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Greetings from Chicago

By Katy Murphy
Wednesday, December 24th, 2008 at 1:07 pm in Uncategorized.


image from R Stanek’s site at flickr.com/creativecommons

Chicago has had more than its share of national news datelines lately, thanks to Barack Obama, Rod Blagojevich, and Arne Duncan. But I won’t be covering any of that. For the next few days, I’ll be taking a break from the news and spending time with my family and friends while trying to stay warm in this beautiful, snowy tundra where I grew up.

It was a balmy 30 degrees today — it “warmed up to freezing,” as my dad put it — but that won’t last for long!

I hope you all have a wonderful holiday.

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  • A Fan

    Merry Christmas, Katy. Thank you for your reporting.

  • John

    I just read something interesting about Chicago:

    http://www.upi.com/Top_News/2008/12/26/Chicago_tabbed_as_most_segregated_by_race/UPI-66921230316177/

    It is reportedly the most racially segregated city in these United States, probably a lot different than growing up in a more segregated place like Oakland.

    Merry Christmas & New Years Katy.

  • Nancy

    How about giving us the lowdown on how to start a branch of the Caucus of Rank and File teachers here in Oakland?