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The Weekend Desk Report

By Natasha Julius / Posted on April 19, 2014

We know what you're thinking: "If I had a nickel for every time this has happened to me . . ."

Right?

Market Update
The domestic market for Oligarchs is now so hot we've been forced to try importing them.

Sinking Feeling
We didn't think drones could reach new depths, but there you have it.

Stinking Feeling
Speaking of new depths, looks like House Speaker Mike Madigan has found a new way to do absolutely nothing wrong.

Sinking, Reeling
Meanwhile, on the home front, how's that economic recovery going for you?

Sunk
Finally this week, it turns out that sometimes turning around means moving backwards.

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The Weekend Desk Tip Line: Retrieve.

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Weekend Sports Special: Joel Quenneville's Horse Just May Make It To The Kentucky Derby After All | Midnight Hawk Favored In Today's Illinois Derby.

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The Beachwood Radio Network: In this edition of Beachwood International with The Angry Aussie, the boys revisit Heartbleed and Ukraine, speculate on the 2015 mayor's race, and eviscerate as always the latest edition of Chicagoland.

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The Beachwood Radio Hour will appear in this space on Sunday.

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The Sound Opinions Weekend Listening Report: ABBA, Eurovision and Almost Famous.

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BeachBook
* Vice: The Peoria Police Raided My Friend's House Over A Mayoral Parody Twitter Account.

* Obamacare Site Flagged In Heartbleed Security Review. Change your password.

* Mini Version Of Wrigley A Hit In Freeport. Soon to feature a mini Jumbotron!

* Report: More Firefighters Gamed Mileage System. Our heroes!

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The CAN TV Weekend Viewing Report: CAN TV brings you local, relevant issues from Chicago's neighborhoods and communities. See what's happening around the city in education, the arts, government, cultural events, social services and community activities.

Perspectivas Latinas: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Latino Alliance

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Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Latino Alliance discuss the role of Latinos in supporting the arts in Chicago.

Saturday, at 7:30 p.m. on CAN TV21 / En Espanol Sunday at 4:30 p.m. on CAN TV21.

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Perspectivas Latinas: Healthcare Alternative Systems

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Danny Olvera of Healthcare Alternative Systems highlights the organization's efforts to enroll people in Obamacare.

Saturday at 8 p.m. on CAN TV21.

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The Decriminalization Of Drugs

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Associate Professor Carl Hart of Columbia University shares how witnessing the impact of drugs on society led him to support their decriminalization.

Sunday at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21.

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The Tasks Of Feminism Today

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What does "feminism" mean? Speakers from different perspectives weigh in on the role of feminism in affecting the wage gap, family life and other aspects of the lives of women in the past and today.

Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on CAN TV21.

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Revisiting The Declaration Of Rights & Sentiments

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Anne Elizabeth Moore explores whether the Declaration of Sentiments, a founding document of the women's rights movement in the U.S., is applicable to life today, and how it could be revised to fit a modern context.

Sunday at 1 p.m. on CAN TV21.

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POLITICS - The Berrios Family Gets Fifth Term.
SPORTS - Coach Q Owns A Derby Horse.

BOOKS - Mourning Marquez.

PEOPLE PLACES & THINGS - Beachwood Photo Booth: Bartender Man.


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