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Great local perspective

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Anna is providing great local content with doctors, politicians and others giving great feedback. She is great at interviewing people too

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Great local perspective

By johnny bridgeport - Mar 31 2020
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Anna is providing great local content with doctors, politicians and others giving great feedback. She is great at interviewing people too
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Anna Davlantes

Latest release on Nov 30, 2020

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The Anna Davlantes Podcast from Chicago's Very Own, 720 WGN

State Senator Sue Rezin demands more answers about the fatal COVID-19 outbreak at the LaSalle Veterans’ Home

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State Senator Sue Rezin joins Anna to talk about a COVID-19 outbreak at an Illinois Veterans Home in LaSalle that has led to 28th deaths.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3800742/3800742_2020-11-30-231742.64kmono.mp3

Nov 30 2020

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State Senator John Curran explains what you need to do if you have been a victim of unemployment benefits fraud

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State Senator John Curran joins Anna to offer help if you think you are a victim of unemployment benefits fraud. Anna also chats with former WGN great Andrea Darlas about her experience with IDES fraud and how she handled the situation.

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Nov 30 2020

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Ed O’Bradovich breaks down the Bears loss to the Packers : ‘Pace has got to go. Nagy has got to go’

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The great Ed “OB” O’Bradovich joins Anna and Kevin Powell to talk about the Chicago Bears embarrassing loss to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday Night Football.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3800733/3800733_2020-11-30-231533.64kmono.mp3

Nov 30 2020

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The impact of COVID-19 on food insecurity and how you can help

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Dan Gibbons joins Anna to tell us how we can help local organizations fight food insecurity throughout the state.

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Dan Gibbons Foundation beneficiaries

The most immediate need for all food pantries and shelters is funding.

You can make an impact by going to any of these websites and donate online.

Peoples Resource Center – Wheaton/Westmont

peoplesrc.org

West Suburban Community Pantry – Lisle/Woodridge

wscpantry.org

Loaves and Fishes Community Services – Naperville, Will, Kendall, Kane Counties

loaves-fishes.org

United Community Concerns Association – Elmhurst

ucca-elmhurst.org

DuPage PADS [Public Action to Deliver Shelter]

dupagepads.org

Elmhurst Walk-In Assistance Network

ewanet.org

Elmhurst- Yorkfield Food Pantry – Elmhurst, Hillside, Berkeley

eyfp.org

Greater Chicago Food Depository www.chicagosfoodbank.org

For help:

Veterans Crisis Hotline www.veteranscrisisline.net

1-800-273-8255 press 1

Nov 25 2020

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The economic impact of COVID-19 has forced a beloved Chicago bar to shutter for the winter

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Michael Roper, owner of the great Hopleaf in Andersonville, joins Anna to talk about how COVID-19 has impacted his business, why he decided to close his doors for the winter and when he anticipates he will open again.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3800360/3800360_2020-11-25-231500.64kmono.mp3

Nov 25 2020

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A family from Bloomington share the story of losing their 30-year-old daughter to COVID-19

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Tina and Bob Rubin join Anna to share their story of losing their 30-year-old daughter Dani to COVID-19. Dani’s husband Tim Kater also joins Anna and talks about how quickly this came on. You can donate to The Dani Rubin Kater Memorial Fund for COVID Care here.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3800359/3800359_2020-11-25-234059.64kmono.mp3

Nov 25 2020

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How Zing Health is aiming to provide insurance to underserved seniors

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Dr. Eric Whitaker, former Illinois State Health Commissioner and Co-Founder and CEO of Zing Health, joins Anna to talk about how they are committed to lowering healthcare costs through innovative, data-informed practices. Find more information at wgnmedicare.com.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3800346/3800346_2020-11-25-233146.64kmono.mp3

Nov 25 2020

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Alderman Brendan Reilly on the Chicago City Council passing Mayor Lightfoot’s 2021 budget: ‘I thought there were still areas we could do a lot more cutting before we go and ask taxpayers for more’

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42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly joins Anna to talk about Mayor Lightfoot’s 2021 budget proposal passing through City Council and why he voted no on the budget.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3800343/3800343_2020-11-25-233743.64kmono.mp3

Nov 25 2020

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Be aware of Black Friday and Cyber Monday scams

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Steve Bernas, President & CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois, joins Anna to talk about how you can protect yourself from Black Friday and Cyber Monday scams. Steve also talks about the massive amount of IDES fraud and what you can do if you think you are a victim.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3800342/3800342_2020-11-25-234442.64kmono.mp3

