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Chicago Decriminalizing Drugs to Increase Consequences for Gun Possession

It’s no surprise that the majority of the citizens of Chicago don’t have warm fuzzy feelings when it comes to their mayor Rahm Emanuel. But that isn’t stopping him from trying to improve the policies that are currently set in place, even if that means giving a little to get …

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Black Lives Matter Protesters Harass Diners at Dove’s Diner in Wicker Park

Ignorant activists believe harassing diners in trendy Chicago neighborhoods will help their cause. They should be protesting the government and the police, or organizing a boycott of Walmart or Target instead. This behavior will only increase racial tension when angry diners start throwing their food at the protesters for interrupting …

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2ND AMEND-NOT INDIVIDUAL RIGHT

Urges the courts, especially the United States Supreme Court, to adhere to the clear wording of the Second Amendment being a right afforded to state-sponsored militias and not individuals. Link

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Do Metra Conductors Hate the New App?

Better have the app open when the conductor gets to you! Just had a conductor rudely announce that people “better have the app open when the conductor gets to you” over the intercom. Seems like people who use it piss them off? What’s the deal? Link

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Kayak Morris makes USA TODAY Top 10

Local campground Kayak Morris has been named one of the 10Best: Urban Campgrounds by USA Today. In a profile last week, USA Today interviewed Jennifer Schwartz of GoCampingAmerica.com to ask for 10 spots that are a short drive of a big city and where visitors can still enjoy a unique …

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Best Turkish Food in Chicago Downtown

Lavash is proud to serve one of the best Halal Turkish Food in Chicago area, if you are a Doner/Gyro fan, this is the place.Very close to downtown Chicago. Beef Doner, Chicken Doner, Adana Kebab, and unique desserts such as Rice Pudding (Sutlac), Kazandibi are some of their best selections. …

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Why Did Chicago Activists Shut Down an International Police Conference?

Cairá Lee Conner sits chained on top of a ladder, holding the Pan-African flag. (Photo: Sarah Jane Rhee) This article emerged from a collaboration between Truthout and Village Leadership Academy’s GAP year students. Village Leadership Academy is a K-8, social-justice-based school in Chicago. The school focuses on social change, leadership development and …

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Police: Customer with concealed carry license kills robber

A robbery was thwarted at a Southwest Side corner store Saturday night when a patron with a concealed carry license shot and killed an armed robber, authorities said. Citing preliminary information, police said a man walked into a store in the 2700 block of West 51st Street in the Gage …

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