The Weekend Desk Report
Now that the Minnesota shutdown is over, can we get back to ignoring the loonies from that state ?
As the Arab Spring yields to the News Corp Summer, it's looking like a rough week on the Billionaire Tyrant exchange.
Tears of a Clown
Meanwhile, Rupert Murdoch is determined to ruthlessly crush all apologetic opposition by unleashing his inner fury on the British Open.
Kane and Able
Closer to home, the Blackhawks announced this week that winger Patrick Kane would have surgery on his left wrist. The hand has reportedly been troubling the star since it unexpectedly encountered an elderly cabbie's face two years ago.
China this week demanded President Obama not meet with the Dalai Lama, insisting instead that he focus on destroying the world's largest economy and kicking a puppy.
Note to DC: When you're being less reasonable that Jerry Jones, maybe it's time to go ahead and blink.
Finally, the issue of Californian interlopers squeezing the life out of precious Oregon resources came to a disturbing head this week with the decision to allow targeted killings. It all seems a bit drastic; after all, won't most of the undesirables be stuck on the 405 anyway?
The Weekend Desk Tip Line: Barmageddon.
The CAN TV Weekend Report
Latino Policy Forum: End of Legislative Session Policy Update
Latino community leaders discuss the effects of redistricting, the state budget, education reform, and other laws passed during this legislative session. Sylvia Puente, Latino Policy Forum executive director, joins former mayoral candidate Miguel del Valle on the panel.
Saturday, July 16 at 8 p.m. on CAN TV21
2 hr 3 min
Military Service and the Law
CAN TV presents all-day coverage of the 2011 Military Service and the Law Conference titled "Issues of Justice and Dignity At Home and Abroad." Sessions address legal issues, rights, and services for active duty members and veterans.
Special Issues Concerning OIF/ OEF Veterans
Sunday, July 17 at 9 a.m on CAN TV21
Legal & Medical Issues Related to Justice-Involved Veterans
Sunday, July 17 at 10:30 a.m. on CAN TV21
Domestic Violence: from the Battle to the Homefront
Sunday, July 17 at 1:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
Community Forum: El Valor
Venetta Williams, El Valor's director of Early Childhood and Youth Partnerships, discusses how the organization's programs have served and empowered families in Chicago for over 40 years.
Saturday, July 16 at 7:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
Posted on July 16, 2011