Nov 25 2020

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The health benefits of an anti-inflammatory diet

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Author and food and nutrition expert Dawn Jackson Blatner joins Anna to talk about inflammation and how we can reduce inflammation with self-care and by eating an anti-inflammatory diet.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3800150/3800150_2020-11-24-233550.64kmono.mp3

Nov 25 2020

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Alderman Brian Hopkins explains why he voted ‘no’ to Mayor Lightfoot’s 2021 budget: ‘People just are not prepared to accept a property tax increase in the middle of a pandemic’

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2nd Ward Alderman Brian Hopkins joins Anna to talk about why he voted ‘no’ to Mayor Lightfoot’s 2021 budget.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3800147/3800147_2020-11-24-233347.64kmono.mp3

Nov 24 2020

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Tuesdays with Tom Skilling: Chicago’s first measurable snow and Tom’s incredible weight loss journey

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The great WGN-TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling joins Anna to talk about the first measurable snow of the season hitting the airports and the weather we can expect for Thanksgiving. Tom also shares his experience undergoing gastric bypass surgery and how it probably saved his life.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3800137/3800137_2020-11-24-233837.64kmono.mp3

Nov 24 2020

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Dr. John Duffy: How COVID-19 and holiday disruption is impacting our mental health

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Dr. John Duffypsychologist, best-selling author and friend of the show, joins Anna to help us maneuver our way through the 2021 holiday season that is unlike any we’ve ever witnessed.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3799910/3799910_2020-11-23-233710.64kmono.mp3

Nov 24 2020

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Alderman Ray Lopez on Mayor Lightfoot’s 2021 budget proposal: ‘We have not done our due diligence to ensure that this is as lean and mean as it can possibly be before asking our taxpayers for more money’

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15th Ward Alderman Ray Lopez joins Anna to talk about his office recently being vandalized by gangs as well as Mayor Lightfoot’s 2021 budget proposal, which is expected to pass at tomorrow’s City Council meeting.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3799908/3799908_2020-11-23-235008.64kmono.mp3

Nov 23 2020

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Thanksgiving cooking tips from acclaimed chef Kevin Hickey

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Kevin Hickey, the award-winning chef from The Duck Inn, joins Anna to offer some invaluable Thanksgiving cooking tips as you prepare to cook your turkey for the upcoming holiday.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3799903/3799903_2020-11-23-230403.64kmono.mp3

Nov 23 2020

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Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ron Howard discusses his new movie ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ and the impact of COVID-19 on the film industry: ‘I don’t believe the theatrical experience is going to go away’

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Ron Howard joins guest host Dean Richards to talk about his memories of working on ‘The Andy Griffith Show,’ the recent reunion of his ‘Happy Day’s’ crew, the impact that COVID-19 has had on the film industry and his new film, ‘Hillbilly Elegy.’

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3799921/3799921_2020-11-24-005721.64kmono.mp3

Nov 21 2020

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You can support local restaurants by ordering out for Thanksgiving this year

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Lindsey Luzier, General Manager at Buca di Beppo and Carol Himmel, owner of Himmel’s in Lincoln Square, join guest host Dean Richards to talk about how you can support your favorite local restaurant by ordering takeout or delivery for your Thanksgiving feast.

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Nov 21 2020

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Classic Cinemas CEO Chris Johnson on the latest COVID-19 restrictions: ‘We won’t be going to the movies right at this moment. It’s devastating’

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Chris Johnson, president of the National Association of Theatre Owners of Illinois and CEO of Classic Cinemas, joins guest host Dean Richards to talk about how the latest COVID-19 restrictions are going to impact his industry.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3799622/3799622_2020-11-20-234022.64kmono.mp3

Nov 20 2020

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What you should know if you have to travel for the holidays

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Veteran wellness and travel journalist Laura Powell joins guest host Amy Guth to talk about what we need to know if we absolutely have to travel for the upcoming holidays.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3797128/3797128_2020-11-18-234628.64kmono.mp3

Nov 18 2020

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How you can safely celebrate Thanksgiving during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Chicago novelist, blogger and Thanksgiving meal expert Stacey Ballis joins guest host Amy Guth to tell us everything we need to know about preparing your holiday meal this year.

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3797124/3797124_2020-11-18-231624.64kmono.mp3

Nov 18 2020

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iTunes Ratings

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Average Ratings
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Great local perspective

By johnny bridgeport - Mar 31 2020
Read more
Anna is providing great local content with doctors, politicians and others giving great feedback. She is great at interviewing people too