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[28 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

Two Leo men will attend July 2nd’s White Sox v. Orioles Game thanks to the anonymous gift of two tickets from a Chicago Police Department Detective. Our guys, or guy and his date, wi;; be seated in Section 102 – over by the Home Run Alley and Mall in t…

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[28 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

* My Sun-Times column…
If you’re heading to the Pride Parade this weekend, you might be tempted to boo some of the state politicians who’ll be marching.
If you want to boo them for screwing up the state’s finances, then go right ahead.
But don’t jeer because the marriage equality bill failed to pass the General Assembly.
First of […]

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[28 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

NEW YORK (TheStreet) – Brandon Rees, who helps oversee the AFL-CIO’s pension fund investments, is trying to convince Tribune (TRBAA) to shelve any sale of its eight daily newspapers, which include The Los Angeles Times and The Chicago Tribune. Rees …

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[28 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

Rod Blagojevich were completely undermined. Oberweis and Kjellander became the story, along with Republican disunity and alleged Republican corruption. Oberweis and other Republicans — and, lately, some Democrats — have said they believe that …

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[28 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

Rod Blagojevich but also a rare spot of good news. According to the survey, Gov. Blagojevich’s “generic” reelection numbers are not that great. When asked whether he deserves reelection, just 36 percent of respondents say yes, compared with 55 percent …

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[28 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

That would be “punishment,” but it would likely be as futile as Rod Blagojevich’s endless summers and probably backfire on him. * The Tribune agrees with Quinn that the conference committee is moving too slowly… This committee was supposed to be …

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[28 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

Pat Quinn’s four years in office, according to a ranking of governors, published by Scott Thomas in On Numbers, a digital publication of Chicago Business Journal’s parent company. Quinn ranked 30th with a raw change in private-sector employment of 5 …

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[27 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

Federal regulators are going after former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine, more than 18 months after the firm spiraled into bankruptcy amid allegations it improperly used customer cash in a last-ditch effort to stay afloat.

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced civil charges against Corzine, former MF Global assistant treasurer Edith O’Brien and the firm Thursday, alleging the “illegal use” of nearly $1 billion in a “vain attempt to keep the company afloat,” according to CFTC Enforcement Director David Meister.
Read more at Forbes

image Bulls Center Dave Corzine kinds of looks like …