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Blagojevich Tue May 05 2009

Blago Still Running...Permanently Behind Macy's

Blago street art.jpegThe Tribune had a great story a few days ago on some stenciled Blago street art popping up around Chicago, including one on North State Street and East Washington Street, in an alley just off of the Old Navy store and behind Macy's, as well as on a viaduct at South Union Avenue and West 16th Street. Mechanics strolled by State Street to see if Blago's image remains, and sure enough, it's still there. So what do you all think: Who is Blago running from in this depiction?

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chicago office space / May 6, 2009 12:05 PM

This is hilarious, he's probably running from the feds!

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Parents Still Steaming, but About More Than Just Boilers

By Phil Huckelberry / 2 Comments

It's now been 11 days since the carbon monoxide leak which sent over 80 Prussing Elementary School students and staff to the hospital. While officials from Chicago Public Schools have partially answered some questions, and CPS CEO Forrest Claypool has informed that he will be visiting the school to field more questions on Nov. 16, many parents remain irate at the CPS response to date. More...


Substance, Not Style, the Source of Rahm's Woes

By Ramsin Canon / 2 Comments

It's not surprising that some of Mayor Emanuel's sympathizers and supporters are confusing people's substantive disputes with the mayor as the effect of poor marketing on his part. It's exactly this insular worldview that has gotten the mayor in hot... More...

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