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The newest PPM ratings were released Monday for the Chicago radio market for Nielsen Audio's "December" period (which only features two days of the actual month of December), covering the dates of 11/05/15-12/02/15. As it has been the case for every month in 2015, the big winner by far was WBBM-AM/Newsradio 780 & 105.9. With the Cubs now done for the year (and gone from the WBBM-AM airwaves), WBBM-AM/WCFS-FM falls 1.1 in the ratings from the previous month, but still has a combined 7.0 rating, easily making it #1. Although WLIT-FM will be #1 for Nielsen's "Holiday" period next month, WBBM-AM is still the Chicago radio king for 2015, winning every regular ratings period.