The [Memorial Day] Papers
The Beachwood Reporter is off for the holiday. But the Beachwood Inn will be open as usual tonight, and I'll be behind the bar slinging cold Old Styles and witty banter. Stop in and see what all the fuss is about.
The Weekend Desk Report
You know who did the calling, Michelle? The Weekend Desk. That's a lot of Reports that will write themselves between now and Election Day.
Moral bankruptcy filings were down this quarter, causing a temporary run on the Credibility index. However, analysts are quick to point out that the alternative strategy of trading heavily on The Reputation of the Dead generally doesn't lead to long-term recovery.
Meanwhile, Illinois lawmakers have been hard at work creating brand-new jobs in the hard-hit well-connected political insider sector.
As the official American vacation season kicks off, high gas prices aren't the only things dampening tourists' excitement. Turns out if you planned a trip to Amsterdam to, you know, "see the Vermeers," you might have to actually go see the Vermeers after all.
Probing The Void
Things are not looking good for seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, but the dark clouds may have a silver lining. If even a fraction of the accusations can be proven, he'd make a perfect Fifa president.
What happens when Mavericks take on Heat? Fucking big-screen magic, that's what. And what happens when Canucks take on Bruins? Ditto!
The Weekend Desk Tip Line: Bullish.
The CAN TV Weekend Report
May Day Commemoration
The Illinois Labor History Society formally dedicates a bronze plaque on the Haymarket statue to mark the 125th anniversary of the tragedy.
Sunday, May 29 at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21
Restoration and Rededication of the Haymarket Martyrs' Monument
Liz Shuler of the AFL-CIO takes part in the rededication of the restored Haymarket Martyrs' monument at the Forest Home Cemetery.
Sunday, May 29 at 10 a.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 21 min
Urban Health Program Graduates and Student Achievement
The University of Illinois at Chicago's Urban Health Program celebrates graduates as well as the student achievements of the 2011 class.
Sunday, May 29 at 11:30 a.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 16 min
Youth Hearing: Summer Jobs and Opportunities
Teens testify before elected officials on the financial and public safety impact that losing 18,000 summer jobs will have in Illinois.
Sunday, May 29 at 1 p.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 26 min
Posted on May 30, 2011