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Breaking News: More than a million Americans lose unemployment benefits
   
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-05-15 12:29:34 -0700 | political-news

Funding for the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program will end Saturday and 1.3 million across the US will lose benefits. The long-term benefit began in 2008 during the recession and provided extended compensation to the jobless who are looking for work....
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Breaking News: Election 2014: Base-pandering plus Obamacare
   
Posted by: alstephenson SelectMedia

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-03-31 18:45:11 -0700 | political-news

Every election is now considered a critical or crucial event in which "the stakes couldn't be higher." This is the mass media and America's political handlers at work. The problem is that the current cycle usually resembles the recent past...
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Breaking News: Rev. Jeremiah Wright:  Dr. King had a dream...Obama has a drone
   
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-01-20 14:59:28 -0800 | political-news

President Barack Obama's former and fiery pastor spoke at a Chicago Teachers Union breakfast Wednesday morning. The event was held in commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. Rev. Jeremiah Wright covered much ground in his speech, as usual....
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Breaking News: Blackhawks lock up studs Kane and Toews with monster contracts
   
Posted by: Matthew Shovlin

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-07-09 16:14:27 -0700 | sports-news

Back in summer 2007, the Chicago Blackhawks were riding a five-year playoff drought, and they had made the playoffs just once over the past nine seasons. In the 2007-08 season, however, they drastically turned things around. The 2007 first overall...
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Breaking News: Is it March Madness: College athletes can unionize
   
Posted by: Robert Weller

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-03-30 14:38:53 -0700 | sports-news

The most dramatic event of this year’s March Madness did not occur on a basketball court. A federal labor official has ruled football players at Northwestern University can unionize. The NCAA and Northwestern immediately said they will appeal the ruling...
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Breaking News: Natural gas explosion in Long Grove, Ill., illustrates need for more sustainable energy
   
Posted by: RenoBerkeley SelectMedia

Long Grove :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-04-28 15:44:47 -0700 | technology-news

Commentary In an upscale Chicago suburb of Long Grove, a house was completely obliterated by a natural gas explosion. Up to 50 homes were damaged in Saturday's explosion, and two people were injured in the blast that was felt nearly...
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Breaking News: 'Legally insane' judge fights to return to bench
   
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi SelectMedia

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-04-09 18:46:39 -0700 | political-news

Municipal Judge Cynthia Brim, 55, was found “not guilty” of shoving a sheriff’s deputy in 2012. She was also not only declared “legally insane,” because she experienced a manic episode, but was also suspended, with pay, from a $182,000-a-year position....
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Breaking News:  DJ Rashad, Chicago footwork icon dead at 34
   
Posted by: Nina Rai

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-05-21 14:37:36 -0700 | entertainment-news

DJ Rashad, born Rashad Harden, Chicago’s footwork and juke music icon was found dead over the weekend, authorities said Sunday. He was only 34. Rashad is said to have died of a suspected drug overdose, The Chicago Tribune and Chicago...
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Breaking News: Bruce Rauner gives $250K 'gift' to school after influencing daughter's enrollment
   
Posted by: MrGrassroots

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-01-16 10:25:33 -0800 | political-news

Bruce Rauner continues to be plagued by questions revolving around the enrollment of his daughter in Walter Payton College Prep High School. The story of Rauner exerting his "political muscle" and "twisting a few arms" in order to secure his...
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Breaking News: Dozens hurt in Chicago subway train crash
   
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-03-27 15:35:18 -0700 | travel-news

More than 30 people were injured early Monday, when a Chicago subway train derailed and jumped onto the station platform at O'Hare International Airport. The front car of the eight-car train landed on an escalator and staircase from the airport...
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Breaking News: How to help a child who has Asperger's syndrome
   
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-03-03 01:07:42 -0800 | health-news

Author's note: This is the fourth installment in an occasional series of reports meant to separate Asperger's syndrome myths from facts and assist those who love and care for AS-affected individuals. Asperger's syndrome (AS) is a neurodevelopmental, autism spectrum disorder...
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Breaking News: Black psychiatrist: White America is the problem, not 'arrogant' black men
   
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-05-07 10:51:49 -0700 | political-news

Dr. Frances Cress Welsing is a well-known black American psychiatrist who specializes in child psychiatry. She has practices in Washington, D.C. However, Welsing, 78, is best known for her Cress Theory of Color Confrontation, which examines and exposes the 500-year-old...
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Breaking News: Derrick Rose says he is back to his old self
   
Posted by: Matthew Shovlin

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 20:57:03 -0700 | sports-news

Derrick Rose has been a constant topic of conversation ever since blowing out his knee in April of 2012. He missed all of the 2012-13 campaign, then returned for 10 games in 2013-14 before suffering another season-ending knee injury. Rose...
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Breaking News: Bruce Rauner rejects 'Mitt Romney of Illinois' label, but not for reasons you think (Part 2)
   
Posted by: MrGrassroots SelectMedia

Springfield :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-03-13 11:29:06 -0700 | political-news

Editor's note: This is Part 2 of a two-part series. Part 1 can be accessed here. Bruce Rauner, a 2014 Republican candidate for Governor of Illinois, is the "Mitt Romney of Illinois politics." Don't say that too loud, because Rauner...
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Breaking News: Are the Chicago Bulls souring on former MVP Derrick Rose?
   
Posted by: Shawn Lealos

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-07-07 12:37:59 -0700 | sports-news

The Chicago Bulls are trying to convince Carmelo Anthony to join them but they chose not to involve the player that many once considered the future of the franchise. Joakim Noah and Taj Gibson were used to help convince Anthony...
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