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The Weekend Desk Report

Don't piss us off. You wouldn't like us when we're pissed off.

Market Update
Celebrity Truth took another beating this week as it was revealed High-Speed Escort figures were significantly more pedestrian than originally thought.

Easter in Chicago
You'll forgive us for not greeting the latest resurrection with unbridled enthusiasm.

Spring Cleaning in Chicago
Of course, Mayor-elect Emanuel can be forgiven for bringing back a few familiar faces. History suggests if you don't really do much for, say, 20+ years, eventually things clean themselves up.

Droning On
At least the people of Libya can take heart in these violent times; now that U.S. Predator drones are there, the current conflict is sure to end swiftly.

Boring 737
It's taken three weeks, but at last it seems investigators have found something less riveting than the royal wedding.

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The Weekend Desk Tip Line: Inclusion zone.

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The CAN TV Weekend Report

Student Forum on Teen Bullying
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Cook County Commissioner Edwin Reyes and the Cook County Commission on Women's Issues host an anti-bullying seminar for teens. Speakers include comedian Elizardi Castro (pictured); clinical social worker Hilda Ramos; and Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart.

Sunday, April 24 at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 24 min

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Sweatshop, Warehouse, Walmart: A Worker Truth Tour
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Robert Hines, Cynthia Murray, and Aleya Akter - local, national, and international workers representing different links in the Walmart supply chain - share what it is like to work for Walmart whether directly or indirectly.

Sunday, April 24 at 11 a.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 18 min

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Tobacco in the Ranks
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Radio Arte and Vida Media host a community dialogue about tobacco use in the military with Luis Garcia, a combat veteran, and local health experts.

Sunday, April 24 at 12:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 16 min

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League of Women Voters of Chicago: The State of the City
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Cook County Board of Commissioners president Toni Preckwinkle delivers the keynote speech for the 25th Annual State of the City luncheon hosted by the League of Women Voters of Chicago.

Click here to watch.

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Chicago Newsroom
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Ken Davis is joined by Steve Rhodes, editor of The Beachwood Reporter; cyber-columnist Monroe Anderson; and Lorraine Forte, editor in chief, Catalyst Chicago. They discuss the appointment of Jean-Claude Brizard as new Chicago school CEO and the future of journalism.

Click here to watch.



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Posted on April 23, 2011


MUSIC - The Weekend In Chicago Rock Including Riot Fest Highlights.
TV - No Rehabilitating Vietnam.
POLITICS - Trump's Farmer Heavily Subsidized.
SPORTS - Beachwood Sports Radio: Maddon's Lousy Playoff Managing Exceeds Playoff Pleasure

BOOKS - Dots & Dashes.

PEOPLE PLACES & THINGS - Chicagoetry: My Bastard Heart.


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