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The Weekend Desk Report

"Kraft is voluntarily recalling some of its Kraft and Polly-O string cheese because it may spoil and change color before the expiration date on the packages," AP reports.

"The Northfield, Ill., company said Friday that about 735,000 cases of the affected products were shipped to customers in the U.S."

Also, Kraft announced its outsourcing experiment was a total failure.

Gilligan's Tarmac
"United Airlines will pay more than $1 million in fines for stranding passengers on 13 planes for more than three hours on the tarmac during a stormy day last year at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport," AP reports.

Affected passengers will also receive a lifetime supply of string cheese and crayons.





The Onion Week In Review

White House Thrilled With Record Number of People Who Thought They Signed Up For Health Care


The Weekend Desk Tip Line: Stringed for your pleasure.


The College Football Report: Boot & Rally.


What The Bears Are Doing On Their Bye Week: Signing up for Obamacare; catching up with Laguna Beach.


The 18 Best Brunches In Chicago: Our favorite made the list.


The Sound Opinions Weekend Listening Report: "Neko Case returns to her old Chicago stomping grounds for a special live Sound Opinions recording at The Hideout. Then Jim and Greg review the latest from Sir Paul McCartney."


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: Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center


Luis Bermudez of the Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center discusses Puerto Rican art and culture in Chicago.

Saturday at 8 p.m. on CAN TV21.


I'm From Division Street


Author Kenneth N. Green shares his story of rising from a life of poverty in Humboldt Park, where he was kicked out of Roosevelt High School, to a successful career as an attorney and boxer.

Sunday at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21.


Latino Students Challenges & Opportunities


Rebecca Vanderlack-Navarro of the Latino Policy Forum joins a discussion of the difficulties Latino students face in the classroom and what teachers can do to help them.

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


Take Back Chicago


Residents, activists and government officials join a town hall meeting calling for a new economic plan in Chicago, including an increase in the minimum wage, an end to school closures, and a fairer tax system.

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


Sounds of the Underground: Blackened


The band which bills itself as the "Ultimate Metallica Tribute Band" performs.

Sunday at 9 p.m. on CAN TV19.


Posted on October 26, 2013

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TV - Another Way CNN Lies To You.
POLITICS - Dress Codes, Race & Character.
SPORTS - Derrick Rose Wishes He Was A Dentist.

BOOKS - The Corporate Manufacture Of Doubt.

PEOPLE PLACES & THINGS - Beloit And The Great Migration.

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