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Give thanks this election season—for the Illinois Racing Form

This guide to the legislative races is as useful for political junkies as it is for dealing with your conservative Uncle Harry at Thanksgiving dinner.

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Brianna Wellen writes about the the final bow of Robert Joffrey's beloved adaptation of The Nutcracker. In Food & Drink, Julia Thiel reports on the near extinction of the Beaver Dam pepper, a rare heirloom pepper that's now slowly making a comeback, and Mike Sula reviews art gallery/restaurant concept the Cotton Duck. And in their columns, Ben Joravsky explains that your property taxes will go up depending on how you play the game, while Deanna Isaacs relates how Columbia College's feisty part-time faculty union is going its own way.
The Reader's Bar Guide: Hundreds of bars searchable by neighborhood and our top recommended watering holes in Chicago
The People Issue. 20 stories exploring what makes Chicago work.

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