Elsewhere

Here’s links to some of my other places on the Web. In short, pretty much anything on the Internet associated with the phrase “juggernautco” is me.

DXO on the Street in Paris, February 2012

2012
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New Year of CCD
“I am looking forward to starting a new year of CCD. This time I am ...”
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Vacation Video Snips
“I've never been a "carry a video camera around and take 2 hours of continual ...”
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The FCC "Political File" Ruling and Price Transparency
“Last week the Federal Communications Commission ruled that stations affiliated with the top four national ...”
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Poem (Alien Advice)
“If an alien came from outer space and got out of its ship and said to me "tell ...”
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Election Scene
“Scene: Lutheran church basement in Logan Square, 35th Ward. Me: Hi, I'm here to vote. Election judge ...”
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Fun With the OED: Who Knew that Wazoo was less than 40 years old?
“It seems that the word "wazoo" was coined in the California Pelican magazine at the ...”
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Terrible Example of the Chicago Tribune Placing SEO Above Understanding
“In this article, Park advocates want abandoned hospital site, lies this part-hyperlinked sentence: Resident Chris Swan ...”
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New York City Marathon Weekend Street Closures, November 5 - 8, 2010
“This Sunday is the ING New York City Marathon, which means getting around in the ...”
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SCREENCAST: Stop Work Order at The Wrigleyville Hotel, 3469 North Clark St., Chicago
“Here's a screencast with some info on a Stop Work Order issued for The Wrigleyville ...”
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Jury Duty Poem
“Cook County Criminal Courts Building, 2650 S. CaliforniaWhen the time comes, near nine-thirty,the streets swell ...”
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NYC Weekend Traffic Advisory and Street Closings: Friday, May 7, 2010 to Sunday, May 9, 2010
“ManhattanWest 29th Street between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue: This street will be closed Saturday ...”
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NYC Weekend Traffic Advisory and Street Closings: Friday, April 30, 2010 to Sunday, May 2, 2010
“ManhattanEast 4th Street between the Bowery and Second Avenue: This street will be closed Saturday ...”
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No Thank You, Rahm Emanuel.
“So Rahm Emanuel thinks he's next in line as Mayor of the City of Chicago. ...”
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NYC Weekend Traffic Advisory: Friday, April 16, 2010 to Sunday, April 18, 2010
“ManhattanWest Street/Route 9A between Albany Street and West Thames Street: One of three southbound lanes ...”
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Chicago Demolition Hold List Update
“Here's a couple updates to this side Web site I've got called "Demolition Hold List, ...”
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Why I Won't Get in Line for Alexi Giannoulias (And Neither Should You)
“I've made no secret of my support for David Hoffman for US Senate in the ...”
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Me Calling in to Jim Laski Show, WGN Radio, on January 22, 2010 re: David Hoffman for US Senate
“Me Calling in to Jim Laski Show, WGN Radio, on January 22, 2010 re: David ...”
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City Council Hearing Scheduled for Joaquin Rivera Incident at Aria Healthcare
“A hearing is being scheduled on the following bills/resolutions by the Committees listed below, in ...”
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Green Exchange is 30% Complete
“Here's some recent news that I had missed last month:For Immediate ReleaseContact: Susan MasselPhone: (312) ...”
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New York City Times Square Street Closings and Other Police Information
“From NYPD:HE NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES FOR THE NEW YEAR'S EVE ...”
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Early Voting Locations in Chicago
“Early voting for the February 2 primary starts on January 11, 2010. I support David ...”
Nov
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New York City Department of Transportation Weekend Traffic Updates, November 20 - 22, 2009
“ManhattanNorthbound West Street, Route 9A (Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to Albany Street): One of three lanes ...”
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“TypePad Micro is a perfectly smart way to improve the product and stay relevant. ”
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NYC Weekend Bridge and Street Closures / Traffic Updates-- November 7 - 8, 2009
“ManhattanWest Street Northbound (Route 9A) from the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to Cedar Street: Two of three ...”
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Honest Building Inspectors in New York City
“BUILDINGS COMMISSIONER LIMANDRI COMMENDS ANOTHER INSPECTOR FOR REPORTING A BRIBE TO DOI WHICH LED TO ...”
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October 15, 2009 Chicago City Council Zoning Committee Agenda Items
“See all October, 2009 city council items here.A resolution recommending a proposed ordinance authorizing the ...”
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NYC Alternate Side Parking Regulations Update October 28, 2009
“Alternate Side Parking Regulations To Be Suspended In Parts Of Riverdale, Spuyten Duyvil, Marble Hill And Kingsbridge ...”
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NYC Weekend Bridge and Street Closures - Friday, October 16, 2009 to Sunday, October 18, 2009
“ManhattanFDR Drive Between E. Houston And E. 20th Streets: All three northbound lanes of the ...”
Let's Get Past Shepard Fairey and Move Toward A Fair Derivative Works Compensation System
“As the URL of my Web site might indicate, I am a huge supporter of ...”
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New Sewer on 75th Street in Chicago
“Got this press release today...FORGING UNITY:  Uniting Together Preserving Business on Historic 75th Street—Larger Sewer ...”
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On Hypertext Enjambment
“Starting in 2002 I had a Salon Blog called, "GoogObits: Obituaries and essays augmented by ...”
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NYC Weekend Bridge and Street Closures - October 10-12, 2009
“Weekend Bridge and Street Closures - October 10-12The Grand Street Bridge over Newtown Creek will ...”
Thanks for the Email, Mr. President!
“So this morning I was surprised to read that the President received the Nobel Peace ...”
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09
Busy Little Beavers at the Chicago Department of Public Health
“Three restaurants in two separate press releases today. Summary, for the get-me-to-the-gross-out crowd: infestation of ...”
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NYC Weekend Bridge and Street Closures > September 5 - 7, 2009
“The 145th Street Bridge over the Harlem River will be completely closed on Saturday and Sunday ...”
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Actual Civic Legislation, Actually Being Published, Reviewed, and Debated, Right Here in Chicago
“Take a look at this post from the Reader's Ben Joravsky, helpfully subtitled "Mayor Daley ...”
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Live Cockroaches, Corn Meal-Diving Flies, and Kitchen Sink Muff Up Palace Gate Africa Restaurant
“Here's the litany:North Side Restaurant Shut By City Health DepartmentInsect Infestation Will Not Be Tolerated A ...”
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NYC Weekend Bridge and Street Closures - August 15-16
“The following streets in Manhattan will be closed from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturdays ...”
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NYC Weekend Bridge and Street Closures > August 8 - 9
“The following streets in Manhattan will be closed from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturdays ...”
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Health Department Squeezes Orange
“If you've ever waited in line on the sidewalk outside of this place on a ...”
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NYC Weekend Bridge and Street Closures > August 1- 2, 2009
“Here's the fun-time traffic highlights for the weekend in NYC. Highlights: Kiante the Sneaker Mann ...”
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NYC Weekend Street & Bridge Closures > Friday, July 24 to Sunday, Junly 26, 2009
“Some traffic-affecting, fun-inducting highlights for this weekend: Gran Parada Dominicana del Bronx, Vanderbilt YMCA Street ...”
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Carcass on Glueboard Shuts Down Don Cuco
“Don't look at me-- I just write the headlines.Southwest Side Restaurant Shut Down by City ...”
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NYC Weekend Bridge and Street Closures -- July 18-19
“Some of the big fin-filled, traffic-affecting events for the weekend in NYC are the Captive ...”
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CityPayments is the Subject of a Chicago Sun-Times Editorial
“CityPayments was covered pretty well in a Sun-Times editorial last week. In it, they encourage ...”
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CDPH: Cockroaches Crawl at Beer Bistro While Rats Defecate at Cy's Crab House
“There's so much motion in the big city.Shut Down by City Health Dept.Health Violations UnacceptableA ...”
