Natalie Moore: Heroin policies reveal racism of drug laws

Natalie Moore: Heroin policies reveal racism of drug laws source: chicago.suntimes.com
Natalie Moore: Public policy created racial disparities in sentencing for cocaine and crack. Now, compassion is the guiding policy for heroin.
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Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle Wed, 09/20/2017 - 05:32

DRINK Houston to shut down due to Hurricane Harvey, curfew

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DRINK HOUSTON, which has operated in Houston for 15 years, is closing.
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New York Daily News Wed, 09/20/2017 - 05:11

Trump, GOP leaders push for Obamacare end as deadline approaches

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President Trump and Republican leaders have joined a revived push to roll back the Affordable Care Act.
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Over 60 Wed, 09/20/2017 - 05:00

How to set up your room to help you fall asleep | OverSixty

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Do you have trouble falling asleep quickly at night? This might just be the answer.
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HuffPost Wed, 09/20/2017 - 04:36

Jimmy Kimmel Says Sen. Bill Cassidy Lied To His Face About Obamacare Repeal

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“This guy, Bill Cassidy, just lied to my face,” Jimmy Kimmel said. “We can’t let him do this to our children and our senior citizens and our veterans or to any of us.""I am politicizing my son’s health problems because I have to.”
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Washington Post Wed, 09/20/2017 - 04:34

Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Bill Cassidy ‘lied right to my face’

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On his show Tuesday night, Jimmy Kimmel eviscerated Cassidy and the bill.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Wed, 09/20/2017 - 04:45

KADNER: A tale of two Madigans in Illinois

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Michael Madigan said there were two things that really mattered to him as House speaker. The first was maintaining the Democratic Party’s majority in the Illinois House of Representatives. The second was his daughter, Lisa Madigan’s, political career.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Wed, 09/20/2017 - 02:42

EDITORIAL: Trump 'sovereignty' call sounds like code for intolerance

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A grab bag of a foreign policy, heavy on bluster.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Wed, 09/20/2017 - 01:39

Chicago exploring pilot 'tiny houses' project to help homeless

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration may build “tiny homes” on vacant city lots to give homeless Chicagoans an “independent” alternative to “dangerous” shelters, aldermen were told Tuesday.Anthony Simpkins, managing deputy commissioner of the Housing Bureau of the city’s Department of Planning and Development, disclosed the feel-good pilot program.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Tue, 09/19/2017 - 23:40

Cook County sweetened beverage sales continue to decline

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Some retailers have seen their beverage sales decline by around 47 percent, according to numbers released to Can the Tax Coalition from the county's retailers. The coalition, which receives funding from the American Beverage Association, teamed up with stores from the Illinois Food Retailers Association.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Tue, 09/19/2017 - 22:15

EDITORIAL: Melrose Park cops misfire by raffling off dangerous weapon

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Melrose Park police sent an appalling message over Labor Day weekend when they auctioned off an AR-15-style semiautomatic rifle to raise money for their police union.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Tue, 09/19/2017 - 21:40

Attorney for Kenneka Jenkins' family tours Crowne Plaza Hotel

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Attorneys for Kenneka Jenkins’ mother and attorneys for the Crowne Plaza have been in contact in recent days, hotel spokesman Glenn Harston said.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Tue, 09/19/2017 - 16:53

At UN, Trump threatens ‘total destruction’ of North Korea

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“Rocket man is on a suicide mission for himself and his regime,” Trump said about the North Korean leader.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Tue, 09/19/2017 - 15:39

JACKSON: Right to vote needs constitutional protection

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Democracy is based on the power of the people choosing their leaders in a secret ballot. Yet in the United States Constitution there is no federal right to vote. Voting rights are determined by the states. And in the states we witness a fierce struggle between those who seek to...
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The Chicago Sun-Times Tue, 09/19/2017 - 13:39

First-and-10: Bears not getting what they paid for in Mike Glennon

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While coach John Fox was adamant that “a lot of people had their hand” in Sunday’s 29-7 loss to the Buccaneers, it starts with quarterback Mike Glennon.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:05

Berwyn grandmother of 10 facing deportation sues DHS over visa delay

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“This lawsuit is really important to me because it determines my future."
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