Jeff Mangum Live at The Schoolhouse

I first heard about the show just hours beforehand via a text from a pretty good looking bro, who asked me for details about the “NMH thing”. I had no idea what this dude was talking about, so I went out with a different, equally good looking bro and got …

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Woman: I was kicked out of bar for being pregnant

by Lisa Black – Jan. 11, 2011 06:38 PM Chicago Tribune CHICAGO – Michelle Lee was catching up with friends at a nightspot near her parents’ home when a bouncer pulled her aside. “Can I ask you a personal question?” Lee recalled him asking. “Are you pregnant?” She responded yes …

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Chicago’s No. 1 — in high gas prices

Here’s more bad news for your wallet: Chicago has the nation’s highest gas prices. The twice-monthly Lundberg Survey says the highest gas price in the country was recorded in Chicago at $3.35 a gallon. The low, $2.73, was in Salt Lake City, Utah. via Chicago’s No. 1 — in high …

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Heads Up, NYC, SF, Chicago: Something Wi-Fi This Way Comes

For denizens of the Big Apple, San Francisco and the other windy city, Chicago, the coolest technology announcement so far this week did not come out of CES, but instead from a small Rhode Island company called Towerstream. Up until now Towerstream has focused on providing broadband to corporations via …

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Thousands of fish dead along Chicago lakefront

Thousands of gizzard shad are going belly up along Chicago’s lakefront in a large die-off that’s left many of the fish frozen in the ice along the city’s harbors. Lake Michigan Program biologist Dan Makauskas tells the Chicago Sun-Times that gizzard shad aren’t a very tough variety of fish. They’re …

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Gabrielle Giffords – Why Was She Targeted?

Looking at her view on the following issues doesn’t make a lot of sense that she would be a targeted by a nutcase who was opposing the government. Energy Giffords strongly supports renewable energy, in particular solar energy, as a top public policy priority.[35] In September 2007 she published a …

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John Kass: The Chicago, and Daley, Way

Early history? You mean like Thursday, when the federal grand jury indicted the former business partner of the mayor’s son over that city sewer contract deal? The Daley boys are adept and skillful and ruthless in the pursuit of power and treasure. The family has controlled Chicago and Cook County …

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