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College Basketball 2018
Donald: There are a lot of good teams heading into this season. I’m focused on the Big Ten. There’s a lot of strength in that conference.   Russell: I’m glad it’s finally college basketball season. I’m not going to make my predictions because it’s...

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Thanksgiving 2017
A Allen   Thanksgiving is truly a time to give thanks. I always appreciate this time of year, because it is a reminder to be grateful. Being grateful is a good, positive attitude to have, especially in this day and age. During Thanksgiving, I take...

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Net Neutrality
I am going to step back for a moment from my usual columns and humor, and get a lot more serious this week. “Net neutrality” affects everyone, regardless of politics and beliefs. It is being hotly debated by the Federal Communications Commission (...

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Sports Open Mic
Donald: I’d like to start out talking about the Chicago Blackhawks. They’ve struggled out of the gate. They need to get more force on the inside. Coach Q is doing what he can with them and the captain, Jonathan Toews, is a pretty good guy. Also in...

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Good Food
Chicago municipal government departments and agencies will purchase more “Good Food” – locally grown, healthy, humanely raised, environmentally sustainable and workforce-fair – thanks to a resolution passed by the Chicago City Council October 11....