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Meter Lease Deal- A Daley Double

It’s the kind of saga where urban legends are made. The details will make the hair on the back of your neck stand on edge. If this tale wasn’t actually true, there is no way anyone would believe it….. Read More

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The Way I See It: “What Happened”

The Truth!! Uncut, untainted, straight forward and most important, UNSOLICITED!!!   What Happened? What has happened to my people?  What happened to shame?         We talk loud in public with the worst English imaginable and think that it is funny. …

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Chicago’s Increasing Tax Bill

And although the Obama election made many Americans more aware of their political place in society, the major events that get the most attention often distract us from the more deafening blows that go on in the political arena, like the new Chicago tax hike….. Read More

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Former NBA star Abdul-Rauf has kept the faith

By Jim Armstrong OSAKA, Japan — Two important things haven’t changed for Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf in the 14 years since he set off a firestorm of criticism by refusing to stand for the national anthem before NBA games. He’s still a…

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Marijuana: Doctors face off Over Amendment 64

The campaigns for and against Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, continue to engage in endorsement wars….. Read More

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The Sting of Betrayal

This Open Letter from Mumia is really moving to me and illustrates how dedicated he was to put out the truth in his reporting and some of what he had to pay for doing so. That same year, he would be shot, beaten, kidnapped and thrown in hell…. Read More

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One in 28 Kids Has a Parent in Prison: Study

The US’s exceptionally high rate of incarceration is causing economic damage not only to the people behind bars but to their children and taxpayers as a whole, a new study finds….. Read More

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GOP Rep. West Urges Black Voters to Follow ‘Underground Railroad’ Away From Democrats

Republican Rep. Allen West, describing himself as a “modern-day Harriet Tubman,” said Wednesday he wants to lead black voters on an underground railroad away from the Democratic Party…. Read More