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Stephen Rynkiewicz
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Obesity activists @CLOCC_Chicago launch a new policy initiative next month. Here they discuss the role of outdoor spaces.
Health workers treating obesity in children are looking beyond what they see in clinics, to what's at play in Chicago parks. “Can you imagine camping in Chicago within 15 minutes of downtown?” said...
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A timely message on fitness apps from flip phones and drugstore blood-pressure machines.
Wearable tech developers are taking the pulse of medical professionals – a reading on how useful fitness monitors will be in a clinical setting. Doctors say the biggest hurdle may be getting patien...
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The thing about remodeling: Years pass, and you have to do the work all over again. Like journalism.
Jazz Age musician Bix Beiderbecke, patron saint of woodshedders and woodstrippers (Cliff Wirth / Chicago Sun-Times) At the Chicago Sun-Times, I talked myself into taking over the Around the House column. After coming into the...
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The light-emitting diodes that fire up sports stadium scoreboards have followed fans to the tailgate. 
Cars and trucks are lighting up like billboards in an effort to improve safety, increase efficiency and offer things never before seen on new cars and never before seen from behind the wheel.
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Listen: Alyx Pattison and Brian Hopkins at Columbus Elementary School, 1003 N. Leavitt St., moderated by Hal Dardick of the Chicago Tribune and Greg Hinz of Crain's Chicago Business.
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Chicago 2nd Ward Aldermanic Debate
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Hiring managers seek rarities with both creative and technical prowess. Yet workers with relatable skills and new ideas are close at hand.
"The Unicorn in Captivity," tapestry circa 1500 (Metropolitan Museum of Art) The economy's rebuilding, but without a blueprint. Today's drop in unemployment comes with unexpected growth in payrolls: 295,000 last month, 239,00...
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Community health workers mean business: When tracking down mold, they show up with bucket in hand. 
When an asthma patient showed her inhaler, Kimberly Artis was encouraged, at first. “She shook the medicine up and I’m thinking in my head, OK that’s good,” says Artis, a community health educator ...
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Budget affects diet, lifestyle & access to healthcare. Preventable issues become chronic, expensive conditions. 
The risk of kidney disease has been growing in poor neighborhoods, according to research at Loyola University Chicago. More than a third of new U.S. dialysis patients between 2005 and 2010 lived in...
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Nutrition's a problem in SROs: The kitchen is a microwave oven. Crowdfunding campaign would give them 6,000 cookbooks. 
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History was waiting for us to pull it out of the attic.
Catherine Garypie and Gladys Anselmo review photos destined for the Chicago History Museum. In its 30-plus years, the East Village Association has generated a substantial paper trail: Countless letters to city officials tell ...
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This is all too meta for me: Marie Antoinette as Kim Kardashian.
Ericka Ratcliff, Tamberla Perry and Alana Arenas in "Marie Antoinette" (Steppenwolf Theatre Company) "Liberté, égalité, fraternité" is just another meme in Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of "Marie Antoinette." We're...
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Steppenwolf actors have plenty of room to cut loose next season.
Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced five titles for its 2015–16 subscription season, the company's 40th and the last to be chosen by outgoing artistic director...
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Business & technology reporter-producer for program launch of Rivet News Radio app.
Employment
  • HearHere Radio
    2013 - present
  • Chicago Tribune
    1997 - 2013
  • Chicago Sun-Times
    1979 - 1997
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Stephen Rynkiewicz is a financial & technical content consultant, previously with the Chicago Tribune & Chicago Sun-Times.
Introduction
Stephen Rynkiewicz is a financial editor, digital analyst & project manager: Rivet NewsRadio business reporter, East Village blogger, ex-Chicago Tribune developer & Sun-Times reporter.
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Stephen Rynkiewicz played in a band with Clark Terry and sang at Cardinal Cody's funeral.
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  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Journalism
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Marijuana shops in holding pattern
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Firefox OS Shows Continued Global Growth
blog.mozilla.org

Firefox OS is now available on three continents with 12 smartphones offered by 13 operators in 24 countries. As the only truly open mobile o

Keeping an eye on burglars
news.eastvillagechicago.org

By Molly Murray Our biggest issue on this end of the 12th police district are burglaries, simply because of the concentration of homes and c

Survey: Female Employees Place a Higher Priority on Health than Male
aon.mediaroom.com

Survey from Aon Hewitt Shows Marked Differences in the Perspectives and Behaviors of Male and Female Employees on Health

Corporate anti-violence campaign raises $46 million, ready for nonprofit...
www.chicagobusiness.com

“We're looking for proven programs, innovation and capacity building,” said Tom Wilson, chairman and CEO of Allstate Corp. and co-chairman o

Global Smartphone Shipments Reached 1 Billion in 2013
www.gpsbusinessnews.com

The worldwide smartphone market reached 1,004.2 million shipments in 2013, up 38.4% from the 725.3 million units in 2012, said market resear

Dozens laid off at Freedom papers
www.latimes.com

Loss of 71 workers at Freedom papers in Riverside and Santa Ana is sharp reversal of recent expansion.

Will digitization save American AM radio? | Telematics Update
analysis.telematicsupdate.com

A last-ditch fight for the survival of AM radio is taking shape in the United States. It centers on a number of proposed Federal Communicati

Cubs lose! Cubs lose! with new mascot Clark - Chicago Sun-Times
www.suntimes.com

My immediate, visceral reaction to Clark the Cub was horror. I could not have been more revolted had the Cubs unveiled as their mascot a sev

Sun-Times to put bitcoins on trial - Robert Feder
www.robertfeder.com

Visitors to suntimes.com Feb. 1 will be invited to participate in a social media experiment using a new kind of paywall technology.

Reflections of a Newsosaur: Mobile offers local media a digital do-over
newsosaur.blogspot.com

For newspapers and local broadcasters seeking to recapture some of the audience, revenues and relevance that they lost in the rather inelega

Every goddamn day: 12/30/13
www.everygoddamnday.com

The blog of newspaper columnist Neil Steinberg, offering observations on Chicago and the world.

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Editors: How top newsroom managers get p...
johnkrolldigital.com

I'm not surprised that up to now, few top newspaper editors have had digital backgrounds. It's not just because papers don't "get" online; i

What's new in Google Plus?
www.chicagotribune.com

If I had a dollar for every time someone referred to Google Plus as the other Facebook, I'd be writing this column on a beach.

West Town crime: May 2013
news.eastvillagechicago.org

West Town Crime May 2013 Crimes in the West Town area continued their lower monthly pace. Reports in the Chicago Tribune included a May 7 br

New email address: Charlie@MeyersonStrategy.com
www.meyersonstrategy.com

Charlie@MeyersonStrategy.com. Try it: Tell me about organizations whose Web sites, email and podcasts you find unsatisfying. New business ca

Friendly patio service from a family Costa Rican spot. The (non-alcoholic) drinks are a main attraction (oatmeal shakes? why not) but salads are lively and diet-friendly.
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