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Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Please Pass Along A Message, Mrs. Obama

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson hopes the first lady will convey an urgent message to her husband when she returns from Chicago.


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Walter’s Perspective: Allowing Guns On Public Transportation Is Madness

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says lawmakers shouldn’t cave to the demands of the NRA that Chicago commuters be allowed to carry concealed weapons.


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Walter’s Perspective: Washington Street Bike Plan Could Create Gridlock

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson is all for making Chicago more bike friendly, but he has some concerns about Mayor Emanuel’s plans for Washington Street in the Loop.


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Walter’s Perspective: Valentine’s Day Tarnished By The High Cost Of Cards

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson is a fan of Valentine’s Day, but not of the cost to buy a simple card.


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Walter’s Perspective: Don’t Teach Callers How To Play 9-1-1 System

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson has some advice for police officials who are instituting a new priority system for emergency calls.


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Walter’s Perspective: Raise Cash, Get Ambassador Post

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson smells something a little funny with reports that President Obama is considering Vogue editor Anna Wintour as a candidate for U.S. ambassador to Great Britain.


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Walter’s Perspective: No Sympathy For Te’o, Or Duped Media

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says he won’t be shedding any tears for the Notre Dame star.


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Walter’s Perspective: President’s Cabinet Male-Heavy

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says the Commander-in-Chief’s Cabinet stands to lose any sense of gender balance in his second term.


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Walter’s Perspective: Education Is Next Fiscal Cliff

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson sounds off on lawmakers and their inability to help keep schools running.


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Walter’s Perspective: Burglary At High-End Retailer Overshadowed By Price Of Merchandise

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson is flabbergasted by the type of merchandise ripped off from a hoity-toity Gold Coast store Thursday.


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Walter’s Perspective: Do-Nothing Congress Sure Is Paid A Lot

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson tallies up the costs taxpayers fork over to a Congress that gives very little in return.


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Walter’s Perspective: Give Mourning Firefighters A New Contract

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says the colleagues of fallen firefighter Herbie Johnson deserve a new, fair contract.


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Walter’s Perspective: Cutler’s Sideline Bump Is Much Ado About Nothing

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says the Bears have bigger fish to fry, even if the media continues to be fascinated by quarterback Jay Cutler’s angry sidelines behavior.


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Walter’s Perspective: The Mayor Can Find Money For Schools

Mayor Rahm Emanuel seems to find money for everything his administration wants, CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson reports. So why can’t he find money for the schools?


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Walter’s Perspective: More Transparency In School Negotiations Is Elementary

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says taxpayers should have a better look into contract negotiations between teachers and Chicago Public Schools.


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Walter’s Perspective: President Won’t Get My Three Bucks

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson is getting besieged by requests for money from Barack Obama’s campaign.


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Walter’s Perspective: Let Women Tennis Players Grunt

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says the Word Tennis Federation is overreaching with the idea of limiting vocalizations during games.


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Walter’s Perspective: New Panera Caters To All Income Levels

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson praises a new restaurant in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood that offers something for people of all economic backgrounds.


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Walter’s Perspective: Let Ricketts Patriarch Go To Bat For Wrigley

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says deep-pocketed Joe Ricketts can solve his son’s headaches about Wrigley Field renovations easily enough.


CBS 2's Walter Jacobson gets a nostalgia rush as he revisits his Edgewater grammar school recently. Students there taught him about the power of positive thinking. (CBS)

Walter Jacobson Gets Schooled In The Art Of Positive Thinking

Fourth-graders at Swift Elementary School in the Edgewater neighborhood teach the CBS 2 anchorman about the role positive thinking plays in their lives.