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The Weekend Desk Report

For completists, there was no column on Friday.

Chicago now has a gourmet marshmallow cafe. I'm not sure how I feel about this, because I love marshmallows (and s'mores), but . . . I mean . . . you know. C'mon.

Comments welcome.

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Beachwood Photo Booth: Flotos' Gifts
An adventure since 1946!

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Beachwood Sports Radio: The Cubs Are Officially In Trouble
And help may not be on the way. Plus: On Hahn; The Human Journey Of Scott Darling; Bears Look Good Against The Bears!; Dwyane Wade's Fake News; What Kevin Durant Has Done; The Pens & P.K.; and Schweinsteiger!

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U.S. Plans Threaten To Undermine Global Bank Reforms
U.S. plans to delay globally-agreed reforms to make banks safer after the financial crisis will throw a system of international regulatory cooperation into confusion, European Union and Asian regulatory sources said.

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Throwing Injuries: Are We Missing Something?
Yes, and it's right in front of our faces!

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The Week In Chicago Rock
Is still in pre-production, dammit!

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Take Your Photo With Adam West
We're making it happen.

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BeachBook

A Savior For Bronzeville?

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Rahm Is Super Angry This Time.

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Reminder: WE OVERTHREW A DEMOCRATICALLY ELECTED GOVERNMENT IN IRAN.

And installed a tyrant.

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How U.S. Policies Spread Fast Food Restaurants Throughout Poor Urban Black Neighborhoods Instead Of Grocery Stores.

The economy has many hidden hands, despite what many would have you believe.

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It's Relatively Cheap To Sway An Election Through Fake News.

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Livin' In The USA: Why It's Nearly Impossible To Contest A Secret Surveillance Order.

Obama's legacy.

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McDonald's Exits Longtime Olympic Partnership.

Gold medals will no longer come with fries.

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Footage Confirms Oakland Police - Like Virtually All Police - Are Less Respectful To Blacks Than Whites. Sometimes They Even Kill Them For No Reason. #PhilandoCastile

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Inside The Oil Industry's Not-So-Subtle Push Into K-12 Education.

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Douglas Park Should Be Named After Frederick, Not Racist Stephen.

No-brainer.

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Google Should Help Identify These Criminals.

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TweetWood
A sampling.

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Also, 100% chance of McDonald's on Saturday.

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The Weekend Desk Tronc Line: 110%.



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Posted on June 17, 2017


MUSIC - The Weekend In Chicago Rock Including Riot Fest Highlights.
TV - No Rehabilitating Vietnam.
POLITICS - Trump's Farmer Heavily Subsidized.
SPORTS - Beachwood Sports Radio: Maddon's Lousy Playoff Managing Exceeds Playoff Pleasure

BOOKS - Dots & Dashes.

PEOPLE PLACES & THINGS - Chicagoetry: My Bastard Heart.


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