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NYC Weekend Bridge & Street Closings > July 4 - 10, 2009
“ManhattanHudson River: 12th Avenue (9A) between 23rd and 59th Street;Viewing Access: 24th, 26th-30th, 33rd, 34th, ...”
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NYC Weekend Street & Bridge Closures > Friday, June 27, 2009 to Sunday, June 29, 2009
“Flush from yesterday's obit extravaganza, let's get back to some pure info-goodness. ManhattanEast 15th Street ...”
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An Appreciation of Michael Jackson
“Michael Jackson is dead in Los Angeles at age 50. He was an odd, tortured ...”
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All Hail Ron Koziol
“Ron Koziol, 1934-2009: Longtime Tribune reporter fiercely worked police beat -- chicagotribune.com. In 1975 he helped ...”
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Police Shooting on Trinity near Vasser in Detroit
“From Citizen Observer.On June 16, 2009 at approximately 12:35 am, Detroit Police Officers (Scout 8-9) ...”
NYC Taxi & Limo Commission Meeting this Thursday
“PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE NEW YORK CITY TAXI & LIMOUSINE COMMISSION is ...”
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Downtown Dunkin Donuts Has Some Issues
“Closed.June 15, 2009 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Tim Hadac, 312-747-9805 Dunkin’ Donuts in the Loop Shut By City Health ...”
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Road Closures for Weekend Events in DC
“------Original Message------ From: Street Closure To: All users Subject: Alert DC Transportation Incident Sent: Jun ...”
NYC Weekend Bridge and Street Closures - June 13-14
“Here's what to watch for, traffic-wise, in NYC this weekend: Broadway is closed to through traffic ...”
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Weekend Bridge and Street Closures - June 6-7
“According to NYC government: Broadway is closed to through traffic at Times Square (47th to 42nd Streets) ...”
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We are earthlings
“Today my President made a speech in Africa about people on this planet cooperating with ...”
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Restaurant Inspections *and* Results of Hearings Should be Published Online
“The New York Times has an excellent story today about food health inspection processes and ...”
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Current Construction Projects, City of Chicago, August 21, 2008
“Here's a super-detailed document posted today to the City of Chicago Web site: Current Construction Projects, ...”
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Probably Should Hold Off on Going to Sinbad's For Now
“Here's some news from the Chicago Department of Public Health. This news has rats in ...”
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Mecklenburg County FY2009 Budget Reductions
“Based on my day job, I receive dozens of email messages per day with super-specific ...”
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East Union Food is Shut Down by the Health Department
“At least there weren't any cockroaches.East Union Food, LLC located at 2220 E. Union St, ...”
Aroma Snuffed Again
“The Chicago Department of Public Health cited Aroma on Randolph last year for allowing smoking. ...”
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Newly Constructed Apartments for Rent in Harlem
“There was a new lottery posted by the NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development ...”
Einstein's Bagels Ain't Looking Too Smart Right About Now
“Timbrous beasties. Source: CDPH.North Side Bagel Shop Shut Down By City Health DepartmentMouse Feces Found ...”
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Possible Open-Air Cafes in Philadelphia
“It's February, and the Committee on Streets and Services of the Council of the City ...”
U2 Traffic Stop
“Apparently, the police found what they were looking for-- a traffic violator, circa 850 West ...”
Me on WBEZ
“I had a great time talking with Richard Steele yesterday morning on the 848 show ...”
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Pay, Shepard Fairey, Pay.
“So Shepard Fairey, the really great street artist who created the Obama Hope poster, has ...”
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Bleeding Heart Bakery is Shut Down for Clogged Sinks
“Bad news for the nascent hipster baked good industry, as recounted from a press release ...”
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List of Public Toilets in the City and County of San Francisco
“UPDATE:Take a look at this list over at EveryBlock San Francisco. Using the search feature in ...”
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List of Mailing Lists I've Left in the City of Los Angeles Because They Didn't Have Any Good Address Data
“The City of Los Angeles probably has the worst Web site of any major city ...”
City of Philadelphia City Council Agenda, February 5, 2009
“Here's some stuff that our friends in Philadelphia will be thinking about this week:City of ...”
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Possible New Street Signs in Philadelphia
“If BILL NO. 090026 passes in Philadelphia City Council, there's going to be a new ...”
Alternate Side Parking in NYC, Tomorrow
“In case you were wondering:Alternate Side Parking Rules Are IN EFFECT on Thursday, January 29Alternate ...”
Poop on Central Park West?
“I've heard from a tipster that there are some issues with defecation near 105th & ...”
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In Praise of Hallwatch
“Last week I received a one-line statement in my RSS reader: "The Hallwatch web site ...”
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Environmental Permits in Miami-Dade County, January 25, 2009
“Permit: Water - ERP Exemption PermitProject name: KLEIDERMACHER DOCKLocation id: 293938Location name: KLEIDERMACHER, PAULAddress: 1801 ...”
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Update on Possible St. Boniface Demolition
“Here's a detailed summary of a meeting held with the Alderman on the possible demolition ...”
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Titles of Bills introduced in Philadelphia City Council on January 22, 2009
“Here's what our friends in Philadelphia City Council were thinking about yesterday:City CouncilRoom 402 City ...”
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New Street Closings in Charlotte
“ Here's some info from our friends at CDOT:East Fifth Street between College St and Brevard ...”
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Taxi/ Bus Accident at 13th and I
“@jsb reports at circa 9:45PM:Taxi lost collision w bus at 13th and I (1200 – ...”
St. Boniface is Slated for Demolition, Friday, January 23, 2009
“The St. Boniface Info Web site reports that "neighbors have received letters from the Archdiocese ...”
Inauguration Street Closings
“From Alert DC:MPD and DDOT report that the bridge closings inbound to D.C. are being ...”
Bigger and Better Things
“There's a water main break in Washington, DC this morning, but apparently they're not going ...”
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Zoning Items from the January 22, 2009 Los Angeles Zoning Commission Meeting
“Here's some pretty good zoning appeals that the Los Angeles City Planning Commission are going ...”
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All-Way Stops in Boston
“Here's some stop sign news from our friends in Boston:Stop Signs at F and West ...”
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In Case You Were Wondering About the Suspicious Vehicle on Connecticut Avenue
“Here's the three alerts I received from AlertDC, the excellent text alert system maintained by ...”
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Water, Water, Everywhere
“From AlertSF:Water Main Brake (sic) at Santos & Brookdale, Street Closed and Lines 9 & ...”
If You Smell Something, Say Something
“From our friends in Washington, DC government:Gas Leak @ 62 T. St NW. T St. ...”
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Andies Open After Being Shut by Customer Calling in Sick to 311
“Shut & open.North Side Restaurant Re-Opened by City Health DepartmentAndies Open After Thursday ShutdownA restaurant ...”
CMPD update on death investigation on Brookshire Freeway
“Via email from the CMPD:Shortly before 7:30 p.m. on January 8, 2009 Eastway Division officers ...”
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Next-Door Knockouts from the Chicago Department of Public Health
“CDPH inspectors didn't have to go far yesterday to put in a full day's work.Two ...”
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City to Quiznos on North Clark Street: No Flushie, No License.
“Sometimes these headlines write themselves.North Side Sandwich Shop Closed By City Health DepartmentBroken Toilet, Continued ...”
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Open Records Policy– City of Philadelphia
“The City of Philadelphia has just adopted a new Open Records Policy. Here it is ...”
More information on murder investigation at 2800 block of Attaberry Drive in Charlotte
“Here's an email from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Eastway Division:Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Homicide Detectives are ...”
Taqueria El Maguey says, "My Kingdom for a Working Faucet"
“Here's some news from our friends in King County government:Taqueria El Maguey located at 6815 ...”
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“So far so good!”
