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Bubamara Knjizara, the Ladybug Book Café is Serbian Oasis

Bubamara Knjizara, the Ladybug Book Café is Serbian Oasis

Ladybug Cafe means more to Serbs than a cup of coffee, Ladybug Cafe means more to Serbs than a cup of coffee

Two-Way Bike ‘Greenway’ Considered near School Street

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Two-Way Bike ‘Greenway’ Considered near School Street

Cars might have to adapt to new regulations on Ashland Avenue in Lakeview — which would host the only east-west bike lane through Lakeview if Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) gets his bicycle project approved and built. Tunney’s staffer Sougata Deb, director of infrastructure and special projects, is determined to turn School Street into a greenway […]

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Small Turnout for Wage Protest in Chicago

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Small Turnout for Wage Protest in Chicago

Compared to protests today in New York City where hundreds gathered to demand higher wages for fast food workers, seven people showed up at Chicago’s Rock ‘n’ Roll McDonald’s for the same cause. MoveOn.org organized five protests in five cities Wednesday: Chicago, New York and cities along the West Coast. More national protests are scheduled […]

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Anna Jakubek: Domestic Workers Need Bill of Rights

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Anna Jakubek: Domestic Workers Need Bill of Rights

In 1998, when Anna Jakubek came to the United States, she began working as a domestic worker. It wasn’t an easy job. “I went through a couple of jobs before I decided not to do it anymore. I had good experiences and bad experiences. Bad experiences were just basic things: not being paid or not […]

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