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Current thoughts...
Donald: I wanna start off by talking about the Chicago Bulls. They’ve come back to Earth a bit from that hot streak they were on. Lauri Markkanen has been playing well and the team is still showing a lot of fight. I am excited to see what the team...

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Out in the Cold
When 72-year-old John chanced upon a Thresholds’ CTA Mobile Assessment Unit at an ‘L’ station downtown on a zero-degree day in December, he told them that he had run away from a nursing home and ridden the trains all night.   John didn’t know hi...

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Homeless Winter
A. Allen Being homeless in Chicago can be very brutal, dangerous, and even fatal. I experienced three years of homelessness in Chicago, and it was incredibly brutal and harsh, due to the coldness in climate and the coldness of people’s hearts. I,...

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Chicago Bears Coarch
John: John Fox has been fired as head coach by the Chicago Bears. Now the question I have for you guys is, "who do you think will be the next coach to replace him?" Donald: The Bears need to get someone on the staff of a winning team—someone that...

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Tech Sexism
The world-wide women’s march January 20 – the anniversary of the “coronation” – gives me an occasion to discuss a very serious topic that has zero humor and only disgust: the sexual harrassment (in various forms) of women in the tech industry. I h...