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Tuesday on the progressive beat

Local stories of interest to progressives that popped up today:

Alvarez decides alleged dirty cop won't face charges
Officer Richard Fiorito, who allegedly targeted LGBT people for DUI arrests and verbal abuse, gets slap on wrist from State's Attorney. Now all he has to face are 37 lawsuits.

D.C. immigration march planned: "We won't be taken for granted"
Campaign for Rigo Padilla gives rise to mass march plans; local organizers plan to send 10,000 Illinoians to D.C.

Food banks regret that recession good for biz
With a headline like that, what else is left to say?




  • Gaza conflict
    Israel official: Ceasefire and expanding Gaza conflict are both being discussed
  • Air Algerie crash
    Conflicting reports about the Air Algerie disappearance begin to emerge
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  • Arizona execution
    A Senator familiar with torture denounces Joseph Wood's botched execution as such
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  • Ray Rice suspended
    Ravens' running back Ray Rice is suspended for two games for a domestic violence arrest
  • Amazon tribe falls ill
    An Amazonian tribe catches influenza after making first contact with the developed world
  • CIA prison in Poland
    Poland is declared guilty of human rights violations for hosting a secret CIA prison