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Funeral for Pennsylvania state trooper held as manhunt continues

With snipers watching from the rooftops, hundreds of state troopers from Pennsylvania and as far away as Alaska converged in downtown Scranton on Thursday morning to mourn the death of a Pennsylvania state trooper killed in an ambush last week.

The Eastman Egg Company breakfast

Mini-review: The Eastman Egg CompanyRating: !!! (out of 4) Off to a good start23 N. Wacker Drive 312-600-4814 Thanks to a combination of long nights out covering music-and the need for relief the next day after overindulging during those long nights-I've come to know my way around a good breakfast sandwich. Show More Summary

They’re BACK! Keyshia Cole & Family Reunite for Reality Show Taping… [PHOTOS + VIDEO]

It’s official! Singer Keyshia Cole and her extended family have reunited for your viewing pleasure. A few weeks ago, it was announced that BET had green lit another Keyshia Cole reality show and taping for the show has finally begun....Show More Summary

Mayor: New high school won't be named after President Obama

Chicago's newest selective enrollment high school will not be named after President Barack Obama, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel had announced with much fanfare when unveiling the high profile school project.

The case for and against Sen. Dick Durbin's reelection

With November's statewide elections quickly approaching, politically opposed friends Republican Chris Robling and Democrat Dave Lundy debated the pros and cons of reelecting Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.). Is he too partisan or willing to...Show More Summary

PREMIERE: Juna – “Colorwheel”

This is the first time Athens rockers Juna have been featured on this site, but the band has been around for a minute, long enough to have released their debut EP, Heteroglossia, in 2013...

Summer of Chicago Superheroes: From the Ballpark to the Beaches

Superheroes in Chicago weren't limited to comic books and the movie screens this summer. I, along with the city of Chicago, celebrated our very own Jackie Robinson West representing the nation in the Little League World Series. FromShow More Summary

Tim Heidecker talks new 'Tim & Eric' show and comedy tour

Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, the cult-fave comics behind the "Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!," have done something truly surprising by making something scary. Their new show, "Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories," is an anthology...Show More Summary

The Problem With Sweeping Reform

It was just announced that New York City is creating a new and "improved" version of the SHSAT, the sole admissions test to NYC's esteemed specialized high schools. A Request for Proposals was just posted on the Department of Educations's...Show More Summary

Juvenile detention program helps kids use graffiti for art

The walls were brown; not the nice, warm hue in decor magazines, just plain, dull brown. I was only in the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center for a few hours, but I already could feel the draining effects of the drabness that surrounded me. Then I entered the medical observation wing. Show More Summary

It's awesome Japanese commercial time!

Singing toilets, Transformers, and Perfume are all over this week's commercial roundup from JPCMHD. There's plenty of fantastic music, exciting movie trailers, and video game action. We're finally starting to get caught up on Japan's...Show More Summary

'The Maze Runner' is just meh

1/2 (out of four)Two activities in "The Maze Runner"-fighting to stay in a circle and considering climbing a very tall wall-reminded me of "American Gladiators," which made me think of "American Ninja Warrior," which makes me wonder how long it will be until that show's turned into a movie. Show More Summary

Scotland decides: final polls show late swing to No camp

Alt Text: Don Brind Six-point lead for No: but watch for N Lanarkshire result to see if pollsters have got it right Column Don Brind Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 5:58pm Two final opinion polls, conducted in the last before the Scots...Show More Summary

Why Should I Live In Candler Park?

To live in Candler Park is to love Candler Park.  It’s just one of those neighborhoods where no one ever wants to leave, and where everyone wants in.  Must be the biscuits. It’s hard boiling down the reasons to live in a neighborhood...Show More Summary

Anglotees Alert: LAST CALL! Just 24 Hours Left to Buy The World of Tea by Migy Blanco

Anglotees Alert: LAST CALL! Just 24 Hours Left to Buy The World of Tea by UK artist Migy Blanco! This shirt has been very popular – one things is sure – you guys love Tea! This shirt is available in Men’s, Women’s, Long Sleeve, V-neck, Hoodie and Tote Bag starting at $16.99 and shipping worldwide. Show More Summary

Catch Stööki Sound at the STORM pre-party @ Arkham this Saturday!

3 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Our friends at One Love Shanghai spoke with London-based production and DJ collaborative Stööki Sound ahead of their show at the STORM Electronic Music Festival pre-party this Saturday at Arkham. Read on to find out more about what you can expect to see this weekend. [ more › ]

Five Reasons I Can't Adapt to the Suburbs

It was seven years ago this summer that my family and I moved to the suburbs. We loved the city but left it behind for the typical reasons. My wife and I decided we needed more space. We thought the boys should have a backyard. And we had no intention of drinking past 10. We've adapted very nicely to the suburbs. Show More Summary

Rasmussen Poll Shows Perdue up 5 in Senate Race

Rasmussen released the top line of a poll today showing David Perdue leading Michelle Nunn 46-41.  Their previous poll showed Perdue leading 46-40, so no real change. Expect to see a new Governor’s poll from Rasmussen in the next few days. The post Rasmussen Poll Shows Perdue up 5 in Senate Race appeared first on Peach Pundit.

Portage Park Bungalow Belt Inches Closer To Landmark Status

The city approved a proposal championed by the Historic Chicago Bungalow Association that would designate 188 Portage Park bungalows as national landmarks. [ more › ]

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby Is a Long Film About a Class of White People Who Don’t Have a Story to Tell

3 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The super-rich have the problem of how to make life miserable for everyone else. The poor have the big problem of being poor. The middle class has the problem of debt. But we have nothing. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby is a very long film. Show More Summary

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