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Bill and Wendy Full Show 01-19-17

With Wendy off for the first half of the show, Dane Neal fills in as co-host. Guests include Dean Richards, Steve Burns, and Pauline Frommer. Bill and company talk travel this weekends marches and protests, movies, and more.   http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3277872/3277872_2017-01-19-171512.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3739.mp3   You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter at @billwendyshow, and on Facebook at…

Scientists engineer fruit flies with ancient genes to test causes of evolution

Scientists at the University of Chicago have created the first genetically modified animals containing reconstructed ancient genes, which they used to test the evolutionary effects of past genetic changes on the animals’ biology and fitness. The research, published online in Nature Ecology & Evolution on Jan. 13, is a major step forward for efforts to…

Why hasn’t Aaron Rodgers talked to his family in 2 years?

WGN-TV’s Mark Suppelsa joins Roe Conn and Anna Davlantes to talk about the news of the day and why Aaron Rodgers doesn’t talk to his family. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3276902/3276902_2017-01-18-194102.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3785.mp3 Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter, we’ll follow back, we promise! Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantesFollow @WGNGoodBuyGirl​ Follow @VioletaPod​ Follow @kpowell720​ And be sure to follow…

Tim Raines leads the 2017 class of MLB Hall of Fame inductees

WGN’s baseball analyst and veteran baseball announcer Andy Masur joins Roe Conn and Anna Davlantes to talk about the 2017 Major League Baseball Hall of Fame inductee class, Tim Raines’ overdue induction, and why the voting process is flawed. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3276930/3276930_2017-01-18-200330.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3785.mp3 Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter, we’ll follow back, we promise! Follow…

Man shot in Gresham alley

A man was shot in the ankle on Wednesday evening in the South Side Gresham neighborhood. The 30-year-old heard gunfire about 6:45 p.m. in an alley near the 7900 block of South Laflin when he realized he was hit, according to Chicago Police. He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in good condition, police said.…

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