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Is Chicago still a union town?

SEIU Local 1 President Tom Balanoff joins Justin at The Big Table to the discuss the idea of “anti-union vs pro-business,” the changing political climate and if there is still the same need for unions today as there used to be. 9 more words

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Chief Keef Announces He's Running For Mayor Of Chicago!

In today’s bizarre news- Chief Keef is running for mayor of Chicago…. or so he says.

He announced his intentions on Twitter writing, “Yall gonna love me in the Office…” 148 more words

Features

Chief Keef Wants To Be The Mayor Of Chicago

He might not be able to spell “hologram,” but Chief Keef thinks he has what it takes to run his hometown. After bashing Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel for shutting down a recent benefit concert, Sosa announced he was coming for Emanuel’s job. 275 more words

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The Carry Out 7-27-15

The Carry Out is the nightly segment where Justin reads the news so you don’t have to.  Today’s headlines include Rahm’s infrastructure trust getting a makeover, Scott Walker eating at the Billy Goat, NY Magazine getting hacked after the Bill Cosby cover, the Boy Scouts allowing openly gay scout leaders, Amazon’s drive through grocery stores, Bears football season starting soon, and Twitter cracking down on joke stealing. 9 more words

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Hey #blacklivesmatter and #gunsense crowd: More shootings in Chicago this past weekend

MyFoxChicago: Five people have been killed and at least 24 others wounded in shootings on the South and West sides of Chicago since Friday afternoon… 576 more words

Culture War

Judge rules that 2014 law overhauling Chicago pensions is unconstitutional

Fox News: A Cook County judge has thrown out a 2014 law aimed at reducing multibillion-dollar shortfalls in two Chicago pension funds.

Judge Rita Novak… 132 more words

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The Carry Out 7-24-15

The Carry Out is a nightly segment where Justin reads the newspaper so you don’t have to.  Today’s top stories include the Illinois pension fix, Hillary Clinton’s emails, a man ran on the field during a Cubs game, Hulk Hogan said some racist things, cannabis speeds up bone healing, football starts in a week and Chief Keef’s hologram show is back on! 9 more words

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