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Lower Lower Wacker Drive
Local opinion on Lower Wacker is a mixed bag. While a treasured shortcut for some, for the uninitiated the cramped underpass can feel like “making a run on the Death Star exhaust port.” What all can agree on is that … Continue reading
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Supreme Court unanimously rules against policing for profit.
At oral arguments in November, multiple justices seemed incredulous that Indiana even raised that argument. “Here we are in 2018, still litigating incorporation of the Bill of Rights,” Justice Neil Gorsuch scoffed to Indiana Solicitor General Thomas Fisher. “Really? Come … Continue reading
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A Star’s Shoe Breaks, Putting College Basketball Under a Microscope
A decision in a federal class-action lawsuit challenging N.C.A.A. restrictions on compensation is expected any day. via A Star’s Shoe Breaks, Putting College Basketball Under a Microscope – The New York Times.
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Can I Vote In Illinois If I Have a Felony Conviction?
In seven states, people convicted of a felony are barred forever from ever voting. Florida has the largest number of disenfranchised voters with roughly 10.42% of all voters. via Can I Vote In Illinois If I Have a Felony Conviction? … Continue reading
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Blackface Is ‘School Spirit’
Schroder, wearing a white button-down shirt and a blue striped tie, said: “I just explain it as showing school spirit. We have many themes. Like nerd, business, whiteout, blueout, blackout—as you’ve seen in the video. Ever since I’ve gone to … Continue reading
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