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Why I am fed-up with Sears

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Why I am fed-up with Sears

Why I am fed-up with Sears I grew up believing that Sears offered the best products and, more importantly, the best service and replacement parts. But that was a long ago time in a long gone world. My last two experiences with Sears have been the worst I have had in years By Ray Hanania Sears first…

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Goodman Theater launches new season

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Goodman Theater launches new season GOODMAN THEATRE LAUNCHES ITS 2017/2018 SEASON WITH IVO VAN HOVE’S TONY AWARD-WINNING TRIUMPH, A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE BY ARTHUR MILLER **SEASON CONTINUES WITH NEW WORKS BY SARAH DELAPPE, ELLEN FAIREY, ROHINA MALIK, DAEL ORLANDERSMITH AND SUZAN-LORI PARKS — PLUS A MAJOR REVIVAL OF EMILY MANN’S HAVING OUR SAY** ***ARTISTIC…

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Madame Tussauds launches Skull Island jungle experience

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Madame Tussauds launches Skull Island jungle experience

Madame Tussauds launches Skull Island jungle experience Today, Madame Tussauds New York and Madame Tussauds London in partnership with Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures have officially unleashed KONG: Skull Island, an all-new, multi-sensory experience based on the upcoming film hitting theaters March 10th.  The iconic Times Square attraction now offers its intrepid guests the…

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US sitcom showcases American Arab character

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US sitcom showcases American Arab character

US sitcom showcases American Arab character A new comedy sitcom on CBS TV showcases an American Arab character played by well known standup comedian Maz Jobrani, and includes some major stars in the comedic entertainment circuit. The show Superior Donuts is getting some strong reviews in its first season By Ray Hanania A new comedy sitcom…

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SiriusXM a leader in political discussion

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SiriusXM a leader in political discussion

SiriusXM a leader in political discussion In the last 48 hours the leaders of both the Democratic and Republican parties have turned to SiriusXM. Proving yet again that it’s the ultimate destination for politics on the radio, SiriusXM has conducted news-making interviews with President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Sec. Hillary Clinton, and Donald J….

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Steven Tyler receives UN Humanitarian Award

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Steven Tyler receives UN Humanitarian Award

Steven Tyler receives UN Humanitarian Award Steven Tyler to receive 2016 Humanitarian Award at the United Nations Ambassadors’ Ball Legendary rocker honored for Janie’s Fund – his work with Youth Villages The Hospitality Committee for United Nations Delegations has named Steven Tyler the recipient of its 2016 Humanitarian Award. Tyler will be honored at the Ambassadors’…

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How can movie reviewers all be so wrong?

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How can movie reviewers all be so wrong?

Embed from Getty Images How can movie reviewers all be so wrong? Tom Cruise knocks it out of the ball park in his latest movie “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.” Cruise costars with Cobie Smulders of TV’s “How I Met Your Mother.” And even better, the Marcus Theaters in Orland Park isn’t even finished with its…

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American English rocks the house in Orland Park

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American English rocks the house in Orland Park

I couldn’t define my life without a mention of the Beatles, from their first hit song (Love Me Do) in 1962 when I was nine years old until today, their music has real meaning. Losing John Lennon first to Yoko Ono and then to gun violence and George Harrison to cancer struck a real hard…

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Sometimes too much “change” is not good

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Sometimes too much “change” is not good

Everyone is talking about “change,” mostly change in politics. But sometimes, too much “change” is not always good. The change that concerns me the most is change in everyday life intended to make life better but always getting in the way of convenience By Ray Hanania Everyone is talking about “change” these days. It’s one…

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Candlewick Lake Concert open to public July 17

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Candlewick Lake Concert open to public July 17

Tropical band “Pirates of 40” headlines Boone County Concerts in the Park  at Candlewick Lake July 17 Candlewick Lake is proud to participate in this year’s Boone County Arts Council Concerts in the Park program with a performance by a leading baby boomer rock band on July 17. The Concerts in the Park program features…

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