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The Weekend Desk Report

In most of the world, when a monstrous, unfeeling tyrant is toppled after more than 40 years in power, people tear down the symbols of their rule. In this country, we hide behind them.

Market Update
There's been a sharp increase in the value of Children this week. Just not these children.

Investigate This.
Just a suggestion for NCAA President Mark Emmert: If Penn State isn't in violation of your organization's bylaws, perhaps you should investigate yourself.

Title Hopes
Frankly, we think it's a tall order for the Nittany Lions to win any kind of Leaders Division. But hey, they're looking really good in the Lemmings Division.

Firing Blanks
The real reason for Penn State's famous blank uniforms? Joe Paterno doesn't give a fuck about your identity.

Long Game
It's time for Greece to take heart: sure, it's incredibly embarrassing to have everyone all up in your business, but eventually your detractors will screw up even worse and you'll look almost competent again. Just ask Barry Switzer.

No Game Balls
Finally this week, duh.

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The Weekend Desk Tip Line: Take heart.

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This Weekend On Sound Opinions: "They put the super in supergroup: Wild Flag is live in the studio! Plus, Jim and Greg review another supergroup of sorts, Lou Reed and Metallica."

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The CAN TV Weekend Report
CAN TV brings you local, relevant issues from Chicago's neighborhoods and communities. See what's happening around the city in education, the arts, government, cultural events, social services and community activities.

Community Forum: Youth Outreach

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Rick Velasquez of Youth Outreach Services discusses how its community-based support services help children overcome abuse, neglect, and homelessness.

Saturday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
30 min

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Cine Latino: Festival of Short Films, Episode 2

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Presented by CAN TV and the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago, Cine Latino features short films and animations from around the world that celebrate the diversity and themes of Latino cinema.

Saturday, November 12 at 8 p.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr

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Forum on Police Accountability

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Ilana Rosenweig, chief administrator of the Independent Police Review Authority, provides an insider's look at the disciplinary practices of the Chicago Police Department.

Sunday, November 13 at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 30 min

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Food Deserts: A Call to Action

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Torrey Barrett, executive director of the K.L.E.O. Community Life Center, joins a symposium on the causes and impact of food deserts, and what can be done to help.

Sunday, November 13 at 10:30 a.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 30 min

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Obama and the Gays

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Author and Windy City Times Publisher Tracy Baim takes an in-depth look at the evolution of President Obama's positions on LGBT issues throughout his political career.

Sunday, November 13 at 12 p.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr

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The Mansfield Lecture with Marian Wright Edelman

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Children's Defense Fund founder Marian Wright Edelman highlights inequities in education, income and health care faced by children of color in the United States.

Sunday, November 13 at 1 p.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 30 min



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Posted on November 12, 2011


MUSIC - The Weekend In Chicago Rock.
TV - Vizio Settles Spying Complaints.
POLITICS - The Terror And Rights Violations Of Obama's Deportees.
SPORTS - Saturday's 'Greatest Horse Since Secretariat.'

BOOKS - Bannon, The Best And The Brightest.

PEOPLE PLACES & THINGS - Beachwood Photo Booth: Descending Darkly.


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