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Strategies for Chicago Sports
John: The Bears really need to work on creating better winning strategies; they need to develop a blueprint. The Sox are the same, they have no winning strategy and they claim that their lack of finances is the reason. The Bears haven’t developed...

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Hecky's BBQ
“It was a hot, steamy day, and I decided to treat myself to some barbecue,” the charismatic and well-known StreetWise vendor/story-teller Eric Colbert reported. “I’ve heard about Hecky’s for a very long time, so I thought I’d better go. “When I...

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#FlytheW
John: My favorite Cubs moment is from this year. The Cubs were playing Seattle and were down 0-6 in the bottom of the 9th, Seattle pitched a fastball and the Cubs' hitter sent it out of the park.  My favorite player of all time from the Cubs is Br...

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Emergency Bnb
The mere idea of allowing refugees into the U.S. has been a polarizing topic around the country. But for some local good Samaritans, hosting refugees in their home is common sense.   That's why social entrepreneur Amr Arafa founded EmergencyBnB...

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Satirical Artist Deb Sokolow
When artist Deb Sokolow created her art piece "Some Concerns About the Candidate," she had no idea how relevant it would be for the 2016 presidential election. Her piece - currently on display in Weinberg/Newton Gallery’s exhibition "Sapphire" -...