5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett6:09 a.m. Did Speaker Madigan cost taxpayers almost a half billion dollards due to political manuevering at McCormick Place? Jim Kirk, Chief of Editorial Operations for Crain’s Chicago Business, joins Greg Jarrett with details of their investigation.
6:21 a.m. Steve Brown, spokesman for the Michael Madigan, gives Greg Jarrett their side of the story.
6:39 a.m. Dave Kaplan joins Greg Jarrett to break down the Bears / Lions game and the latest on the Cubs search for a new manager.
7:09 a.m. Secretary Ray LaHood stops by the Showcase to discuss a variety of stories and why he decided to retire after his current term ends.
8:09 a.m. Glen Kozlowski offers his thoughts on the Bears' win versus the Lions.
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Mike McConnell
9:35 a.m. Chicago already has the highest spirits tax in the nation and the Cook County board wants another tax hike. Mike McConnell takes a look at what this increase could do to the hospitality industry at 9:35 a.m.
12:30 - 3 p.m. John Williams
12:35 p.m. Does too much information make us too quick to judge? John Williams wonders if that’s what’s happening with the situation at Penn State and wants to know what you think.
3 - 7 p.m. Garry Meier
3:09 p.m. Researchers claim that Earth’s temperature has risen one degree Celsius since the fifties. What does that mean to you? Garry Meier and Tom Skilling will explain at 3:09 p.m.
7:08 p.m. Brian and Andrea have a full recap from a very busy sports weekend including analysis of the Bears’ big win, the latest news out of Penn State and an update on the Cubs’ managerial search.10 p.m. - 12 a.m. Extension 720 with Milt Rosenberg
10:08 p.m. Milt brings you the beautiful sounds and rich history of the Jewish cabaret.
12 - 5 a.m. Steve and Johnnie
12:08 a.m. You wanted it, he delivered! Due to popular demand, Will Crockett has created a new instructional DVD to help you make better pictures no matter your skill level. He'll talks about it and help Steve and Johnnie select the winner of the monthly photo challenge tonight.