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The Weekend Desk Report

"For the majority of his life, Nasir Bin Zakaria was a citizen of nowhere," Marwa Eltagouri reports for the Tribune.

"He was 14 when he was kidnapped by militants at a bazaar in west Myanmar. 'Kalah,' they hissed at him, a racial slur used toward Rohingya - the ethnic Muslim minority residing among the country's Buddhist majority. He spent a night at the militant camp before escaping to Malaysia. He never saw his parents again.

"Now, at 45, he's among almost 1,000 Rohingya refugees who've found a new home in Chicago, the majority of whom began arriving in 2013. The local group makes up nearly a fifth of the Rohingya refugees resettled across the country since 2010, U.S. Department of State officials said.

"Most of the roughly 300 Rohingya families in Chicago live in the Rogers Park and Albany Park neighborhoods."

Weekend Politics Report
How Inuit, Maker Of TurboTax, Fought Free, Simple Tax Filing.

The Beachwood Radio Sports Hour #98: Disco Cubs Embrace Target
Ready to party on the Lido Deck. Plus: Same Old Sox!; Shhh! The Blackhawks Are In The Playoffs!; Chicago BullsShit; Big Trade In Draft Town: Chicago Racing Loses A Gem; and The Everton Minute.

The Sound Opinions Weekend Listening Report: "Producer, songwriter, and record executive L.A. Reid has crafted hits for more than four decades. He joins Jim and Greg for a candid conversation about the major label system and working with Rihanna, Michael Jackson, Kanye West, and more."

Weekend Chicago Pizza Report
* Giordano's Opening First Restaurant In Michigan.

* Lou Malnati's To Open In Phoenix.

* Anna Chlumsky tells Travel & Leisure:

"Deep-dish pizza isn't really Chicago-style pizza - I mean, it is, but it was invented in the '70s - it's a marketing thing. To me, real Chicago pizza is what they call tavern-style pizza now. They only call it that because they have to distinguish it from deep dish, but really it's just thin crust pizza in Chicago that you're going to get it in squares. All the kids fight for the corners, and that's what I like."

* WiseGuys In Indian Harbour Beach Does Pizza The Chicago Way.

* LaGrange Police Blotter: Blocks Of Cheese Missing From Pizzeria.

Weekend Chicago Hot Dog Report
* Korean Barbecue Might Replace Tasty Pup In Park Ridge.

Weekend Chicago Italian Beef Report
* Anna Chlumsky tells Travel & Leisure:

"I'm originally from Chicago. I go back about once a year. You have to have Italian beef there - many people don't realize that's a very Chicago thing - and my favorite Italian beef is Johnnie's."

* USA Today: "A few things are undisputed about the Italian Beef Sandwich: it originated on the 'Sout' Side of Chicago by Italian immigrants, it's served in hundreds of places around the city and when made correctly, it should leave a trail of juice down your arm."

* Portillo's Brandon Opening Draws Hundreds Of Chicago Transplants.

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Weekend Jukebox

Conqueror/Aurora.

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New World Man/Rush.

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Don't Say No/Billy Squier.

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Respect/Sasha Go Hard.

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Weekend Protest Report
Fight for $15.

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Weekend BeachBook

A Restaurant Named Chi-RAQ.

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Day In The Life Of A CPS Principal.

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ACLU Sues Bureau Of Prisons For Missing Torture Documents.

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Steven Salaita Saga Resurfaces In Beirut.

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After Faculty Opposition, Retired General Will Not Take Post At Northwestern.

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As We Celebrate Kobe Bryant's Career, We Should Remember Its Darkest Chapter Too.

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Record Store Day Backlash.

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Easily Amused Editor Visits Chicago, Gets Shit Wrong.

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Weekend TweetWood

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The Weekend Desk Tip Line: Paging weekend warriors.



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