Wednesday, Aug 23, 2006
Â· Here’s a way to kill some time: Try to find the word “Republican” on Congressman Mark Kirk’s campaign website. Mentions of the word in news stories posted on the site don’t count.
Â· Mayor Daley mocks an ordinance that he didn’t veto
Â· Dueling reports on charter schools suggest that Chicago’s are outperforming neighborhood schools, while charter-elementary-school students nationally are lagging behind their peers in traditional public schools.
Â· While Topinka and her ticket tour the state, the governor’s office has been running a statewide All Kids tour
Â· Daley sees no problem with Sorich’s fundraiser
Â· Alexi Giannoulias wants to auction unclaimed property on eBay. From a press release:
Instead of conducting an annual live auction that lasts only a few hours and attracts a limited number of people, Illinois can hold several online auctions during the year that will attract a worldwide audience.
Â· Contract talks resume in Sheridan prison strike