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Dan Mihalopoulos 13h
ICYMI We went to Downers Grove and Vegas and even little Maroa, down by Decatur, to bring you the story of addicts struggling with the massive expansion of video gambling in Illinois. Here's Part 2 of The Bad Bet, a joint project of /
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Charles M. Blow 18h
Can legitimate news outlets stop saying “Nigerian brothers Ola and Abel Osundairo.” These men were born and raised in Chicago! Imagine the news referring to wht men born and raised in here as Polish or Welsh or Irish rather than as AMERICAN CITIZENS. That’s right, wouldn’t happen
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Chip Mitchell 16h
I keep wondering why anyone trying to stage a convincing hoax would recruit black folks to yell the line, "This is MAGA country."
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Liam T.A. Ford 20h
Replying to @Chicago_Police
I mean, this is the typical information, ALL the information, which will release about a homicide. While I'm glad they release these basic summaries in a timely manner (most of the time), it's really hard to get ANYTHING more than this. Even when there are charges
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Claudia Morell 21h
Am I the only political reporter in Chicago who finds this infuriating?! ....never mind the HISTORIC mayor’s race next week. And the fact that many of the candidates don’t even want to keep supt. Johnson around. And a sitting alderman who allegedly filed a false police report.
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Alison Bowen 22h
Thank you to the people of Morris who shared their memories of 1976 and their hopes this woman's family will be finally found.
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Liam T.A. Ford 22h
Maybe regular news briefings on homicides rather than two-sentence summaries of killings would make that more likely.
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Chip Mitchell 21h
Mayor Emanuel talks up Chicago's "shared values" against hate and condemns . And, because of how much media attention the case is getting, the mayor and his staff can make those points without once mentioning the actor's name, not even in the subject line.
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Chip Mitchell Feb 20
Lord have mercy. This case will now go on forever.
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Chip Mitchell Feb 20
ICYMI: Kelly’s contract lasts thru 2022 and was inked just after Rahm dropped out of a tough run for a third term. The deal was OKed at the final parks board meeting of Jesse Ruiz, the board president who then left to join Pritzker’s administration.
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Jason Meisner Feb 20
My headline on this would be different. Something like " juror essentially hands argument for a new trial to defense team" via
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Radio Diaries Feb 20
in 1939, 20,000 American Nazis gathered at in New York City. On the stage hung a 30-foot banner of George Washington sandwiched between two huge swastikas. Today on and the podcast, we bring you stories from inside and outside the rally.
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Ariel Cheung Feb 20
. three reasons to ditch the in favor of the : 1) $7 tickets to sit anywhere in the stadium 2) foot-long Chicago-style dogs for $10 3) Craft Kave. Plus, you know, all that other stuff you mentioned:
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Mariah Woelfel Feb 20
"I don’t think I can ever become sober at gambling. I don’t think I can. I’ll spend the rest of my life tryin’." How the legalization of video gambling in Ill. has drawn in so many people, and gotten them addicted. Must read. Must listen. 8:20am.
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Chip Mitchell Feb 20
In the early 2000s, Lightfoot’s rulings cut both ways on controversial shootings by cops. Before that, as a federal prosecutor, she was formally reprimanded for “professional misconduct” by an esteemed federal appeals judge.
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Chip Mitchell Feb 20
Before Tuesday, take a close look at this chart, based on and reporting.
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Chip Mitchell Feb 20
ICYMI: A fascinating look at the city's disappearing middle class.
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Dan Mihalopoulos Feb 20
A stunning allegation from a former aide to Ald. Joe Moreno. You can hear my interview with her on Morning Edition today at 91.5FM and WBEZ dot org
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Claudia Morell Feb 20
The product of sitting through endless committee meetings for with and wondering, where is everyone ? Who knew would have to sue City Hall to get this basic information...
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Jennifer White Feb 19
We had Sandra Cisneros on today. At the end of our conversation, I asked what she's reading. Some were manuscripts so I couldn't hunt them down, but here's a mostly complete list.
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