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2 Investigators: Shaming People To Vote

CHICAGO (CBS) — Behind-the-scenes, the focus Tuesday is to make sure there are no shenanigans at the voting booth.

As CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports, city and county election officials say one winner has already emerged: early voting. 254 more words

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Sorrow & Confusion

I’ve been reading David Orr’s You, Too, Could Write a Poem: Selected Reviews and Essays, 2000-2015.  Orr’s style and substance are fine, and he goes deep into issues that concern me. 290 more words

Causewayshott Place (Douglas Place)

   Causewayshott, Causewayshot or ‘Causeway Shott Place’ was a former 2 storey tenement situated between Walker’s Building and the Westend. Its location today would be in the front gardens of modern Cloudhowe Terrace. 716 more words

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Veteran Clerk Closes Book On Annual First Wedding Tradition

CHICAGO (CBS) — Cook County’s first wedding of the New Year was also the last performed by County Clerk David Orr.

Since 1991, Orr has married the couple looking to obtain the first marriage license of the year, providing donated gifts for the newlyweds. 315 more words

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Couple Braves Arctic Chill To Get Cook County's First Marriage Of 2018

CHICAGO (CBS) — For the last time in nearly 30 years, Cook County Clerk David Orr presided over a wedding for the first couple of the year to get a marriage license in Cook County. 601 more words

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Join the World Peace Diet

Photo: Lookout Mountain, Tennessee by J. Wilder Bill

When we heal the earth, We heal ourselves. David Orr

The World Peace Diet is painless to practice. 1,974 more words

Kindness

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The end of 2017 is a good time to reflect on the surprising fact that the past year was not all a dream. We do indeed live in a world in which President of the United States Donald John Trump routinely misuses quotation “marks” while conducting “foreign policy” on “Twitter”; we really have heard the last from Chuck Berry; and it is actually the case that a large number of powerful men appear to have been laboring for years under the impression that the American workplace was pants-optional.

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