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Army Of Darkness
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5 p.m.
A discount-store employee is time-warped to a medieval castle, where he is the foretold savior who can dispel the evil there. Unfortunately, he screws up and releases an army of skeletons. (tvguide.com)
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BWM*: 82/12
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I am open and receptive to new avenues of income. (louisehay.com)
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The [Monday] Papers

[White] Opioid Addicts Find an Ally in Blue.

"Police leaders are assigning themselves a big role in reversing a complex crisis, and not through mass arrests."

vs.

Police Are Less Respectful Toward Black Drivers, Report Finds.

"Police officers are significantly less respectful and consistently ruder toward black motorists during routine traffic stops than they are toward white drivers, a paper released this week found."

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Cook County's Rigged, Racist Property Tax System
The Tribune states it plainly in its remarkable series on Cook County's property taxes and the broken - some would say rigged - system run by Assessor Joe Berrios (and his predecessors):

"Cook County failed to value homes accurately for years. The result: a property tax system that harmed the poor and helped the rich."

Highlights with commentary.

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The Political Odds
The race for governor is on.

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CAKE 2017!
"Jesus Christ! Chuck Berry AND Sun Ra versus Marty McFly?! Sign me up."

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Election Carnage
Jonathan Pie, TV Reporter, on populism.

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The Weekend In Chicago Rock
Featuring: Melody Angel, Yoko and the Oh Nos, Sweet Cobra, Negative Scanner, Flesh Panthers, The Appleseed Cast, The Deftones, Rise Against, Lizzo, Laura Pergolizzi, Marlo, Galantis, Excision, Martin Garrix, Malaa, Yellow Claw, Diplo, John Waite, Johnny Moon and the Astronauts, The Will Woodrow Project, John Legend, Spa Moans, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Beastmaker, Dylan Walshe, Kipper Darling, and Brent Brown.

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From the Beachwood Sports Desk . . .

Cubs Mired In Mediocrity
In Jim Coffman's SportsMonday.

White Sox Mired In Minor League Mediocrity
Something special not brewing after all.

TrackNotes: Tapped Out
If these three-year-olds do anything remarkable for the rest of the year, it will be remarkable..

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BeachBook

Stop Pretending You're Not Rich.

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After A Year, Seattle's New Minimum Wage Hasn't Raised Retail Prices.

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Prince's Seed Money Helps Solar Start-Ups Weather Trump Assault.

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How The EFF Cracked Printers' 'Hidden Dots' Code.

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Greatest Generation Ever Killing Chains Like Applebees And Buffalo Wild Wings.

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See Artists Lead A Mini-Rebellion Against Trump.

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The 109-Hour Work Week Necessary To Make Rent.

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Trump's Aluminum Tax Could Make Your Beer More Expensive.

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More great news from our very own ConAgra!

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TweetWood
A sampling.

Because CPS gets "too much" money.

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#HillarysHealth

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Bruce Rauner and some other guy.

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The Beachwood Tronc Line: Both cat and fish.



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