questions involving the military--is a Northwestern University award-winning author, military analyst, and historian: Prof. Michael Sweeney.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/030710newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews February 28, 2010

Sun, 28 Feb 2010 11:38:59 GMT

After a cold, snowy winter, many of our viewers may be ready for a vacation, so we'll try to give them some ideas, including some that are affordable during this economic downturn.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/022810newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews February 21, 2010

Sun, 21 Feb 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Our guest on this edition of Newsviews is Illinois' first-ever public health advocate, Dr. Quentin Young.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/022110newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews February 14, 2010

Sun, 14 Feb 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Our guest on this edition of Newsviews is Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/021410newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews February 7, 2010

Sun, 07 Feb 2010 11:38:59 GMT

Our guest on this edition of Newsviews is CTA President Richard Rodriguez.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/020710newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews January 31, 2010

Sun, 31 Jan 2010 11:38:59 GMT

We have two guests for our last Newsviews before Tuesday's primary: Joseph Ryan is politics editor for our journalism partner, the Daily Herald. And Greg Hinz writes the page 2 politics column for Crain's Chicago Business.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/013110newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews January 24, 2010

Sun, 24 Jan 2010 11:38:59 GMT

This week's guest is Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn. He is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor.


Media Files:
http://dig.abclocal.go.com/wls/podcast/012410newsviewsvodcast.m4v




Video Podcast NewsViews January 17, 2010

Sun, 17 Jan 2010 11:38:59 GMT

This week's guest is Illinois Comptroller Dan Hynes, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor.


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Video Podcast NewsViews January 10, 2010

Sun, 10 Jan 2010 11:38:59 GMT

This week's guest is Illinois state treasurer, Alexi Giannoulias, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate.


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Video Podcast NewsViews January 3, 2010

Sun, 03 Jan 2010 11:38:59 GMT

This week's guest is Adam Andrzejewski, a Republican candidate for governor.


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Video Podcast NewsViews December 27, 2009

Sun, 27 Dec 2009 11:38:59 GMT

This week's guest is Dan Proft, a commentator and small businessman who is running for the Republican nomination for governor.


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Video Podcast NewsViews December 20, 2009

Sun, 20 Dec 2009 11:38:59 GMT

Our guest is Republican candidate for governor Andy McKenna. He is a businessman who was Illinois Republican Party chairman for four years.


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Video Podcast NewsViews December 13, 2009

Sun, 13 Dec 2009 11:38:59 GMT

Our guest is State Sen. Kirk Dillard. He's a former Republican chairman of DuPage County who is now running for the Republican nomination for governor.


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Video Podcast NewsViews December 6, 2009

Sun, 06 Dec 2009 11:38:59 GMT

Our guest is former Illinois Attorney General Jim Ryan, who is running for the Republican nomination for governor.


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Video Podcast NewsViews November 29, 2009

Sun, 29 Nov 2009 11:38:59 GMT

Our guest is Cheryle Jackson. She is on leave as president and CEO of the Chicago Urban League so she can run for the Democratic nomination for U.S. senator.


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Video Podcast NewsViews November 22, 2009

Sun, 22 Nov 2009 11:38:59 GMT

Our guest is Cook County Board President Todd Stroger. He is a candidate for the Democratic nomination for re-election as president.


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Video Podcast NewsViews November 15, 2009

Sun, 15 Nov 2009 11:38:59 GMT

Our guest is David Hoffman, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate.


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