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Supporters March to “Free the Weed.”

Supporters March to “Free the Weed.”

Supporters of marijuana legalization gathered and marched through downtown Chicago on May 2, carrying signs that read, “Free the Weed.” The Chicago Global Cannabis March was organized by Illinois chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, or, NORML. The rally and march started at noon and took place at Daley Plaza, […]

The 44th Walk & Roll Chicago Attracts Thousands Despite Weather

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The 44th Walk & Roll Chicago Attracts Thousands Despite Weather

Despite the rain, wind and cold, 2,500 people turned out to Soldier Field last week to participate in the American Cancer Society’s 44th Walk & Roll Chicago, which this year raised nearly half a million dollars for cancer research. The event hosted 229 teams and included a 5k walk or run, 10K skate and a […]

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Yoga Loft: Not Just Stretching

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Yoga Loft: Not Just Stretching

Yoga Loft in River North has made a business out of not only transforming people’s bodies, but also their minds. The studio, located at 15 W. Hubbard St. opened three years ago, the creation of Tim Ceurvorst and Jill Jerome. Ceurvorst and Jerome had a goal of not only practicing an art about which they […]

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Video from Chicago’s #ShutDownA14 Protest

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Students and people of Chicago marched in downtown Chicago to stop murder by police. #ShutDownA14

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Emanuel Defeats Garcia in Mayoral Runoff

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Emanuel Defeats Garcia in Mayoral Runoff

Mayor Rahm Emanuel was re-elected Tuesday to a second four-year term over challenger Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia in Chicago’s first-ever runoff election. The mayor received 56 percent of the vote with Garcia taking 44 percent, according to the Chicago Board of Elections. With an excited crowd cheering “one more year, one more year,” […]

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Chicago Mayoral Election in the Gold Coast

Byline: Summer Diab and Brianna Thomas Terrell Smith, an election worker at a polling place in the Gold Coast, called Tuesday for more city spending in poorer neighborhoods, a raise in property taxes and more jobs. Smith said he opposes Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who is seeking his second four-year term. Emanuel has to win 50 […]

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Journalism Not Going Away, Just Changing

Bethany Hubbard is a 29-year-old science journalist who is an inspiration to students or anyone who wants to pursue his or her dreams. She did not become a science journalist after high school. First she had other dreams to accomplish, such as theater and poetry. Then she realized she wanted to become a science journalist. […]

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