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The Weekend Desk Report

For completists, there was no column on Friday.

Thread.

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East Chicago Blues, Pt. 1,000,000,000
"A federal magistrate judge has sided with the American Civil Liberties Union by holding the East Chicago Housing Authority in contempt of court for violating a previous order that barred the local housing agency from warrantless searches," the Northwest Indiana Times reports.

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Previously in East Chicago:

* Flawed CDC Report Left East Chicago Children Vulnerable To Lead Poisoning.

* East Chicago Is Toxic.

* A Start In East Chicago.

* East Chicago Residents Screwed (Again) Over Lead And Arsenic.

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Musk Busk

Maybe we can ride little submarines - on electronic skates - to O'Hare!

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New on the Beachwood . . .

The Beachwood Radio Sports Hour #208: Best World Cup Ever?
Full of surprises. Plus: Cub Factors; The Return Of Rodon!; Matt Nagy Married His High School Sweetheart, Therefore He's A Great Guy Who Will Lead The Bears To Glory; Beasting Up The Summer League; 7-Player Trade!; and Schweinsteiger!

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Disabled Border Kid Passed Through Chicago
"Even though [a Brazilian] was found to have a credible fear of returning to her home country, she had been detained in El Paso ever since, while her grandson, who has severe epilepsy and autism, was transferred to a facility in Chicago and later a state-run center in Connecticut because he needs constant care."

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When High School Officials Suppress Students' Free Speech
"Educators can't teach kids to value the truth if they're suppressing students' ability to speak it."

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Gagging At The Water Reclamation District
"Was there wrongdoing? We don't know, and they're not saying."

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Debunking The Broadcast Industry's Claims About Sinclair's Tribune Takeover
"Viewers have every reason to expect that Sinclair's expanded control will instead lead to a decrease in local political news coverage and an uptick in highly suspect 'must-run' content handed down from Sinclair's corporate headquarters.

"Local viewers see no benefits from and express no increased demand for this content, which promotes anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim and other racist bigotry and simply airs White House propaganda."

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Scholarly Publishing Is Broken. Here's How To Fix It.
"Giant, corporate publishers with racketeering business practices and profit margins that exceed Apple's treat life-saving research as a private commodity to be sold at exorbitant profits."

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Weekend ChicagoGram

#gbhasse #comics #agitatorgallery #blackandwhiteart

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Weekend ChicagoTube

"New Ways to Fail" / Sarah Shook & the Disarmers.

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Weekend BeachBook

Pence Family's Failed Gas Stations Cost Taxpayers More Than $20 Million.

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Youth Soccer Participation Has Fallen Significantly In America.

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Five Years Ago: Rahmnado.

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Go Tavern Legend.

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Weekend TweetWood
A sampling.

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The Weekend Desk Tronc Line: Witch hunt.



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SPORTS - Chicago vs. Michigan, 1903.

BOOKS - Dia De Los Muertos Stories.

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