Monthly Archives: July 2011

CN July 28, 2011

When Barack Obama started to yield to the Tea Party, it gave them encouragement to continue pressing for more. “People want their president to be tough and decisive”, says Bob Crawford, the sole guest on this week’s Chicago Newsroom. Despite … Continue reading

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CN July 21, 2011

Chicago through the eyes of the Editors this week. Tom McNamee, Editorial Page Editor for the Sun-Times and Lou Ransom, Executive Editor of the Chicago Defender are our panelists this week. The black out-migration from Chicago, privatization “tests” for blue-cart … Continue reading

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CN July 14, 2011

Did you know that the Latino population in Illinois rose by a half-million in the past decade, but only about 30,000 of those new Latinos were Chicagoans? It all reflects the radical shifts in our population, including the more than … Continue reading

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CN July 7, 2011

A mid-summer slower week in the news.  Who knew that some union city workers get paid time-and-a-half for “prepping their vehicles” before beginning the day’s work? Mayor Emanuel says quit those and other expensive practices and maybe we can eliminate … Continue reading

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CN June 30, 2011

“Shall we talk about the Blago verdict?” the host implores at the show’s open. “No”, snaps the panel. Cara Jepsen (Illinois Entertainer), Justin Kaufman (WBEZ) and Neil Tesser (CNC) have come to the Newsroom to talk media, and they don’t disappoint. … Continue reading

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