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[30 Jun 2015 | Comments Off | ]

When Does Grateful Dead Tailgating Start? And Other Facts for Deadheads

Here’s everything you need to know before the Grateful Dead’s “Fare Thee Well” shows this weekend.

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[30 Jun 2015 | Comments Off | ]

Legal Fireworks in Chicago Are Rare - Unless You Have a Permit

If you applied for a permit, got your alderman’s OK and have $1 million in insurance, you’re legal.

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[29 Jun 2015 | Comments Off | ]

20-Year-Old Woman Dead, 2 Men Injured in Lincoln Square Stabbing: Officials

“This kind of thing doesn’t happen here,” one resident said. Another stated: “I can’t believe it.”

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[29 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

* I’ll have more for subscribers about this meeting tomorrow. From the Sun-Times…
With the state just one day away from shutting down its services, legislative leaders — including Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan — failed to reach a compromise on Monday with Gov. Bruce Rauner over an ongoing budget impasse.
“We’re no closer today than […]

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[29 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

* Classic AP…
Rauner spokeswoman Catherine Kelly insisted there is precedent for Rauner’s plan. During a 2007 budget impasse, the largest employee labor union, the Illinois Council of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, filed a lawsuit to compel distribution of paychecks in August. The court ordered payment based on agreement among the […]

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[29 Jun 2015 | Comments Off | ]

20-Year-Old Woman Dead, 2 Men Injured in Lincoln Square Stabbing: Officials

“This kind of thing doesn’t happen here,” one resident said. Another stated: “I can’t believe it.”