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Chicago’s Next Dance
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BY Bill Utter

May 19, 2020

Public Affairs

It was appointment television for five straight Sundays, that brilliant ESPN documentary “The Last Dance” that chronicled Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls on their epic journey to six championships in the 1990s. Even folks who are not sports fans found something to cheer about during this stay-at-home season we are all enduring. It was […]

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BY Bill Utter

May 19, 2020

Public Affairs

This City Should Talk
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BY Bill Utter

February 17, 2020

Public Affairs

For those who aren’t basketball fans you can be excused for missing the NBA All-Star weekend festivities that wrapped up Sunday night. Our Bulls and college teams have struggled in recent years (save Loyola’s magical run) so basketball does not dominate the headlines. But if you are from Chicago and love the city, warts and […]

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BY Bill Utter

February 17, 2020

Public Affairs

It’s Time to Change Illinois, Isn’t It?
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BY Carolyn Grisko

February 10, 2020

Public Affairs

As a political reporter back in the day I covered the trials of many a local pol headed for a prison sabbatical. Cops and judges, too. After I turned in my press pass for a communications career, the political corruption kept rolling along and two governors joined Illinois’ infamous list of high-profile felons. But still […]

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BY Carolyn Grisko

February 10, 2020

Public Affairs

Illinois Is Going Green
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BY Margarite Wypychowski

October 14, 2019

Public Affairs

Cannabis is coming. In June, Illinois became the eleventh state to legalize recreational cannabis, starting January 1. And although our state can’t claim to be the first, it does take the lead when it comes to pairing legalization with social justice. Not only does the law allow for the removal of marijuana offenses from criminal […]

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BY Margarite Wypychowski

October 14, 2019

Public Affairs

White House
Own the Full Truth — Before It Owns You

BY Michael Golden

October 2, 2019

Public Affairs

There is a decades-old expression in politics: “The cover-up is always worse than the crime.” This non-partisan principle is not meant in the literal sense. In fact, the crime is very often far worse than the cover-up. What it really means is that if someone has something that is going to get them into political […]

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BY Michael Golden

October 2, 2019

Public Affairs

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