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Another blunder for Quinn administration’s anti-violence program?

When Gov. Pat Quinn invested millions of state dollars into his now-tainted Neighborhood Recovery Initiative, one aim was to steer kids away from crime while putting a little spending money in their pockets. Shaquille Wilson allegedly didn’t get that money the way Quinn’s administration envisioned when rolling out the 2010 anti-violence program with a promise of “economic opportunity” for young people in the city’s most violent neighborhoods.

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Jackie Robinson West awaits rematch with Mountain Ridge

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Darold Butler came up with a novel idea on Friday: The Little League World Series without ­baseball. But the Jackie Robinson West team will refocus on the sport when they take on Mountain Ridge of Las Vegas on Saturday in the United States championship game.

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      Enhance at-home drinking with a bar

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      Sipping on a beverage at home can be just as enjoyable and more economical as enjoying a drink at a trendy bar. To enhance your … Read More

      ‘On the Town’ hums along in the key of NYC

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      HEDY WEISS: The Marriott Theatre revival moves with the style and the frantic pace of its setting. Read More