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The Weekend Desk Report

Geez, the greed and ambition of some people is downright transparent.

Market Update
Turns out teenagers aren't entirely worthless. Some are just more worth-full than others.

What's In A Name?
So a prominent Chicagoan stands accused of using misleading labels to soak unsuspecting patrons? Shut. The. Fuck. Up.

All Without The Benjamins
So . . . you can stop paying all your bills because you have no money and still "avoid bankruptcy?" STFU! No wonder everyone in Springfield is so gosh-darn confused.

Prison Break
So prison isn't exactly the Mayo Clinic? STFU!


The Weekend Desk Tip Line: WTF FTW.


The Sound Opinions Weekend Listening Report: "The family that plays together, stays together, or so the saying goes. And so in honor of Father's Day, Jim and Greg play music from their favorite family bands. Plus, they review yet another family effort: the new record from Americana act The Handsome Family."


The Flying Saucer Weekend Brunch Report: The Saucer is on its annual weeklong summer hiatus; it re-opens on Tuesday.


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.

Illinois Fiscal Symposium


State Senate President John J. Cullerton, Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka, and other Illinois officials weigh in on the state's $97 billion pension liability and other major budgetary problems.

Sunday at 9 p.m. on CAN TV21.

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Butterfly Poetry Project Presents: Dr. Luzma Umpierre Herrera


Puerto Rican poet, activist and humanitarian Dr. Luzma Umpierre Herrera reads from her new book, I'm Still Standing: Thirty Years of Poetry, which highlights her life's work in the areas of immigration, LGBT advocacy, and Latino Studies.

Sunday at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21.


Emerging Thailand: The Spirit of Small Enterprise


From rubber farmers to silk growers, Emerging Thailand is an intimate portrait of the small businesses and village economies fueling Thailand's economic growth. Former University of Chicago economist Robert Townsend, a central figure of the documentary now at MIT, answers questions about his work tracking the growth of these communities over a 15-year period.

Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on CAN TV21.


CAN TV Complete Coverage: 7th Annual Chicago African Summit

This forum brings together experts, legislators and community members to engage in constructive dialogue about Africa and the Diaspora and to highlight available resources including legal assistance, employment, health and more.

Immigration & Refugee Policies


Advocates and legal experts discuss legal issues facing immigrants and refugees. Panelists include: Fred Tsao, IL Coalition for Immigrant & Refugee Rights (ICIRR); Linus Chan, DePaul; Laura Lonneman, Refugee One; and lawyer Ebere Ekechukwu.

Sunday at noon on CAN TV21.


Healthcare Reform


Health experts define the impact of the Affordable Care Act and other changes on the immigrant community. Panelists include: Fasika Alem, University of Illinois at Chicago; Laura Leon, Campaign for Better Health Care; and Kathy Chan, Illinois Maternal and Child Health Coalition.

Sunday at 1:30 p.m. on CAN TV21.


Organizing African Immigrants & Refugees


Political experts and representatives from African organizations examine whether protests and other direct actions can be used to advance the interests of the African community and protect their rights. Panelists include: Ngozi Nmezi, DC Mayor's Office, and Alie Kabba, UAO.

Sunday at 3 p.m. on CAN TV21.


Grady's Notebook: Saluting Fathers


The founder of Fathers Who Care, Walter Jones, with Water Reclamation Commissioner Frank Avila and his son attorney Frank Avila, Jr., talking about the role of fathers in the family.

Sunday at 4:30 p.m. on CAN TV19.


Posted on June 15, 2013

MUSIC - Millions Of New Guitar Players.
TV - "One America News" is AT&T.
POLITICS - When Wall Street Came To My Mobile Home Park.
SPORTS - Tonyball, Bears On The Run, Eyes On The Sky & More!

BOOKS - China Holding Swedish Publisher.


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