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The Weekend Desk Report

It seems unfair to pillory Paula Deen for her racial animus. It's clear she hates everyone equally.

Market Update
Turns out the economy is just like any other four-year-old; if you try to take away its candy, it'll melt down.

Olympic Reforms
So all it takes to motivate the populace and force change from a corrupt system is the Summer Olympics? Almost makes you wish for a Chicago 2024 bid, huh?

Baby Sox
The Royals don't have to go to so much trouble to announce their arrivals. We know they'll be here July 26.

Basemaul
Of course, the above won't matter since the Tigers get here first.

Editor's Note
Finally this week, to celebrate the reduction of Jeffrey Skilling's prison term, we will be shortening this sentence by t

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The Weekend Desk Tip Line: Short, sharp and shocking.

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The Sound Opinions Weekend Listening Report: "Jim and Greg talk with Roxy Music founder Bryan Ferry about re-interpreting his work. Later in the show, they weigh in on Kanye West's dark new album Yeesus."

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The Flying Saucer Weekend Brunch Report: Secret specials on-site only!

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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.

Documenting Violence Against Women

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Journalists, victim advocates and criminal justice leaders examine violence against women and the media, including how the issue can be responsibly covered by the press and how official data can best be used to inform the public discussion.

Sunday at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21.

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A 50-year Plan for Surviving Climate Change

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Blake Davis of UIC offers insight into the potential economic impact of climate change 50 years from now and how people can prepare for these effects.

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

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Privatization and Education: Human Rights Lessons from the Chicago Teachers' Campaigns

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Panelists examine the ongoing opposition to the privatization of schools and other public services by the Chicago Teachers Union and other groups.

Sunday at 12:30 p.m. on CAN TV21.

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Chicago by Day & Night During the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition

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Chicagoans Paul Durica and Bill Savage provide colorful context to this unofficial 1893 guide to the respectable and illicit pleasures of the White City of 120 years ago.

Sunday at 2:30 p.m. on CAN TV21.

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Commissioner Avila Speaks: Don't Frack Illinois

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Dr. Lora Chamberlain of the Illinois Coalition for a Moratorium on Fracking calls for all natural gas fracking in Illinois to stop until science and experience provide more information about the consequences of the mining procedure.

Sunday at 11 p.m. on CAN TV21.



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Posted on June 22, 2013


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POLITICS - An Odd Call From Bermuda.
SPORTS - All Is Not Forgiven, Bears.

BOOKS - Turning Points Of The Civil War.

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