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The Daily Herald

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* The governor made an announcement during his City Club speech today…
Gov. Pat Quinn today called for a special session of the General Assembly on Aug. 17 to take up pension reform.
“It’s time to vote,” Quinn said of lawmakers….

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Take it with a grain of salt, but (the generally juvenile) NBC’s Ward Room is reporting
Chicago likes to compare itself to other world cities, so Ward Room thought it would find out how we rank in violence. It turns out no one can top us. Among what are considered Alpha world cities, Chicago has the highest murder rate — higher even than the Third World metropolises of Mexico City and (sic) Sao Paolo.

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The Chicago Sun-Times

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[29 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]

From WJBC RadioThe Illinois Republican Party is hoping to cash in on the Chick-fil-A controversy.In response to a Chicago alderman’s attempt to block Chick-fil-A from opening a restaurant in his ward, the GOP is offering $5 Chick-fil-A gift cards to…

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[29 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]

Family, high school reunion and working on a few ideas for a children’s story or two.What could go wrong?And I need to recover from singing Kumbaya in the church choir. Back in a week or so:)Will probably tweet or even pin a bit.