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The [Thursday] Papers

Lucy Parsons Labs is suing Rahm Emanuel to jar loose the city's Amazon HQ2 bid.

Amazon Suit by freddymartinez9 on Scribd

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See also: Amazon Insists On Silence From Twenty HQ2 Finalists.

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Matt Topic is the attorney doing the suing on behalf of the Parsons Labs. Topic was also the attorney who won the release of the Laquan McDonald video, among other FOIA fights. Assignment Desk: a Topic profile is due.

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New on today's Beachwood . . .

FBG Duck: Life On The Low End
Tooka, Keef and Ida B. Wells.

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TV Violence, 1976
Did Kojak cause a rape?

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Oscar Gamble Was More Than The Game's Greatest Afro
He could flat out hit.

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Illinois Senate Passes Crosscheck Bill
A step closer to removing voter data from the hands of fucked-up Kansans.

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Meet The Deplorables
Undercover in Trump America.

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Flu Season Exacerbates America's IV Bag Shortage
What say you, Deerfield-based Baxter?

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On This Day In The Beachwood . . .

In 2016: Riding The Dog, Part 1: Midnight Bus To Markham.

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In 2017: White Christians Are Killing Us.

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In 2017: Poem [The Beachwood Inn Has Collapsed!]

I have been to lots of other bars
and acted perfectly disgraceful
and collapsed here and there but not like this
oh Beachwood we love you get up

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ChicagoGram

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ChicagoTube

He Probably Likes This Song For Reasons Quite Unsimiliar To Ours.

This song is a super-popular cover choice - just check YouTube! I thought we once did a post of some of the best/oddest covers, but I couldn't find it. So maybe we didn't. If we didn't, we should. Anybody?

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BeachBook

The Problem With The Reader's New 'Executive Editor.' (See the comments, too.)

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TweetWood
A sampling.

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To reiterate:

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The Beachwood Tronc Line: Like your very own comfort peacock.



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Posted on February 1, 2018


MUSIC - RockRadio.com.
TV - Tribune: Sinclair Blew Sure Thing.
POLITICS - Defense Bill's Media Myopia.
SPORTS - The Ex-Cub Factor.

BOOKS - Arne Duncan, Unreliable Narrator.

PEOPLE PLACES & THINGS - Foxconn Flooding Alert.


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