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'Like he’s the King of Israel' / 'A terrible place to work' / Things That Shouldn’t Have To Be Said Dept.
‘Like he’s the King of Israel.’
The president has tweeted a radio gasbag’s claim that Jewish people in Israel love Trump “
like he is the second coming of God
… a brag that followed by just hours Trump’s assertion that American Jews who vote for Democrats show “
either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty
Keith J. Taylor
The president is moving to end limits on
how long his government can keep immigrant children in detention
Illinois Rep. Lauren Underwood—a Democrat representing a congressional district Trump carried in 2016—now
favors an impeachment inquiry
That makes at least two
Not so bronze.
Campaigning in the historic heart of Chicago’s African American community—Bronzeville—presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg drew
an overwhelmingly white audience
Some delegates to the Democrats’ 2020 presidential convention in Milwaukee may
have to camp out in the Chicago area
‘A terrible place to work.’
Shia Kapos summarizes a long-awaited report on
bullying, sexual harassment, intimidation and inappropriate behavior
in Illinois state government.
editorial: “Serving as meek, see-no-evil legislators in
Speaker Madigan’s little shop of horrors
just got harder.”
the full report
The Washington Post:
Hate crime reports have soared in Washington. But
prosecutions have plummeted
Lightfoot honeymoon’s ‘rocky end.’
Mark Brown says the mayor has “
” Chicago’s homeless advocates.
The mayor’s awarding a $16.2 million contract to a company that will give Chicago homeowners
free water filtration systems
The Chicago Housing Authority’s chief is
‘We stand with Planned Parenthood.’
In the face of a Trump administration gag rule that prompted Planned Parenthood to
decline government funding
magazine is forgoing its annual glitzy Emmy Awards party and instead
making a donation to the organization
A Chicago man accused of threatening a deadly attack on an abortion clinic is
Five lines will see schedule tweaks
effective Sept. 3.
CTA Green Line riders who look up from their phones over the next month will see
giant inflated sculptures
Airports are bracing for
record Labor Day weekend crowds
‘This is a gateway drug.’
A lawyer has filed suit against Juul on behalf of
a suburban 19-year-old college student who blames the company for his nicotine addiction
A suburban high school district faces a lawsuit because
two security guards allegedly engaged in sex with students
Some families that aimed to use a legal loophole—surrendering guardianship—to help their college-bound kids qualify for financial aid are
letting their court cases lapse
‘Who knew that the National Prayer Breakfast … was the brainchild of a man who openly admired fascist organizing techniques?’
TV critic Aaron Barnhart did, and he brings a personal perspective to
his review of a Netflix documentary on a shadowy organization
Another cynical take on the faith biz,
The Righteous Gemstones,
the biggest audience in three years for an HBO comedy series debut
Thursday marks the start of a weeklong celebration of
the 90th anniversary for Chicago’s Music Box Theatre
Things That Shouldn’t Have To Be Said Dept.
leave car keys in their cars
The man in charge of the U.S. nuclear weapons program
shouldn’t fall for hoaxes on Instagram
August 21, 2019
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'Oh my God' / Big-biz shocker / This means war
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Day in court / Amazon 'Borg' / Clothing pollution
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Brown out / The rifle was stolen / Need to scoot?
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