Archive for June, 2012

Advice from someone who knows all too well…

Advice from someone who knows all too well…

Cook County first responders and law enforcement officials sit down with Israeli police officers to get first hand experience in counterterrorism tactics, large scale emergency management, as well as many other emergency situations.

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Youkilis Trades Sox Colors

Youkilis Trades Sox Colors

Kevin Youkilis was once made famous by his “Moneyball” reputation as the “Greek God of Walks”. The king of OBP was traded by one Sox organization to another on Sunday. Kevin Youkilis had fallen out of favor with management with an up and comer in the talent pool on his way to stardom at his position for the Red Sox. […]

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New Sub named USS Illinois

New Sub named USS Illinois

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus along with Illinois Governor Pat Quinn present the Navy’s new tactical sub at Chicago’s Navy Pier.

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New submarine named USS Illinois

New submarine named USS Illinois

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn joined Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus to name a brand new nuclear submarine at Navy Pier. The USS Illinois is part of a brand new class of Navy nuclear submarines that is scheduled to hit the seas in 2015.

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Asst. to the GM

Cubs Draft has Theo Trio at Its Finest

The Chicago Cubs’ first draft under the wonder trio of Epstein, Hoyer and Jason McLeod has been a smashing success. They have managed to do exactly what all baseball teams want: acquire young starting pitching and the glue guys with which to build a team. The Cubs took 10 pitchers with their first 13 picks, and Albert Almora(OF, Fla) as […]

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Roger Clemens Acquitted

“Rocket” Roger Clemens was found not guilty in federal court on acquisitions he lied to a grand jury about using performance enhancing drugs. The key witness for the government was trainer and trusted colleague, Brian McNamee, who in addition to being a personal trainer, was a former New York Police officer. The evidence Clemens faced was old cotton swabs and […]

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City Toughens Gang Stance

City Toughens Gang Stance

Governor Pat Quinn signed the “Illinois Street Gang Rico” bill, that was first brought to the legislature by Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez. The bill will hold gang leaders accountable for murders that take place under their watch. The most common uses of RICO statutes are in Mafia Trials, where heads of families can be held accountable for the actions […]

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Chicago Children’s Hospital gets new digs

Chicago Children’s Hospital gets new digs

  Like a well-orchestrated concert, one-by-one, ambulance-by-ambulance, children were being moved to their new digs in Streeterville. “There’s families who are getting out of the ambulances who actually have a smile on their faces, which is an incredible testament to our staff,” says incoming Founder’s Board President Lauren Gordter. “They’re that comfortable.” The Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital […]

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Third time in 8 years a horse will go for the Triple Crown

Belmont Stakes

Everyone knows the story about Secretariat and how the last Triple Crown winner at Belmont in 1978 was Affrimed, but this Saturday I’ll Have Another will try and end that drought. After a dramatic come back neck and neck finish with Bodemeister, the sire of the 2003 Kentucky Derby winner Funny Cide will make the attempt in New York. The […]

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Freshman Golfer at Texas

2012 NCAA Golf National Title Won In Dramatic Fashion

In a matchup between schools renown for their iconic football programs, the Texas Longhorns narrowly defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide at game’s end.  At a time of year when thoughts tend toward basketball and hockey playoffs, the French Open and baseball, few might consider the NCAA golf championship as a worthy competitor for their spectating time.  But this year’s golf championship […]

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