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Gizzard Complaint Leads to Shut-Down
“Here's some news from our friends at CDPH:South Side Fast-Food Restaurant Closed By City Health ...”
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Ethics 404
“Does anyone else find it fitting that the page on the City of Chicago Web ...”
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Weiner's Circle loses its ability to operate as a hot dog stand
“Below is some news from our friends at the Chicago Department of Public Health. In ...”
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Sewage resolved in Seattle, KFC on Gilman reopens
“KFC #73 located at 555 NW Gilman Blvd, Issaquah was re-opened for business by a ...”
Funding Commitment to a Predevelopment Loan for the Cornerstone at Japantown Project Approved by the San Jose City Council
“Here's some news from the December 9, 2008 meeting of the San Jose City Council. ...”
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Newly constructed apartments all over the place in New York City
“Now that Shaun Donovan, New York City's housing commissioner, has been picked to head the ...”
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Conflict cohesion theory: Put those shoes *back* on your feet, sir.
“So, you'd have to go pretty far to find someone who dislikes our current President ...”
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City of Philadelphia City Council Calendar Thursday, December 11, 2008
“Here's what they were working on in Philly yesterday:BILLS ON FIRST READING080874INTRODUCED BY: Councilmember KrajewskiAn ...”
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Moar newly constructed housing in New York City
“NEWLY CONSTRUCTED AND REHABILITATED APARTMENTS FOR RENT IN THE EAST HARLEM SECTION OF MANHATTAN ALL SAINTS ...”
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More Information on November 20, 2008 Incident in Parking Lot of Ed's Tavern on 2200 Park Rd.
“Here's some text from an email I received from Providence Division of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police ...”
Go, Waguespack, Go. (Re: Parking Meter Deal Financial Analysis & Opposition)
“Just got this email from Alderman Scott Waguespack of the 32nd Ward. Brilliantly principled and ...”
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Philadelphia Bills in City Council
“Here's what our friends in Philadelphia City Council are working on lately:Room 402 City HallPhiladelphia, ...”
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John F. Burns Reporting on the Imposition of Martial Law in Poland, December 1981 - June 1982
“I think it's well-known that I am a fan of John F. Burns. The other ...”
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No Pho For You, Seattle
“Here's word of an enforcement action from our friends in public health in Seattle:Pho Hoa ...”
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War of '04 Filming in Boston
“Anyone in Boston seen this film being made? If so, where and when?Dear Resident: This letter ...”
CAPS Meeting for Beat 1411
“Here's some news from our friends at CAPS:The CAPS meetings for BEAT 1411 are always ...”
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173 Brand-New Housing Units Offered in New York City
“Here's some news from our friends at the NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development:137 ...”
Bills introduced in Philadelphia City Council on November 20, 2008
“Here's what our friends in Philadelphia City Council are thinking about lately:Room 402 City HallPhiladelphia, ...”
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All Hail Tom Gish
“When people die, it's the living who write the obituaries. What they say about you ...”
Great Interview with NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan
“Good detail on how NYC is reclaiming streets for humans.The 11-minute film, a long one ...”
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Roach Coach Busted in Seattle
“Some good info from our friends at King County Public Health:A vehicle with license plate ...”
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Affordable Rental in Boston: Church Kitchen, 206 Seaver Street
“Here's some news from our friends in Boston government:We wanted to make you aware of ...”
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22 Affordable Housing Rental Apartments in Bedford Stuyvesant
“Here's some news from our friends in NYC government:Four Streets HDFC c/o Northeast Brooklyn Housing ...”
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Bills introduced in Philadelphia City Council on November 6, 2008
“Here's some info from our friends in Philly government:Bill No. 080851:  “An Ordinance amending Section ...”
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Election Night Chicago CTA Bus Route Changes
“From our friends at the Chicago Transit Authority:Bus Routes   The bus reroutes listed below are ...”
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Water Main Break on Chambers in Manhattan
“From Notify NYC: UPDATE: Notification 2 issued 10/31/08, 5:00pm. Starting at 10:00pm this evening, there may be temporary ...”
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Three Moar Weeks of 7th Grade CCD Lesson Plans
“Wherein, in Week 4, I parse the Nicene Creed. Just posted here. ”
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Sobbing Southbound
“Sometimes, and more, recently, I cry on the train while reading the New York Times ...”
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Early Voting in Mecklenburg County, NC is Going Gangbusters
“Every morning I get an email from a Communications Director in Mecklenburg County government indicating ...”
Building permit issued at 102 Church
“In case you were wondering, someone's building a mud room and a small porch in ...”
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Bills introduced in Philadelphia City Council on October 16, 2008
“Here's some good stuff from our friends in Philadelphia:City Council Room 402 City Hall Philadelphia, PA 19107 The ...”
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Car Music > Another One Bites The Dust > I-88 Eastbound
“Another in the Car Music series. Eastbound on I-88 approaching the Eisenhower. Dark, headlight-lit 11 PM. I ...”
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Squirrel escapes from cheetah at Lincoln Park Zoo
“Christian took this video at the zoo yesterday while I was taking shots of the ...”
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Charlotte/ York County SC Crime Spree Detailed by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
“Here's some pretty interesting, immensely detailed info from our friends in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department:IMPORTANT ...”
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Bill Approving the Creation of the Greater Cheltenham Avenue Business Improvement District Reported from Philadelphia City Council
“Here ya go:City of PhiladelphiaCity Council Notice Of a Bill reported from a Committee of ...”
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7th Level CCD Lesson Plans
“Here's a document I'll be working on for the next few months -- a complete ...”
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New Affordable Housing in Boston: 533 Cambridge Street
“Here's a wonderfully-colored notice from our friends in City of Boston:We wanted to make you ...”
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CDPH Adds a New Insect to Our Lexicon: Drain Fly
“I, for one, had never heard of "drain fly" until I got an email from ...”
Armed Robbery at the Bus Stop: 5300 block of South Hyde Park Boulevard
“Direct from the police:Area 1 Detective Division, Alert #610-08-036, September 16, 2008 Community Alert 21st ...”
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Bad Day for Franchisees: Dunkin’ Donuts and 7-Eleven Closed by the Health Department
“Here's some output from our friends at CDPH:Dunkin’ Donuts, 7-Eleven Shut By City Health DepartmentHealth ...”
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Area Two Detective Division, Alert #620-08-034, September 12, 2008
“From the Chicago Police:Community Alert Attempted Kidnapping/Child Abduction 12400 Block of South State Street 005th ...”
Chicago City Clerk publishes search tool for legislation and other items going back decades
“Here's some news from our friends at the Chicago City Clerk's Office. Here's the complete ...”
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Car Music > Disco Inferno > Westbound on Diversey w/ police and Rock n Bowl
“It's been a while since I posted some Car Music, my series of videos taken ...”
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Human Waste Closes Corner Bakery in the Building that was Formerly the Largest One in the World
“Something apparently smelled funny to a number of callers to the city's 311 system. Here's ...”
“Missing Link”of Burke-Gilman Trail to be completed
“Here's some news from our friends in Seattle government:SEATTLE – Mayor Greg Nickels today proposed ...”
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White Collar Crimes Have Addresses, Too
“I've got a story over on the Examiner about a lawsuit seeking to recover $2.6 ...”
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Newly Constructed Apartments in Willowbrook/ Staten Island and The Bronx/ Westchester Square
“Here are two announcements from the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development:Park Lane at ...”
Newly Constructed Two-Family Homes at Markham Gardens in Staten Island
“Here are some more homes in Markham Gardens offered by NYC government:Markham Gardens HDFC is ...”
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Complete List of the Nine NYC David Byrne Bike Racks
“Here's a the locations of all of the David Byrne bike racks, along with links ...”
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StoreWorks Homes & Storefronts Available in Brooklyn & The Bronx
“Here's news of a cool program:Neighborhood Housing Services Community Development Corporation is pleased to announce ...”
