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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:  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: 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: 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: 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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Breaking News: Wizards steal Game 1 and home court from Bulls in playoffs opening round
Posted by: Mike Sarzo

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 15:28:46 -0700 | sports-news

If the Washington Wizards are going to advance past the Chicago Bulls in their first round NBA playoff series, Sunday night's Game 1 will be a catalyst. The Wizards overcame a 13-point second half deficit to defeat the Bulls 101-93...
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Breaking News: Paul Ryan's 'lazy' black people crack was no 'dog whistle,' but the whole dog
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-03-26 10:18:28 -0700 | political-news

Chauncey DeVega is editor and founder of the blog We Are Respectable Negroes. Some will say that I go too far by describing Chauncey DeVega as the 21st century James Baldwin. I don't care. The man can write. Like Baldwin...
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Breaking News: Joakim Noah earns NBA Defensive Player of the Year honors
Posted by: Matthew Shovlin

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 18:07:09 -0700 | sports-news

The NBA's Defensive Player of the Year Award is sometimes won by putting up gaudy defensive numbers - look no further than Dwight Howard, who averaged nearly three blocks and 10 defensive rebounds when he won the award for three...
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Posted by: MrGrassroots SelectMedia

Springfield :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-05-20 14:27:46 -0700 | political-news

The list of political corpses that got in the way of Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is very long. In the state Quinn is known as the "Mighty Quinn," after the beautifully written lyrical poem by Bob Dylan and made famous...
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Breaking News: Brandon Marshall signs big extension with Bears in interesting fashion
Posted by: Matthew Shovlin

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-06-02 11:12:26 -0700 | sports-news

Brandon Marshall has always had a sort of penchant for drama and excitement, so it was no surprise that when the superstar wide receiver signed his new contract with the Chicago Bears, he did it in the national spotlight. While...
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Breaking News: Enhance children's reading comprehension with online resources
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-04-03 10:39:20 -0700 | education-news

Children usually show signs that they want to start reading between the ages of five and seven. There are, of course, exceptionally early readers, but a very young child should never be pressured to begin formal reading lessons. Some homeschooling...
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