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CN Aug 18 2016

  “Milwaukee has such an extremely high unemployment rate for black men,” explains NPR’s Cheryl Corley, having just returned from covering the unrest there over the past few days. “They have the highest incarceration rate in the country for black … Continue reading

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CN April 9, 2015

  Rahm Emanuel had a ground game after all.  At least for the runoff. He saw how it worked out for him in the February general election, not having one, and he apparently didn’t like what he saw. In fact, now … Continue reading

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CN May 15, 2014

  Blaine Elementary’s principal Troy LaVierre made a grand entrance onto the education/political scene in Chicago this past weekend with his letter to the editor at the Sun-Times in which he gave voice to the frustration so many CPS principals … Continue reading

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CN April 17, 2014

  The Sun-Times made some news this week as it announced that it was, for the time being, shutting off its comment boards. Editor Craig Newman said that the boards at his own newspaper  “too often turn into a morass … Continue reading

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CN Oct. 3, 2013

The federal government (partial) shut-down continues, but it seems accurate to point out that there are relatively few obvious manifestations here in Chicago.  But as NPR’s David Schaper tells us, it’ll happen soon. “OK, there’s not a meat inspection this … Continue reading

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CN October 11, 2012

Mayor Emanuel has released his 2014 budget, and, despite the fact that there was vey little traditional community input beforehand, it has been accepted so far with relatively little criticism. In fact, editorials in the dailies were fairly positive, acknowledging … Continue reading

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