New Orleans Labor Day Decadence Weekend, 2014

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2014 Emmy Predictions Two Days Before the Aug. 25 NBC Program

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Dear Deer: Happy to Have You Here!

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Magritte Exhibit at Chicago Art Institute Brings the Surreal to the Windy City

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Saturday, Aug. 9th KHAKI=KILLER Signing @ Book World

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Worst Illinois Governor Ever? The Debate is On.

The Award for Worst Illinois Governor Ever May Be a Tie Jim Ridings’ 2009 Self-published Book Awards the Traveling Trophy to Another Scandalous Illinois Governor with a Quad Cities’ connection. Fifty-nine year old Jim Ridings has self-published

New Review In for KHAKI=KILLER on Tour from Mistee Dawn

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