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Charlotte Bacon should be celebrating her 7th Birthday today

Charlotte Bacon should be celebrating her 7th Birthday today
Today Charlotte Bacon should be opening gifts. Stuffed animals surely, which she loved, her favorite being her lamb. In fact she loved anything and everything associated with animals. After all, Charlotte was going to be Veterinarian one day…she knew this since she was two years old. She should be getting new clothes—clothes to accommodate the evolving taste... Read more »

Derrick Rose "Put On for my City" Highlight Video

  Compliments myself and Windows Movie Maker-hence why it’s a bit on the crude side. Be Good Friends, @koolking83

Bruce Weber on The Hotseat: 5 Potential Candidates for the Next Illini Head Coach

Bruce Weber on The Hotseat: 5 Potential Candidates for the Next Illini Head Coach
  The Bruce Weber era at the University of Illinois is coming to a tumultuous end.  On Wednesday, the Illini lost another close game to the Purdue Boilermakers 67-62.  After the game, Bruce Weber unfortunately used the pulpit to bash the 18-19 year old players he helped to recruit to the Fighting Illini, a theme... Read more »
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I want to hurt those 7 teen attackers (and that mentality is the problem)

Seven teenagers have been arrested and charged in the videotaped-and YouTube posted robbery and beating of a Chicago high school senior. The beyond disturbing video, which shows the victim being repeatedly struck in the head, face, and abdomen for over 3 minutes, ultimately and predictably led police to the attackers. Of the seven, only the... Read more »

Memo: God doesn't care about the NFL (or sports), stop acting like he does

On Sunday, Tim Tebow threw for a “divine” 316 yards-(3:16!) and moreover threw a “miraculous”, game winning 80-yard touchdown pass to Demaryius Thomas in OT , as the Broncos upset the Pittsburgh Steelers 29-23. In other news on Sunday, Shantel McCoy, a 32-year-old Chicago woman, was killed when she unknowingly rode an elevator into a... Read more »

Illinois Republican introduces bill which would make Chicago our 51st State

Illinois Republican Rep. Bill Mitchell,  has introduced a bill to the State General Assembly, which aims to separate Cook County, and in essence, Chicago, from the rest of Illinois, effectively making the Windy City our Country’s 51st state. Why is Mitchell doing this? Well because good ole Conservative Bill  feels that Cook County residents “hold... Read more »
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Chicago man suing Southwest Airlines for 45 free drinks

Chicago attorney Adam Levitt says Southwest Airlines owes him some drinks, 45 to be exact, and well, he’s ready to drink. See up until recently, Southwest had given customers free drink coupons-with no expiration date, for purchasing premium “Business Select” tickets. Adam Levitt was regularly one of those business select customers, and his travels had... Read more »

It's time to Legalize Marijuana

It's time to Legalize Marijuana
As we all know, “growing up is hard to do”. As a Nation, we’re still relatively young in age, and as is the case with most young, growing minds, we generally take the “trial and error” approach to problem solving (and therefore to obtaining knowledge). Of course, the ultimate success of this method is predicated on... Read more »

An Open Letter to Chicago Motorists: It's Just Rain

Now I’m not a meteorologist, or historian, but…. it’s rained in Chicago before…right? I mean…like since there’s been cars and roads? Ok ok, that’s what I thought. It’s just that….you guys drive as though you’ve never encountered rain. As though these large, expensive, mobile machines we call cars, are not equipped to handle…water. As though... Read more »
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"Hope and Change" coming to the North Side

"Hope and Change" coming to the North Side
Hope and Change is on its way to the North Side. Theo Epstein, the Boston raised prodigy turned legendary two time Red Sox World Series Champion engineer, has reportedly signed a 5 year $20 Million deal to join the Cubs. For a team and organization that is seen as the go to metaphor for logic... Read more »
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