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Chicago ‘to bring in the light’

Chicago ‘to bring in the light’

April 5, 2019

While it may be short-lived, Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot is enjoying a political honeymoon after a landslide victory over Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, making Chicago the first major U.S. c...

Student protesters wrongly attacked at University of New Mexico

By Heather Scroering

March 5, 2012

A peaceful protest that turned violent went viral Feb. 23 after student demonstrators were wrongfully attacked by audience members at a pro-Israeli lecture at the University of New Mexico. The video, posted on YouTube after the uproar, shows students using a popular Occupy Wall Street tactic called the “human microphone” approximately 30 minutes into lecturer Nonie Darwish’s speech. They shouted, “Mic check! Nonie Darw...

Chicago Treasurer: party of one

By Heather McGraw

February 7, 2011

Of the three citywide positions up for a vote in the approaching Feb. 22 elections, the mayoral and city clerk candidates continue to campaign, but the office of treasurer is down to one name.Stephanie Neely is alone on the ballot for treasurer after holding the position for six years. She won the citywide municipal clection in 2007, but originally took office in 2006, when Mayor Richard M. Daley appointed her to replace Judith Rice.According t...

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