Posts Tagged ‘ Chicago Sun-Times ’

Statehouse press corps objects to exclusive agreement with Trib

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March 17, 2011

The Capitol Fax Blog reports that Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn made an agreement with the Chicago Tribune granting it exclusive coverage of the historic signing of the Illinois Death Penalty Repeal. “This was a huge, momentous bill, perhaps the most important legislation that Gov. Pat Quinn will ever sign,” the site said in a...
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Widely criticized city budget moves forward; the silence of officials

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November 9, 2010

City Council members in Ravenswood are not speaking about the proposed city budget. Budget proposals are ignored. Questions go unanswered.
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Aldermen demonstrate the inequity of water bills

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October 18, 2010
Aldermen demonstrate the inequity of water bills

The water and sewer bills of three Ravenswood aldermen show the inequity of the water and sewer bills when there is no meter used.
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201 Miles to Springfield: Forrest Claypool at Sun-Times

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September 7, 2010

Forrest Claypool at the Chicago Sun-Times Editorial Board (video)
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201 Miles to Springfield: August 1, 2010

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August 1, 2010
201 Miles to Springfield: August 1, 2010

A summary of the week’s political story affecting Ravenswood with some editorial observations thrown in. You can’t write a better lede than this: “A life-sized statue of Elvis Presley is among a trove of Rod Blagojevich’s belongings in an Arlington Heights storage facility that the warehouse owner says he will sell at auction if the former...
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Wyman sentenced to 45 years

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July 29, 2010
Wyman sentenced to 45 years

The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that Alan Wyman, 56, a North Center resident, has been sentenced to 45 years in jail today. Wyman was convicted in May of two counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault and one count of aggravated kidnapping. In a five page victim’s statement the woman called Wyman a “monster.” According...
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201 Miles to Springfield: July 25th

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July 25, 2010
201 Miles to Springfield: July 25th

A summary of the week’s political story affecting Ravenswood with some editorial observations thrown in. The Chicago Tribune’s Clout Street Blog mentioned 32nd Ward Alderman Scott Waguespack (D-) and White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel (D-Ravenswood) among a long list of people who might run for mayor. The entry was tied to a...
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Woman falls from 3rd floor porch Friday

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July 17, 2010
Woman falls from 3rd floor porch Friday

A Ravenswood woman was reported in good condition after falling from a third floor porch at 3640 N Ashland Ave. early Friday morning, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. The paper reports the woman fell about 1:45 AM. She was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in...
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The World of Rod Blagojevich; Updated

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July 8, 2010

A map of the events and people in the life and trial of Rod Blagojevich.
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More: Alan Wyman convicted of 2006 sexual assault…

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June 9, 2010

According to the Chicago Breaking News summary of the court proceedings, the victim told the jury she was held by Wyman for four days in September 2006. She told the jury she was bound and gagged by Wyman, only being fed water and two spoonfuls of sugar. She testified that a friend of Wyman,...
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