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Small Plane Crash Landed on Lake Shore Drive.

Source: By Adam Sege Chicago Tribune The pilot of a plane experiencing mechanical problems over downtown Chicago made an emergency landing this morning on Lake Shore Drive, gliding over traffic stopped at a red light near Buckingham Fountain. No one was injured in the sunrise landing, which temporarily stopped northbound traffic on the drive. The pilot walked away unscathed and ...

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Lightning strike sparks Lake Forest house fire

Source: abclocal.go.com September 19, 2013 (LAKE FOREST, Ill.) (WLS) — A lightning strike may have sparked a house fire in north suburban Lake Forest, Ill. Fire crews were called to the three-story home in the 300-block of Ravine Park Drive around 8:30 a.m. Thursday. Officials say a lightning bolt struck the home, ripped bark off a huge tree and punch ...

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Application information to join the Chicago Police.

City of Chicago Application Deadline for Police Employment – September 16, 2013 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Apply with the Chicago Police Department ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ INFORMATION SESSION: 025th District Saturday, September 14, 2013 5555 West Grand Avenue 10:00am – 2:00pm The Chicago Police Department is looking for individuals who are: * Prepared to launch a new career to serve and protect. * Leaders committed to ...

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Funeral Arrangements for the late Frederick Ntow-Appiah (Elder and Community leader, Chicago).

Wake: Friday , October 11 2-13 ..6 pm to 830 pm. @ Gatlings Chapel , 10133 S. Halstead Ave., Chicago IL 60637 Funeral Service: Saturday October 12 2013 10 am to 12 noon @ Gatlings Chapel , 10133 S. Halstead Ave., Chicago IL 60637 Interment follows immediately after Service @ Oakwood Cemetery , 1035 E 67 th Street, Chicago IL ...

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World Music Festival Chicago 2013

The 15th Annual World Music Festival Chicago takes place Thursday, September 12–Sunday, September 22, 2013 and is presented by the City of Chicago and produced by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. This city-wide, multi-venue, eleven-day festival has attracted over 600,000 concertgoers and has presented more than 600 artists and ensembles from over 80 countries since it ...

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Mayor Emanuel Statement on Increasing Protections for Students and Transit Riders

Mayor’s Press Office 312.744.3334 “As a city, we have a responsibility to protect riders of buses and trains, especially the many students who rely on the CTA as a key mode of transportation, from the dangers of gun violence. I am very pleased the Public Safety Committee has taken the next step in creating new Public Transportation Safety Zones and ...

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Supi Bekoe Ascends Obosomase Akuapem Throne

Source: G. Ofori Anor The ancestral stool in Obosomase Akuapem has a new occupant. He is Supi Bekoe of Chicago, Illinois. The long time resident of the Midway City of Chicago, Illinois ascended the throne earlier this year and has since been inaugurated on May 5 in a colorful and solemn ceremony in the ancient Akuapem town. Under the stool ...

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OKUSACA celebrates odwira

Source: Stephen A.Quaye, Newark, and New Jersey-USA A colourful Odwira/ Ohum festival of the chiefs and people of Akuapem resident in United States of America, [USA] and Canada has been held in Newark, New Jersey. This year’s festival was under the theme” youth empowerment”. The celebration of the festival has left behind a remarkable indication of unity and love among ...

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