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Thursday, May 28, 2009

Know your food origins

It's taken seven years, but we're finally seeing country labels right on certain foods at.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, May 25, 2009

The Needles

Dear Mom: I just left Needles, California and will arrive in San Diego about.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, May 22, 2009

Does Illinois need caps on campaign contributions?

Until the revelations of Rod Blagojevich allegedly selling jobs and contracts for campaign contributions, I.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, May 17, 2009

The 1871 fires

Did you know that on the night the Great Chicago Fire started, October 8, 1871,.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, May 16, 2009

The invisible man

At one time, the Pullman porters were considered the "consummate invisible man." Here's an interesting.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, May 14, 2009

I was in the Illinois Senate Democratic Caucus disarranging their reforms*

The Illinois State Senate Democratic Caucus held a blogger conference call tonight in which I.... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

2016 Olympics and the White House

As Chicago waits to find out if the International Olympic Committee will pick it for.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, May 09, 2009

Support for Hart Schaffner Marx

More on the plight of Illinois clothing manufacturer, Hart Schaffner & Marx: Sun-Times: Workers fear.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, May 01, 2009

They still make men's suits in Illinois

But not for long, probably. Illinois company, Hart Schaffner & Marx, is in the middle.... [click for full entry]

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