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Families question support after loved ones’ killings

Families question support after loved ones’ killings

When Donna Howard’s 18-year-old son was shot to death more than a year and a half ago, she didn’t know where to turn for support. “We were exhausted, crying and speaking on Facebook,” says Howard. Her son Delvonta Porter was killed Oct. 24, 2011, in the South Shore neighborhood, just blocks from home. Howard found […]

Medici Is Home Away from Home for Hyde Park Residents

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Medici Is Home Away from Home for Hyde Park Residents

People who frequently walk down 57th Street in Hyde Park are accustomed to the smells coming from Medici: bread toasting in the oven and freshly brewed coffee. With an eclectic menu ranging from soups to pizza and burgers, the longstanding Medici is the smell of home for some residents. “I’ve been coming here for 41 […]

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Opening Day brings expectations for rebuilding Cubs

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Opening Day brings expectations for rebuilding Cubs

In a season full of religious holidays, Cubs fans flock to Wrigleyville for a sacred celebration of their own– Opening Day. A new season brings hope and excitement to the north side of Chicago. Social media is buzzing on Opening Day. Read Tina Spentzos’ buzz report. “We are very excited for this season, that’s partly […]

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Proposed legislation would increase gas tax

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Proposed legislation would increase gas tax

With gas prices soaring, proposed legislation to increase Illinois’ gas tax has the social media buzzing.

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Protesters Swarm CPS Headquarters

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Hundreds of protesters gather at Chicago Public School Headquarters Wednesday in opposition to proposed school closures and turnarounds.

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