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Police head moving to fire officer in 2011 fatal shooting

The Chicago Police Department has moved to fire an officer for allegedly lying about the circumstances that led to the 2011 fatal shooting of a motorist. The Chicago Tribune reports … Click to Continue »

‘White men not biologically suited to writing diversity memos’: Columnist destroys sexist Google bro

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A white male reporter told a recently fired Google engineer that white men simply aren’t “biologically suited to writing memos about diversity.” Chicago Tribune humor columnist Rex Huppke wrote an open letter Friday to the tech engineer fired for his “3,000-or-so wholly...

Editorial: Madam President, Abolish The Soda Tax

Chicago Tribune editorial, Madam President, Abolish the Soda Tax: Cook County's soda tax turned one week old on Wednesday. Happy birthday! Not exactly. County officials knew the penny-per-ounce tax on sweetened beverages was unpopular, but we suspect they underestimated the public wrath it would provoke once shoppers saw how much...

Kyle Long back in team drills for first time after broken ankle

Even if he’s not going to play in the preseason opener against the Broncos Thursday night, Bears guard Kyle Long took an important step this week. According to the Chicago Tribune, Long participated in 10 snaps during team drills, his first full work with the entire offense since last November’s broken ankle. Getting him back […]

Newswire: An electronic pioneer has a Coke and a smile in this A Life In Waves exclusive

Electronic music is an undeniably, overwhelmingly male-dominated field, with The Chicago Tribune reporting as recently as last summer that Lollapalooza’s “Perry’s Stage” featuring electronic acts only had one female DJ/producer booked for the entire weekend. Show More Summary

Cubs Give Big Gift, and Loathed Fan Breaks 14-Year Silence

Some old grudges are being buried now that the Chicago Cubs have broken their World Series curse. The Chicago Tribune reports that the franchise gifted Steve Bartman a 2016 World Series ring 14 years after the fan was all but blamed for blowing the team’s 2003 shot at winning the...

QUICK NEWS, July 31: Climate Change Out At EPA Museum; labama Is Starting To Like Solar; Oklahoma Building Nation's Biggest Wind

Climate Change Out At EPA Museum At EPA museum, climate-change displays are out and coal may be on the way in Juliet Eilperin and Brady Dennis, July 30, 2017 (Chicago Tribune) “…In an obscure corner of the Ronald Reagan International...Show More Summary

Prosecutor notes few gun cases successfully prosecuted

Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx is expressing surprise at how few gun cases that her office prosecutes result in convictions. Foxx on Tuesday told the Chicago Tribune ( ) … Click to Continue »

How does Epic Burger's new plant-based burger taste compared to the real thing?

Is Beyond Meat’s meatless burger the future of protein? Chicago Tribune Food & Dining reporters taste test the patty, which cooks like meat and was made to exhibit a similar texture, with the original burger. (Joseph Hernandez/Chicago Tribune)

Chicago Bears Player Saves Choking Salt Lick Brisket Customer

At the Austin airport Chicago Bears football player Jerrell Freeman saved a man who was choking on brisket at Salt Lick’s outpost at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport on Sunday, July 23, as reported by the Chicago Tribune. Freeman...Show More Summary

New 98-Story Chicago Tower Will Get 'Blow-Through' Floor

Only one guest is allowed on the 83rd floor of Chicago’s future 98-story skyscraper: the city’s famous winds. According to the Chicago Tribune, plans for the Vista Tower, a luxury development that has already broken ground along the Chicago River, got a last modification when wind tunnel tests rendered the...

IL Tollway Plans Improvements to one of Chicago’s Worst Bottlenecks

Chicago Tribune reports, “Th Illinois Tollway plans to improve one of the worst highway bottlenecks in the Chicago area. Tollway officials are asking for public input on its plan to redo the interchange between Interstates 294, 290 and...Show More Summary

Chicago festival to mark Pokemon Go anniversary goes awry

CHICAGO (AP) — A Pokemon Go festival at Chicago's Grant Part to celebrate the virtual game's one-year anniversary went awry when a technical glitch prevented many players logging on. The Chicago Tribune reported the festival's organizers decided to issue refunds for the $20 tickets and $100 in credits for use on the app.

John Adams: I finished my opera

The composer tweets: ‘Voila! Completed manuscript of new opera Girls of the Golden West. 2 yrs of panning for nuggets. Time for a break.’ Elsewhere, in an interview with John von Rhein of the Chicago Tribune, he sounds gloomier: ‘It can be a challenge to fill those enormous halls with an entire program of just […]

MADE IN AMERICA WEEK: Trump Officials Order 15,000 New Visas For Low-Wage Seasonal Workers

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The Chicago Tribune reports: The Department of Homeland Security on Monday announced a one-time increase of 15,000 additional visas for low-wage, seasonal workers for the remainder of this fiscal year, a seeming about-face from President...Show More Summary

WOW! Doubt Grows Over ‘Suicide’ Claim of Clinton Email Investigator Peter Smith

This week, the Chicago Tribune revealed the GOP operative, Peter Smith, who was after Hillary Clinton’s “lost” emails committed suicide.... The post WOW! Doubt Grows Over ‘Suicide’ Claim of Clinton Email Investigator Peter Smith appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Suit Filed to Block Tribune-Sinclair Merger

A class-action lawsuit has been filed seeking to block the sale of Tribune Media to Sinclair Broadcast Group, the Chicago Tribune reports. The suit was filed Thursday in federal court in Chicago by Tribune Media shareholder Sean McEntire. “McEntire accuses...

When Kids Have Guns, Parents Aren’t Doing Their Jobs

Chicago Tribune: When a 12-year-old kid is arrested with a gun, you can’t blame the child. It’s the parents’ fault. The child police took into custody Tuesday night after finding him in a West Side alley with a handgun in his possession deserves our compassion. But more than that, he needs help — because his […]

Chicago Tribune Runs Transgender's Vile Attack on America in Defense of Kaepernick

Douglas Goetsch was once a single, cross-dressing poet and a teacher at the University of Iowa, New York University and Western Kentucky. Battling depression and craving femininity, he broke up with his girlfriend and "Jennered" over...Show More Summary

Chicago Tribune: “GOP operative who sought Clinton’s emails from Russian hackers, committed suicide, records show”

I fully buy Smith committed suicide because of ailing health…but it definitely makes his WSJ interview seem more like a confession. — On Trial for ???????????? (@ZeddRebel) July 13, 2017 Cheryl posted some days ago about the sudden death of Peter W. Smith, GOP political operative. There’s been an update: … In a room at […]

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