Tales from my neighborhood.
Two men died after bullets intended for the rapper hit them. The killers didn’t miss the third time.
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My neighborhood is weird.
A partially decomposed, severed deer head with antlers was found stuck on a bamboo stake — resembling a sort of morbid scarecrow — at Loyola Park Beach Monday.
“I was up there on the sand and I thought, ‘What in the heck is that? Is that a real deer head?’ ” said Steve Browne, who had been out on a morning walk Monday when he made the discovery. “I went out to it, and it sure was.”
“Homan Square is definitely an unusual place,” Church told the Guardian on Friday. “It brings to mind the interrogation facilities they use in the Middle East. The CIA calls them black sites. It’s a domestic black site. When you go in, no one knows what’s happened to you.”
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New Cannibal Ox track from their upcoming “Blade of the Ronin” album. Featuring MF DOOM, too. Pretty good, I have to say!
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