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Carlos Ballesteros
Staff Reporter 🌞 via 🔍 cballesteros [at]suntimes[dot]com /// Desk: 312-321-2817 /// Tortilla cologne/perfume trademark pending
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Carlos Ballesteros 2h
Replying to @Mike2020 @SUBWAY
I hope they see this king
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Carlos Ballesteros 3h
Los colegas at are looking for a new digital content producer. Apliquen!
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Aaron Reichlin-Melnick 7h
ICE deports people before they get a trial! That's one of the things that shocks even supporters of ICE. If a person ICE deports pretrial is innocent, they'll never be able to prove it—and if they committed the crime, they can escape punishment and the victims never get justice.
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Caroline Orr 16h
The Dept of Defense confirmed that computer systems controlled by the Defence Information Systems Agency (DISA) had been hacked, possibly exposing the personal data of ~200,000 people. The agency oversees military communications including calls for Trump.
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The Guardian 16h
How the American dream died on the world's busiest border
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Matt Ferner Feb 20
EXCLUSIVE: Prisoners in San Quentin avoid admitting they have the flu because being sick can land them in solitary. Read this powerful piece from Juan Moreno Haines, an incarcerated journalist inside San Quentin:
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Blake Zeff Feb 20
Replying to @blakezeff
In 2011, Bloomberg’s NYPD made more stops of young black men (168,126) than the number of young black men living in the city (158,406). And 9 in 10 of those stopped by NYPD were ultimately found innocent of any crime, each year from 2003-2013. (3/12)
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American Immigration Council Feb 19
We litigated for 5 years to reach this ruling.
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Carlos Ballesteros Feb 20
.: "HEY DO YOU MIND CALLING URLACHER AGAIN?"
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Wesley Feb 20
Local news is in full scale crisis, while the ranks of those covering national politics (politics - not policy, not federal government accountability or investigations. Politics) is as bloated as ever
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Alex Arriaga Feb 20
For , I traveled to Mexico City to see how pulls together its annual Lit & Luz festival, bringing together arts and literary communities from both Chicago and .
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Bradford Pearson Feb 20
I know these pieces are just catnip but Maureen Dowd ranking Bloomberg's debate performance ahead of Warren's is objectively ridiculous.
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Rob Paral Feb 20
For decades, Poles were the second-largest immigrant group in metro Chicago. Today, there are more immigrants from India. (Click to see entire image.)
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Carlos Ballesteros Feb 20
Replying to @alexarriaga__
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James West Feb 19
.'s visualization of Bloomberg's comparative wealth is so good--never seen it like this before:
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José Díaz-Briseño Feb 19
Pretty bad optics when MSNBC only gives the floor to our very bright Telemundo colleague to ask about Mexico & immigration. Thought we were passed this.
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Christopher Mathias Feb 19
Would be supportive of a new MSNBC show where a billionaire is put on stage every week and just gets absolutely owned for a couple hours
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George Joseph Feb 19
NEW: The national bail industry is quietly bankrolling Facebook ads against NY’s bail reform law. Many posts come from a “volunteer” page that fails to disclose its industry ties. The ads have generated around 1 million impressions since December:
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The Chicago Reporter Feb 19
While requesting disaster relief for catastrophic lakefront erosion, Chicago will pay to dump pollution on Lake Michigan in South Chicago, extending a legacy that residents characterize as environmental racism. | Commentary
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Carlos Ballesteros Feb 19
Earlier today I got this text from a woman whose husband was deported to their native Greece last year. ICE got a hold of him after a routine traffic stop in a nearby suburb.
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