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The [Monday] Papers

There was no Weekend Desk Report, nor a Friday column. A proper column will return on Tuesday. But there's been plenty of other stuff elsewhere here on the world's most interesting website . . .

Beachwood Photo Booth: Donuts
Buy one thingie, get one thingie free.

NU Nobel Winner Kinda Fun
But he'll also terrorize you.

Dirty Waters: Confessions Of Chicago's Last Harbor Boss
The previous four bosses ended up in federal prison.

Renaming Trump Plaza
We have some suggestions.

Obama Still Dragging On Drone Promises
Ready to hand over policies to Trump!

Hallmark Teams With Worst Junkie Ever To Boost Lame Factor
Will Chance the Rapper save the day?

The Week In Chicago Rock
Featuring: Christine and the Queens, Skylar Grey, Kongos, The Joy Formidable, Cavalera Conspiracy, Porter Robinson and Madeon, Frank Catalano and Jimmy Chamberlin, Youthful Grey, Beartooth, Tom Compton, Starbomb, Lou Gramm, Mord Frysa, and Cinchel.

The Weekend In Chicago Rock
Featuring: Divine Eve, The Suffers, Kanye West, The Selecter, The Crombies, Alessia Cara, Southern Culture on the Skids, Ruth B, Underground System, Leprous, Carnifex, Opeth, The Amity Affliction, and Gloria Trevi.

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From the Beachwood sports desk . . .

The Beachwood Radio Sports Hour #122: Cubs Turn Weird
Dear America: Meet Javy Baez.

Plus: Coffman Gives In To Grandpa Ross; Joe Midas; QB Kontroversy; Bulls New Old Vibe; Blackhawks' New Faces; The Sky; The Fire; and Oh, Lovie.

Top 10 Ways The Cubs Will Blow It
Keywords: Brant Brown, Michael Ferro, Donald Trump.

The Cub Factor
Fugoataboutit.

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The Sound Opinions Listening Report: "The Replacements never had a hit song, but few bands have inspired such a deep personal connection with their fans. Bob Mehr, author of the new biography Trouble Boys, speaks with Jim and Greg about the heartbreaking story and enduring legacy of the Minneapolis band. Plus, a review of the new album from Solange and a look at the sample driving Drake's 'Hotline Bling.'"

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BeachBook
A sampling.

Kenyans have dominated the Chicago Marathon for decades.

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"President Obama has encouraged people to help Haiti by donating to the Red Cross. Here's what happened the last time - after Haiti's 2010 earthquake."

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MUST-READ: The Panama Trillions. Trust me, it's relevant to you.

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Everything You Need To Know About The Fascinating, Colorful 1908 Cubs.

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TweetWood
A sampling.

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The Beachwood Tronc Line: Let it be.



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