Byline: Charles Keeshan firstname.lastname@example.org
As an outspoken state legislator, gubernatorial candidate and now blogger, Cal Skinner Jr. is accustomed to dealing with, and sometimes taking on, the press.
Now, however, one local newspaper is taking him on.
The B.F. Shaw Printing Co., the parent company of the McHenry County-based Northwest Herald, is suing Skinner for at least $50,000 in damages, claiming the political commentator damaged the newspaperAEs reputation with a recent posting on his mchenrycountyblog.com.
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