The [Thursday] Papers
"Trustees of Chicago's failing public pension funds have funneled hundreds of millions of dollars into highly speculative investments that not only have failed to realize outsize returns but also saddled them with underperforming, long-term assets that can't be sold off, a Tribune investigation has found."
What, they invested in Sam Zell's Tribune?
Well, I guess somebody's gotta keep the free market free - even if it's the government.
"Scott Ballantyne came up with the Adventure Boardgame aged just seven last year while off school with a serious illness.
"Now he's at the Chicago Toy Fair where he is up for the Young Inventor award."
"While in Chicago, he'll be interviewed on TV by George Wendt, who played Norm Peterson in Cheers."
Similarly . . .
"The next time three of Dr. Jay Pensler's patients could be seeing him will be in a court of law," Fox Chicago News reports. "But it's probably not what you're thinking. Pensler's patients aren't suing him - he's suing them.
"Pensler is upset about negative remarks they made about him on Yelp and Citysearch, two websites where customers can anonymously post reviews about almost anything and everything.
Of course, readers can post comments anonymously on Fox Chicago's website too.
Not bad enough, trust me.
Mixes alcohol, caffeine and search in one can.
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Posted on November 18, 2010
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