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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Lags In First Presidential Contest

DES MOINES – At the Valley High School fieldhouse – covered in the banners of past victories and exclamations of “GO TIGERS!” – Precinct 211 caucus chairman Jim Arneson tallied the votes of his neighbors and friends. This was one of 1,800 sites across Iowa where residents gathered to vote for their favorite GOP presidential […]

Fire, Lightning and Avalanches: Museum of Science & Industry Presents “Science Storms”

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Fire, Lightning and Avalanches: Museum of Science & Industry Presents “Science Storms”

Have you ever wondered how lightning works? Why the sky is blue? Maybe you just want see what a thermal imaging camera is all about? All these answers and many more await you in a new, permanent exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry titled “Science Storms.” Patrons can learn about the natural processes […]

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Police Surveillance Cameras Keep Pilsen Under Watch

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Police Surveillance Cameras Keep Pilsen Under Watch

With the incorporation of police surveillance cameras in Chicago reaching new levels, the neighborhood of Pilsen is quickly becoming inundated by flashing blue lights. Chicago is rapidly expanding and upgrading its surveillance systems throughout the city, switching to smaller, more covert cameras, according to the Chicago Tribune. Police officials refuse to comment on the extent […]

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Police Board Mulls “Code of Silence,” Police Misconduct Case

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Police Board Mulls “Code of Silence,” Police Misconduct Case

Chicago Police Board Growing Bored?

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