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Stains of Our Lives

To the editors: Thank you for giving us Nina Sandlin on saddle soap [Our Town, April 24]. Household cleaning gets short shrift in most journals. Chicagoans have had little to cheer about lately; what a relief to know that one can dare each day without fear for one’s midwales. A thinking person’s Heloise deserves a […]

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What For?

It looks like a trend. In recent months: WBEZ’s Greg King referred to a “racketeering trial for” Jesse Jackson’s brother, Noah Robinson. Tribune reporter Rick Pearson quoted Illinois House speaker Mike Madigan as saying that, under a tax plan proposed by Governor Jim Edgar, the “ability for property taxes to rise will be taken away.” […]