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Momma Cuisine at WGN Midday News for the Lunchbreak segment.
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Momma Cuisine: Visiting WGN Midday News

Last Wednesday April 11, 2012, I was a guest on the WGN Midday News Lunchbreak segment with anchor Dina Biar, showcasing some of my Great … Read more ›

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Obama is unprecedented in setting precedents as Federal Appeals Court orders explanation

Let me get this straight, President Barack Obama thinks it would be unprecedented for the Supreme Court to find a law unconstitutional, right? In particular, … Read more ›

Back Talk: Talkin’ ’bout my generation

TribLocal and The Mash, the Chicago Tribuneā€™s weekly newspaper and website serving teenagers in the city and suburbs, recently asked area high school students about … Read more ›

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Hey, Wall Street Occupiers – there's enough blame to go around

I know a lot of people who are facing serious financial trials and tribulations that would make teeth grind in the most pacifistic Wall Street … Read more ›

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School referendums: Funding programs or feeding an addiction?

With the recent passage of the Wilmette District 39 referendum there has been a lot of controversy. The referendum was supposed to increase taxes $58 … Read more ›

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SWANCC: Business as Usual

The Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC) recently hired a new executive director just months after the former executive director was charged with … Read more ›

Leo Kirwan, chairman of the board of directors for the Evanston-based Over the Rainbow Association, sits in front of the association's Hill-Arboretum apartment complex in Evanston.
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Op-Ed: Increasing Disabled Housing While Decreasing Stateā€™s Debt

By Leo Kirwan When you hear Illinois state budget, whatā€™s the first word that comes to mind? Over-extended? Disastrous? Crisis? What if our State could … Read more ›

Bees at work/The Morton Arboretum
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The grace of nature, at a hive near you

Most days, my family seeks solace at The Morton Arboretum. Itā€™s also the summer home to three million bees and more. So, I thought Iā€™d … Read more ›

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Education: Discretionary Spending or Investment?

A lot has been said recently about President Obamaā€™s spending proposals going forward. While he feels the need to balance the budget and reduce the … Read more ›

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As a leader, see the big picture- Robin Trehan

There are many managers who fall victim to what we will call myopic thinking. In essence, they lose sight of the forest for the trees. … Read more ›