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2008 Election Day Advent Calendar: Go Get
“Friend and colleague Paul Smith is one of the people behind the 2008 Election Day ...”
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Fruit Flies Land at Fulton’s on the River, Health Department Closes It
“Well there ya go. Here's text from CDPH.Loop Restaurant Shut By City Health DepartmentFruit Fly ...”
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11 Newly Constructed 3-Family Affordable Homes for Sale in Bedford Stuyvesant Section of Brooklyn
“I'm guessing that this home lottery offered by NYC city government is going to be ...”
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EveryBlock Launches Boston, Seattle, and Washington DC
“Here they are: Boston, Seattle, and Washington DC. Some current favorites: Boston -- failed restaurant inspections, ...”
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CyberStar / The Man With the Golden Mashup: Adrian Holvaty
“Here's a great profile on the cover of the Chicago Tribune Magazine today of my ...”
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Flies Bring Down Gum Fung, Flat-Top Grill Still Tabled
“Busy, busy bees.Southwest Side Restaurant Shut Down By City Health Department Multiple Health Code Violations A ...”
New Street Cleaning Regulations in CB6 -- Watch Yerself
“There's little in city life that drives people more crazy than getting parking tickets due ...”
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Markham Drive Apartments: Newly Constructed Apartments for Rent in the West Brighton Section of Staten Island
“Here's another new development in New York:Markham Drive Apartments is pleased to announce that applications ...”
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Bernie Mac, Chicago Cubs, Winning, and Losing
“I am not here to speak ill of the dead. Not here to say anything ...”
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Race Playce: Charlotte's First Accessible Park
“Here's some pretty good news for accessibility in Charlotte from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Park and Recreation ...”
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Chicago Health Department Stands Between Us and Bakery Issues
“Not to be dramatic, but this is how the plague started. Here's the complete text ...”
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Ranalli's Not Cool Enough, Closed by Health Department
“Ranalli's has no immediate need for their discarded minced garlic, since they were closed today ...”
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Newly Constructed Apartments for Rent in the Longwood Section of the Bronx
“Here's some news from our friends at the Department of Housing Preservation & Development:Cedars is ...”
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Ducklings Gone
“Here's a release about the ducklings at Marshall Park, 300 S McDowell St., from our ...”
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Aroma snuffed: City shuts down West Loop restaurant for roaches, ashtrays
“Headline writers in newsrooms all over Chicago are rubbing the palms of their hands together ...”
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PDF Indictment: United States of America v. Michael J. Ciancio
“Here's the indictment issued by the FBI yesterday for Chicago Police Officer Michael J. Ciancio for ...”
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Marshall Park Cement Pond Cleaning
“Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation has not been able to clean the cement pond at ...”
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What is an API?
“A friend of mine asked me if I knew of a good definition of the ...”
71 Affordable Housing Rental Apartments Available in Morrisania
“Here's some news from our friends at the NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development:1085 ...”
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Moar Restaurant Closings in Chicago
“Still going...Three Restaurants Shut By City Health DepartmentHealth Code Violations Will Not Be Tolerated Three restaurants ...”
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Mouse Caller Leads to Shut Down of Soul Queen
“Fresh from their takedown of a north side touchstone, the Chicago Department of Public Health ...”
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Whole Foods Fails in Second Chance at Health Inspection
“This can't be good for business. Whole Foods may want to think twice about inviting ...”
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DXO, Chicago News Examiner
“So today I started as the "Chicago News Examiner" for the Examiner.com Web site. I ...”
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Whole Foods Wholly Infested
“Moar from our friends at the Chicago Department of Public Health:Whole Foods Shut by City ...”
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Michael Bierut Appreciates Mad Men
“And I do, too. I sat crying my eyes out during this scene: Design Observer. This device ...”
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Patrick Swayze Will Be Back in Chicago This August
“Some Chicago filming news from the NYT: Patrick Swayze’s New TV Series Will Proceed Despite ...”
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Gnawed Grain Closes Kiss Dragon
“Routine, unannounced inspections can ruin some people's day.Chinatown Grocery StoreShut By City Health DepartmentHealth Code ...”
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Liquor, Sandwich Valves Cut Off
“Here's a dispatch from the Chicago Department of Public Health:South Side Sandwich ShopShut By City ...”
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Consumption
“Here's a couple dozen grown women go absolutely bat-shit insane when they discover Oprah Winfrey ...”
10
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Jitlada and Rosati Clipped
“Here's numbers 67 and 68 from our friendly neighborhood health department:Two Restaurants Shut By City ...”
Apr
30
Pentagon - Military Analysts - TV Network Collusion Story is Still Nowhere
“Two Sundays ago I read pretty much the best, most researched, most stunningly dead-to-rights piece ...”
29
311 Call Leads to Closing of the Lawrence Grill
“Similar to the Quizno's closing of last month, debacle, here's another 311 call about sewage ...”
Mexico's Virtual Kidnappings
“Now that's a telephone threat. Exploiting Real Fears With ‘Virtual Kidnappings’ - New York Times. The twist ...”
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Purple Line Train Derailed North of Howard
“Users on CTA Alerts are reporting that a Purple Line train derailed north of Howard ...”
19
15
Me + The Pope
“I, for one, welcome Pope Benedict XVI. When I first heard he was planning a trip ...”
11
Um, Yer Kid's Birthday Party Planned for Tomorrow is Cancelled
“Here's another press release from the friendly hammer-slammers at the Chicago Department of Public Health. ...”
07
Cockroaches Shut Down Lai Lai
“Here's a press release from the Chicago Department of Public Health.Lai Lai Oriental Express Shut ...”
Mar
24
Go Get Pillbox
“My nephew, Corey O'Neil, released a pretty nifty application today called Pillbox that allows you ...”
19
Small Fire on Red Line Near Clybourn and Division Stops
“According to posters to the CTA Alerts wireless notification utility, there was a small fire ...”
12
Report of Shoveled Sewage Shuts Down Quiznos
“Here's a pretty disturbing press release from the Chicago Department of Public Health. Key sentence: ...”
10
09
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More Connections
“In know that people's eyes glaze over when they see the term "Web 2.0" bandied ...”
05
Embarrassed @ Sports in Five
“I'm pretty happy with this week's Sports in Five, mainly for the Cleveland-bashing. ”
04
03
Listening + Learning in Oakland
“Good post by Mike Migurski as a follow-up to the relaunch of Oakland Crime Spotting. ...”
02
One-Minute Take of Winfield Mounds on AOL Video
“I took this video a while ago and put it on Revver. Interesting to see ...”
01
Feb
29
Myron Cope is Dead, Long Live Myron Cope
“Myron Cope, the man who invented the Terrible Towel, who coined the term "Immaculate Reception", ...”
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BART QuickPlanner
“If you're looking to take a ride on the BART, hook yourself up right here: ...”
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Math Crusade is Dumb
“These parents crusading against their children's math curriculum make my ears bleed, even when reading ...”
11
The Return of Oakland Crimespotting
“Stamen Design's visually rich and data-intense Oakland Crimespotting is up and running again. This is ...”
07
God Bless Richard M. Daley, Mayor
“ And furthermore, God bless us all. ”
01
Jan
31
Happy Birthday CXO
“My precious little baby boy. ”
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Bulls & The Wire
“Over at Sports in Five this morning I wrote of why these Bulls bug me ...”
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Sports in Five for the Bulls, Despite the Awfulness
“So my brother Patrick and I have been writing the Sports in Five column for ...”
2007
Dec
30
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Blair's Playing for the Home Team Now
“Blair, a Regular at Mass, Is Now Catholic. Welcome. (Bonus: story written by John F. Burns, ...”
26
14
Regulations for Work in the Public Way
“In a previous life, I became intimately familiar with this set of documents. I enjoyed ...”
