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[31 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

Now that the so-called “summer of Trump” is ending and the campaigns move into high gear after Labor Day, no matter which side you’re on you must share my absolute boredom with the clichés of the season–mouthed again and again by anchors, reporters and “expert” commentators alike.

First and foremost, I would like to give a good swift kick in the vulnerable parts to the next talking head from Washington, Springfield, Chicago, New York or any other point on the political map who tells me that someone has “kicked the can …

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[28 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

Testing by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, the taxpayer-funded agency that handles Cook County’s sewage and stormwater, reveals high levels of bacteria from human waste at more than a dozen spots stretching through the North Side and downtown to the Bridgeport neighborhood.

Levels of disease-causing germs routinely exceed state standards for recreational waterways, the testing shows. Muck and debris flushed into the river during rainstorms leave it teeming with pathogens in staggeringly higher numbers, with levels frequently spiking tens of thousands of times above legal limits.
The water quality measurements — buried …

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Watch Jennifer Lawrence And Amy Schumer Dance On Billy Joel's Piano

Billy Joel’s Wrigley Field show was extra awesome Thursday night.

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[28 Aug 2015 | Comments Off | ]

Hey Andersonville, Stay on Your Side of Foster Avenue

DNAinfo’s interactive map shows there’s a bit of confusion on how far south Andersonville extends.

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[28 Aug 2015 | Comments Off | ]

Body Cameras for Dog Walkers? Luxury Dog Nannies Target VIP Pups

Platinum Paws’ top-of-the-line package costs $700 a week and includes 2 nanny visits a day.