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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New York Post Sun, 05/28/2017 - 12:00

Farm boy spends $250K to become trans burlesque star

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Proof that anything is possible (if you have money...)
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Newsday Sun, 05/28/2017 - 12:00

Lawsuit: Professor failed student for being Muslim

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The student alleged in the lawsuit that she endured the professor making derogatory comments that all Muslims were terrorists.
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New York Post Sun, 05/28/2017 - 11:47

Joseph Duggar proposes to girlfriend at his sister’s wedding

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The couple had been dating for a few months before the 22-year-old decided to seal the deal.
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The Denver Post Sun, 05/28/2017 - 11:20

Some women-only screenings planned for “Wonder Woman”

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Some of the screenings were already selling out despite social media haters, many of whom are men.
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Washington Post Sun, 05/28/2017 - 11:13

Analysis | A look back at Wonder Woman’s feminist (and not-so-feminist) history

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Her new movie is a bold statement against the long dominance of male superhero movies. But her past hasn’t always been so empowering.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Sat, 05/27/2017 - 23:02

Year later, woman's family still grapples with Lake Shore Drive murder

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“I lost my job because I needed counseling, and took time off. It’s interesting when this kind of thing happens to you, and your job says, ‘You know, you only get five bereavement days.’ I’m like, ‘Five? Her death hasn’t even set in yet.'"
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The Chicago Sun-Times Sat, 05/27/2017 - 20:39

Lessons to be learned from privatization of parking meters

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"The recently filed annual financial report for Chicago Parking Meters LLC provides yet more proof of what a great bit of business it was for the private investors, who hail from as far away as Abu Dhabi."
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The Chicago Sun-Times Sat, 05/27/2017 - 15:19

Reports: Kushner, Russians considered secret communication link

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Sources say Trump adviser Jared Kushner and the Russian ambassador discuss setting up a secure channel that would have used Russian diplomatic facilities in an apparent move to shield pre-inauguration discussions from monitoring, according to the Washington Post, which cited unnamed officials.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Sat, 05/27/2017 - 13:39

Trump's NATO scolding long overdue

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EDITORIAL: President Donald J. Trump's demand that other nations pay up was not an attack on NATO or an undermining of America’s commitment to the alliance.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:27

Chicago Police to add 1,000 officers to Memorial Day weekend patrols

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“As we head into the Memorial Day weekend, (police are) sending a clear message to those driving violence: We will come at you with everything that we have to make our communities safe,” said Supt. Eddie Johnson.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Sat, 05/27/2017 - 04:58

Slack on gun dealer licensing has gone too long

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The state’s loose oversight of gun dealers is helping guns to fall into the wrong hands.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Fri, 05/26/2017 - 22:19

Trump EPA plan endangers a global gem — our Great Lakes

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Opinion: President Donald J. Trump's budget plan takes funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which protects our Great Lakes. Why put the world's greatest source of fresh water at stake?
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The Chicago Sun-Times Fri, 05/26/2017 - 21:51

Clinton warns of authoritarianism, mentions ‘impeachment’ in speech

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Who could she be talking about? Hmmm....
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The Chicago Sun-Times Fri, 05/26/2017 - 19:45

CeaseFire 'violence interrupter' is gang member, faces federal charge

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BREAKING: A CeaseFire 'violence interrupter' has been charged in a CPD-federal gang bust, Frank Main reports . . .
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The Chicago Sun-Times Fri, 05/26/2017 - 18:39

Montana 'body slam' candidate's victory shows perils of early voting

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Opinion: Greg Gianforte's congressional campaign dodges hit from The Guardian 'slam' scandal
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