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Playing the Horses

The Cuban had a hunch: seven-two-one would be the winning combination in the first race at Sportsman’s Park. He had it on good word from the Mexican, who had reached this conclusion by way of complex calculations based on his daughter’s age divided by the date he arrived in the United States. And now, standing […]

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Parade

“I got 14 supervisors out there ready to reroute,” says the CTA superintendent. “They’re here on Sunday, their day off. Just for this.” “This” is the third annual “Don Quixote Crusade” Cinco de Mayo parade, and its organizer and grand marshal Ramon Cervantes is holding an impromptu press conference in a Burger King on Wacker […]