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John Byrne
Reporter at City Hall for the Chicago Tribune.
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Rick Pearson 21h
The coffee’s on now. Your starts at 7 on Chicago’s Very Own and . Happy Easter!
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Nisei Lounge Chicago Apr 19
Boom! New for 2019 at Nisei Lounge! The Interactive Fan Experience Zone! “Look Ma! I’m a can of beer!”
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John Byrne Apr 20
Man, PNC is Great.
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Jason Meisner Apr 19
If I had a dollar for every time I’ve seen the “possibly-human-organs -discovered-in-Chicago” story end this way....I’d be like 50 bucks richer.
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John Byrne Apr 19
. would lend that David Attenborough gravitas this drama needs.
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Josh Noel Apr 19
NEW: "There was no West Coast-style pale ale made in Chicago — a juicy, dry pale ale that was a good expression of hops. So I made it. And it tasted like sunshine." An oral history of the beer that changed Chicago.
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Cachorros de Chicago Apr 19
¡Kyle Hendricks está encendido! 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥
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Megan Crepeau Apr 19
Kim Foxx's office just released a statement saying she will not publicly comment on the case as the Inspector General's review is underway
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Megan Crepeau Apr 19
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John Byrne Apr 19
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The lack of sunlight and the general dinginess are concerns, it's true. But on the upside, mysterious liquids occasionally drip from the ceiling.
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Chicago Tribune Apr 19
Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s chief spokeswoman has left her post amid the fallout over the office’s abrupt dismissal of all charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett.
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John Byrne Apr 19
For now...
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John Byrne Apr 19
It started as a Good Friday Twitter chat, but now it's evolved into a fight for the very soul of the neighborhood.
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Gregory Pratt Apr 19
RIP -- a good obit for Lyra McKee, "a proud and critical Northern Irish journalist" who "loved and hated the country she wrote about with passion"
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Chicago Tribune Apr 19
Police are investigating after multiple — possibly human — organs were found Friday morning near the Chicago Theatre in the Loop.
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Jason Meisner Apr 19
Later, in response to a newspaper article talking about the secrecy surrounding the deal, Ellis texted the Foxxhole group: "When do we ever talk about deal negotiations in the public? This is asinine. And wildly irresponsible."
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John Byrne Apr 19
First things first, found the non-profit "Friends of the Poop Fountain" and design some eye-catching t-shirts.
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Megan Crepeau Apr 19
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The office's remaining spokeswoman isn't answering questions about when or why Ellis left. (But the office clearly got caught flat-footed by the press response to the Smollett issue, and had to scramble to try and tamp things down. So.)
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Megan Crepeau Apr 19
breaking -- the Cook County State's Attorney's director of external affairs, Kiera Ellis, is no longer with the office.
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