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People & Planet First
Fair Economy Illinois members blocked Gov. Bruce Rauner’s office in the state capitol at Springfield May 30. Earlier that day, 15 members of the coalition who had walked 200 miles from Chicago led 400 people into the capitol building for a rally....

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Overbearing Parents
John: Today we will talk about fathers, mothers and everybody else meddling with professional athletes. Now, Russell, what is your opinion about the parents, particularly fathers, meddling too much with their professional athletes?   Russell: Ba...

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K3b
K3b is a free software package available to any Linux user (this includes Apple OSx). It allows you to make a legal copy of any CD, by Supreme Court decision. It also allows a person to rip a DVD (I will be covering ripping in a future issue)....

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Pass Over
When Nwandu wrote the play “Pass Over,” she was thinking about Trayvon Martin, Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, and the book of Exodus in the Christian Bible. While this might sound like a random blend of inspiration, the concept works so well that “P...

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Wonder Woman
Choosing a Halloween costume is the biggest decision a 6-year-old can make. Such matters are so important. Clown or princess? Fairy or vampire? At the Halloween pop-up shop I doggedly worked my way to the front of the pack, stood on tiptoes so I...