11
New EmotionalGeography.com
“A while back I published a post about Emotional Geography. I never really did anything ...”
10
08
07
Gapers Block Sports in Five > Bulls
“My brother Patrick and I write Bulls section of the Sports in Five column for ...”
05
Good for him.
“Ahmadinejad has got every reason to gloat, and he actually shows some restraint here.(CBS/AP) A ...”
02
01
Nov
Oct
30
12
11
After the Alert: CTA worker struck at Adams
“Yesterday we got a number of alerts about a disruption in the Loop. The reason ...”
10
John O'Brien gets Lambert Tree Award
“My friend John O'Brien got the Lambert Tree Award yesterday. It is the highest award ...”
09
Mr. Roboto, Runescape Style
“My 8-year old son loves this video. I am very proud of him. ”
08
03
02
01
Run, Tony Run
“Can't think of a better possible development in the 2008 presidential race: "Guiliani inspires threat ...”
Sep
27
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Wesley Willis art prices seem to be rising
“For the first time in months, I was recently able to go through my Wesley ...”
24
Active posts over at Open Source Homeland
“So I have been actively posting to my website, Open Source Homeland, over the last ...”
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HQ
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Obsessed with Dexter
“Over the last week or so I've watched the entire first season of Dexter. I've ...”
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Roll Dice
“Necessary for CXO's math homework. What dice type? How many dice to roll? 3 Sided 4 Sided 5 Sided 6 Sided 8 ...”
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Bric A Brac
“I awoke this morning upset that the sky was clear and blue-- it was that ...”
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Aug
Jul
31
Regular users contribute mightily to CTA Alerts
“I first conceived CTA Alerts, the wireless notification utility for service interruptions on the Chicago ...”
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Steve Albini Answers All Comers
“Holy crap one my heroes is answering all comers in a poker forum. Steve Albini apparently ...”
22
How I Use Pownce
“There's been a lot of buzz about Pownce, the new "way to send stuff to ...”
21
Scared of August
“Next month is when everyone in Washington D.C. takes vacation. After August comes the low-sun ...”
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Marvin Gaye sings American National Anthem
“ Still sorely missed. ”
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Signup for My Web 2.0 Intranet Webinar
“Ragan Communications has opened registration for my webinar on August 8: 10 Web 2.0 ideas ...”
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Anonymous & Scared
“My NYT Anonymity Project is going well-- so far I've close to 150 unique reasons ...”
21
Two Great Tastes That Taste Great Together: Suge Knight and the Washington Post
“Here's a pairing I really had never considered: WaPo and Suge. A transcript of a ...”
20
Random House Insight Web Service
“Here's an excellent example of the book industry staying relevant in a Web 2.0 world-- ...”
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Sopranos & Car Music
“So anyway I obviously love The Sopranos and was blown away last week by the ...”
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Towed Buicks in Chicago
“The Chicago Tribune has a new service that queries the Chicago Police towing database and ...”
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May
31
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Subscribe To MyNursingHomeLawyer.com
“So one of my clients is an attorney looking to drive more Nursing Home Abuse ...”
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More Car Music
“Here's some art I like to make: one-minute videos of music on the radio while ...”
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7th Grade CCD Project: A Catholic Framework for Economic Life
“This Spring I was the substitute teacher for a 7th grade CCD class. 7th grade ...”
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Joe Nocera of the New York Times: Kicking Ass and Taking Names, as Usual
“Joe Nocera of the New York Times is one of the best journalists writing today. ...”
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NYT Anonymity Project Update
“So I have been using Yahoo! Pipes, Google Reader, and Twitter to find and collect ...”
After the Alert: Bus Shooting on 103rd
“My brother and I are planning a relaunch of his site, CTA Tattler. One of ...”
10
07
Apr
30
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Jesus, Tony Hawk, and World Demographics
“So my son Christian was thinking out loud the other day.CXO: Are there more men ...”
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Love This
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CTA Needs to get All GPS-y
“No reason why they can't publish real-time info on everything. ”
23
Yeltsin Dead
“AP coverage. Here's a poem I wrote 13 years ago.Yeltsin appears in the apartment of the ...”
19
Me in the Red Eye: Blogging Expert Pullquote Containing the Word "Fetish"
“So I'm in the Red Eye this morning: "Blogging over?: Experts say craze fading, some ...”
13
12
07
Relaunch KevinFinnerty.com
“In anticipation of the final season of the Sopranos, I made some changes to my ...”
05
NYT Anonymity + Twitter
“So I have been using Twitter to stream my NYT "because clauses". It's manual, but ...”
01
NYT Anonymity Feed
“Last year I started the NYT Anonymity Project, where I used Yahoo My Web 2.0 ...”
Mar
31
Testing Amazon Context Links Beta
“So I was recently talking about my book, Economics by Daniel X. O'Neil. It, in ...”
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Launch: Open Source Homeland
“Ever since I started CTA Alerts with my brother Kevin I've been toying with the ...”
11
06
Fun With Quality Assurance!
“Someone found and linked to a bunch of test entries for Amazon.com. ”
04
Another Reason Why Web 2.0 Technologies Have Utility Beyond Social Nothingness
“Police Turn To YouTube to Nab Suspects"You don't have to be a technology wizard to ...”
Feb
28
26
Testing Google News Search Bar
“I am trying out the Google News Search Bar above. The idea is that you ...”
24
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Aging Conventioneers
“Despite falling to #3 convention city last year, Chicago is still the host to lots ...”
Yahoo! Pipes and My Combined Feed
“I finally got around to using Yahoo! Pipes yesterday, where I created my combined feed ...”
20
What I Try To Do On Gapers Block
“So it's been about a month since I started writing for Gapers Block. I've really ...”
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One of My Dirty Little Secrets
“Everyone has their dirty little secrets-- they like reality TV, they eat ice cream from ...”
Light Lunchtime Reading
“In case you're wondering exactly what laws that a Water Department sewer boss is charged ...”
12
05
Open Source Homeland Effort to Find Microsoft Engineer
“Friends turn to satellite, spy plane in search for missing Microsoft engineer. ”
03
De Pittsburgh
“You are 100% Pittsburgh.   Great job! There's nooooo doubt about it.  You're from Da Burgh.  ...”
Jan
31
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Single Scariest Iraq Story I've Read in a Long Time
“In an article by the reliable Marc Santora euphemistically entitled, "Missteps by Iraqi Forces in ...”
21
My First Gapers Block Post
“So tonight I made my first post to Gapers Block, where I'm now writing as ...”
16
Google Video Stats
“ I just recently noticed that Google Video offers (limited) statistics on how often people ...”
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09
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The Real War on Terror
“Very quietly, the Bush Administration seems to be carrying out a pretty decent war on ...”
No Surge, No.
“If there's anything we learned from the execution of Saddam Hussein, it's that we are ...”
02
2007 is the Year of Open Source Emergency Response
“After seeing that we are the biggest city at the bottom, and I live here, ...”
01
2006
Dec
Nov
30
Sat Next to a Bare Naked Lady on the Red Eye Last Night
“In minor celebrity news, I flew home from a business trip in Los Angeles last ...”
29
Carving a Turkey is Really All About Dismantling a Turkey
“So on Thanksgiving I had to carve the turkey. Even though I am a grown ...”
28
Remembering the Sarajevan Cellist
“So the other day someone wrote to me through my John F. Burns website and ...”
21
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Links
“ Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King ...”
15
Amazon aStore Feature Update November 2006
“Amazon aStore pushed some updates today. Build and maintain multiple aStores under one Associate ID Feature up ...”
10
09
What an Ass
“CHICAGO SUN-TIMES :: Nation :: Rumsfeld defiant to the end Standing next to President ...”
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Oct
19
"American Radio Waves" by Andy Kane
“Here's a new book by Andy Kane called, "American Radio Waves". It will be serialized ...”
