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DW
Youth vote mobilizes for the Sanders 'revolution' | US elections 2016 |Melissa Rubio lost her mother to cancer. Two weeks later, her father was laid
Youth vote mobilizes for the Sanders 'revolution' | US elections 2016 |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
Melissa Rubio lost her mother to cancer. Two weeks later, her father was laid off from his job, working construction in the Chicago suburbs. Soon the bank came and foreclosed on the family's home. Rubio was 15 when tragedy struck her family. She... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
GOP governors aim to fix struggling citiesPHILADELPHIA — The Republican refrain is that the best government is a small go
GOP governors aim to fix struggling cities
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 3 days ago
PHILADELPHIA — The Republican refrain is that the best government is a small government, and that it shouldn’t meddle in local affairs. Except when cities in Republican-ruled states are in trouble. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is pushing for a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Hike the tobacco purchasing age to 21A move to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco to 21 is gaining momentum ac
Hike the tobacco purchasing age to 21
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
A move to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco to 21 is gaining momentum across the country. More than 100 cities, including New York, Cleveland and Evanston, have done it. Hawaii has set a statewide age of 21. A higher minimum age for tobacco... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
City Colleges' faculty vote no confidence in chancellorThe City Colleges of Chicago faculty council Thursday announced a vote of no co
City Colleges' faculty vote no confidence in chancellor
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
The City Colleges of Chicago faculty council Thursday announced a vote of no confidence in the chancellor's leadership, citing uneasiness with steps administrators have taken to "reinvent" the state's largest community college network. The decision... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Rauner's State of the State gets a 'meh' from these two profsChristopher Z. Mooney is director of the Institute of Government and Public Aff
Rauner's State of the State gets a 'meh' from these two profs
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 11 days ago
Christopher Z. Mooney is director of the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois. Gov. Bruce Rauner gave his second State of the State speech this week in the midst of Illinois' greatest fiscal crisis since Abraham... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Consumers caught in the middle of insurers, hospital payment disputesSome Chicago area consumers were surprised to learn this month that insurance c
Consumers caught in the middle of insurers, hospital payment disputes
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Some Chicago area consumers were surprised to learn this month that insurance companies can at any time limit their access to doctors and hospitals in health plans. Land of Lincoln Health announced last week on its website that it will drop the... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Islam and Islamism in America in 2015: Part ILeft: Rep. André Carson (D-Indiana), a convert to Islam, was appointed to the H
Islam and Islamism in America in 2015: Part I
The Jewish Press / Posted 16 days ago
Left: Rep. André Carson (D-Indiana), a convert to Islam, was appointed to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Carson has extensive ties to the Muslim Brotherhood. Right: Christopher Lee Cornell, a convert to Islam, was arrested in... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Tobacco foes see hope in higher minimum ageCHICAGO — Teens and young adults are likely to stop smoking — or never start —
Tobacco foes see hope in higher minimum age
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 16 days ago
CHICAGO — Teens and young adults are likely to stop smoking — or never start — if they have to ask those 21 and older to buy cigarettes for them. That’s the premise of research that supports a new plan put forth by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel last... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Islamization Of America In 2015 (Part 1)Submitted by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute, The Muslim population of
The Islamization Of America In 2015 (Part 1)
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 days ago
Submitted by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute, The Muslim population of the United States surpassed 3.5 million in 2015, according to demographic projections compiled by the Pew Research Center. In percentage terms, Muslims currently comprise... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Where's the Democratic 'turnaround agenda'?"We don't have a plan," said Democratic Rep. Ken Dunkin, D-Chicago. "(Republic
Where's the Democratic 'turnaround agenda'?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
"We don't have a plan," said Democratic Rep. Ken Dunkin, D-Chicago. "(Republican Gov. Bruce) Rauner is coming up with his suggestions, and us Democrats ... need to force a plan situation in our Democratic caucus," he said. Democrats need to say,... Read more
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The New Yorker
New Koch: Rebranding the Billionaire BrothersDavid Axelrod says that David Koch (above) and Charles Koch (below) have embark
New Koch: Rebranding the Billionaire Brothers
The New Yorker / Posted 21 days ago
David Axelrod says that David Koch (above) and Charles Koch (below) have embarked on “an extraordinary exercise in rebranding.”Credit Illustration by Matt Dorfman; Source: Andrew Toth / FilmMagic / Getty (Top); Patrick T. Fallon / The Washington Post... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
In year one, Rauner learned difference between statehouse and board roomOne year after Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner took over as Illinois' chief execut
In year one, Rauner learned difference between statehouse and board room
Chicago Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
One year after Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner took over as Illinois' chief executive, the venture capitalist and rookie politician who pledged to make government more effective and efficient now concedes that the challenges at the statehouse are much... Read more

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