The Weekend Desk Report
What's worse than a blowhard? A blowhard who might have a point.
To be fair, doesn't "Moody" sort of imply a negative outlook to begin with? It's not like the firm is called "Cheerful's" or anything.
A recent reduction in water levels has revealed a shipwreck in Lake Michigan. In related news, a proposed reduction in crowding has revealed a total train wreck.
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Quick: find one sentence in this article that makes sense.
Right To Not Work
At a recent lame duck session, Michigan's legislature passed a law that undermines union power. In related news, a lame-assed sports league filed a lawsuit to preserve union power.
Finally this week, it appears saying something doesn't necessarily make it true. In related news, ditto.
The Weekend Desk Tip Line: Elephantine.
The College Football Report: Potatoes, Credit Unions And Basic Branded Apparel.
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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.
Community Forum: Position of Pressure
Sabrina Childress of Position of Pressure shares its grassroots approach to preventing and addressing domestic violence in the lives of teens and young adults.
Saturday, December 15 at 7:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation (ILLCF) Conference: Reflections on the Past . . . An Agenda for the Future
The ILLCF celebrates 10 years of successes and examines strategies to advance the agenda of the Latino community in the realms of education, health care, jobs, immigration, and more.
The ILLCF Conference's Master of Ceremonies, Lourdes Duarte of WGN-TV, delivers a lunchtime keynote and celebrates new ILLCF college scholarship recipients.
Saturday, December 15 at 8 p.m. on CAN TV21
Ray Suarez, senior correspondent for PBS's The News Hour, highlights the "browning of America," where members of ethnicities currently defined as minorities will make up the majority of Americans by 2042.
Sunday, December 16 at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21
Health, Health Care, and Responsibility
State senator William Delgado joins a panel of health professionals in examining the issues facing Latino workers and patients in today's health care system.
Sunday, December 16 at 10 a.m. on CAN TV21
Economic Growth and Job Creation
Jorge Perez of the Hispanic American Construction Industry Association moderates this panel on the state of employment in the Latino community and the impact of current economic conditions on Latino workers and businesses.
Sunday, December 16 at 12 p.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr. 30 min.
Lawrence Benito of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights facilitates a roundtable of local organizations and law enforcement officials examining the impact of immigration reform on the Latino community.
Sunday, December 16 at 1:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr. 30 min.
Latina professionals relate the impact they and other Latina women are having on the public and private sectors today.
Sunday, December 16 at 3 p.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr. 15 min.
Posted on December 15, 2012