13
Vote for Me at The Nine
“So today my Wide Right Turn site is featured on Yahoo's The Nine. If you ...”
Amazon aStore Update
“Amazon released an update to their aStore which allows for lots more customization of categories ...”
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09
08
Derivative Works for Online Video: GreedTube Comes Close
“So I've been loooking for YouTube to reasonably compensate people who submit content to their ...”
07
06
Google Reader Beats Bloglines: The King is Finally Dethroned
“So I was going to write a post about how Google Reader, after three years, ...”
02
01
Yahoo to Open Source Their Email
“Holy crap.Yahoo allows outsiders to innovate on Yahoo e-mail - Sep. 30, 2006 Officials ...”
Sep
30
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Weirdest ABCNews.com Breaking News Email Ever.
“Breaking News from ABCNEWS.com:Congressman Mark Foley, Republican from Florida, resigned today just hours after ABC ...”
Open Source Emergency Response Gone Wrong:
“Here's a post from Random Acts Of Reality, a blog based in London, England, written ...”
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DevCorp North Is Making a Difference in Rogers Park
“Here is an excellent article in today's Sun-Times about postive change in Rogers Park that ...”
Amazon aStore Enhancements Soon
“So Amazon aStore (here's mine) is going to be improved soon. Here's a snip from ...”
26
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BEA World 2006 Review
“So last week I went to the BEA World 2006 Conference in San Francisco. Here ...”
24
Take That, You Little Bitch
“Former President Bill Clinton puts Smarmy FOX Shithead Chris Wallace in his place. "I worked ...”
19
CTA Alerts Coverage in Today's Red Eye
“I am in San Francisco for the BEA Conference right now (more on that later), ...”
13
11
10
Big Black Reunion: Cables
“Sixty seconds of Cables, the first song  Big Black played at their short-lived reunion at ...”
04
Starbucks, Logan Square, and the State of American Unions
“So it seems that the local Starbucks-- the one just across the alley from my ...”
Aug
27
Neighbor Dead.
“I am not a super-enthusiastic & involved neighbor. Never have been, really. I'm not the ...”
26
24
Auction Action
“I am always fascinated by auctions, no matter what is being autctioned off. It's a ...”
23
Vizual Edge on Walgreens Health Corner Show
“My client, Vizual Edge, is featured on the Walgreens Health Corner TV series this Sunday.Lasik ...”
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George Bush, Helen Thomas, and Cabrini Green Demolition
“Next in the "Car Music" series-- 60 seconds of confluence between where I am in ...”
14
BEA Aqualogic User Interaction Server (ALUI) Investigations
“Here are some links about ALUI so as to get a basis of how the ...”
11
Let's Retire "Piece"
“I am relatively done with hearing people (usually people who are demonstrating, talking about, and ...”
06
Bill Knott Kicks Ass
“The first time I seriously studied poetry was in college at UIC, circa 1988. My ...”
04
Great Derivative Work: "Driving" by Christian Marc Schmidt
“I was away on vacation for a while, so I wasn't able to post about ...”
My President Sings "Sunday, Bloody Sunday"
“Perfect. Wipe your tears away, and let's roll. ”
Jul
14
Naked Economist
“A few years ago, when I was stressing over my inability to publish my third ...”
10
Mr. Yuk is Mean, Mr. Yuk is Green
“This haunted me as a child. The menacing music and voiceover were enough to skeeve ...”
09
Pinpointing Chicago's Italian-American Community
“Just got this on CTA Alerts:Jul 09 5:51PM      Fr: CTA_HQ  Due to the World ...”
08
07
05
02
Meta-Anonymity: Articles from the NYT re: Anonymity Policy
“Here's a general post to hold all articles in the NYT about their anonymity policy. THE ...”
Jun
26
25
Democracy In Action
“Seriously, someone oughtta check into the reports of this rogue helicopter pilot. ”
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Chicago Clout List
“I know that this PDF is available over here at the Tribune (thanks, Second City ...”
21
Because Clauses To Date
“Here's what I've got to date on the NYT Anonymity Project. I am working my way ...”
20
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This is a great new website about Business Ethics
“This is a test of the Feedburner Buzzboost feature for the website of a friend ...”
Vizual Edge: Weight Training for the Eyes
“Here's a story on ESPN.com about my long-time client, Vizual Edge. The story quotes Dr. Barry ...”
18
Two Minute Rock Song
“One of my all-time favorites. ”
17
Vote for TRUT over at Urban Dictionary
“So a while ago I coined the word trut in an an article that I ...”
15
My Subscriptions > Second City Cop
“In my second installment of My Subscriptions, what rose to the top of my Bloglines ...”
13
11
09
08
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Katherine Harris is A Complete Loon
“And the NYT goes to some lengths to document that today:Senate Contender in Florida Presses ...”
06
May
31
Internet as Art
“A new report from the good people at Pew puts some numbers around the general ...”
29
Dan Rather on His Colleagues Who are Dead and Injured
“Dan Rather, a completely unappreciated newsman, recounts his work with two people who died and ...”
22
Create a website for your small business
“I will be teaching a class called "Create a website for your small business" at ...”
21
Baghdad ER Dialogue
“Excellent show. Dialogue snippet: Doctor: He shot you right there?Wounded soldier: Yeah, and there was a kid ...”
19
Little People and Their Tools
“It's been a great week for Science in the NYT. My favorite science writer, John ...”
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10
The Twenty Percent of Us Who Need to Make Amends
“It's easy for people (like me) who have always disliked our current President to be ...”
08
Sublime 639-Year Performance and the Illusion of Maestroism
“I love this recent story in the NYT: "John Cage's Long Music Composition in Germany ...”
07
The Genius of Airplane!
“Was watching Airplane! this afternoon while working on some stuff. Pure genius.Rumack: Mr. Striker, the passengers ...”
06
05
City of Chicago Inspector General Website
“The Inspector General of the City of Chicago launched a new website today. It sports ...”
01
Congressman Luis Gutierrez Can't Get Service in a Sprint Store, Either
“So, against my better judgement, yesterday I took my kids with me to the Sprint ...”
Apr
26
The Market is a Force for Human Good
“All hail Jane Jacobs, who believed in market forces. Jane Jacobs, 89: Urban crusader. Her first book, ...”
20
On the Same Day, Live Birth Version
“Longtime readers will remember my fascination with unrelated people who happen to die on the ...”
09
Mar
30
Answer The Call: City of Chicago Firefighter/ EMT Exam
“The Chicago Fire Department is open for applications to its entrance exam for the first ...”
22
Yahoo! Buzz Index for Insights
“I like sideways ways to get information. I subscribe to the straight-news methods-- Google Alerts, ...”
21
20
The Importance of Documentation > Elementary School Websites
“Last summer I created a pretty big weblog network for a Catholic elementary school here ...”
17
The Danger of the Fetish of Nostalgia
“Here's a look from the NYT at what can happen when a memorial to the ...”
15
More Boots at CTA Alerts
“Last week I booted monay2007 for the fateful "what's up people" callout. She's in good ...”
14
Distributed Boing Boing
“So the wildly popular Boing Boing website is being blocked by SmartFilter. This guy Mark ...”
09
08
Feb
28
CXO Wa Wa
“Trying out the Google Video embed: ”
27
Dedications
“Today I was at the Harold Washington Library Center for a meeting and it reminded ...”
25
23
Askariya Shrine in Ruins
“This is very bad. Like civil war/ no turning back/ Archduke Ferdinand bad. Here's Robert ...”
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Sample Feedburner BuzzBoost CSS
“Feedburner is an excellent (Chicago-based) service that is providing a huge bump for how RSS ...”
