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I Know You Got Soul

It's been a long time; I shouldn't have left you without a strong post to step to. Think of how many mind-numbing news items you slept through. Time's up, I'm sorry I kept you thinking of this, you keep repeating you miss the posts from the movable type 4 soloist. And you sit by the computer screen, hand on the keyboard, soon as you see it, down the screen you scroll. Eyes on the screen until the fairly well explicated three-point thesis blow, then plug in the headphones because there's an audio compo. Nent.

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LaShawn Williams / August 2, 2010 9:20 AM

Looking for the "like" button... :-)

Micah Uetricht / August 2, 2010 12:32 PM

I did, in fact, find it hard to survive without a strong post to step to.

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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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