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CTA Expanding and Rerouting Service to Accomodate Weekend Events

Source:www.dnainfo.com/ CHICAGO— The CTA is expanding rail and rerouting some bus routes to accomodate weekend riders enjoying a full slate of weekend events. The 84th Annual Bud Billiken Parade and Picnic kicks off Saturday at 10 a.m. The CTA is providing extra service on the #3 King Drive, the #4 Cottage Grove, the #15 Jeffrey Local, the #29 State, the ...

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Part of Lake Shore Drive Closed Sunday Morning

Source>www.dnainfo.com/ CHICAGO — Lake Shore Drive between Chicago Avenue and Division Street will be closed for five hours Sunday morning, the Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communciations said. The road will be closed from 4-9 a.m. as air-conditioning equipment is delivered to a high rise off the drive. OEMC said there will also be intermittent closures of the lakefront ...

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Enshrine voting right in the Constitution

    BY JESSE JACKSON August 5, 2013 On this day, 48 years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act, announcing, “This right to vote is the basic right without which all others are meaningless. It gives people, as individuals, control over their own destinies.” With Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks at his side, he pledged ...

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Osei and Afua Outdoor Genesis Enorose Agyeman-Badu

With family , friends and members of the Ghanaian community in attendance, Afua and Osei Agyeman-Badu outdoored

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High incidence of congenital syphilis in the Chicago area.

This is a message from the Chicago Department of Public Health – Health Alert Network (HAN) – http://www.chicagohan.org Chicago Provider, The incidence of congenital syphilis (CS) in the United States has declined substantially in recent years and the majority of reported cases remain preventable. However, in Chicago, this is not the case. In 2012, a total of 21 cases of ...

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Chicago’s Ghanafest 2013 is in the history books! Pictures courtesy Mr. CNN

Chicago, IL July 27 2013: As expected the historic 25th anniversary celebrations of Ghanafest, the largest and most spectacular Ghanaian and African cultural festival in the diasporas took place at the Washington Park, Chicago Illinois on Saturday, July 27 2013. Among the dignitaries present were the Governor of the State of Illinois, Pat Quinn,the Occupant of the great “Silver” stool ...

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Chicago Summer Festival Guide 2013.

August Lollapalooza, Aug. 2-4, Grant Park – An annual massive music festival with line-ups such as Mumford and Sons, The Killers, The Lumineers, Vampire Weekend and many more. Edge Fest, Aug. 3-4, Edgewater – In this festival, bacon is the center of attention. Enjoy bacon and more bacon with friends and family. Donation: $5 Wrigleyville Summerfest, Aug. 3-4, Lakeview – ...

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CEANA 2013 Is Coming To Chicago This Labor Day Weekend!

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