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Chicago Tribune
A truly foul, nasty river ran through itCleaning up the Chicago River, a waterway engineered to flow backward and lined
A truly foul, nasty river ran through it
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Cleaning up the Chicago River, a waterway engineered to flow backward and lined with dozens of sewage pipes, has always been a tough fight. At the turn of the last century, officials reversed the river and started sending Chicago's waste toward the... Read more
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Washington Post
How does the Republican Party solve a problem like Donald Trump?Sen. Richard M. Nixon of California arrives at the Republican National Conventi
How does the Republican Party solve a problem like Donald Trump?
Washington Post / Posted 12 days ago
Sen. Richard M. Nixon of California arrives at the Republican National Convention in Chicago in 1952 to be selected as the Republican vice presidential candidate. (AP) Donald Trump’s surprising and ongoing role as the de facto frontrunner for the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
How America got polarizedAs my wife and I waited to see a screening of "Best of Enemies," a new document
How America got polarized
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 27 days ago
As my wife and I waited to see a screening of "Best of Enemies," a new documentary focusing on the debates between the conservative publisher William Buckley Jr. and the liberal author Gore Vidal in the summer 1968, I overheard another guest say, "It... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
How America got polarizedAs my wife and I waited to see a screening of "Best of Enemies," a new document
How America got polarized
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 27 days ago
As my wife and I waited to see a screening of "Best of Enemies," a new documentary focusing on the debates between the conservative publisher William Buckley Jr. and the liberal author Gore Vidal in the summer 1968, I overheard another guest say, "It... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Movies like Spike Lee's 'Chi-raq' aren't Chicago's real problemMemo to anyone still hyperventilating somehow over how the war zone allusion of
Movies like Spike Lee's 'Chi-raq' aren't Chicago's real problem
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
Memo to anyone still hyperventilating somehow over how the war zone allusion of "Chiraq," "Chi-raq" or whatever spelling Spike Lee is using for his Englewood movie might not reflect well on Chicago: When this city is on the silver screen, it's often... Read more

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