Category Archives: Chicagoland

Chicagoland Episode Seven, The Violence Never Ends.


Click on Chicago Tribune for the column by Rick Kogan.  I am using his column to summarize some of the show and throw in my comments. Before I go into more detail, this isn’t a question I’ve asked, though it … Continue reading

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Chicagoland, Episode Six. Gunshot Victims, Gunshot Repairmen, School Attendance and New Beginnings.


In this episode of Chicagoland, you got to see the survivors of being shot in South Side gang violence.  Then, down the assembly line to Dr. Dennis at Cook County Hospital.  It was nice to see Dr. Dennis and his … Continue reading

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Chicagoland Episode 5. Back to School.


The Fire Department is helping to escort kids in the designated safe zones.  The cops are keeping the gang members at bay.  Principal Dozier is looking for kids who aren’t in school, because she’s losing money per student.   At … Continue reading

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If Putin Were on Chicagoland.


On the last episode of Chicagoland, the police were discussing keeping gang members out of the safe zones set up for students to go to school.  Transport this to Eastern Ukraine, where there’s been more trouble in the Donetsk region. … Continue reading

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Chicagoland Episode Four. Mentoring.


The theme for episode four of Chicagoland seems to be Mentoring.  Mayor Rahm Emanuel mentoring a young man playing basketball.  The young man ends up an intern in the Mayor’s office. Fenger High School Principal Elizabeth Dozier isn’t so lucky … Continue reading

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Chicagoland Episode Three. The Long Hot Summer.


                                                                           Listen to the … Continue reading

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Chicagoland, Episode Two.


Well they showed the Blackhawks defeating the Bruins for the Stanley Cup.  I was cheering for the Bruins, but we’ll let that pass. I miss my friend Joyce Gilbert.  She was the bookmobile coordinator for the Porter County Library System … Continue reading

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