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The Weekend Desk Report

Man, remember when live car chases used to end with career suicide? Good times.

Market Update
The value of Tax Amnesties dropped considerably once investors began to question its underwriting philosophy.

iBrew
What does $11,111 buy you these days? According to several former Apple engineers, a perfectly brewed cup of Joe. Just don't ask the Blossom One Limited to deliver your coffee to you; that feature has been suspended indefinitely.

Macro Brews
A new study of voters' drinking habits reveals what the Weekend Desk has been saying for years: Bud Light drinkers don't give a fuck about anything.

Strange Brews
So if Democrats drink microbrews and Republicans drink Sam Adams, what of the other parties? It seems Greens and Libertarians are destined to drink their own bitter tears of organized exclusion.

Plunging Stock
Finally this week, maybe all of Mitt Romney's self-deprecation and nose-diving is just a plot to make us love him. After all, it apparently works for some assholes.

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The Weekend Desk Tip Line: Beer us.

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The Flying Saucer Weekend Brunch Report: OMG.

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The Sound Opinions Weekend Listening Report: "Canadian garage rockers Japandroids join Jim and Greg onstage for a special taping of Sound Opinions Live at Chicago's Lincoln Hall. And later Jim and Greg review new releases from Green Day and The xx."

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The CAN TV Weekend Viewing 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.

Perspectivas Latinas: El Valor

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Representatives of El Valor share its work to support and challenge urban families to achieve excellence and participate fully in community life.

Saturday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
30 min.

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The Silenced Majority with Amy Goodman

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Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! and Denis Moynihan provide an alternative perspective on today's media, politics and current events.

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

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The Voting Wars: From Florida to the Next Election Meltdown

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Professor Richard L. Hasen chronicles and analyzes the battles over election rules from 2000 to the present, including claims of election fraud and loss of confidence in fair results by the public.

Sunday, September 30 at 10:30 a.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr

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Escritores por Ciudad Juarez

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Spanish-speaking Chicagoans use poetry and performance to increase awareness about the impact of violence and call for peace in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

Sunday, September 30 at 11:30 a.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr

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Mathematics as Form & Substance in Science & Art

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Loyola philosophy professor James Harrington illustrates how developments in science and mathematics during the 20th century influenced one another.

Sunday, September 30 at 12:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 30 min

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Press Conference on Tamms Supermax Prison Closure

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Mental health advocates join Reps. Danny Davis and Bobby Rush in expressing support for the closing of the Tamms Supermax prison.

Watch Online

Sunday, September 30 at 5 p.m. on CAN TV19
1 hr

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Community Safety Forum

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Architectural engineer Gregory Wisniewski educates viewers about the safety issues to be concerned about in your home. These range from working smoke detectors and clear paths of escape to ways to prevent flooding and mold in your basement.

Sunday, September 30 at 7:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
30 min.




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Posted on September 29, 2012


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