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Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. D-IL (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Where’s Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.?

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. owes his constituents a full explanation of why he hasn’t been on the job this summer.

07/12/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

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Opinion: Celebrate The 4th Of July

Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.

07/04/2012

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Too Much Truth Recap: It Is A Tell The Truth Friday!

On Monday afternoon a 68 year old bus monitor and grandmother, Karen Klein was bullied by middle school boys while on the bus in Rochester, N.Y.  Closing the NBA 2012 championship series, the Miami Heat […]

WAOK-AM–06/22/2012

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Summer Songs: 10 Classic Tracks To Heat Up The Season

What’s summer without a soundtrack? Here are some classics to keep you groovin’ when the temperature rises.

06/18/2012

Barack Obama in Chicago (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Visits Bring Hefty Price Tag

The President’s visits often come with a hefty price tag for cities in both security costs and time misspent by police forces.

06/18/2012

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Keepin It Real with Rev. Al Sharpton 5/29

It’s Tuesday on Keepin It Real. Do you know what time it is? Click inside to find out!

WAOK-AM–05/29/2012

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Summer Tour Guide – From The Allman Brothers to ZZ Top

Summer’s here, and the time is right for dancing in the seats. Check out this season’s hottest outdoor concert tours.

05/14/2012

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White Teacher Sues for the Right to Use the N-Word

A white teacher says Chicago public school officials and his black principal violated his civil rights when they suspended him for using the N-word in front of a classroom full of black sixth graders, according […]

WAOK-AM–02/21/2012

Emanuel Makes it Official

Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel has officially announced that he is running for mayor of Chicago, a post that only recently opened up with Mayor Richard M. Daley’s surprise announcement that he […]

11/13/2010

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