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Teen Rap Feud, Gangs, and Murder in Chicago

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by YankeeFan, Sep 8, 2012.

  1. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Can't imagine Chief Keef lives 6 months unless he gets locked up:

  2. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    Chief Keef and Lil jojo sound like characters from Captain Kangaroo.
  3. Tom Petty

    Tom Petty New Member

    glad they pointed this out:

    LMAO stands for “laughing my ass off.”
  4. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    It appears "killing them with rhymes" is no match for killing them with guns.

    Why not kill them with kindness?
  5. jlee

    jlee Active Member

    "My Twitter account was hacked" is becoming the new "suffering from exhaustion and dehydration."
  6. Azrael

    Azrael Active Member

    That's some high-quality newspapering, getting the words 'thuggish' and 'gangster' (x2) and 'deadly' and 'infamous' (x2) into the first two sentences.

    The third sentence is straight outta Evanston.

    I note the absence of a byline. Was this a sidebar to something?
  7. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    I'd say that was the main article.

    Here are a couple more, with bylines:


  8. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Interestingly, the Trib had there music critic write it up:

  9. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    Get ready for another wave of violence in Chicago by punks. The teachers just went on strike, turning down a 16 percent raise. Cops apparently are out in force.
  10. Azrael

    Azrael Active Member

    16% on average over the life of the contract.

    You could have also said a 3% raise next year.

    After last year's 4% giveback.
  11. Uncle.Ruckus

    Uncle.Ruckus Guest

    And being forced to work more hours, because of the longer school day.
  12. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Their average salary is among the highest in the country. Their work day is among the shortest.

    Biggest issues are apparently the re-hiring of laid off teachers, and the issue of teacher evaluations. (They don't want children's test score to factor into evaluations.)
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