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Do uniformed police belong at Pride parades?
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Bringing Amazon HQ2 to Chicago was the dream of only Mayor Rahm and his faithful sidekick Governor Rauner—both of whom will be leaving office shortly, thank you very much.
Hotels play a starring role in film history, from Georges Méliès in 1897 to Wes Anderson in 2014.
Also, a new poll shows that more than a third of likely Democratic primary voters are undecided on the race for governor.
Also, Chicago is one of Amazon’s 20 finalists for its second North American headquarters.
Due to the city’s also-ran self-image, no perceived slight can go unanswered.
Also, Jim DeRogatis asks why the music industry has given R. Kelly a free pass despite numerous sexual misconduct allegations.
Also, the Obamas would rather have a conversation with fans than take a selfie.
Also, Harvey Weinstein’s unlikely 1985 Bears connection.