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Increase in theft worries New Eastside residents

April 16, 2009 – An increase in “crimes of opportunity” has New Eastside residents concerned about safety in their downtown neighborhood. At a recent Beat 124 Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS) meeting, the officers who patrol the beat highlighted the growing issue of theft. The area has experienced an increase of 13.6 percent in theft, […]

Group tackles issue of reproductive choice

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April 13, 2009 – What IS reproductive choice? “It’s a civil right.” “It’s having the power and resources to make healthy decisions.” In an attempt to draw more attention to the issue, the Neighborhood Writing Alliance and Jane Addams Hull-House museum hosted a discussion group to address the topic last Tuesday night. After viewing “Legal […]

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Chicago 2016 meets with Grant Park residents, hears concerns

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April 2, 2009 – Representatives from Chicago 2016 met with Grant Park residents to explain the impact of the games on their neighborhood and address the community’s concerns Tuesday night. The Grant Park Advisory Council (GPAC) and the Grant Park Conservancy hosted the meeting for members of Chicago 2016 to explain their proposal to residents, […]

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Olympic committee agrees to more contracts for minorities and women in new ordinance

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March 30, 2009 – The Chicago 2016 bid committee presented their 13-page “Memorandum of Understanding” before the city’s Committee on Finance for last minute questions before it was approved Friday. The document covers a wide variety of topics, ranging from construction and affordable housing to community enhancement, which would be tackled if the city is […]

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Recent forum provides invaluable information about HPV, cervical cancer to the public

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March 9, 2009 - Kennedy-King College  recently hosted a forum discussing HPV and cervical cancer, the second deadliest cancer globally, to inform the public about the preventable disease. The event, “Our Daughters, Our Duty: the Facts About HPV and Cancer,” presented a panel of medical experts to an eager audience ready to learn. Held at the Kennedy-King College auditorium, people […]

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County commissioners discuss heart health, Olympics at Tuesday meeting

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Feb. 6, 2009 – The Cook County Board of Commissioners gathered Tuesday morning to address a number a tough issues affecting the county and its residents, including heart health, the Olympics and the winter weather. In congruence with the American Heart Association’s (AHA) push to encourage people to take heart disease more seriously, Board President Todd Stroger declared February to […]

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Bronzeville residents discuss safety concerns, learn about new communication program

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Jan. 30, 2008 – Problems with prostitution, improving the neighborhood’s quality of life and a new safety program were the main topics discussed by residents and board members at a community meeting in Bronzeville on Tuesday night. The Bronzeville Area Residents’ and Commerce Council hosted their monthly meeting to discuss the area’s problems and to […]

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