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"uhPARENTly" Hosts Anne Johnsos and Tracy Weiner: We're average parents

“uhPARENTly” Hosts Anne Johnsos and Tracy Weiner are both former producers of WGN Radio legends, including Bob Collins, Roy Leonard and Spike O’Dell. They join the show to tell John all about their new podcast on WGN Radio. 19 more words

John Williams

Behind the mic with a few of WGN Radio's producers

As WGN Radio prepares to make a move out of the Tribune Tower, Matt Bubala invites some former producers back to the studio to talk about their favorite memories working at WGN Radio.  58 more words

Matt Bubala

Lou Manfredini reflects on his storied career and the art of home improvement

Joining Justin tonight at The Big Table is WGN Radio legend and 2015 WGN Radio Walk of Fame inductee Lou Manfredini! Lou sits down with Justin to talk about his great career, how he started out working as a stock boy at a hardware store, the importance of teaching young kids to learn a trade, beginning his WGN career as a guest on Bob Collins’ show, getting bumped for a breaking news story before his first guest appearance, getting mentored by the great Roy Leonard, how the internet has changed the home improvement business, the explosion of media surrounding home improvement, what makes a good customer and the importance of doing the work and being prepared. 44 more words

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Remembering Don Baylor: 'I like to be a part of that excitement'

From the WGN Radio archives, two interviews with former Chicago Cubs manager Don Baylor. Baylor died today at age 68.:

Bob Collins talks with Baylor in 1999 shortly after Baylor was named new Cubs manager: 51 more words


Some Thoughts On the 4th from Bob Collins

Bob Collins was the legendary morning host on WGN Radio in Chicago for many years before his untimely death in 2000. The week of Independence Day 1996, Bob shared some thoughts about the holiday and what it means for America. 366 more words