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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Their grub may be “finger-lickin’ good,” but will Kentucky Fried Chicken’s secret recipe make a dent in the financial woes of struggling American cities? The restaurant chain announced a new advertising strategy this week seeking to take advantage of budget shortfalls in several municipalities across the nation. KFC — [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White It’s economic crunch time. Do you know where your parking meters are? How about your airports, parking lots and highways? What about you community’s collective sense of outrage? Here in Chicago, municipal assets — which once brought in a consistent flow of cash — are being sold into [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Ownership is a tricky thing no matter what you’re talking about. But when the subject is the most ephemeral physical necessity on the planet, possession is hardest to determine. To illustrate, imagine yourself at a stream in the middle of a forest. Try cupping your hands and taking [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White It became conventional political wisdom late in this most recent election that the failure of Republican candidates to connect with voters on fiscal issues was inextricably linked to the failure of Reaganomics. The imbalance of funds shunted to the wealthiest Americans had finally reached a critical point at [...]