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Connecting Youth to a Successful Future with a Summer Job in Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s One Summer Chicago brings together government institutions, community-based organizations and companies to offer over 31,000 employment and internship opportunities to youth and young adults ages 14 to 24. Apply Now!

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Now or Never : African Spectrum Editorial: OUR OVERCROWDED WEEKEND SOCIAL CALENDAR!

                  Several years ago on this page, we felt the need to draw attention to a situation that is all too often the source of controversy and bad feelings among fellow Ghanaians in the Chicago area.  It is the practice of celebrating every social event in the community on the weekend and how it creates problems for both the ...

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Chicago City Council adopts drone ordinance

Source:rtdna.org By Henry H. Perritt, Jr. On November 18, the Chicago City Council adopted an ordinance that regulates drone flight within the city limits. During my testimony on the proposal, co-sponsoring Alderman Ed Burke asked if this was the first municipal law on drones. “It’s the first good one,” I said. The ordinance excepts section 333 exemption holders as long ...

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Rahm Emmanuel Announce New Packages In Support Of Small Businesses

Hello,   Today, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a package of new reforms to support small businesses across the city. The plan will reduce costs for businesses, simplify the licensing process, increase transparency, support start-up and innovative businesses, and reduce the burden of inspections for all businesses.   To lay out his long-term vision and to highlight all that has already ...

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Three Individuals Charged with Federal Drug Offenses for Allegedly Conspiring to Sell Synthetic Cannabinoids at Chicago Convenience Store

Source: www.justice.gov Download Masoud et al complaint CHICAGO — The U.S. Attorney’s Office today charged three individuals with federal drug offenses for allegedly conspiring to sell synthetic cannabinoids at a Chicago convenience store. FOUAD MASOUD, JAMIL ABDELRAHMAN JAD ALLAH, and ADIL KHAN MOHAMMED conspired to sell the synthetic cannabinoids, known as “K2,” at King Mini Mart in the North Lawndale ...

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Synthetic cannabinoids, laced with rat poison, tied to fourth death in Illinois

  Earlier this month, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned about life-threatening bleeding linked to the use of synthetic cannabinoids, often sold as spice, K2 or fake weed. A CDC “outbreak alert”noted that there were some bleeding cases also in Indiana, Maryland, Missouri and Wisconsin. Now, the number of hospitalizations and deaths is continuing to climb. “We ...

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Chicago Smart Lighting Demonstration

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Chicago History

  “It is hopeless for the occasional visitor to try to keep up with Chicago. She outgrows his prophecies faster than he can make them.” – Mark Twain, 1883 Chicago was only 46 years old when Mark Twain wrote those words, but it had already grown more than 100-fold, from a small trading post at the mouth of the Chicago ...

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