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The Weekend Desk Report

Situation Normal All Fucked Up.

Or, as Big Audio Dynamite said, situation no win.

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The Beachwood Radio Hour #74: Untitled
Is in pre-production.

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The Beachwood Radio Sports Hour #91: Cubundant™
The only fans sadder than the ones in Baltimore today are the ones on the South Side, because Cubs.

Plus: Blackhawks Deal Tops Cubs Deal; Follow The Bouncing Bulls; Mocking The Bears; and Up The Toffees!

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Weekend Politics: The Washington Insiders Who Work To Get China Deals Done.

"A spate of proposed Chinese takeovers of U.S. companies, from the Chicago Stock Exchange to makers of high-end semiconductors, has created a vibrant business for a small circuit of Washington insiders who advise on how to get cross-border deals approved by the U.S. government."

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The Sound Opinions Weekend Listening Report: "Famous for its instrumental virtuosity and heady, sci-fi influenced lyrics, the Canadian prog-rock trio Rush has amassed an obsessive cult following. Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson of Rush join hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot to discuss the band's remarkable 40-year career. Then they review the latest album from polarizing rapper Kanye West."

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The CAN TV Weekend Viewing Report: State of Chicago Neighborhoods

The League of Women Voters of Chicago and the Union League Club host a discussion about the state of Chicago neighborhoods and how people can help improve the city as a whole.

Sunday at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21 and online.

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Also:

Detention and Deportation Policies

The interdisciplinary work of artists and activists documents and exposes detention and deportation policies as part of an exhibition curated by Human Rights Watch and Weinberg/Newton Gallery.

Sunday at 10 a.m. on CAN TV21 and online.

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Looking ahead . . .

Free Speech & the Transcendent Journey of Chris Drew

Producer Nancy Bechtol documents the tenacious and unflagging commitment of street artist and activist Chris Drew. Chris challenged Illinois' eavesdropping statute as part of his lifelong quest to protect free speech and artistic expression.

Monday at 10 p.m. on CAN TV21 & Thursday at 8 p.m. on CAN TV21.

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Weekend BeachBook

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Late fee notices suspended to save money; result is huge surge in fines for paying late.

Posted by The Beachwood Reporter on Saturday, February 27, 2016

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A little insight into new Cub.

Posted by The Beachwood Reporter on Saturday, February 27, 2016

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Weekend TweetWood

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The Weekend Desk Tip Line: Snagalicious.



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