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[30 Dec 2015 | Comments Off | ]

Chicago Handles Snow Better Than (Almost) Every Other Wimpy City: Study

People here wait till there’s at least nine inches of snow before requesting a snow plow. 

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[30 Dec 2015 | Comments Off | ]

Hoverboard Fails Bringing 'Dozens' Of Chicagoans To Hospitals, Doctor Says

A Chicago-area orthopedist says you’ve got to take it slow or you’ll end up on the ground.

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[30 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]

The Hill reports:Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his past support for Bill and Hillary Clinton, saying he was doing what was best for business. “As a world-class businessman, you have to get along with everybody,” …

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[23 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]

Owners of the “Home Alone” house in Winnetka, Illinois have paid nearly $750,000 in property taxes on the home since 1990 – close to half the home’s value.

Who’s the real thief? Joe Pesci in a ski mask? Or a property-tax system that makes families pay twice for their house?
 
Read more at Illinois Policy

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[23 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]

By Mark Rhoads – For many years I have refused to endorse the secular affectation dating time as "BCE" for "before common era" or "CE" for "common era" because it tries to erase two thousand years of common usage of…

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[23 Dec 2015 | Comments Off | ]