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WGN’s Outrageous Morning News Grows In Popularity

AIR CHECK BY DIANA MARSZALEK

WGN A.M. News Balances Serious With Funny

The Chicago CW affiliate has evolved an unusual mix for its Morning News broadcast: it’s able to maintain credibility as a news program while featuring on-air (often sarcastic) banter and productions that are more often associated with latenight programming than local news.