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  1. The $10 million painting that just became worthlessRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... and his brother Doug found themselves discussing the landscape as it hung over Fletcher's couch. A friend, as Chicago Reader described it in 2012, had recently told Fletcher that an artist "Pete Doige" was famous. The brothers did a bit of ...

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  2. Chicago Culture Cops Tax Concert-Venues Because Rap, Rock, Country Aren't 'Art'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... live musical performances don't count for tax-exemption purposes because they're not artistic enough. The Chicago Reader reported last week on Cook County's attempt to ring more than $200,000 in back taxes out of Beauty Bar , along with money from ...

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  3. A '$10 million painting' just became worthless thanks to court decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... and his brother Doug found themselves discussing the landscape as it hung over Fletcher's couch. A friend, as Chicago Reader described it in 2012, had recently told Fletcher that an artist "Pete Doige" was famous. The brothers did a bit of ...

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  4. Chicago Clubs Being Asked for Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in County Back TaxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Billboard

    Clubs across Chicago have suddenly found themselves in deep water as the Cook County Department of Revenue demands years worth of funds from unpaid amusement taxes. According to an article from the Chicago Reader , the county code dictates that 3 percent of all ticket sales from venues with a capacity of 750 or fewer, unless the tickets are sold for "live theatrical, live musical, or other live cultural performances," should be paid in taxes.

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  5. All-Chicago Cast Set for 'Thrones! The Musical Parody' at Apollo TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and Christopher Ratliff. This all-Chicago cast combines comedic talents and "knockout vocal harmonies" (Chicago Reader) to bring all six seasons of the HBO hit to the stage, recounting the journey of well-known characters such as Tyrion Lannister, ...

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  6. Chicago official says DJ sets aren't 'fine art' as tax bill looms for nightclubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Resident Advisor

    ... officer says that small clubs in Chicago should no longer be exempt from paying certain taxes. As the Chicago Reader reports , the county held an administrative hearing on Monday morning to discuss their controversial proposal . Their current policy ...

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  7. Controversial tax code threatens Chicago clubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Resident Advisor

    Cook County, Illinois is attempting to collect outstanding taxes from a few Chicago clubs, saying that DJ events don't qualify for tax exemption. The county wants to collect hundreds of thousands of dollars in back taxes from a number of small venues, the Chicago Reader reported last week.

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  8. Reading International Inc. (RDI) Insider James J. Cotter, Jr. Sells 32,000 Shares of StockRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Daily Political

    Reading International Inc. insider James J. Cotter, Jr. sold 32,000 shares of Reading International stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.96, for a total transaction of $414,720.00.

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  9. A Shocking Story of How a Chicago Cop Killed a Teen -- Then Locked Up His Best Friend for the MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Democracy Now

    She is the author of the recent book, Exoneree Diaries: The Fight for Innocence, Independence, and Identity . Her recent article in the Chicago Reader is "Charged with Murder, But They Didn't Kill Anyone-Police Did."

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  10. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Business Wire

    Spectrum Institute to File a Class-Action Complaint with the DOJ to RESTORE the Voting Rights of Thousands with Disabilities in California )--Spectrum Institute to file a class-action complaint with the DOJ to restore the voting rights of thousands with disabilities in California.

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  11. Chicago cops have pattern of killing people - then charging victims' friends with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | The Raw Story

    Chicago Police reportedly have a years-long pattern of killing suspects and bystanders, then pinning the blame on the victims' friends and associates. The Chicago Reader said on Friday that over the last five years, the Chicago Police Department and Cook County Sheriff's Department have filed felony murder charges against at least 10 civilians, including three cases where police shot into fleeing vehicles and then charged the surviving passengers with murder.

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  12. Reading International Inc. (RDI) Insider James J. Cotter, Jr. Sells 32,000 SharesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Reading International Inc. insider James J. Cotter, Jr. sold 32,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.96, for a total transaction of $414,720.00.

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  13. moves event listings online to provide more food, sports and features coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Pittsburgh City Paper

    ... Voice , I subscribed to the Baltimore City Paper . A few years later, living in Illinois, I'd discover the Chicago Reader . I knew these papers had great news, arts and music coverage, but it wasn't until I lived outside of Chicago and actually used ...

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  14. Coming attractions in San AntonioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... female investment banker ( Anna Gunn ) and her young rival ( Sarah Megan Thomas ). J.R. Jones of the Chicago Reader praised the film for showing that women on Wall Street can be as greedy and conniving as the men. Hands of Stone: The hands in ...

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  15. Meet The Fringe Communist Agitators Who Are Trying To Bring Revolution To Riot-Torn MilwaukeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Daily Caller

    ... himself a leader of the Revolutionary Communist Youth Brigade as a fortysomething radical, according to the Chicago Reader . The gray-haired , pasty-white Newburger shouted constantly into his bullhorn during the protest, repeatedly referred to the ...

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  16. James J. Cotter, Jr. Sells 118,000 Shares of Reading International Inc. (RDI) StockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Reading International Inc. insider James J. Cotter, Jr. sold 118,000 shares of Reading International stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.88, for a total value of $1,519,840.00.

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  17. There Seems to Be a Biking Generation Gap in Chicago's ChinatownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Streets Blog Chicago

    [Last year the Chicago Reader launched a weekly transportation column written by Streetsblog Chicago editor John Greenfield . This partnership allows Streetsblog to extend the reach of our livable streets advocacy. We syndicate a portion of the ...

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  18. City Bureau raises funds to create public newsroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Current

    ... of the city. Through partnerships with major media outlets, City Bureau journalists have contributed to the Chicago Reader , Guardian US, DNAInfo and other outlets. The money raised will be used for stipends for City Bureau's reporters, equipment ...

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  19. Reading International Inc. (RDI) Posts Quarterly Earnings ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Reading International Inc. posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday. The company reported $0.13 earnings per share for the quarter.

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  20. Redevelopment of old Tammany Hall marks latest changes in Union SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | New York Business.com

    The neo-Georgian building at 100 E. 17th St. opened in Union Square in 1929 as the grand headquarters of Tammany Hall . The guest of honor was the man who would eventually help curb the power of the local Democratic Party machine: Franklin Roosevelt, then governor of New York.

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