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Obama Library Would Bring Change To Poor Neighborhood Once Called ‘Hope’

PULLMAN — In February 2007, Barack Obama launched his historic march to the White House with a speech that recounted years he spent as a young organizer in Chicago that helped launch his career in politics. “My work took me to some of Chicago’s poorest neighborhoods. … I saw that the problems people faced weren’t simply local in nature — ...

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Man Exposes Himself to Girl After Offering Her Candy

By Tanveer Ali on June 9, 2013 3:00p.m CHICAGO — Police warned West Rogers Park residents to be on the look out of a man who allegedly exposed himself to an 11-year-old girl after offering him candy. The incident occurred about 3:20 p.m. Thursday in the 7400 block of North Albany Avenue. The man offered the girl candy and exposed ...

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VACANT FORMER LIBRARY TO BE USED AS OFFICE SPACE BY NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION IN INNOVATIVE USE OF CITY LAND

 Black on Black Love Organization Will Use Site as Office Space   Mayor Emanuel introduced an ordinance today that would authorize the execution of a City as Landlord lease agreement with the Black on Black Love Organization for use of the vacant library located at 8828 South Stony Island Avenue. The property would be used as office space by Black ...

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Chicago gas prices, highest in U.S. and continue climb!

By Samantha BomkampTribune staff report11:18 a.m. CDT, June 7, 2013 Average gas prices in Chicago are now higher than anywhere in the United States, driven higher by a combination of refinery issues and the annual transition to a more costly summer blend. Drivers in the city are now paying an average of $4.55 a gallon, according to AAA, which is ...

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2013 Bank of America Marathon Registration Information

129 : 23 : 06 : 38 Sunday , October 13 2013. Registration Registration for the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon has closed. Entry into the sold-out event can still be obtained through the event’s official charity and international tour programs. Click here for information on how you can run for charity at the 2013 Bank of America Chicago ...

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Premier Southside Hospital To Close Down….

8:08 a.m. CDT, June 5, 2013 With Roseland Community Hospital on the brink of closure, President and CEO Dian Powell has resigned a day after officials said she inaccurately blamed the hospital’s financial insolvency on missing payments from the state. Powell on Monday said the hospital could be forced to close to new patients on Wednesday because the state hadn’t ...

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Chicago aldermen approve Emanuel’s parking meter changes

By Hal Dardick and John Byrne Clout Street The Chicago City Council today approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s controversial  plan to change the terms of the city’s parking meter lease despite questions  about the deal’s financial impact and fear of giving Chicago Parking Meters LLC  another windfall. After lengthy debate, the council voted 39-11 in favor after the mayor’s  aides spent ...

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2 cops among 6 hurt in Auburn Gresham crash

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) – A motorist who collided with a police cruiser en route to a call with its  lights flashing and sirens blaring was cited multiple times for causing the  Tuesday night crash, police said. Two police officers were injured, as was the 34-year-old woman cited in the  crash, which occurred about 9:30 p.m. in the Auburn Gresham ...

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