Tag Archives: Chicago Tribune

CN Aug 11 2016

  Imagine if your workplace introduced a new body-camera program. Every meeting,  every movement on the factory floor or in the delivery truck – all of it – gets uploaded each day to the company’s web site. And maybe a … Continue reading

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CN July 7 2016

  Something truly unusual happened in Springfield last week. How can you tell? For the first time in memory, Forrest Claypool appeared in public…smiling. More than smiling, he had a huge grin on his face, matched by the Mayoral smile … Continue reading

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CN June 9 2016

  How to make sense out of the catastrophic mess in Springfield. Well, the Tribune’s Kim Geiger takes a stab at it. She tells us, shockingly, that it’s politics. “This is a Democratic presidential year,” she reminds us. “Down- ballot … Continue reading

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CN June 2, 2016

Forrest Claypool laid it out in stark terms yesterday. Unless there’s a state budget, with funding for Chicago Public Schools, no Chicago school will open in September. They just don’t have the money. “I don’t think he’s posturing,” says Tribune … Continue reading

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CN April 28 2016

  It looks like the Tribune Publishing company may be in play once again. Chairman Michael Ferro has said that Gannett is trying to “steal” the Tribune, But Aldertrack’s Mike Fourcher has a different take. “Now let’s keep in mind,” he … Continue reading

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CN March 24, 2016

  Steve Rhodes, reacting to the decision by the Illinois Supreme Court this morning calling Mayor Emanuel’s pension plan for City workers unconstitutional, tells us -“Now there’s no wiggle room whatsoever. Now there’s no negotiation that can take place.” The … Continue reading

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CN March 10, 2016

  Bruce DuMont was at a Bernie Sanders rally a few weeks ago, “And one of their delegates was making the point that Hillary Clinton’s top surrogate, top supporter in Illinois is Rahm Emanuel. She was making the point that … Continue reading

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CN Feb 25 2016

    If Bruce Sagan has anything to do with it, the Sun-Times and the Reader will be around for a long time. Sagan started in journalism in 1951. He bought the Hyde Park Herald in 1953 for $2,500. He … Continue reading

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CN Feb.4, 2016

  Here’s a quote from one of David Kidwell’s most recent Tribune stories about Chicago’s red-light camera saga. For years, city officials have been unable to explain how camera locations were chosen when Bills was running the program.The trial portrayed a … Continue reading

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CN Nov. 19, 2015

If Mayor Emanuel was right when he said so often in the past that his red-light and speed cameras were just there to protect our children, then our children are even safer that we imagined.  Because according to a series … Continue reading

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