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Behind the Scenes in McCormick Place on Election Night

Behind the Scenes in McCormick Place on Election Night

It was an exciting time on Election Night 2012, inside McCormick Place. Here is one view of the politicians, voters, photographers and reporters who were there as President Obama prepared to address the crowd.

Lakeview Voters Hit the Polls Despite Redistricting, Bad Weather

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Lakeview Voters Hit the Polls Despite Redistricting, Bad Weather

According to 44th Ward Election Judge and former Chicago Police Officer, Jim Himel, 66, of Lakeview said many people are confused about where to vote ever since the district boundary lines have changed. But despite that, “We are having a good turn out. We are getting all these people off of Sheffield Avenue who used […]

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Election Judge Discusses How Boundary Changes Impact Voting

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Election Judge Discusses How Boundary Changes Impact Voting
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Chicago Talking: Mobile Mobile Reporting

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Chicago Talking: Mobile Mobile Reporting

Reporter Rachel Angres took to the streets on her bicycle to do some mobile, mobile reporting. In this audio interview, she talks to voter Ross Winston, 26, who enjoys voting on Election Day.

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Rico Music & Art Center: A Lesson in Learning Located In Irving Park

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Rico Music & Art Center: A Lesson in Learning Located In Irving Park

When inquired about Rico’s Music & Art shop’s mission statement, a silent man handed over a single piece of paper. The title in bold read, “why learn music?” The reasons why were simple: it is science, math, history, physical education, a foreign language and finally, most of all, it is an art. Rico’s Music & […]

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Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University: A Sister School to Columbia College

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Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University: A Sister School to Columbia College

Competing in population and quality in higher education, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University is a close second to the University of South Africa, with 100, 000 students in attendance this year. According to the locals in the beautiful Island town of Nelson Mandela Bay, the school has grown tremendously since it was built in 1994, near […]

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West Town Bikes and Ciclo Urbano Gear Up For Summer

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West Town Bikes and Ciclo Urbano Gear Up For Summer

  Michael Young is pacing around the shop with a wrench in one hand and a towel in the other. His fingers look as if they were dipped in brown goo, like a fudge ice cream cone, drenched in bicycle grease. As he wipes the sweat from his forehead he leaves a black strip of […]

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