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Chicago Sports – Cubs Owners Seek State Funds to Renovate Wrigley

Cubs Thu Nov 11 2010 Cubs Owners Seek State Funds to Renovate Wrigley Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts announced a proposal to the Illinois Sports Facility Association that would help aid in the renovation of Wrigley Field. The proposed deal would provide up to $300 million in bonds from amusement …

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New definition of politician?

New definition of politician? Hmmm . . . BY MICHAEL SNEED Sun-Times Columnist Mayor Daley claims he is so protective of his family’s privacy, he does not permit “politicians” to visit his home. New definition of politician? Hmmm . . . :: CHICAGO SUN-TIMES :: Michael Sneed

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Friend of Accused WikiLeaks Source Detained at Border

Federal agents briefly detained and questioned an MIT researcher and friend of accused WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning as he re-entered the country from a vacation in Mexico last week. David Maurice House, 23, was met by U.S. customs agents as he deplaned at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport last Wednesday, according to …

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Alderman: Keep murder flick out The Devil factor

November 11, 2010 BY MICHAEL SNEED Sun-Times Columnist Killer thriller chill: Ald. JoAnn Thompson (16th) tells Sneed she is opposed to a film being shot in Chicago detailing the crimes of legendary serial killer H.H. Holmes, who owned and operated a hotel in her ward — where he slaughtered his …

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More False Flag Terror in Chicago

Be afraid, be scared, be controlled by big government propaganda! Abandoned briefcase scare halts CTA Blue Line trains, Kennedy Jessica D’Onofrio and John Garcia November 9, 2010 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — A briefcase sitting at a Northwest Side CTA stop brought the Kennedy Expressway and the Blue Line to a standstill …

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Gov. Quinn: Put state income tax hike first

$15B DEFICIT | Cites doubts about gambling package November 8, 2010 BY DAVE McKINNEY Sun-Times Springfield Bureau Chief SPRINGFIELD — A gambling package that could raise $1 billion annually for the state appears “top-heavy” and should take a back seat in the upcoming fall veto session to raising the income …

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Rezko gave Gutierrez a deal on town house

November 8, 2010 BY NATASHA KORECKI Convicted political fixer Tony Rezko gave U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez free upgrades on a riverfront town house after the congressman asked for them, Gutierrez told the FBI, the Chicago Sun-Times has learned. Gutierrez’s comments to federal agents in a previously undisclosed 2008 interview contradict …

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Mayoral hopefuls’ sprint under way

November 07, 2010| By John Chase and Kristen Mack, Tribune reporters While candidates for U.S. Senate and governor made last-minute appeals in the closing days of their campaigns, the hard chargers who want to be Chicago mayor were busy setting themselves up for business. Rahm Emanuel spent part of Election …

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Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar Opens

If you didn’t know there was a bar connected to the Bridgeport liquor store Maria’s, you might hear the strains of music wafting from the walk-in freezer and think someone was throwing a party inside. We did know about the bar—and yet, after entering the shop and receiving encouraging smiles …

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Opt Out of a Body Scan? Then Brace Yourself

By JOE SHARKEY Published: November 1, 2010 HAVING been taught by nuns in grade school and later going through military boot camp, I have always disliked uniformed authorities shouting at me.  So I was unhappy last week when some security screeners at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago started yelling. “Opt …

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Huron Consulting buys Click Commerce

By: Lorene Yue November 02, 2010 (Crain’s) — Huron Consulting Group Inc. has acquired software provider Click Commerce Inc. of Beaverton, Ore. The purchase will make Click Commerce’s roughly 60 workers part of Chicago-based Huron’s higher education practice. Click Commerce’s top three executives will become managing directors at Huron. Terms …

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The corruption case you barely heard of

November 1, 2010 BY TIM NOVAK AND CHRIS FUSCO Staff Reporters It began with the arrest of a former member of the Jesse White Tumbling Team and turned into one of the most significant Chicago corruption investigations of Mayor Daley’ administration. The federal investigation dubbed “Operation Crooked Code” so far …

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Chicago airport on alert about suspicious packages

More Terror Threats Before Elections Propaganda Warning Aviation officials say Chicago airport security personnel have been alerted to an investigation of suspicious packages on cargo planes in Philadelphia, Newark, N.J., and England. Chicago Department of Aviation spokeswoman Karen Pride says she can't talk specifically about any stepped-up security efforts or …

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Cop allegedly knocks out woman’s tooth in parking spat

A Chicago Police officer has been stripped of his police powers after allegedly knocking out a female security guard’s tooth during a fight over a parking spot, authorities said. Donnie Lewis, 57, was off duty Monday when he allegedly got into the spat in west suburban Hillside and struck the …

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Most school garden produce is forbidden fruit in CPS lunchrooms

October 19, 2010|By Monica Eng, Tribune reporter It’s harvest time in Chicago Public School gardens full of chubby tomatoes, heavy squash and fragrant basil. These urban oases, carefully tended by teachers, students and volunteers, range from several square feet to several acres of fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers, and some …

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