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Rearview Vision

To the editors: Thanks for Michael Miner’s critical look at the Tribune series on neighborhood development [September 16]. “Why Did John McCarron Do That?” is a question on many peoples’ minds, and one answered reasonably well by Miner. The one quote that best sums up McCarron’s attitudes: “This was not a series about the problem […]

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Scorekeepers

To the editors. The news that Jon Margolis, the Tribune’s political correspondent, will be moving to sports after the election should come as no surprise. (Hot Type, July 1.) Margolis’s cynical, smart-ass style has always seemed more suited to covering the fortunes of the Cubs and Sox than the future of the world. But the […]