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  • Fritz Walker: Accidental child shootings are needless tragedies

    The second anniversary of the massacre of 20 6- and 7-year-old children and their six brave teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School is on Sunday. It seems an appropriate time to be reminded that every 30 minutes in America, a child or teen is killed or injured with a gun. That's right. Every 30 minutes.
  • Taxpayers to pay for portion of mayor's New Orleans trip

    Taxpayers to pay for portion of mayor's New Orleans trip
    City taxpayers will foot some of the bill for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's recent trip to New Orleans in which she campaigned for a fellow Democrat and attended the "Monday Night Football" game between the Ravens and the Saints. Rawlings-Blake and...

    Gentrification fails to curb Bronzeville violence

     Gentrification fails to curb Bronzeville violence
    Kajaunce Morton placed his regular order for a cheeseburger, collected his change and waited for his food inside a South Side takeout restaurant popular with locals and police. Suddenly, two males with hoodies pulled up about their faces charged in. One...

    Chicago church gives flock $500 each to spend for good

    Chicago church gives flock $500 each to spend for good
    Churchgoers grumble that they always get hit with pleas for money. But congregants at a Chicago church this month got a surprise - they each received a check for $500, with instructions to go out and do something good with it. "I was just in disbelief,"...

    What if ...

    The New York Times headline on July 22 stated, "Israel is facing a difficult choice in Gaza conflict – World Seeks Cease Fire – More civilian deaths or letting the enemy live to fight again." I wonder if the "world" referred to by The New York...