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Probably Would Have Been Better if the Vice-President Hadn't Shot Someone
“Do we need any more metaphors for this scattershot, disastrous administration? ”
10
So Good
“ Mary J. Blige & U2 Performing "One" @ 2006 GRAMMY Awards ”
Jan
30
The Only Reason This News Article Exists is to Make People Feel Old
“'Baby Jessica,' Now 19, Reportedly Marries. Success? ”
15
What I've Learned from CTA Alerts
“Back in August I launched the CTA Alerts with my brother Kevin over at www.ctatattler.com. ...”
07
Read/ Write Web for Technology/ Media Analysis
“As I said upon the launch of Derivative Works, I am interested in web technology ...”
04
12 / 13
“13 families happy now.12 by sunup.12 Miners Are Found Alive, Family Members Say - New ...”
02
01
2005
Dec
30
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CTA Alerts & The Redeye
“So Kyra Kyles of the Chicago Tribune recounts the Year that Was for the CTA ...”
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About This Site
“Derivative Works is a weblog about content on the internet. Content? What do you mean? Published things. ...”
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Derivative Works Art Manifesto
“Users of the world are presented with fresh, owned content every day. We have the technology, ...”
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826 Workshop: Finding You In Stuff: Identity in Found Poetry & Collage
“ I just found out that my workshop proposal has been accepted by 826CHI and scheduled ...”
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09
Yahoo! Buys del.icio.us
“So Yahoo! bought del.icio.us, the second-best social bookmarking service after Yahoo! My Web 2.0. All ...”
08
Google Transit: Me Want for Chicago
“Google just launched Transit, which is a public transportation trip planner. Currently only works for ...”
07
The Importance of Clean Underwear
“The surreal Saddam Hussein trial is prime real estate for the careful & wry reporting ...”
04
Car Music & Google Video
“So I have been uploading stuff to Google Video for a while now and here's ...”
03
02
Nov
29
The Question
“So, maybe I'm a cyncial and ugly person or maybe I just cut directly to ...”
25
Stove Top Stuffing Inventor is Dead
“Ruth M. Siems, Inventor of Stove Top Stuffing, died earlier this month. We are a weird ...”
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IN PRAISE OF HIS HONOR’S CLERKS
“They sit and lean for papers like disciples reaching toward a biscuit for strength. 11/01/2005, Daley Center Room ...”
08
Toward a Rethinking of Tornado Warnings
“The deadly tornado in Indiana and Kentucky is another opportunity for us to consider new, ...”
07
GMail as Online File Storage
“I was lucky enough to get a GMail account about 3 days after their beta ...”
Oct
23
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Paul Harvey News & Comment
“I listen to AM radio. And if I am travelling to work at the proper ...”
20
Idea: Brand Pantheon
“Brand Pantheon is a concept I have for a web-based application that allows users to ...”
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Searching for John F. Burns
“Here's another in the "How I Use" series: Google Alerts. Over the last few months ...”
16
Annotating Judith Miller
“The first definitive story from the New York Times on the Judith Miller/ Valerie Plame/ ...”
14
Break; Give Me
“So I'm not a real vociferous political blogger. There are plenty & I am not ...”
13
Blogger as Intranet
“I use Blogger for a number of personal projects and some commercial work, but the ...”
12
11
The Individual Beats Nature in Solitary Battle, Then Saved by People Who Care and Are Working Hard
“In just about any disaster, this is one of the stories that inevitably comes out ...”
10
Journalists Are Our Poets
“So lately I've been trying to focus on propagating and really explaining just a few ...”
09
Here's to Hoping
“I am praying for the 20,000+ dead in the earthquake affecting Pakistan et al. And ...”
05
Lists
“Two stories in today's NYT struck me: Weeks Later, Most Storm Victims Lie UnnamedOur neurotic national ...”
Sep
30
25
Evolution is a Fact
“So today I taught a first grade CCD class. I read the Genesis creation story ...”
20
Chicago From Not That Afar
“Here's an awesome picture of Chicago taken from  Fermilab, which is 35 miles west of ...”
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12
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Dan Barry is Our Domestic John F. Burns
“My fondness for the writing of John F. Burns is not a secret. But he ...”
10
09
"We're the people they need to be coordinating with."
“Here's a look at some people who believe in Open Source Emergency Response: Holdouts on ...”
08
Here's a Long Poem I Read This Morning
“I am a poet. At least I used to be. I've got the books and ...”
07
06
Hurricane Katrina Open Source Emergency Response Examples
“The horrible experience with Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast is rife with lessons in ...”
05
04
Why The New York Times is the Best
“The New York Times coverage of Hurricane Katrina shows why they are still head & ...”
Aug
27
25
To Panera Bread, With Love
“Most of us vagabond laptop workers are highly aware of the fact that Panera Bread ...”
15
Open Source Emergency Response
“So today John Hilkevitch did a story about the CTA Alerts utility that I set ...”
10
Meetings and Power
“As the former president of a Catholic elementary school board, and a member of this-and-that ...”
09
Best Gossip Website Ever
“I recently found OH NO THEY DIDN'T!, a LiveJournal community site that has the flat-out ...”
04
Jul
24
John F. Burns and Iraqi KPIs
“Today John F. Burns of the New York Times writes another of his calmly horrifying ...”
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08
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Buzzsaw
“Funny how the sweep of decades can pulse through a ruined life, and be punctuated ...”
06
Thank You, Judith Miller
“Judith Miller went to jail today. "If journalists cannot be trusted to guarantee confidentiality, then journalists ...”
Jun
28
Wide Right Turn Got FlickrBlogged.
“Some people think that the central glory of Flickr is the Superstar Image. I like ...”
27
Tigger and Piglet Are Dead
“Usually obituary-related items end up over here at /obits/, (can't say GoogObits anymore), but this ...”
25
NYT Archive > Hellen Keller
“Here's a great obituary for Helen Keller, with excerpt:Despite the celebrity that accrued to her ...”
God Bless Tom Cruise
“Now I don't often write about current affairs here, preferring to stick with original ideas ...”
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4 Years With Nanette Fabray
“No matter how good an obituary is, you can't tell the entire story of someone's ...”
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juggernautco del.icio.us
“Here's my del.icio.us page. ”
06
Salon Blogs GoogObits
“Recently I've going down my own personal Blog Memory Lane. I was thinking back to ...”
05
04
NYT Archive: Bobby Kennedy
“One of the skills of the obituary writer is the ability to write something that ...”
03
Bosnian Execution Video Shakes Families - Yahoo! News
“Link: Bosnian Execution Video Shakes Families - Yahoo! News. SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - Shaken and in tears, ...”
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May
31
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Donald H. Ryan, 80, Entrepreneur in Repair, Is Dead - New York Times
“Wolfgang saxon is one of the best at writing obits for unsung leaders. Donald H. ...”
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Decaying on Laurels
“The NYT always has an array of archival obituaries available on its website, and it ...”
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The Difference Makers
“One of the fundamental things I'm interested in with my /obits/ obsessions is what type ...”
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Math
“Here's an "On The Same Day" that must be hitting the math world hard: George B. ...”
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Keys to Successful Training: Prepare, But Not Too Much
“Anytime you do stand-up training there are likely going to be a set of materials ...”
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The First Words of the New Pope
“Following is a transcript of Pope Benedict XVI's address yesterday at the Vatican, as recorded and ...”
Google Nastygram
“So last month I got a nastygram from a Google auto-spamming attorney that let me ...”
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Backpackit Golden Ticket
“So anyway today I got a Golden Ticket to preview Backpackit. Basically, it provides just ...”
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Seen From Afar on the Blue Line
“Circa 5:40 PM, Wednesday, April 13, 2005 He moved through the train like a mouse doused ...”
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Papal Choice SMS Notification Signup
“It's been widely reported that the Vatican used SMS to notify journalists of the Pope's ...”
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Music Propaganda
“We're all pretty familiar with the burgeoning scandal regarding fake news that springs from the ...”
