Legendary Chicago news anchor, reporter and writer Carol Marin joins Justin at The Big Table to discuss growing up in Chicago, her storied career in journalism, her clashes with management, her objection to the water-skiing squirrel kicker story and the future of the industry. 7 more words
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A column by Bob Chiarito.
It’s no secret that I am not a fan of Rahm Emanuel. The reasons go beyond the fact that he’s an arrogant, North Shore jerk who is out-of-touch with the realities facing most working class families in Chicago. 1,124 more words
16 Cardinal Drive, 269,900
3 Bedrooms/3 Baths
Approx. 2035 Sq. Ft.
Built in 1965, here’s a nicely updated mid century modern just northwest of town, with year-round long range mountain views and an open floor plan. 98 more words
– By John Dillon. John is a retired Illinois teacher, pension activist and blogs at Pension Vocabulary.
Now that I’m over the age of consent for anything but Powers of Attorney, it surprises me how often short term memory disappears and resurfaces in a matter of weeks…like floating objects on a glassy lake. 836 more words
State Representative Elaine Nekritz on Chicago Tonight last night.
I had no sooner finished my previous post on the ethics of how we retirees are treated than my email alert started binging like an ice cream truck in Chicago in mid-July. 203 more words
By Casey Bukro
Once again, one of Chicago’s top journalists is telling his bosses to “take this job and shove it.”
The latest example is Dave McKinney, a highly respected Chicago Sun-Times political reporter and Springfield statehouse bureau chief. 580 more words