Activists March on ALEC

By Ed Pilkington, Guardian UK  09 August 2013  The American Legislative Exchange Council, a secretive alliance of big businesses and largely Republican state legislators who co-operate to push a right-wing political agenda in the American […]

Snake kills two boys during sleepover, say Canada police

 By Jethro Mullen, CNN updated 3:21 PM EDT, Tue August 6, 2013 CNN) — The sleepover went horribly wrong.  Excerpts from CNN http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/06/world/americas/canada-snake-deaths/index.html  Two boys, aged 5 and 7, were found dead Monday morning in […]

Former Mayor Daley’s Wedding Date is Doctor He Appointed to Health Board

By Mark Konkol on July 30, 2013 3:19pm | Updated on July 30, 2013 3:19pm @KonkolsKorner    Reprint from http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20130730/hyde-park/mayor-daleys-wedding-date-is-doctor-he-appointed-health-board Submitted by Marc Sims Mayor Daley reportedly has a girlfriend. Crain’s Shia Kapos writes that the former […]

A Request From Lincoln Park

Steven Biel, MoveOn.org Civic Action <moveon-help@list.moveon.org> Dear MoveOn member, Tom Tresser, a MoveOn member in Lincoln Park, is running a campaign to get Mayor Emanuel to release property taxes in Chicago’s TIF accounts to pay […]

SAVE THE DATE & RSVP NOW! Back To School $ 5 Student Bank Day & School Supply Give-A-Away, Saturday, August 17th, 10am to 12noon, AKA Community Center

         Back to School $5.00 Student Bank Account Opening      & School Supply-Give-Away    Saturday, August 17, 2013  at  Akarama Community Service Center 6120 South Ingelside  from 10am to 12 noon      A Bank […]