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  • Chicago Sun-Times
    journalist, 2003 - present
  • Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University
    adjunct professor, 2009 - 2012
  • The Boston Globe
    journalist, 2000 - 2003
  • Times of Northwest Indiana
    jounralist, 1995 - 2000
  • Oshkosh Northwestern
    journalist, 1994 - 1995
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Pulitzer-winning Sun-Times content. Digital journalism pontification. Drivel. Sometimes all at once.
Dead tree and snappy pixel editor at the Chicago Sun-Times and Much of what I post here will be from those pages - real and virtual. Beer intake specialist. Hubby to Jenni Newman. Dad. Little league coach. Attached to the Web.
  • Harrisonburg High School
    screwing off, 1989
  • James Madison University
    mass communications, history, 1994
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Superintendent Eddie Johnson promises thousands more cops on the street over what has become Chicago's bloodiest weekend.
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As you may have heard, Crain's is sponsoring a conference called the Future of Chicago. Here's some background and data to start that conversation showing how the city has changed by key econonmic indicators.
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After a White House meeting with Bernie Sanders, Obama offered his support to his former Secretary of State and the promise that he'd campaign in her likely fight with Donald Trump.
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A sitting President should not endorse a candidate under criminal investigation by the FBI. It's a conflict of interest.
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Employees attended meetings this week to discuss the buyout packages, which are being offered across the company to employees at the director level and above.
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Corporate Greed or 'Restructure' came about with Capitalism! Businesses are not designed to be considerate of workers needs, they operate to serve clients and generate revenue. Sometimes they seek ways to cut costs which seem inconsiderate (and are in ways) but business is business! 
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'I knew we lived in a city where people get shot. I just didn't think I'd have to see it.'
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The brewer found that two of its 2015 Bourbon County beers were infected with bacteria not harmful to human health. It's the second such recall for Goose Island this year.
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Dropping previous objections, the civic group appears ready to negotiate with the city on a grand bargain that could bring the proposed Lucas Museum of Narrative Art to the South Side lakefront.
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The drugstore chain finally cut its ties with the embattled Silicon Valley biotech firm two months after Theranos acknowledged it was under federal investigation.
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The nation's second-largest office building—and Chicago's tech epicenter—rolls out renovations featuring a grand staircase and new food hall.
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Less than a year after pulling the plug on a potential move to downtown Chicago, the fast-food giant is near a deal to shift its headquarters to Oprah Winfrey's former studios in the West Loop.
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The governor says the measure will cost taxpayers in the long run. But his action pokes an immediate $220 million hole in the city budget and will escalate Springfield fighting.
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