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  • Pick the Worst

     
    Let’s see if I can get blog readers engaged in matters of government and other public affairs today rather than movies and grocery stores. These are tough days for Pennsylvania school districts, including those based in the three cities in......
  • James Franco options Steve Erickson's 'Zeroville'

     
    James Franco has optioned Steve Erickson's film-focused novel, Zeroville....
  • City, unions make it cushy for dozing truck drivers

     
    Don’t be fooled by the dry title. “Review of the Efficiency of the Job Duties of Motor Truck Drivers,” a report released Wednesday by Chicago Inspector General Joseph Ferguson, is as sensational and infuriating as any TV-news “...
  • Justin Timberlake and Olivia Wilde share 'cozy' night out

     
    Justin Timberlake and Olivia Wilde are enjoying their new status as singles -- together. The sexy pair rolled out to the Roxbury on Saturday, seated together in the VIP section of the Hollywood venue. Both rocking casual jeans and T-shirts......
  • Aldermanic races, then and now

     
    Then -- from Emanuel, Burke, big labor pour money into runoffs (April 1) Now -- from Stone, Lyle lose as Chicago City Council gets makeover (current) Then: Ald. Freddrenna Lyle, who has represented the South Side's 6th Ward for 13......
  • SAG and AFTRA inch closer to merger

     
    The Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Radio and Television Artists are moving closer to a merger. The two unions met in New York earlier this week to discuss a marriage, approving resolutions to create a draft mission......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Mandate Relief Bills Clear Committee.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. A package of bills designed to free school districts from onerous state mandates like School desk requirements that all students have pencils and go to school on days that end in "Y" cleared a critical Senate...
  • Poll: Was Maine's governor right to remove the 'pro-labor' mural?

     
    Controversial Maine mural removed by Gov. Paul LePage continues to stoke public debate...
  • Tina Fey is pregnant; Alec Baldwin backpedals on '30 Rock' demise

     
    Tina Fey is pregnant -- and Alec Baldwin backtracks on news that "30 Rock" will end with his departure. "30 Rock" writer and star Fey told Oprah Winfrey she's five months' pregnant....
  • Mariska Hargitay adopts a baby girl with husband Peter Hermann

     
    Mariska Hargitay has adopted a baby girl with husband Peter Hermann. Amaya Josephine, who was born last week, is a little sister to Hargitay and Hermann's son August, who turns 5 in June....
  • Union members ask public to “pink slip Rick”

     
    Hundreds of union members delivered “pink slips” to Gov. Rick Scott’s office at lunch time Thursday, yelling “Pink Slip Rick” and “Where are the jobs.” Evette Key, a cook in an Orlando nursing home, said the...
  • The Sunday Brunch.

     
    Good Sunday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Just a few items to help you start your Sunday morning off right. Speaking Locally: The Associated Press has undertaken a massive, statewide analysis of legislative staffing levels and expenses. A number of newspapers,...