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The recession’s messing up all sorts of stuff, and on top of that Chicago isn’t exactly the most not-insanely-corrupt city in the world when it comes to money and the severe mismanagement of such, so it’s actually sort of depressingly unsurprising to see an email being sent around warning that the city’s incredible free music […]

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One Story Up At New Address

Megan Cottrell‘s outstanding blog One Story Up is moving from Chicago Now to True/Slant. Update your bookmarks accordingly: http://trueslant.com/megancottrell/. And while you’re there, do check out Not From Here by Nathan Deuel, a gifted writer and an old college classmate of mine.

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Mark Kirk Fears Dick Armey

After noting that Palin will be in Chicago later this month to appear on “Oprah”, Kirk writes that “the Chicago media will focus on one key issue: Does Gov[ernor] Palin oppose Congressman Mark Kirk’s bid to take the Obama Senate seat for the Republicans?” Rich Miller discusses the layers of wrong here.