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WGN-TV & Chicago Tribune To Present Illinois Gubernatorial Debate

CHICAGO, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WGN News and the Chicago Tribune will present a live, televised debate between the four Republican candidates for governor on Wednesday, March 5th at 6pm on WGN-TV Chicago, simulcast on CLTV and WGN Radio, streamed live on WGNtv.com and ChicagoTribune.com.

State Senators Bill Brady and Kirk Dillard, Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford and businessman Bruce Rauner will participate. The debate will last one hour with no commercial breaks and will be hosted by Bruce Dold, editorial page editor for the Chicago Tribune, and Micah Materre, anchor for WGN News. Viewers can follow updates on the debate at WGNtv.com/GOPdebate and on Twitter at @Trib_Ed_Board.

Limited seating at the WGN-TV Studios will be available to the public. Registration is required. Information about how to register will be conveyed in the Chicago Tribune.

About WGN-TV
WGN-TV is Chicago's CW network affiliate, programming news, sports and entertainment.  Most programming airs in high definition on WGN 9.1.  WGN News programs more local news than any other Chicago TV station airing on WGN-TV as well as CLTV.  WGN 9.2 is Chicago's home of Tribune Broadcasting's classic TV network Antenna TV and WGN 9.3 is Chicago's This TV movie network affiliate.  WGN-TV is a Tribune Broadcasting station.  For more information on Chicago's Very Own WGN-TV, go to WGNtv.com

About Chicago Tribune Media Group
Chicago Tribune Media Group is a media and business services company that publishes the Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago Tribune and ChicagoTribune.com. CTMG also produces related print and interactive media serving Chicagoland like RedEye, Hoy, Chicago magazine, Naperville Magazine, TribLocal, The Mash, ChicagoTribune.com, ChicagoNow.com and Metromix.com. Reaching 4.8 million adults each week in the greater Chicago area, CTMG is the leading news and information destination in Chicagoland. 

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