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1st cook-on-board food truck gets Chicago license

More than six months after the Chicago City Council legalized cooking onboard food trucks, the city on Thursday issued its first license for it to Dan Salls, owner of The Salsa Truck. An ecstatic Salls said that he passed his health and fire inspection on Wednesday and finished his paperwork on Thursday afternoon. By Tuesday, he hopes to be searing ...

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Teen Chess Prodigy is Kampala’s Pride and Joy

KAMPALA — Phiona Mutesi, 16, grew up in a Kampala slum and learned chess from a mission when she stumbled in looking for free food. Now she’s an international chess champion, playing in tournaments around the world. The city’s impoverished Katwe slum seems an unlikely place to pick up a game of chess. But that is exactly what a room ...

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DESPISE NOT YOUR OBSCURE PLATFORM!!!

 Anas Aremeyaw Anas will go down in history as one of the world’s greatest journalists of his generation, and perhaps, Ghana’s most decorated journalist ever. But do you know where he made his mark? He earned his fame with a newspaper you may not have bought or read before and chances are that you may never buy it in your ...

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Meet the Newest Black Senator To Serve Massachusetts …

William “Mo” Cowan has been appointed by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick to replace newly  confirmed Secretary of State Sen. John Kerry in the U.S. Senate. Cowan  will fill the role in an interim capacity until his successor is chosen  in a special election in June. The selection of Cowan, Patrick’s  former chief of staff, has surprised political observers. Many of ...

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Watch Out… It May Not Always Be The Flu Virus!

An early flu season, complicated by an aggressive strain of a stomach virus, has spread misery across the United States. Boston’s mayor Thomas Menino declared a public health emergency and hospitals in some cities reported their already stretched emergency rooms were filling up with patients. More than 2,200 people have been hospitalized with the flu since October nationwide, according to ...

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Excerpts of Otumfous Funeral

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Mum kills 4-year-old son

Residents of Yamoransah in the Mfantseman Municipality of the Central Region were yesterday shocked to the marrow when information reached them that a 31-year-old woman, Agnes Acquah, had drown her four-year-old son, Samuel Dadzie, in a pond. Agnes, who was arrested after the act, is in the custody of the Anomabo Police. Briefing Daily Guide yesterday, an eyewitness, John Afful, ...

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Man pleads not guilty in death of former girlfriend

By Clifford Ward, Special to the Tribune A Northlake man pleaded not guilty Tuesday in the December stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend with a knife that authorities said she had given him as a gift. At a hearing at the DuPage County Courthouse in Wheaton, Adam Belmont, 23, entered the plea in connection with the slaying of Alyssa Van Meter, ...

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