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Pot Quietly "Legalized" in Chicago and Cook County
Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez is speaking today about changes in the way her office handles drug arrests. Buried in the story is that the office will no longer pursue charges against ...
Via Chicago 04/20/2015 28 27 - -
An Important Book No One Knows About
The Kashmiri Shawl by Joanne Dobson First and foremost, this book is a great read. Someone who cares not at all about the implications and the importance of the story being told would still love it ...
Via Chicago 11/21/2014 2 7 - -
(IL-GOV) Rauner (R) Campaign Has Sun-Times Reporter Suspended
I don't have time to do this justice this morning, but I haven't seen a diary about it and it's a pretty big f'n deal. Long time Chicago Sun Times political reporter Dave McKinney resigns after the ...
Via Chicago 10/23/2014 101 303 5 -
Happy Birthday Verdi / Free Music
Tomorrow is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi, and tomorrow night The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, with their musical director Riccardo Muti at the helm, will be performing Verdi's ...
Via Chicago 10/09/2013 16 10 - -
The New News Gathering
Technically speaking, the news coverage following the Boston Marathon bombings has been excellent. I'm not commenting on the accuracy of the reporting or the editorial and other newsroom decisions, ...
Via Chicago 04/20/2013 2 3 1 -
Hatchet Wielding Homeless Hitchhiker Saves The Day
This is a viral video, or just becoming one. Kai the homeless hitchhiker, skateboarding, surfer guy, saves a woman from a man who had just rammed a PG&E employee. After saying that he had in the ...
Via Chicago 02/05/2013 13 19 - -
Be Prepared To Vote
There were long lines this morning for early voting in Chicago. Actually, they weren't that long, but they moved very slowly. The fact is the section for judges takes forever. I had my trusty ...
Via Chicago 11/02/2012 2 1 - -
Saving New Orleans - Major Update, Morganza spillway opened. Live Video.
[Update 2] Morganza Spillway opened, water flowing. Live video at [Update] The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has confirmed the Morganza Spillway will be opened on Saturday. The crest ...
Via Chicago 05/13/2011 97 100 2 683
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