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J. J. Jameson Arrested
“A fixture in the Chicago Poetry scene for over a decade, a guy I spent ...”
"I could do that in my sleep"
“Lots of people brag about being so adept at doing something that they could do ...”
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DevCorp North offers computer classes in Rogers Park
“DevCorp North, a great neighborhood organization in the Rogers Park neighborhood here in Chicago, has ...”
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Adolescent Dork's Evil Plot/ Wet Dreams
“So today I was driving home down California Avenue in Chicago. Suddenly I see a ...”
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BTK: No Show, No Call
“In today's NYT, we've got a deeper story about Witchita's BTK Killer, who was finally ...”
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John Noble Wilford
“I have a degree in Anthropology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Now that's ...”
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Judging
“It's not easy being a judge. Judges are held out, held up, and looked to ...”
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Shotgun Golf
“There's nothing better that you can do for someone the day after they died than ...”
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My Pope's Evolution
“Great piece in the NYT Magazine called "Unintelligent Design" poking logic holes into pseudo-science creationist ...”
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Survivors
“The concept of who survives you is pretty intense. Untold cash is spent on insemination ...”
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Crash-Test Dummies
“Very funny, well-writtenly wry passages in an obit written yeaterday by Margalit Fox: Samuel Alderson, ...”
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Trut & Bullshit
“Even though he mrote it many years ago, an essay that is getting a lot ...”
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See Her Afterwards, Mr. President?
“We've got a new category here at GoogOgraphy: Bush Applause. I'll will faithfully comb White House ...”
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Valiant Effort
“Peru: Mayor attempts suicide to escape sentencingAssociated Press, THE JERUSALEM POST     Feb. 16, 2005 Faced ...”
Children Valentines
“So yesterday was Valentine's Day. I have two children, boys aged 4 and 6. They both ...”
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Killer on the Loose
“In the summer of 1999, a manipulated white supremacist wacko by the name of Benjamin ...”
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Mappr
“Mappr is a very cool mapping application that uses the Flickr API to present Flickr ...”
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The Fact of Evolution
“Here's an item that touches on two of my passions: good obituaries and the propagation ...”
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Jan
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My Father
“My father passed away last Thursday.I am attending his services now, and I will give ...”
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[JJ Letters] Obituary: John J. O'Neil / Addictions counselor and PR man
“Monday, January 31, 2005By Steve Twedt, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette John J. "Jack" O'Neil, a retired addictions counselor ...”
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Carlos Cortez, Legend
“Carlos Cortez was the real deal. One of those men who made everything around him ...”
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One Thinks of What One Hoped to Be, and Then Faces Reality
“Two things here: 1/ I loved marijuana. Near-religion status. I am addicted to marijuana. One day ...”
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[JJ Letters] Alcohol's bondage
“March 15, 2002 At last! The March 8 letter from Dr. Lawson Bernstein (“No Laughing ...”
[JJ Letters] The Senate turncoat
“June 7, 2001 The three-ring circus masquerading as the U.S. Senate now has everything. It has ...”
[JJ Letters] Bush's social services proposal will be money well spent
“Tuesday, February 13, 2001 I can still hear the cries of horror and anguish from the ...”
[JJ Letters] Turkey Disasters Part II, or, Fowl Deeds and Misdemeanors
“November 23, 1998 When my wife learned a neighborhood girlfriend didn't relish spending all day ...”
[JJ Letters] Called 'em as he saw 'em
“July 27, 1998 Helen Weals' July 14 letter "St. Paul Is No Marriage Expert'' reminds ...”
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Reading, Amusement Parks, and AAA Baseball are Fundamental
“CXO is participating in two reading clubs: Ozzie's Reading Club at school for AAA baseball ...”
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MILF Violence
“Imagine my surprise when I saw that there were 21 killed in an Army-MILF clash. ...”
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Service Oriented Architecture
“The focus of a small portion of my day job is turning toward Service Oriented ...”
Tough Month For Old-Timer NYT Types
“Seems to be a rash of New York Times old-timers passing away in the new ...”
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Derivative Works Manifesto
“I am trying out a draft idea for a new way to look at copyright ...”
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Technology
“It's easy to think that we're living in an age of unprecedented progress and wonder ...”
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Dec
30
Online Picnics
“I got a letter from the Cook County Forest Preserve District today. Seems that they ...”
Jerry Orbach
“Lower right picture/ headline with full obit iin section one. Jerry Orbach was the real ...”
An Appreciation of Susan Sontag
“I just read the most amazing appreciation of Susan Sontag from William Drentel:For more than ...”
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MARLENE SCHAMS, 45
“Marlene Schams was born in an elevator in a hospital in Columbus, Ohio. "That's why ...”
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Hugh McIntyre Was A Librarian
“In my effort to publish more posts to this site, and to move past the ...”
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Business Trip Night Landing in Cloudy Winter Weather
“From the plane I get a low,brief peek of suburban light formations. I confessI like ...”
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Annotations in the NYT
“It seems the New York Times has gotten on the Annotated Bibiliography Bandwagon. Today was ...”
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President Discusses Reforming & Strengthening Intelligence Services
“It's important we get our intelligence gathering correct. After all, we're still at war. We've ...”
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Putin's Remarks on Talks with Separatists
“Putin had earlier rejected talks with Chechen separatists, and ruled out a public inquiry into ...”
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[JJ Letters] Jack O’Neil Narrative
“Note: The following is transcription of a conversation I had with my father, Jack O’Neil, ...”
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[JJ Letters] Necessary Details
“Funeral Home Copeland’s, 702 Beaver Ave., Sewickley. 412-741-7100 Directions - From the traffic light, either coming ...”
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Dead Integrity
“Long-time readers know my fascination with related/ unrelated people who die on the same day. ...”
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A Good Night of Drinking
“jennakelley (Host) (4/15) Anonymous You know I'll be there, Belle. (5/7) ...”
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Money
“I am fascinated by the meaning of money. Not just on a workady, "I don't got ...”
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[JJ Letters] The lesson of Rege Cordic
“December 26, 1997 This is an open letter to all of your readers who are ...”
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Not So Old
“Our Darwinian obsession with World's Oldest This and That was dealt a blow today. ”
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Stanislaw Ryniak, Lived to be Old
“Stanislaw Ryniak managed to live to be old and to die of unknown causes. This was ...”
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[JJ Letters] Bring back news values
“August 6, 1997 The news media's criteria for what is “newsworthy” continues to fascinate this ...”
[JJ Letters] The truth about AA
“June 17, 1996 The 12-step program of Alcoholics Anonymous often comes under public scrutiny by ...”
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[JJ Letters] Helping Young Addicts
“July 1, 1990 Debran Rowland's story last Sunday on addiction treatment at Brighton Woods Treatment ...”
[JJ Letters] Epigraphs
“Alcoholics Anonymous has no opinion on outside issues; hence the A.A. name   ought never be ...”
[JJ Letters] What's this all about?
“January 28, 2005 FridayOur father, Jack O'Neil, passed away last night at his home.Rest in ...”
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Paul Bremer's First Words on the Capture of Saddam Hussein
“BREMER: Ladies and gentlemen, we got him. ”
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Nixon on Reagan
“Here's a second take on recently-unearthed text from Nixon and Haldeman on the still-living Ronald Reagan. -DXO December ...”
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Syria Lesson
“Sometimes an obituary will startle me slightly, shake me out of silly conceptions and lazy thinking. ...”
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OopsaDaisy
“The New York Times had to issue a rare correction today-- Katharine Sergava is not ...”
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Daniel X. O'Neil
“My Books:   BRICKS: A New Book of Poems   Memo To All Employees: Including the long ...”
What are GoogObits?
“GoogObits are obituaries and essays augmented by Google searches. There is a lot to learn ...”

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