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Breaking News: The sad, sad saga of Jesse Jackson Jr.
 
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:03:07 -0700 | political-news

Robert Blagojevich is the brother of imprisoned former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. Governor Blagojevich was convicted of and is serving a 14-year federal prison sentence for trying to sell to the highest bidder the Illinois senate seat once held by...
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Breaking News: Jesse Jackson Jr. sentenced to 30 months in prison for misusing campaign funds
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-08-17 11:30:50 -0700 | political-news

A federal judge has sentenced former Illinois Congressman Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., 48, to two-and-a-half years in prison for using $750,000 in campaign funds to support extravagant personal expenses. His wife Sandra Stevens Jackson, 49, a former Chicago alderman, was...
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Breaking News: China industrial output growth jumps to five-month high
 
Posted by: birdbrenda11

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-08-14 15:47:56 -0700 | political-news

Source CHINA's key industrial production accelerated to a five-month high in July, flying in the face of predictions the world's second-biggest economy was slowing. Industrial production which measures output at factories, workshops and mines rose 9.7 per cent year-on-year. Authorities...
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Breaking News: Chicago's Bud Billiken Parade this Saturday
 
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:07:08 -0700 | political-news

The 84th annual Bud Billiken Parade steps off tomorrow morning on Chicago's famed South Side. Over the years, it has grown into a traditional end-of-summer event specifically for Chicago's African American children – and kids at heart – every summer....
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Breaking News: Obama Campaign Catchphrase Turns Out to Big Fat Lies: Detroit Bankrupt, Al Qaeda Alive and Kicking
 
Posted by: CitizensForHonestGovernment

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:03:04 -0700 | political-news

During the 2012 presidential campaign President Obama and Vice President Biden repeatedly used the phrase, “…Osama bin Laden is dead, and Detroit is alive…” at numerous campaign stops and speeches. Many trusting voters and many of the media never questioned...
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Breaking News: Police using Army computer program to track gangbangers
 
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:07:08 -0700 | political-news

For many years, police departments and most other law enforcement agencies have embraced social media as an investigative tool in tracking and cracking crime. But, according to governing.com, police in some “major metropolitan” areas have taken the use of social...
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Posted by: CitizensForHonestGovernment

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-12-10 12:53:55 -0800 | political-news

Democrats are absolutely giddy about the prospect of following up the election of the first African American president, Barack Obama, with the election of the first female president of the United States, Hillary Clinton. Early polls seem to bolster this...
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Breaking News: Article links conservative economic policies to increased number of suicides
 
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:07:08 -0700 | political-news

“[W]hen Republicans talk about how bad the economy is, they’re bragging. Conservative economic policies, from austerity to sequester to Reaganomics, kill people.” – Thom Hartmann The above quote is drawn from an Aug. 3, 2013, Alternet.com article by Thom Hartmann...
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Breaking News: Black women are 'out of order':  Iyanla Vanzant
 
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:07:08 -0700 | political-news

Twenty-four years ago, in 1989, Shahrazad Ali of Philadelphia wrote an incendiary book entitled “The Blackman's Guide To Understanding The Blackwoman.” Ms. Ali is herself a black woman and also a Muslim. Her musings in '89 ignited something of a...
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Breaking News: Illinois 20th state to legalize marijuana use for debilitating medical conditions
 
Posted by: MrGrassroots

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-08-05 11:23:03 -0700 | political-news

Governor Pat Quinn today signed into law Illinois House Bill 1, the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act, which legalizes the use of marijuana for medical reasons on Jan. 1, 2014, making the Land of Lincoln the 20th state to...
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Posted by: jacones22

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-08-01 20:13:18 -0700 | political-news

Source Misuses of passports, with some being used as beermats and others being put through the wash, has led to a big increase in Britons forced to fork out for emergency travel documents (ETDs). The number of ETDs, issued when...
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Breaking News: Emergency Priests To Keep Dreamliners Flying (satire)
 
Posted by: MichaelBalton

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:03:04 -0700 | political-news

Chicago -- Boeing’s jumbo jet of the future, the new 787 Dreamliner, will be flying with a 2000 year-old safety device starting next month. The jet plane maker plans to equip every 787 with a Catholic priest, assigned to pray...
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Breaking News: Whites' positive reaction to Zimmerman verdict in poll does not bode well for blacks
 
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:07:08 -0700 | political-news

"Today... I'm proud to be an American.” – Robert Zimmerman Jr., on Twitter, following his brother's acquittal An ABC News-Washington Post poll reveals that a full two-thirds of white Americans believe that Trayvon Martin’s killing was justifiable. Therefore,...
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Posted by: mikeoride

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-08-01 14:38:09 -0700 | political-news

http://dailycaller.com/2013/07/27/cair-calls-on-obama-to-condemn-attacks-against-muslim-brotherhood-in-egypt/ The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), America’s largest and most powerful Muslim advocacy group, called Saturday for the Obama administration to...
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Breaking News: Caribbean nations demand reparations for slavery from Europe
 
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:07:08 -0700 | political-news

"It is difficult to calculate the numbers of Africans that were transported; estimates have ranged from five million to 30 million. Further millions died during capture and on the journey across the Atlantic. History has seen few social disruptions on...
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