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Rauner firing blanks in flap over hired gun in ballot challenge? - Dan Mihalopoulos

Bruce Rauner’s spokesman says the Republican nominee for governor knew nothing about the unusual strong-arm tactics used by his allies in their failed effort to keep the Libertarian Party candidates from appearing on the November ballot. 155 more words

Commentary

Illinois Libertarians Make November Ballot

Chicago IL, August 22, 2014 – Libertarians across Illinois are celebrating victory today as the State Board of Elections ruled to keep their candidates Chad Grimm for Governor, Alexander Cummings for Lieutenant Governor, Ben Koyl for Attorney General, Julie Fox for Comptroller, Christopher Michel for Secretary of State, Matthew Skopek for Treasurer, and Sharon Hansen for U.S. 350 more words

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Week of August 18, 2014

But How Old Are They In Dog Years?

A follow-up to the 30 for 30 short on Almonte. This is a must-read, if for no other reason that it introduced me to this amazing… 825 more words

Baseball

Report: Cubs Had Smaller Grounds Crew Staff Than Usual On Night Of Tarp Debacle

(CBS) The Cubs told reporters Wednesday that their grounds crew was adequately staffed Tuesday night when issues with unfurling the tarp during a short rainstorm led to an early end-turned-suspended game between Chicago and San Francisco that is scheduled to be continued this afternoon after Major League Baseball upheld the Giants’ protest in a historic decision. 255 more words

Sports

CN Aug 14, 2014

Chicago Public Schools has announced that it’s making FY 2015 a smidge longer – like about 60 days. That’s so it can double-dip on tax revenue to fill this year’s budget hole. 1,279 more words

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