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The Weekend Desk Report

"More than 250 Cook County corrections officers called in sick Friday morning in a wave of illness jail officials suspect has more to do with the foot of snow covering the Chicago area than an outbreak," the Sun-Times reports.

All I can say is here we go again.

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And if you click through to read that Sun-Times story, you'll learn that the Great Super Bowl Sick-Out never happened.

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Social Injustice Warrior
"Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios' campaign spokeswoman took steps to try to keep a primary challenger on the March ballot and prevent a one-on-one matchup with asset manager Fritz Kaegi," the Tribune reports.

All I can say is here we go again.

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Monica Trevino, you are Today's Worst Person In Chicago.

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New on today's Beachwood . . .

U.S. Surpasses Cayman Islands To Become Second-Largest Tax Haven On Earth
"We have one of the strongest economies and one of the most secret. It's a perfect recipe for attracting the proceeds of crime, corruption, and tax evasion. Internationally, this secrecy facilitates corruption that drains wealth from developing countries."

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The Week In Chicago Rock
Featuring: Muimy Troll, Mega Ran, John Oates, Melanie Fiona, Marilyn Manson, and Grün Wasser.

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The Beachwood Radio Sports Hour #187
Will be recorded Saturday morning for an afternoon/evening posting.

And here it is . . .

Theo Was Listening.

Plus: Olympic Narratives Open For Business, But Even Chicago's Selfish Shani Davis Can't Get Everything He Wants; Coach Coffman's Epic Super Bowl Wrap-Up; The Mirotic Trade Looks Even Better After Seeing The Rest Of The League's Deadline Deals This Week; Derrick Rose Not Welcome In Minnesota; The Blackhawks Are So Sad We Don't Even Want To Talk About Them; PECOTA PESCHMOTA; and Help Us, Loyola, You're Our Only Hope.

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ICYMI: The [Friday] Papers
Dibs heroes and zeroes.

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This Day In . . .

2014: Inside The Vanecko Grand Jury.

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2012: Rahm's Mouth Stuck Shut.

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2015: Rush And Rahm. Plus, Daley's Double-Take.

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2015: David Haugh's Taxpayer-Subsidized Draft Fever.

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2010: Never Forget: Wilco Is Complicit.

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Weekend ChicagoGram

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Weekend ChicagoTube

When Chuck Goudie broke the news about ecstasy at after-hours clubs.

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Weekend BeachBook

Retired From The Brutal Streets Of Mexico, Sex Workers Find A Haven.

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Weekend TweetWood
A sampling.

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The Beachwood Tronc Line: Zen and the art of troncin'.



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Posted on February 10, 2018


MUSIC - The Week In Chicago Rock.
TV - Larry Smith TV In Winthrop Harbor.
POLITICS - Corporate America's Rampant Wage Theft.
SPORTS - Did The Cubs Keep The Right Guys?

BOOKS - Demystifying The Big House.

PEOPLE PLACES & THINGS - Recall! Winter Sausage Poultry & Meat.


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