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See news like you've never seen it before in our new half-hour weekly show, On the Block.

Weigel Broadcasting Co.’s CW26 and The U along with Block Club Chicago bring you a NEW weekly television news magazine, On the Block. The strategic partnership between Weigel’s Chicago television stations and Block Club Chicago, an award-winning, nonprofit news site focused on Chicago's neighborhoods, will tell community stories with visually rich and longer-form news content. On the Block, hosted by CW26 & The U’s Brandon Pope, features street-level reporting and in-depth interviews featuring reporter Jon Hansen in the segment “It’s All Good.”

CW26 is seen on WCIU, Channel 26.1, XFINITY 183|1026, RCN 6/606, WOW 10/207, Dish 26, Direct TV 26, Spectrum Charter 22/616 and U-Verse 10/1010.

The U is found at WMEU, Channel 48.1 and WCIU, Channel 26.2, XFINITY 230|360, RCN 610, WOW 170, Dish 48, Spectrum Charter 191 and U-Verse 24.

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'On The Block': Episode 17

A Chicago organization from the pre-Roe era makes a comeback. Monkeypox is now a statewide emergency and finding a vaccine has become a problem. The city's plan to crack down on street racing and the legal problems you could face if you get busted. The buzz behind a local beekeeper's mission to save the bees. Plus, the push to save a newly discovered piece of advertising history on the North Side.

For more information on the organizations from this episode:

We Are Jane

Chicago Cares

City Bee Savers

Buzzed by Zea